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2015.05.19 - Seafarer Found Dead in Galley

Seafarer Found Dead in Galley

A Filipino seafarer was found dead onboard the Malta flagged MV Elbella at Marsaxlokk Freeport in Malta last Sunday night (17th of May).

2015.05.16 - IMO Adopts Polar Code Enviro Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Enviro Provisions

Ships trading in the Polar Regions will have to comply with strict safety and environmental provisions following the adoption of the environmental part of the Polar Code and associated MARPOL amendments to make the Code mandatory by MEPC of the IMO.

FEATURED AUTHORS

Author - Nikos Kairis, OOW INSTALLATION OF BECKER MEWIS DUCT
by Nikos Kairis, Neorion Shipyards Ship Repair Manager
Author - Basil Karatzas, Karatzas Marine Advisors S&P, NEWBUILDING & DEMOLITION UPDATE
by Basil Karatzas, CEO of Karatzas Marine Advisors
Author - Lind Priebe, Culhane Meadows POLAR CODE COMMENTS AND USCG WORKSHOP
by Linda Priebe, Culhane Meadows
Author - Pekka Autere, Eniram VALIDATE THE IMPACT OF BECKER TWISTED FIN
by Pekka Autere, Eniram Lead Analyst
Author - Shasi Kallada IMDG CODE 37TH AMENDMENT
by Sashi Kallada, Specialist at Dangerous Goods
Author - Capt. Melvin Matthews, Eniram DATA IN REAL TIME KEY TO SAVINGS
by Capt. Matthews, Eniram Regulatory & Env. Solutions
Author - Lars Petter Blikom, DNV GL TERMINAL LOGISTICS

PART 1
by Lars Petter Blikom,  DNV GL Segment Director for LNG

Author - Igor Alexeev, Route Mag RUSSIA SANCTIONS & ENERGY SECURITY
by Igor Alexeev, Russian journalist
Author - Patrizia Heidegger, Shipbreaking Platform POOR SHIP-RECYCLING PRACTICES
by Patrizia Heidegger, ED of Shipbreaking Platform
Author - Amitava Chakrabarty, Marine Insight HOW THE BRAIN OF A MARITIME PILOT WORKS?
by Amitava Chakrabarty, Kolkata Port Trust Dock Pilot
Author - Stavros Kairis, OOW NOX REGULATIONS AND SCR TECHNOLOGY
by Stavros Kairis, Mechanical Engineer, Founder of OOW
Author - Pierre Guillemin, Eniram MAXIMIZING LNG SHIP EFFICIENCY
by Pierre Guillemin, Eniram Chief Systems Architect
Author - Timothy Wilson, Lloyds Register THE ALTERNATIVE "ALTERNATIVE FUEL"?
by Timothy Wilson, LR FOBAS Product Manager
Author - Capt. Soh Wikki, Eniram THE EVOLUTION OF SHIPPING
by Capt. Soh Wikki, Eniram Regional Manager Asia Pacific

MARITIME

2014.12.01 - Installation of Becker Mewis Duct Figure 01

Installation of Becker Mewis Duct

The Becker Mewis Duct (BMD) is a power-saving device which is developed for full-form slower ships and allows either significant fuel savings at a given speed or alternatively the vessel can travel faster for a given ratio of power.

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Safety4Sea Forum 2014

The 5th Annual Safety4Sea Forum takes place today in the premises of the Eugenides Foundation in Athens.

2014.09.04 - Polar Code Comments Due 9114 & USCG Workshop Update

Polar Code Comments Due 9/1/14 & USCG Workshop Update

On Thursday August 14, 2014 the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) held a Polar Code Workshop in Seattle, WA. The Polar Code is in the process of becoming a mandatory code for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) through adoption by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of international regulations for certified ships over 500 GT and vessels with more than 12 passengers operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters.

2014.06.24 - How Eniram Helped Validate the Impact of Becker Twisted Fin on a Containership

How Eniram Helped Validate the Impact of Becker Twisted Fin on a Containership

Real-time and historical data gathering provided by specific Eniram technologies has proven again that this kind of visibility on board one vessel or across entire fleets is crucial information ship owners and operators need to know in order to fully optimize fuel and propulsion efficiency.

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OFFSHORE

2014.04.09 - Flammable Mists from Accidental Hydrocarbon Releases Offshore

Flammable Mists from Accidental Hydrocarbon Releases Offshore

UK HSE released recently a report that investigates offshore hydrocarbon releases in an attempt to identify whether mists of hydrocarbon droplets were formed, and if these presented a flammability hazard.

2014.04.09 - NOPSEMA Annual Offshore Performance Report

NOPSEMA Annual Offshore Performance Report

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) released yesterday its 2013 Annual offshore performance report; a yearly stocktake of risk management by the Australian offshore petroleum industry.

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ENVIRONMENT

2014.12.02 - Artic Vessel Activity Projection Study

Artic Vessel Activity Projection Study

The Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) is a U.S. cabinet-level interagency committee tasked to coordinate U.S. marine transportation policy.

2014.05.23 - Eniram Cleantech Company of the Decade Figure 1

Eniram Cleantech Company of the Decade

Eniram Limited, the fast-growing Finnish provider of energy management technology and data analytic services to the shipping industry, today announced that it had been named by Cleantech Group (CTG), developer of the i3 market intelligence platform, as one of CTG’s five picks as a European Cleantech Company of the Decade.

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MONEY MARINER

2015.05.16 - Twenty Year Low on Bulk Carrier Orders

Twenty Year Low on Bulk Carrier Orders

Dry bulk orders fell during the previous four months to 0.4m DWT/month which is one of the lowest levels since the 90s. According to Clarksons this is something to be expected especially when we are talking about a market with Capesizes earning approximately $4,000/day.

2014.10.02 - S&P, Newbuilding & Demolition Update – Dry Bulk Market Focus

S&P, Newbuilding & Demolition Update – Dry Bulk Market Focus

It’s hard to believe that the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) started the year above the 2,200 mark given that now is standing at below 1,100.

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ACCIDENTS

2014.12.29 - Turkish Cargo Ship Sinks Near Port of Ravenna, Italy

Turkish Cargo Ship Sinks Near Port of Ravenna, Italy

On 28/12/2014 at 0800 GMT, a Turkish ship (Gokbel), having 11 seafarers as crew, collided with a Belize flag vessel and sank.

2014.12.28 - Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece Figure 01

Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece

A fire broke out onboard the Ro-Ro passenger ship Norman Atlantic during early morning hours, while the vessel was north of Kerkyra, Greece close to Othonoi island.

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ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORTS

2014.12.26 - Tanker Crashes on Quay - Investigation Report Figure 09

Tanker Crashes on Quay – Investigation Report

The following information is a summary of the report issued by the the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) and the Swedish Accident Investigation Board (SHK) regarding an accident in the product tanker Prospero on January 2006.

2014.04.28 - Lifeboat Incident Onboard Bulk Carrier - Investigation Report Figure 1

Lifeboat Incident Onboard Bulk Carrier – Investigation Report

This investigation report refers to a lifeboat incident on board the Hong Kong flag bulk carrier Ma Cho that took place at Devonport, Tasmania 9 December 2002.

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