2015 June

Atmosphere Testing Instrument for Enclosed Spaces

On June 5th, 2015

For MPA Singapore, Vanuatu ships – Up to July 2015 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and Vanuatu Maritime Services have informed ClassNK of the requirement for atmosphere testing instrument for enclosed spaces. Both Flag Administrations require ships which are registered in the flag states to provide atmosphere testing instrument for enclosed spaces specified..

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Update for Panama Merchant Marine Circulars (April to May 2015)

On June 1st, 2015

ICS Class Surveyors are strongly invited to review carefully every MMC issued or revised by the Administration in order to ensure the full compliance of the requirements established. The official website in order to keep the MMC updated is hosted by SEGUMAR website (http://www.segumar.com/circulars/) The following list are those MMC affected from 01-April-2015 to 31-May-2015..

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Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 95th session, 3-12 June 2015

On June 1st, 2015

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is expected to adopt a new mandatory code for gas-fuelled ships;  consider cyber security matters and passenger ship safety, as well as a number of items put forward by the sub-committees; and hold a special session on unsafe mixed migration by sea. IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which meets at the Organization's London headquarters..

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New IMO-Vega WEB and WIN versions

On June 1st, 2015

Version gets extended with the release of the mandatory Polar Code An updated version of the IMO-Vega Database has now been released and is available for purchase. This version is extended with the release of the mandatory Polar Code. Likewise the Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code) is introduced. The..

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DNV GL releases latest issue of ‘Maritime Impact’

On June 1st, 2015

Covering innovation and technology trends in the shipping industry DNV GL has published this year's second issue of the classification society's customer and stakeholder magazine Maritime Impact. It covers innovation and technology trends in the shipping industry. The theme of the issue is: ‘Uncovering the Potential’. “Nor-Shipping is a perfect platform for sharing innovative shipping..

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Second-hand equipment causes engine breakdown

On June 1st, 2015

IMCA Safety Flash summarize key safety matters and incidents IMCA has issued Safety Flash to summarize key safety matters and highlight lessons learnt from incident in which an offshore wind farm Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) suffered an engine breakdown due to the drive belt automatic tensioner seizing. The incident occurred whilst the vessel was on..

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LR issues new Marine Technology Report

On June 1st, 2015

Focusing on driving new technologies Lloyd's Register issued its latest issue of Marine Technology Report. The report focuses on some of the technological developments that are changing the face of modern shipping. In this issue, five important areas of research, development and activity are covered: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Battery technology Polar technology Wind-powered shipping..

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