World Maritime Day 2018 Today 27 Sept.2018

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations (UN), via the International Maritime Organization (IMO), created World Maritime Day to celebrate the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world’s economy, especially in shipping. Today (27 September), International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the global maritime community celebrate the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme: IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for…

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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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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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