Safety & Regulation

A North Korean vessel previously arrested for illicit activity.

Australia and Canada have mounted airborne maritime patrols from a US base in Japan to detect illicit North Korean shipping activity.

ballast water treatment equipment

Fairplay looks at how shipowners have been and continue to be affected by the Ballast Water Management Convention.

Martin Kits van Heyningen

KVH Industries president and CEO Martin Kits van Heyningen tells Fairplay how innovating and keeping customer-focused has driven his business forward.


Pirates have captured 12 crew members on board of Glarus for ransom. Massoel Shipping continues to work to free its men.

Eni logo

Eni can already produce new 0.5% sulphur products at several existing refineries. Combined with the capacity to desulphurise crude for further processing into low sulphur product, this means it will be able to ramp up low sulphur bunker fuel production.

vessel systems

Respondents to Fairplay’s latest exclusive survey report a decline in incidents, but malware attacks and credential theft remain a major concern as shipowners and their crews continue to bolster defences


MSC Antonia

MSC goes to Chinese yards to install South Korean-made scrubbers on its ships.

Shipping must wake up to cyber threats to their operational technology and how their onshore staff and experts can ensure vessels and companies are cyber-resilient

Cape Town

Maritime trade may well be on the rise, but it is not being matched by the rise in premium rates that is required if the market is to be sustainable in the medium term.

Amver delegation at SMM exhibition

The US Coast Guard's Amver awards will be held during this year’s Safety at Sea awards on 18 October in London.