Ship Owners, Lenders, Financiers and Investors Forum in Limassol

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) In only two weeks time, 200 shipping and finance executives will be in Limassol attending the 2nd Marine Money Cyprus Ship Finance Forum to hear about traditional ship finance and the Cyprus contribution, future trends in shipping operations, traditional and alternative finance and the new technologies in shipping.  The event on 25th April at the Four…

ICC-IMB: World-Wide incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships from January to March 2018

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has issued new report on piracy and armed robbery at sea for the first quarter of 2018 (period 01 January – 31 March 2018). There were a total of 66 attacks during this period. Sixty-six incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the…

UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Safety Digest 1/2018

(http://www.Maritimecyprus.com) The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on board UK vessels worldwide, and other vessels in UK territorial waters. This Safety Digest is a compendium of anonymous articles involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and small craft sector which draws the attention of the marine community to…

Reminder – New biofouling rules for New Zealand coming in May 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be implementing new biofouling rules for all vessels arriving in New Zealand beginning May 2018. The Craft Risk Management Standard for Biofouling (CRMS) will require all vessels to arrive in New Zealand with a clean hull. Under the new standard, vessels will be required to carry and provide…