During the first three months of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 (from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017; hereinafter “the three-month period”), the global economy gradually recovered, despite unstable situations with geopolitical risks.
UN Agency’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Met Earlier This Month. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations agency charged with regulating international shipping, pushed forward its environmental agenda at the recent meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).
Palau has boosted its efforts to preserve its rich maritime environment for generations to come, with some of the measures including the introduction of environmental protection taxes and education for children, an official from the Tokyo branch of the country’s tourism office said at a recent seminar in Tokyo.
As part of the study, the speed of participating vessels will be reduced through waters in the Pacific Northwest when it’s feasible and safe to do so, between Aug. 7 and Oct. 6.
A plea alleging rising air pollution by diesel-run ships in the Indian territorial waters yesterday prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek replies from the Centre and others.
A plea alleging rising air pollution by diesel-run ships in the Indian territorial waters today prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek replies from the Centre and others.
ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that important progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organziation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting.
Shipping losses dropped 16 percent overall in 2016, amounting to a 50 percent decrease in the last 10 years, according to a new report. Despite the positive news, a “perfect storm” risk environment continues to plague the industry due to political instability, regulatory constraints and increasing cyber risk, the report says.
The Bergen based Norwegian shipping company, CRYO Shipping AS, establishes seaborne LNG transportation services in northern Norway, and will be the first player to offer competitive and sustainable LNG infrastructure solutions in the northernmost counties in Norway.
Marine authorities in the US and Canada said Friday they will marshal resources to try to find out what’s behind a string of deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.
A Germany-based shipping company is charged in Maine with failing to keep accurate pollution control records and falsifying others aboard a cargo ship.
Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies, a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the maritime sector, to provide benchmark testing for compliance with ballast water standards.
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, urges the industry as a whole to redouble its commitment to compliance with IMO Marpol VI Regulations.