The world merchant fleet statistics 2016 from Equasis and EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This report provides a picture of the world’s merchant fleet in 2016, derived from data contained in the Equasis database. It examines the structure and characteristics of the fleet and its performance. The statistics are grouped into themes which could be of interest to the industry and regulators. The themes are as follows: The Merchant Fleet…

ClassNK releases their 2016 Port State Control annual report

This Annual Report on Port State Control (PSC) summarizes deficiencies identified during PSC inspections carried out in various countries around the world. This report is prepared with the objective of building awareness with the present state of PSC and thereby improving future onboard maintenance and inspections, and as well as Safety Management System. It also contains interesting photos…

EMSA overview of Marine Casualties and Incidents 2011-2015

European Maritime safety Agency has issued their Overview of Marine Casualties and Incidents for the years 2011 – 2015. The increase in numbers of casualties and incidents reported has become proportionally smaller each year, indicating that the system is approaching full implementation. Once that stage is reached, the true year on year trends will become more visible. Under-reporting relates…

DNVGL 2016 Annual Report

The annual report provides a review of DNVGL’s business and its financial and sustainability performance. In terms of financial performance, 2016 was a challenging year for DNV GL because of the continued downturn in the maritime and upstream oil and gas markets. Despite this, DNV GL retained a strong position in these core markets while growing…