Safety & Regulation

Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director at mutual the TT Club,

Storres-Fox says maritime industry must take swift and significant action to protect itself.


Despite HMM's prominent status in the South Korean shipping companies, it has never transported cargoes across the Arctic Ocean despite the government's interest in exploiting the Northern Sea Route.


Signs are growing that the Lomar-owned 2,194 teu Kea Trader, grounded 90 nm southeast of New Caledonia, is developing into a constructive total loss for insurers.


Refugees saved from drowning on the deck of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms’ rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued off the Libyan coast in February 2017

The International Chamber of Shipping hopes to drive collaboration with international organisations in a bid to put an end to the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean


Smoke billowing from a ship's funnel

System is being launched now to allow shipping companies time to establish their MRV plans and have them verified by one of the recognised bodies operating under the system.


Cyber crime

Steve Williams partner, Governance, Risk & Assurance, at consultancy Moore Stephens said that the maritime industry was at present the most “fascinating” sector for cyber risk.


Gaz Providence LPG tanker

Country remains kidnapping ‘hotspot’ according to a report by NYA International


 Craig Patrick, sales director of ballast water management systems at Wartsila

Ticking regulatory clock spurs increase in enquiries for funding support for retrofitting equipment

 


Nickel

The partial relaxation of a ban on mineral ore exports from Indonesia raises questions over potential risk of cargo liquefaction on board bulkers visiting the region.


Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA)

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are applying for official membership of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Executive Council, which acts as the agency’s central ‘parliament’ overseeing global maritime regulation.