Ship Operations

For suppliers facing the SOx scrubber boom, production shortcuts can be tempting. But you  will rely on your SOx scrubbers throughout the vessel lifetime, so there’s no room for compromises…
Europe is set to develop its first shore-to-ship bunkering station for LNG in Germany’s port of Cologne, following the issuance of an official permit for PitPoint.LNG to proceed with civil…
John Fredriksen's Frontline is installing scrubbers on another 12 vessels bringing the tanker owner to 20 ships that will be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems to comply with the…
The UAE is working towards ratifying the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), following a sharp rise in seafarer abandonment cases over the past two years.
Babcock Schulte Energy (BSE), a joint venture of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and Babcock International Group, is actively seeking long term charter contracts to back the purchase of its second…
More than a quarter of those seeking support from the Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN) have been affected by piracy the charity revealed.
The arrival of the global sulphur limit in 2020 will pose multiple challenges to ship operators, Lloyd’s Register principal consultant on fuels Tim Wilson told a Maritime Future Leaders seminar organised…
American classification society ABS has issued guidance notes on the implementation of smart technology for owners, operators and equipment manufacturers in the marine and offshore industries.
The maritime industry needs to undergo a cultural change concerning the sharing of information on cyber attacks, Chris Henny, senior technical advisor – maritime, Airbus Defence & Space, told the…
A warning has been issued by the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) that a group of Abu Sayaaf terrorists are looking to kidnap seafarers and businessmen off Sabah, East…
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