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New safety code for gas-fuelled ships adopted by IMO

The 1 January is traditionally a day when new legislation and amendments to existing regulations come into force. The year 2017 will be no different. The […]

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Solid bulk cargoes carriage update

The RMI has issued Marine Notice which reflects updates to IMSBC Code requirements for solid bulk cargoes and hazardous chemical cargoes that enter into force on […]

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Σε πιο ήρεμα νερά η ναυλαγορά χύδην ξηρού φορτίου το ’17

Μια ελαφρώς καλύτερη χρονιά αναμένουν οι αναλυτές ότι θα είναι το 2017 για τη ναυλαγορά χύδην ξηρού φορτίου, καθώς θεωρείται ότι το 2016 ο κλάδος «έπιασε […]

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Regulations will keep coming during 2017

Dr. John Kokarakis, Vice President, Technology & Business Development, Hellenic, Black Sea Region & Middle East, Bureau Veritas makes an assessment of the important issues that […]

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USCG issues further BWMS Type Approval certificates

On December 23rd, the US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the second U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Swedish manufacturer […]

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London Club warns of increased cyber fraud incidents

The London P&I Club is aware of an increasing number of incidents related to cyber fraud and reminds Assureds to be vigilant and to be duly diligent […]

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Brittany Ferries orders new LNG powered ship

Brittany Ferries has  signed a letter of intent with the Flensburger Schiffbau shipyard in Germany to construct a new ship powered by LNG. It will be […]

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Optimistic charterers help boost shipping confidence

Shipping confidence improved for the third successive quarter in the three months to end-November 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and […]

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SGMF forms Environment group to study marine-fuel emissions

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) will form its seventh working group in the new year, focusing on the environmental impact of LNG […]

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EU adopts list of approved ship recycling facilities

The European Commission has adopted the first version of the “European List of ship recycling facilities”, taking an important first step to help ensure that ships […]

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