The focus of the International Salvage Union (ISU) over the coming year will be to promote recognition and appreciation of “the importance of a properly funded salvage sector,” according to its president Richard Janssen, also md of Smit Salvage.
A 1980-built livestock carrier has capsized off the coast of Romania with more than 14,000 sheep onboard.
More than six million containers shipped each year are likely to contain dangerous cargoes that have been misdeclared, according to a loss prevention specialist who addressed the UAE branch of the International Institute of Marine Surveying in...
We caught up with Jan de Boer, senior legal officer at IMO, to discuss disruption, risk and silver bullet solutions to containership fires.
Containership Soul of Luck ran out of luck on Sunday when it collided with the berth at the port of Semarang demolishing a quay crane.
The MSC Flaminia fire and trial should serve as a warning to tank container operators of their potential exposure in the event of an accident involving hazardous cargoes, and that they must take responsibility for the cargoes being carried, a TT...
The fire on board a Stolt Tankers vessel Stolt Groenland in Ulsan, following an explosion, has been extinguished.
Containerships that carry thousands of different cargoes, many of them dangerous goods, are ill equipped to fight fires that can break out inside the boxes. Additionally the crew are not trained to meet the challenge of often complex and highly...
To tackle the growing problem of containership fires lines need to better know who the shipper is and strong processes in place to spot mis-declared cargoes say P&I insurers Standard Club.
China Cosco Shipping mega-boxship CSCL Jupiter has suffered damage in a collision in Cai Mep, Vietnam.