IMO video on Safety, Security and Green improvements over last 70 years

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) IMO’s 2018 World Maritime Day will celebrate 70 years of helping international shipping become safer, more secure and develop a greener environmental footprint. A short animated film shows how IMO has developed mandatory international regulations covering almost every aspect of shipping. As a result, modern shipping conforms to the highest practicable standards and is the…

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Cause and prevention of container loss at sea

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The causes of losing containers overboard are numerous and often complex, though very often basic operational errors are a factor. The consequences of container loss should justify time, cost and effort by ship owners and operators in reviewing and improving preventative measures. GARD P&I club has put together a fine article which tackles this issue. …

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Energy efficiency in shipping – why it matters!

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) All industries are looking to becoming cleaner, greener and more energy efficient – and shipping is no exception. Improved energy efficiency means less fuel is used, and that means less harmful emissions. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for safe, secure and environment-friendly shipping –  is leading…

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Shipmanagement – Future IMO and ILO legislation coming up (March 2018)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This document published by LR, summarizes the most important IMO/ ILO requirements entering into force. This information is recommended for Technical, Safety, Quality, Crewing and Operation departments of Maritime companies, but there is also information relevant for yards and newbuilding departments. We hope you will find the information useful. Click on below image to download. Source: Lloyd’s Register      

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EU MRV and IMO DCS Regulations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) In order to reduce emissions from shipping, the European Union (EU) has introduced the shipping Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation, which is designed to gather data on CO2 emissions based on ships’ fuel consumption. It is considered the first step of a staged approach for the inclusion of maritime transport emissions in the EU’s GHG reduction…

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