Ship Operations and Management

Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance

Bureau Veritas has joined the Global Industry Alliance during a ceremony in Singapore today. BV will provide support to the GIA on a ra...

OceanSaver files for bankruptcy

A reckless IMO-process regarding the implementation of the ballast water management convention has been blamed for the dissolution of BWTS m...

Faulty fire door warning

Shipowners and operators might need to take additional temporary mitigation measures against fire prevention as a result of some COSMO manuf...

Denmark to axe ship registration fee

The Danish government proposes to abolish the registration fee for merchant ships wishing to register with the Danish International Ship (DI...

RIMS BV approved as drone survey supplier

Robotics in Maintenance Strategies (RIMS BV) has been approved by Bureau Veritas (BV) as a service supplier for Remote Inspection Techniques...

Online reporting platform to combat cyber threats

An online reporting platform to reduce maritime crime and risk is to be launched in October. Platform is the product of Airbus Defence ...

Framo to deliver pump systems to GasLog

Framo will deliver sea water lift pump systems to a potential floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) for GasLog. Framo pump system...

Vessel fined $5,000 for US ballast water discharge

THE  United States Coast Guard has has fined the owners of a foreign flagged vessel for a breach of the country's ballast water regulations...

Top maritime financial centres of the world

The leading maritime financial and legal centres of the world are often also recognised for their innovation and R&D.  In its Leading...

USCG approves LNG waterfront facility

The US Coast Guard has given a Letter of Acceptance to JAX LNG to permit operation of its waterfront liquefied natural gas facility in Jack...