ICS representing ship owner interests at critical IMO MEPC meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has made a number of submissions to a critical meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Committee (MEPC) which begins in London next week (18th-22nd April).  These address further measures to reduce the sector’s CO2 emissions, outstanding problems with the implementation of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention, and the […]

Wärtsilä’s Hatley elected to Society for Gas as Marine Fuel Board of Directors

John Hatley, Vice President, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions in America, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF). Wärtsilä has long been at the forefront of developing technologies to make possible the use of gas as a marine fuel, and this appointment reflects this long-standing commitment. […]

Shall Marine products now available in over 600 ports

Shell Marine Products (SMP) continues to expand its global port network by adding more than 70 ports in less than one year as well as expanding its operation in 14 countries, which now stands at 604 ports in 56 countries. In 2016, SMP expanded product availability in Argentina, India, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, UAE, […]

Nautisk launches new service to simplify ENC purchase

Nautisk has launched FlatFee, a new, premium service which enables customers to take advantage of an annual price which will simplify budgetary planning for ENCs. The FlatFee concept is based around offering a fixed price for ENCs (AVCS or Primar) with a single invoice per vessel issued once a year. Using FlatFee, customers can download […]

A ship built today must operate in a net zero emission world

Last December the world united behind the clear goal to ensure that global increase in temperatures did not exceed 2 degrees Celsius. The UN Paris Treaty even made reference to an ambitious aim of keeping temperature rises to below 1.5C. Given the scale and urgency of the challenge and the level of commitment shown in […]

ECDIS Inspectors Course milestone reached

Now training on all contents from New Orleans to Tokyo, the ECDIS Ltd Inspectors Course is internationally renowned and fast becoming one of its most popular maritime courses and recently celebrated the attendance of its 400th student. The course is said to leave the inspector armed with the right level of understanding of the minimum […]

Inaugural meeting of The Nautical Institute (Singapore)

The Nautical Institute (Singapore) has been established as a branch of The Nautical Institute, the international professional organisation for maritime professionals and will hold its inaugural meeting in the Republic during Maritime Week. The new branch has recently been registered with the Singapore Registry of Societies and aims to attract maritime professionals from every corner […]