Legal & Regulations

  • Maritime rules & trends : the future of ship...

    The maritime industry requires wise and forward-looking thinking to analyze the current and future challenges of ship design and operation in a holistic way, covering the broad spectrum of ship design, construction, equipment, operation, taking into account both statutory certification and ship’s classification.

  • Is court litigation becoming faster than...

    The question as to whether or when disputes will ever come to an end is a difficult one as there are no real hard and fast answers to this question. However, the current fast paced market demands an expedited solution with less cumbersome protocols

  • Study shows new ships already meeting 2020 design...

    A new CE Delft study has revealed that many recently constructed ships already meet the International Maritime Organisation’s design efficiency standard for 2020, indicating that there is significant room for tightening these standards when the IMO meets next week.

  • UAE Maritime Law and International Treaties:...

    Due to well established practice as well as the absence of international treaties and agreements, Maritime Carriers previously used to stipulate within the carriage by sea contracts clauses purporting to exempt the Carriers from the entire liability for compensating for damage that occurs to the goods during the carriage by sea process.


Oily Water Separators Don't Require Further Regulation

Oily water separators that are compliant with MEPC 107(49) regulations are sufficient technology for their purpose, conclude the authors of the final report from MAX1 Studies, a six-month study commissioned by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation and managed by the maritime consultancy firm Martin & Ottaway.