Safety & Regulation

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.

A stock photo of a warehouse worker moving cargo on a pallet
The report found that violent truck hijackings account for 24% of cargo theft incidents globally, while food and beverage cargoes are the biggest current targets at 27%.

Smoke from a ship's funnel

Legal implications for shipowners and charterers are now set to dominate the IMO 2020 sulphur cap agenda.

The club’s Asian operating company, Standard Asia, has entered a co-operation agreement with China’s biggest general insurer, Ping An.

The venture will manufacture and install scrubbers in China and deliver them to a range of maritime industry customers for both newbuildings and retrofitted vessels.

Iran's LPG exports peaked at about 580,000 tonnes in August, the highest monthly volume since 2016, when the previous round of international sanctions were eased.

Lloyds of London interior

It was announced on 8 November that the 2019 business plan for Barbican Syndicate 1955 had received written approval from Lloyd’s.

Khalid Hashim

Khalid Hashim has suggested that sufficient LSFO will be available by 2020.

KSL Sydney

The incident came two days after another merchant ship was reportedly approached by three small boats with four or five people on board near Bab al Mandab between Yemen and Horn of Africa.