2012 May

ICS Class: 0 Detentions with RO Related Detainable Deficiencies

On May 31st, 2012

        In accordance with the Annual Report 2010 on Port State Control in the Black Sea Region (BS MOU) The Annual Report on Port State Control in the Black Sea Region is published under the auspices of the Port State Control Committee of the Black Sea MOU (BS MOU). Foreword of BS..

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Shipping Conference in Shanghai Delivers Yet Again

On May 31st, 2012

"Excellent organisation… Shipping China has been very interesting, the mix of speakers and panelists absolutely spot-on, and networking extremely productive." In summing up his experience of this year’s TradeWinds Shipping China, the 8th such conference since its inception in 2004, one delegate from RINA says it all. Held at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai,..

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Shipowners will benefit from an energy management strategy using ISO 50001

On May 31st, 2012

Lloyd’s Register at Posidonia With the focus on rising fuel prices, Lloyd's Register provides an effective energy management approach that will help owners identify suitable options and opportunities when choosing technologies, operational parameters and fuel types Increasing energy prices, the patchwork of emissions regulation and question marks over untested technology, are all giving shipowners a..

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Greener Ship Recycling: GL signs MOU with CNSA

On May 31st, 2012

To promote green ship recycling in China Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and the China National Ship Recycling Association (CNSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to promote green ship recycling in China. GL and CNSA will collaborate to develop training programmes, pilot projects, and research practices that will allow the Chinese ship..

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Focus on Passenger Ship Safety in 2013

On May 31st, 2012

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 45th Committee meeting in Riga, Latvia, from 7-11 May 2012. The Committee agreed that the first year of the new inspection regime (NIR) has been largely successful. An important goal of the NIR is to concentrate inspection efforts on high risk ships..

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Retrofit technology project wins green seal of design review

On May 30th, 2012

ECA Retrofit Technology Study What shipowners and operators need to do to comply with the new emissions regulations is one of the themes of a retrofit technology study by the Danish partnership "Green Ship of the Future" in which Lloyd's Register has participated The project, named the ECA Retrofit Technology Study, compares technologies that meet..

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Diesel – A 100-Year-Old History Lesson

On May 30th, 2012

Selandia - the first merchant ship to be fitted with diesel engines Lloyd's Register has just clinched another global first with the centenary of Selandia - the first merchant ship to be fitted with diesel engines. LR's Chief Engineer Surveyor J T Milton was on board during the vessel's first epoch-making sea trial in 1912...

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BNWAS – Safety at Sea

On May 29th, 2012

Watch the Deadlines! On 1st July 2012, the next deadline for installation of BNWAS (Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems) enters into force. Uni-Safe Electronics has successfully delivered more than 2.000 BNWAS systems. BNWAS BW-800 has several Type Approvals and therefore complies with the regulations from IMO: MSC.128 (75) and the new IEC 62616 performance standard...

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ClassNK Posts 200 Million Gross Tons

On May 29th, 2012

LONDON – Tokyo-based ship classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, better known as ClassNK, officially announced that its register had surged past the 200 million gross ton mark on 28 May 2012. ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda announced the historic achievement at a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the London office,..

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Union urges UK to adopt maritime strategy

On May 29th, 2012

Strategic objectives for the merchant fleet and seafarer employment and training Nautilus is urging UK government ministers to come up with a detailed maritime policy document, setting out clear strategic objectives for the merchant fleet and seafarer employment and training. The Union's call comes after business and enterprise minister Mark Prisk told a meeting in..

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