Japan’s big three shipping groups – K Line, MOL and NYK – have officially established Ocean Network Express (ONE), making further progress on the integration of their container shipping businesses.
The collision of a container ship with a U.S. Navy destroyer off the coast off Japan last weekend has highlighted the fact that the open waters can be pretty busy places.
Cruise ships take passengers across seas and even between continents, but have you ever stopped to think about how they are prepared for such a journey?
The 2017 ICS Annual Review is intended as a comprehensive overview of all the major issues faced by the global shipping industry, and in which ICS is engaged on behalf of its member national shipowners’ associations.
Container ship safety is under the spotlight with ever-increasing ship sizes, as evidenced by the January 2015 inauguration of the world’s largest container ship, the MSC Oscar (19,224 teu).
Inmarsat said it has made progress on gaining IMO approval to expand mandated safety communications to its more modern services of FleetBroadband and Fleet One. It is hopeful that IMO will allow these services to become part of the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) that is compulsory for shipping.
International Ship Engineering Service (ISES) Association Ltd becomes a supporting partner of the upcoming Sea Asia Exhibition 2017.
SEA ASIA 2017 SET TO HOST INDUSTRY LEADERS FROM OVER 80 COUNTRIES
Over the next decade, the shipping industry will be impacted by a wide array of shipping regulations. These regulations aim to ensure that this vital sector is environmentally sound, energy efficient, safe and secure.
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of its IACS Blue Book. The latest release of the Blue Book package continues to enhance IACS technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation, research and development both at the classification and statutory levels.
In this white paper Seatrade Maritime analyse the top 20 container lines, and where the future lies for those that survived as we move into 2017.