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The International maritime organization (IMO) in 1997 adopted the guidelines for control and management of ship’s ballast water...

September 16, 2019 - 12:35:48 am

Signs of an impending global recession are piling up. The inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve. Dangerously high debt. Industrial...

September 09, 2019 - 02:17:54 am

     Continued from last week   Charter contract enforceability  Participants in ocean shipping take it for granted that time-...

September 02, 2019 - 12:35:08 am

Spot rates garner the headlines in ocean shipping, but what happens in the long-term time-charter market could be a more telling...

August 26, 2019 - 12:13:52 am

 What can be done to improve a port’s connectivity? The following seven policy measures are key to enhancing port connectivity: 1...

August 19, 2019 - 12:26:24 am

 Known as the “humble heroes” of globalization, containers are handled in hundreds of millions at container ports worldwide...

August 05, 2019 - 06:20:08 am

Attendance vs remote surveys Dave Wamsley is the RMI's principle contact for DNV GL, working out of IRI's New York office. “...

July 29, 2019 - 02:04:45 am

“The first role of the flag is to be responsible for ships operating in a safe, secure and environmentally friendly manner,”...

July 15, 2019 - 03:59:38 am

By Shamseer Mambra   Nautical fictions and other adventure stories are often filled with horrifying instances of ships being...

July 08, 2019 - 12:15:58 am

  Being a deck officer of a ship involves myriad responsibilities that are spread across the different aspects of the vessel’s...

June 24, 2019 - 04:57:21 am

The attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, a critical choke-...

June 17, 2019 - 02:29:43 am

A recent survey conducted with participants at a Technology Summit in Hamburg highlighted that 82% of senior shipping executives...

June 10, 2019 - 01:26:48 am

Over 90% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage is classified by the 12 member societies of the International Association of...

June 03, 2019 - 01:40:20 am

The release of the Paradise Papers, a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the world’s most...

May 27, 2019 - 02:23:45 am

In 1988 the IMO made “Seaspeak” the international language of the sea. English is the principle language base of Seaspeak because...

May 20, 2019 - 01:46:40 am

By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee Superstitions and beliefs are entwined into the very fabric of human existence. Be it any sphere of...

May 13, 2019 - 01:54:20 am

The process of shipping a container from one point to another includes a number of factors, some of which are demurrage and...

May 06, 2019 - 02:03:28 am

What happens when there is a strong onshore wind and you have to berth a ship without the assistance of tugs to a pier or jetty...

April 15, 2019 - 02:09:12 am

If we search the meaning of the term “bill”, it is defined as a printed or written statement of the cost for the goods or...

April 08, 2019 - 03:59:36 am

Ship operations are complex and require utmost precision. It is therefore the constant endeavor of the ship’s officers to ensure...

April 01, 2019 - 02:29:33 am

By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee   Being a deck officer of a ship involves myriad responsibilities that are spread across the...

March 25, 2019 - 01:42:18 am

Choosing a career is certainly a difficult task. When doing so, one has to go through a lot of research, consult people and...

March 18, 2019 - 01:56:06 am

Gone are the days when a ship navigation officer had to take help of unconventional ways to plan and navigate a voyage at sea....

March 11, 2019 - 07:22:19 am

Gone are the days when a ship navigation officer had to take help of unconventional ways to plan and navigate a voyage at sea....

March 04, 2019 - 12:57:23 am

In a recent case, The Amity [2017], charterers successfully set aside an arbitration award on the basis that owners had not...

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