Survitec to debut SOLAS 360 proposition at Posidonia 2018

Survitec to debut SOLAS 360 proposition at Posidonia 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec is set to unveil its all-encompassing SOLAS 360 proposition at Posidonia 2018 in Greece on the 4-8th June. SOLAS 360 is a brand-new, unique concept with the aim of improving overall …
May 22, 2018 /  Curious
Norwegian Cruise Line orders PrimeServ upgrades for multiple vessels

Norwegian Cruise Line orders PrimeServ upgrades for multiple vessels

Engine insulation to be brought up to SOLAS standard in advance of required timeline MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division, has confirmed an order from Norwegian Cruise Line for SOLAS …
Nov 17, 2017 /  Curious
Most Cargo Ships Over 20,000 GT are ECDIS Ready -UKHO

Most Cargo Ships Over 20,000 GT are ECDIS Ready -UKHO

According to UKHO, 72 percent of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on July 1, 2017; 9,680 cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage using an ENC service   Almost …
Jul 12, 2017 /  Vessels
U.S. Coast Guard imposes intervention on two bulk carriers on Columbia River

U.S. Coast Guard imposes intervention on two bulk carriers on Columbia River

The U.S. Coast Guard set in motion a detention of the Panama-flagged bulk carriers Atlantic Ruby and Amber L, Feb. 23, 2017, after discovering substandard safety issues while conducting routine Port State Control …
Feb 24, 2017 /  Vessels
Australia and Japan develop safety standards for shipping liquid hydrogen

Australia and Japan develop safety standards for shipping liquid hydrogen

Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) in Canberra Wednesday which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time. Ship …
Jan 11, 2017 /  Curious
Safety for gas-fuelled ships – IMO’s new mandatory code enters into force

Safety for gas-fuelled ships – IMO’s new mandatory code enters into force

A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels enters into force on 1 January 2017, along with new training requirements for seafarers working on those ships. Gas and other low-flashpoint fuels …
Jan 3, 2017 /  Curious
APL Wins Lloyd's List Asia's 'Technology and Systems Innovation' Award 2016

APL Wins Lloyd's List Asia's 'Technology and Systems Innovation' Award 2016

APL has won the ‘Technology and Systems Innovation’ Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2016 on 20 October, in Singapore. The Award recognises APL’s first-of-its-kind interactive …
Oct 21, 2016 /  Curious
LR: Simultaneous concentrated inspection campaigns on cargo securing arrangements in Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian Ocean MOU regions

LR: Simultaneous concentrated inspection campaigns on cargo securing arrangements in Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian Ocean MOU regions

The Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian Ocean MOUs have announced they will be carrying out simultaneous concentrated inspection campaigns on cargo securing arrangements from 1 September, 2016, to 30 November, 2016. The …
Aug 10, 2016 /  Vessels
APM Terminals Proves Ready for VGM Container Rules

APM Terminals Proves Ready for VGM Container Rules

The Netherlands-based APM Terminals has reported a smooth incorporation of the new Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) regulations for containers into its daily operations across over …
Jul 5, 2016 /  Curious
Enclosed space ship safety rule enters into force

Enclosed space ship safety rule enters into force

A new regulation aimed at protecting seafarers who need to enter enclosed spaces, by requiring ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment on board, enters into force on 1 July 2016. Seafarers may be called …
Jul 1, 2016 /  Vessels