Column/Contribution
Covid-19 and human cost for crew
The types of crew claims that can be anticipated as a result of Covid-19 are starting to crystallise writes Belinda Ward*, North P&I Club. While many countries now assess themselves as past the peak of daily Covid-19 death and new case cou...
2020-06-15 09:48:40
Electrifying the merchant fleet
The time for broad-brush references to alternative energy sources has passed. If shipping is to halve its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in line with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) target for 2050, owners need precise guidance ...
2020-06-08 11:26:27
One Sea Chairman presents autonomous ship outlook
Capt Eero Lehtovaara, a master mariner and accomplished advocate of a ‘manned autonomous’ strategy, was recently appointed Chairman of One Sea, the digital and communications technology grouping which aims to develop an autonomous maritime ec...
2020-06-01 11:26:22
[Feature] Need for LNG-BV rises amid growth of LNG-fueled ve...
While the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) global sulfur cap rule, which requires shipowners to burn 0.5% sulfur-compliant bunker fuel compared with 3.5% sulfur currently, takes effect from January 1 this year, the number of ships wh...
2020-03-25 09:05:36
[Feature] Korea to invade global offshore wind market
Ulsan envisions the world's biggest floating wind farm The Korean government has carried out the 'Renewable Energy 3020 Implementation Plan (RE3020)' from 2018. The ambitious roadmap aims to produce 20% of the country's energy from renewable s...
2019-09-04 10:04:46
Game-changing advances turn the tide on convention
Leveraging proven technology and extensive knowledge, MacGregor’s new fibre-rope offshore crane offers enhanced load handling at unrestricted water depths.  Industry change is driven by many factors. Legislation is often the largest pus...
2019-07-15 09:28:13
Foreship's monitoring used for ship design
Performance monitoring has become a routine part of managing and enhancing vessel operating efficiency. The data collected can also contribute to ship design decisions, writes Matthew Patey, Senior Specialist for Ship Dynamics, Foreship Ltd ...
2019-07-01 09:18:19
Plan on implementing SOx regulation
The International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) was held during February 18-22 in London, the UK. As it is the last expert meeting held before January 1, 2020, when the new SOx regulati...
2019-03-25 08:30:44
Competitiveness of open-loop scrubber
As the ban on the use of open-loop scrubbers is recently growing around ports in Singapore, China and Arab Emirates, the global scrubber boom slows down. Among new vessels built by eight large-sized shipyards in Korea, the Korean Register of S...
2019-02-21 08:14:45
"Zero-emission might be mandatory for ships in 20-30 years"
Recently, the largest container carrier Maersk revealed its road map for decarbonization, which envisions the commercialization of carbon-neutral ship by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. To place the plan in a larger picture, it is necessar...
2019-01-15 08:29:32
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