Singapore is actively engaging the global maritime community at Nor Shipping 2013. The Singapore pavillion, covering an area of 218.5 sq m, is jointly organised by the Singapore Maritime Foundation and the Association of Sinagpore Maritime...
Independent tanker owners association Intertanko is planning to introduce a voluntary code of best practice for charterers in the next few months as tanker companies battle for survival.
The Worldwide Widelife Fund (WWF) says the issue of invasive species in ballast water is “quite comparable to climate change”.
Classification society DNV has proposed an ISM Code II, as it says safety in shipping will be a key focus for future with its merger with Germanischer Lloyd.
The merger of DNV and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) is on track according to DNV’s Tor Svensen with competition authority decisions expected in mid-to-late autumn.