All tankers – new and existing - will have to be fitted with a stability instrument capable of verifying compliance with intact and damage stability requirements.
Ali & Sons Marine Engineering Factory (ASMEF) started about seven years ago as the youngest member of the Ali & Sons, a group operating in the UAE for more than 37 years. ASMEF operates in a vast facility in Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD II) in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.
From 1st January 2016, ships operating in the North American or the United States Caribbean Sea ECAs shall comply with the strictest requirements for NOx emission limits established by MARPOL Annex VI Tier III.
by Roberto Cazzulo, RINA
Ships will be required to carry on-board an approved “Ballast water management plan” and a “Ballast water record book”. Ships ≥ 400GT will have also to carry on board an “International Ballast Water Management Certificate” issued for a period not exceeding five years and subject to annual, intermediate and renewal surveys.
by Arvind Ahuja
2016 was a challenging year, with tight financial markets with low liquidity, restricted cash flows limiting investments in new projects and expansions, a high number of payment defaults, low crude prices hurting the oil and gas industry, removal of subsidies and introduction of taxes or higher interest rates by the oil exporting countries.
For the maritime industry, with its overcapacity choking the freight rates, bulk carriers and dry cargo fleets were the worst hit with Hanjin’s failure highlighting the severity of the crisis.
MEPC 69 reached a final agreement on the effective dates of the sewage discharge requirements within the Baltic Sea Special Area, postponing their application to 1st of June 2019.
Extreme Marine has 13 years of leading expertise in the Marine Propulsion Industry and are regarded as the experts in sales, service, performance and repair of inboard and outboard Boats.
MSC 96 took the final decision on the conformity of classification rules for new bulk carriers and oil tankers with the IMO Goal-Based Standards (GBS)