IOMoU 2018 Port State Control report

( Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on port State control (PSC) in the Indian Ocean region has published there Annual Port State Control report for the year 2018. The port State control system aims to verify whether foreign flagged vessels calling at a port of a State comply with applicable International Maritime Conventions. Each…

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IACS issues the annual review for 2018

( Throughout 2018, IACS spoke repeatedly and publicly about the winds of change – technical, regulatory and commercial – that are sweeping across the maritime industry. The implications of these seismic changes will be profound and require not only innovative and bespoke solutions, but the adaptation of existing processes and structures to enable member-led associations…

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Flashback in maritime history – Sinking of RMS LUSITANIA, 07 May 1915 (Video)

( On May 7, 1915, the British ocean liner RMS Lusitania, which primarily ferried people and goods across the Atlantic Ocean between the United States and Great Britain, was torpedoed by a German U-boat and sunk. The sinking of the Lusitania enraged Americans and hastened the United States’ entrance into World War I. The Lusitania sunk within 18 minutes. Though…

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