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NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

Environmental NGOs call upon the EU to effectively regulate ship borne pollution From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put …
Feb 28, 2017 /  Curious
Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. The …
Jan 30, 2017 /  Curious
CMA CGM and Chinese authorities demonstrate their swift emergency response and foster cooperation

CMA CGM and Chinese authorities demonstrate their swift emergency response and foster cooperation

On November 16, CMA CGM successfully performed a joint emergency drill together with the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) in Chiwan, China. This exercise was the first training of CMA CGM in cooperation …
Dec 6, 2016 /  Curious
‘Spot The Hazard’ Safety Posters Issued Throughout the Industry in Drive to Promote Hazard Awareness

‘Spot The Hazard’ Safety Posters Issued Throughout the Industry in Drive to Promote Hazard Awareness

As part of a major initiative to promote hazard awareness throughout the shipping industry, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and The Standard Club have issued free safety posters to shipping companies …
Nov 23, 2016 /  Curious
OOCL Charleston carrying hazardous waste ordered to return to Romania by Hong Kong authorities

OOCL Charleston carrying hazardous waste ordered to return to Romania by Hong Kong authorities

The container ship OOCL Charleston arrived in Hong Kong on Saturday carrying mining waste A shipping company has heeded demands to return 123 containers of hazardous mining waste to Romania – its port of …
Nov 10, 2016 /  Vessels
Curious to know and See: Standard P&I Club, ICS raise hazard awareness

Curious to know and See: Standard P&I Club, ICS raise hazard awareness

In an initiative to raise awareness of potential hazards at sea as a means to reduce the toll of preventable accidents, The Standard Club and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) pooled their resources to launch a …
Apr 21, 2016 /  Curious
DP World Signs MOU with Trakhees To Enforce Tougher Pollution Control At Jebel Ali Port

DP World Signs MOU with Trakhees To Enforce Tougher Pollution Control At Jebel Ali Port

In a far-reaching move to tackle hazardous liquid pollution at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, DP World UAE Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Department of Planning and Development – Trakhees, …
Apr 18, 2016 /  Curious
RENA shipwreck no longer a hazardous ship

RENA shipwreck no longer a hazardous ship

The wreck of the Rena is no longer classified as a hazard to navigation or a hazardous ship. The Director of Maritime NZ has withdrawn two statutory notices relating to the wreck of the MV Rena, issued after the …
Apr 5, 2016 /  Vessels
USCG Sees Rise of Electrical Deficiencies on Commercial Vessels

USCG Sees Rise of Electrical Deficiencies on Commercial Vessels

Due to an increase in reported electrical deficiencies on commercial vessels, the Coast Guard is warning commercial vessel owners to inspect their vessels' wiring before getting underway in the spring. Image: Lt. j.g. …
Mar 25, 2016 /  Curious
ABS Releases New Guide for Hazardous Materials Inventory

ABS Releases New Guide for Hazardous Materials Inventory

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the global marine and offshore industries, has published a new edition of the ABS Guide for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials. The Guide provides ABS …
Mar 1, 2016 /  Curious