Risk of fires on Ro-Ro ships (guidance)

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) commissioned a study which investigates risk control options (RCOs) for mitigating the risk from fires on ro-ro decks. The first part considers RCOs in relation to Electrical Fire as ignition risk and the second part considers RCOs to mitigate the risk of Fire Extinguishing Failure. With regards to extinguishing failure the focus has…

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Ferry and Ro-Ro update 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The shipping world is undergoing dramatic changes: the environmental agenda is forcing all of us to rethink ship propulsion and develop entirely new concepts. At the same time, digitalization and smart technologies are opening up new opportunities to streamline ship operation and management. The ferry segment is in a unique position to pioneer such developments: with relatively small…

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DNVGL – Container ship Update 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Containers will continue to be the core element of the international exchange of goods. For no other form of cargo transportation have such levels of continuous growth over decades been recorded. A container ship is never entirely finished: On many occasions during its life cycle, modifications have to be made to adapt it to new market conditions. On the…

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Implementation of IMO DCS – Some practical recommendations from DNVGL

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) With only four months to go (1 January 2019) before data collection starts for the IMO DCS (Data Collection System), companies should, as soon as possible, submit their SEEMP Part II for approval. Some recommendations from DNVGL to make your IMO DCS implementation process more efficient: EU MRV Monitoring Plan accepted as a basis for…

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Remote controlled and autonomous ships

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Throughout history, ships have been operated by people. The number of people required for operating a ship has depended on the size, type and mission of the ship as well as the technologies utilized to carry out the various functions required to safely operate the ship for its intended purpose. Some of these functions, such as navigation and maneuvering, mooring and…

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DNVGL customer magazine for the shipping industry: Maritime Impact new Issue 01-2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Just in time for the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNVGL has published this year’s issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. As one of the most important marketplaces for maritime technologies in the world, the SMM trade fair in Hamburg never fails to provide new ideas and insights. This year’s motto “SMMart…

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DNVGL – Gas Carrier Update 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) As the world increasingly looks to natural gas as a low-pollution source of energy, the entire LNG value chain stands to benefit. Technologies closing the gap between LNG carriers and the on-shore distribution infrastructure are burgeoning. In this issue you will learn about an ingenious ship-to-shore LNG transfer platform that simplifies the delivery of liquefied natural gas in smaller…

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