Neda Maritime achieves ISO 50001 certification in managing its energy use more effectively

Piraeus-based Neda Maritime Agency has joined an elite group of ship operators who have certified their systems and processes against the ISO 50001 standard, demonstrating the employment of best practice for efficient energy use and conservation throughout their fleet.  Neda had previously achieved certification against a number of internationally recognised HSQE standards, among them ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, […]

MOL launches vessel safety campaign

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines President: Koichi Muto has announced the launch of a new safety campaign targeting all MOL-operated vessels.  President Muto, executives, and other personnel will pay in-person visits to MOL-operated vessels to meet on-board employees and exchange information and opinions about prevention of incidents. Proposals and ideas gained through discussions with seafarers will be […]

Switch to low sulphur fuel has implications for shore-based industry, says ICS

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has expressed disappointment and concern at a decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reject its call to accelerate a critical study into the global availability of low sulphur fuel for ships. A small majority of IMO Members States, led by the US, rejected an ICS submission to […]