There has been much debate about the COLREGS over the last 12 months or so, with many suggesting that it is now time for not just some amendments but a total revision of the Rules. So are the … [Read more...] about COLREGS: Still Fit for Purpose?
The 20,000 teu Ever Given is being detained after its arrest by the Egyptian authorities over a $916m compensation demand by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) after the containership blocked the key … [Read more...] about ITF representatives visit crew of the Ever Given
Overview In 2018, the International Maritime Organization released an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships with a clear framework to reduce ship emissions. In an … [Read more...] about AIR LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY – All you want to know
Introduction The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in 2019 adopted the Guidelines for the use of Electronic Record Books under MARPOL (Resolution MEPC.312(74)) (IMO Guidelines), which state … [Read more...] about Electronic Record Book (ERB) for ships – Its Benefits
The below incident took place on a tanker vessel while at drydock. Vessel in dry dock and dry dock procedures followed for man entry in confined/Enclosed spaces• Manhole access was barricaded, and … [Read more...] about Case Study: Crew trapped inside Ballast Tank in Dry dock.