Home Tags MARPOL

MARPOL

Maritime compliance: Preparing Ships for Fuel Rules under IMO 2020. USA enforcement

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Shipping companies and cruise lines need to pay attention to the new limits on sulfur content of fuel that are in effect as...

Reminder: SOLAS amendments and relevant codes entering into force in 2021

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Keeping updated on new and retroactive requirements from IMO can be a challenge. In this regard, amendments to SOLAS and relevant codes, which enter...

2020 Guidelines for on board sampling of fuel oil intended to be used or carried for use on board a ship

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), at its seventy-fifth session (16 to 20 November 2020), has approved the 2020 Guidelines for onboard...

USA: Singapore based shipowner Fined US$ 12 Million for pollution violations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), a Singapore-based company that owns subsidiaries engaged in international shipping, was sentenced in a US federal court, after pleading...

Flashback in Maritime History: Tanker “ATHOS I” oil spill (26 Nov. 2004) in Delaware river

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On the evening of November 26, 2004, the 60,000 dwt tanker Athos I struck an uncharted nine-ton anchor on the river bed located...

Maritime compliance: MARPOL VI, BWMS, EEDI, IBC, AFS, GHG regulations approved at the IMO

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The IMO’s marine environmental protection committee has agreed to move forward with the short-term measures that have been proposed by its intercessional meeting...

USA: Overview and advice re U.S. Coast Guard MARPOL Investigations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The U.S. Department of Justice aggressively prosecutes shipowners and operators of foreign-flag vessels calling at US ports for MARPOL violations. These prosecutions are...

Oil Tanker Spill Statistics 2019

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This special edition of ITOPF’s annual Oil Tanker Spill Statistics publication presents 50 years of data on accidental spills of oil from tankers....

Flashback in maritime history: Adoption of OPA 90 in USA – 18 August 1990

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 18 August 1990, the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) was enacted into law in the USA. On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez spilled...

SOLAS amendments and relevant codes entering into force in 2020 and 2021

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Keeping updated on new and retroactive requirements from IMO can be a challenge. In this regard, amendments to SOLAS and relevant codes, which enter...
[Total: 3]