Safety & Regulation

A raft of countries including Britain, Australia, Canada and Japan have detected and intercepted foreign and North Korean vessels involved in ship-to-ship transfers of suspected oil cargoes in the East China Sea in recent months.

Taiwan’s Port of Taichung
Both captains of a cargo ship and a fishing vessel involved in a collision near Taiwan’s Taichung port have refused to admit they were at fault.

A city’s polluted skyline
According to the most recent figures, some USD23 trillion of professionally managed assets now use ESG or other responsible investment strategies.

Capitol Hill
Passage of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) likely occur before the end of 2018.

Perth-based shipbuilder supplying US and Australian defence forces has come under attack. Credit: Shutterstock

Eems Cobalt
The wedged cargo ships have been separated and brought under control, according to Havariekommando.

MPC’s AS Laetitia
MPC has placed firm orders for five units from an unnamed supplier for installation prior to the implementation of the global 0.5% sulphur cap on marine fuels on 1 January 2020.

Artist’s impression of an eco-ship. Credit NYK Line
Vessel designed to run on hydrogen and solar power will not produce carbon emissions.

The design for autonomous vessel Yara Birkeland
New code of practice, which has been prepared by the UK Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group (MASRWG), supersedes the first version published in November 2017.

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and tech company NTT DATA said the trial has been completed and will dramatically reduce the time for claims to be paid.