Verifavia Shipping reminds companies of imminent IMO DCS deadline

Verifavia, the emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), has urged ship owners and operators to submit their data collection plans to verifiers by the recommended IMO deadline of 1st September 2018. The IMO Data Collection System (IMO DCS) which came into force on 1st March 2018 requires ships of 5,000 gross […]

New partner for Campbell Johnston Clark

Well-known maritime lawyer Gareth Williams has joined Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) as a Director of its Singapore office, sustaining the international shipping law firm’s drive to grow by attracting acknowledged experts. Mr Williams, who is a specialist in dry work, joins CJC from HFW Singapore. The new appointment reflects the company’s ambitions for further expansion […]

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces

RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of drone technology in the world maritime surveying with yet another class society approval for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones) during surveys of enclosed spaces, this time from ClassNK. Over the past 12 months RIMS have successfully secured class approvals […]

HullWiper secures first cleans at new Australian base

HullWiper’s underwater hull cleaning technology is marking a successful first month of operations at the Port of Townsville, Australia, with initial contracts already secured following its July 2018 launch. HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) provides affordable and eco-friendly hull cleaning services for all kinds of vessels calling at Townsville, the largest multi-cargo port north of […]