Owner claims against manager for failure to update ballast water management plan

Failure to keep a proper onboard record of regulatory and legislative changes can have costly consequences for ship owners and their intermediaries, as evidenced by a claim recently handled by International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC). The crew of a ship which frequently traded to US ports found themselves in contravention of state legislation when they […]

Epsco-Ra launch maritime cyber security seminars in Germany and Cyprus

Maritime cyber security firm Epsco-Ra has announced a series of progressive seminars to the international shipping community beginning in Hamburg, Germany on 13th November, followed by Limassol, Cyprus on 20th November 2018. The European seminars titled, ‘Why We’re Losing the Cyber Security War & What You Should Be Doing About It’, will look at how […]

Ballast water market drives revenue hike for Bio-UV Group

Sales of the BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system have contributed to an increase in third quarter revenue for France-based BIO-UV Group. The Group reported a Q3 2018 revenue of €3.4m, an increase of 30% on the same period last year. “The expanding ballast water market is the main driver underpinning growth, and one that is […]