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First evaluation of the work program of the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for ports A good start of dialogue for concrete results

Joint Statement Brussels, 14.09.2016 In June 2013, ETF, IDC, FEPORT and ESPO (1) have established, with the support of the European Commission, the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee […]

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ICS Pilotage, Towing and Mooring Survey 2016 Now Underway

The role of the pilot in mitigating the potential economic and environmental risk from today’s large vessels is one of the most important in maritime safety. […]

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Urgent Need for Governments to Act on Ballast Water Chaos

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) notes Finland’s significant announcement that it has acceded to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention. This suggests that this new […]

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IMO BWM Convention to enter into force in 2017

Accession by Finland has triggered the entry into force of a key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive […]

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First ship to bunker LNG at the Port of Gothenburg

A milestone was reached in the greening process that took place at the Port of Gothenburg on September 2, 2016. M/T Ternsund bunkered  natural gas at […]

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Crew Training: The Role of Culture, Competence and Certification in Safety Training

In the following article, Capt Pradeep Chawla, Managing Director, QHSE & Training, Anglo-Eastern Univan Group Company, discusses the role of certificate of competency in safety training. He further […]

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INVENTORY OF EU MEMBER STATES OIL POLLUTION RESPONSE VESSELS 2016

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has been given the task by Regulation (EC) No 721/2004 to “draw up on a regular basis a list of […]

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Global fleet growth expected

The heavy lift and multipurpose (HL/MPV) shipping sector is under extreme pressure. With desperately low commodity prices laying waste to new capital projects, and increasing competition […]

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BCC Research: Global implementation of BWTS drives huge growth

BCC Research has revealed in its new report that the global shipping industry is scheduled to implement ballast water treatment systems in its entire vessel inventory […]

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Swedish to investigate NECA consequences in Baltic and North Sea

The Swedish Government will investigate the consequences for Swedish industry by the introduction of a nitrogen emission control area, NECA, in the Baltic Sea and the […]

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