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Bureau Veritas acquires HydrOcean

On September 10th, 2015

HydrOcean focus is on assessing and optimizing hydrodynamic performance Bureau Veritas has finalized the acquisition of HydrOcean, a French engineering company specialized in hydrodynamic digital simulation for the maritime industry. Established in 2007, HydrOcean provides design support for the construction of ships, offshore structures, racing yachts and marine energy systems. Its focus is on assessing..

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Implementing the EU Offshore Safety Directive

On September 10th, 2015

EU Directive 2013/30/EU On 19 July 2015 the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case, etc.) Regulations 2015 (SCR) came into force in the UK, implementing the requirements of EU Directive 2013/30/EU. The past three decades have seen several major offshore disasters in the oil and gas sector. The EU Directive 2013/30/EU, which was introduced into..

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Global Marine Technology Trends 2030 report released

On September 10th, 2015

Report examines the transformative impact of 18 technologies on ship design, on naval power and on the use of ocean space in 2030 The Global Marine Technology Trends 2030 report released today indicates that:  Momentum and capability for a significant evolution in ship design and operation is now building – the report presents design scenarios..

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LR issues new Horizons magazine

On September 10th, 2015

LR Horizons September 2015 Lloyd's Register has published the latest issue of Horizons magazine which is packed with the latest news from the marine industry. News, views and pictures of the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel from Heerema, pioneering work on a future of battery-powered ships and the revival of Appledore in Devon, one of..

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Implementation of Out of the Water Survival Craft requirements

On September 3rd, 2015

USCG issues Marine Safety Information Bulletin   The US Coast Guard (USCG) issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin reminding the law requires that owners and operators of small passenger vessels presently allowed to have either an approved buoyant apparatus or life float as a survival craft (see 46 CFR Table 180.200(c) and 46 CFR 117.200(c)),..

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2014 SOLAS amendments shall enter into force on 1 January 2016

On September 2nd, 2015

Effective from January 1st, 2016 IMO MSC adopted resolutions MSC.365(93) on 22 May 2014 to amend SOLAS. The amendments will enter into force on 1 January 2016 and involve the following chapters of SOLAS: Resolution MSC.365(93) Chapter/ Reg Matters of Concern II-1/29 Steering gear II-2/1 Application II-2/3 Definitions II-2/4 Probability of ignition II-2/9 Containment of fire..

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LSA Code 2014 amendments shall enter into force on 1 January 2016

On September 2nd, 2015

Effective from January 1st, 2016 IMO MSC adopted Resolution MSC.368(93) on 22 May 2014 to amend Life -Saving Appliance (LSA) Code. The amendments will enter into force on 1 January 2016. Please click below to read related IMO Resolution MSC.368(93)

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US ratifies two key legal instruments

On September 2nd, 2015

The United States has ratified two key legal instruments, the 2005 Protocols to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the safety of Maritime navigation (SUA Convention). The main purpose of the Convention is to ensure that appropriate action is taken against people committing unlawful acts against ships. It is the first international..

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Philippines launches special edition of ICS training record books

On September 2nd, 2015

ICS, FSA, MARINA cooperation to launch special edition of the ICS/ ISF training record books In co-operation with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA) and the Maritime Industry Authority of the Philippines (MARINA) have launched a special new Philippines edition of the widely used ICS/ISF Training Record Books. The four..

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