Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention), is concerned with preventing, minimizing and ultimately eliminating the risks to the environment, human health, property and resources arising from the transfer of harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens, through the control and management of ships’ ballast water and sediments.
International Ship Engineering Service (ISES) Association is please to invite you to join us during SMM exhibition, Hamburg – Germany.
We look forward to you visiting us in Hall B8, Stand 135
Shipowners have ordered or installed scrubbers for nearly 1,000 vessels as the uptake in exhaust gas cleaning systems rapidly accelerates ahead of the 1 January 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap from the IMO.
According to the Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Association (EGCSA) the number of ships with scrubbers either installed or on order stood at 983 as of 31 May this year.
The dry bulk shipping industry appears to be quite strong, with slowly increasing global trade volumes.
Time charter rates were broadly lower in the first quarter 2018 compared to the fourth quarter 2017 but this does not appear to be due to lower shipping volume.
International Ship Electrical & Engineering (ISES) Association is please to invite you to join us during Posidonia exhibition, Athens – Greece.
We look forward to you visiting us on Stand 1-129 where you can meet our President, several members and me.
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association annual outlook survey indicates guarded optimism with regard to revenue and profitability in 2018. Half of Norwegian Shipowners’ Association members anticipate increased turnover in 2018. For the offshore segments, survey results indicate that peak layup has likely been reached.
The manufacturers and stakeholders in the ballast water treatment equipment market have taken a major step forward by codifying a unified manufacturers’ association.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) posted the Shipping Fleet Statistics: 2017. Gross tonnage on the UK Ship Register was 16.2 million at the end of December 2017, an increase of 7% on the previous year and a third consecutive year of growth.
Maritime law makers faces stiff challenges in their work on the future of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, writes Aline de Bièvre