Safety & Regulation

EU transport ministers called on EU member states and the European Commission to work with the IMO to produce an ambitious greenhouse gas emission strategy in 2018, as provided for by the IMO's October 2016 road map

The market has the power and a growing inclination to order syndicates to stop writing poorly performing business, warns Lloyd's CFO John Parry

Most shipping companies are international and rely heavily on overseas third party service providers and contractors to conduct their business internationally, they are simply not secure and therefore unprepared for an attack of this kind, says UK P&I Club's Edmonston.

Autonomous ship

The main question of legal contention centres on whether or not autonomous vessels can be considered 'ships'.

Delfin LNG's Jones

A project that will require four floating LNG newbuilds cleared a major hurdle after receiving a construction and operation approval from the US government.

Costa Concordia

A naval architect has warned that the cost of wreck removals continues to rise with two core pressures pushing up both risk and complexity.


Part of Sewol, which capsized during a routine Incheon-Jeju Island trip on 16 April 2014, was seen above the water on 25 March at 03.45 h Seoul time.

Storm Debbie

North Queensland Bulk Ports said on Sunday that because of Cyclone Debbie, the harbour master had closed the ports and ordered ships to anchor until further notice.

Jeff Lantz

A recent update to the US Coast Guard's vessel extension list shows that the agency is holding firm on policy guidance meant to incentivise shipowners to invest in ballast water equipment.

Life ring

Xing long Zhou 569 was en route to Huludao port from Dalian when the incident happened in the Yellow Sea.