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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
Global shipping makes the connection on Cyber Security
By Peter Broadhurst, Senior VP of Safety and Security, Inmarsat Maritime Whether in pursuit of personal data or money, cybercrime is now a big and highly automated business, ready to strike at the most vulnerable part of an organisation’s de...
2019-01-02 08:57:10
Cruise ship design for the human scale
Continuing the growth in cruise passenger numbers depends less on ship size and more on attention to designing for ‘the human scale’, says YSA Design Chairman Trond Sigurdsen. Cruise ship economies of scale are compelling but being simply ...
2018-12-26 08:52:36
Four things you should know about offshore marine cable glan...
Cable glands are often considered as simple electrical ancillaries, but in fact they are vital components which must maintain the protection levels of the equipment to which they are attached. Failure to specify the correct type or quality of cab...
2018-08-13 14:58:56
Foreship targets transparency on fuel consumption
Fresh volatility in the oil markets and the approach of a new era in ship fuel use are combining to demand more accountable vessel efficiency modelling, says Janne Niittymäki, Head of Hydrodynamics, Foreship  Fuel buyers have been watchi...
2018-07-09 08:49:18
Shell Marine covers lubricant options for a post-2020 world
Shell Marine’s post-2020 cylinder oil expectations are based on a defined position on marine fuel use after the IMO’s cap on sulphur content comes into play, explains Shell Marine Global Technical Manager, Dr Sara Lawrence. The choice of c...
2018-07-03 08:47:33
Where is Sulphur Cap going?
The schedule of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and Sulphur Cap have been the most controversial issue in the global maritime industry in recent years. While the maritime industry struggling to salvage profitability, the implementat...
2018-01-19 07:05:57
“Korean shipbuilding never doomed”
Amid the whole world suffering from low economic growth, Korean exports have been reporting negative growth for a year and a half.  This is attributable to intensive competition with developing nations which are trying to catch up with Ko...
2016-07-26 07:06:32
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