FEATURED AUTHORS

Author - Basil Karatzas, Karatzas Marine Advisors EXIT WINDOW FOR SHIPPING INVESTMENTS?
by Basil Karatzas, CEO of Karatzas Marine Advisors
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, Executive Director 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
Author - Marco Minocri LIFE AT SEA SAILING WITH THE MLC
by Marco Minocri, ILO Communications Officer
Author - Dimitris Argyros, Lloyd's Register EEDI METHODOLOGY FOR THE RO-RO SECTOR
by Dimitris Argyros, LR Lead Environmental Specialist
Author - Dick Welsh, Isle of Man THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ASIAN MARKET
by Dick Welsh, Director of Isle of Man Registry
Author - Malte Humpert, Arctic Institute THE FUTURE OF ARCTIC SHIPPING
by Malte Humpert, Executive Director of The Arctic Institute

MARITIME

2014.04.18 - Data in Real Time Key To Savings Figure 1

Data in Real Time Key To Savings

The future of shipping lies in having the technological expertise to measure vessel performance in order to achieve optimal fuel efficiencies and support regulatory demands.

2014.04.17 - LNG Terminal Logistics (Part 1)

LNG Terminal Logistics (Part 1)

Today, we’ll have a look at why LNG terminal logistics is important, and why it is going to be even more important in the future. Tomorrow, we’ll look at some very basic mathematics explaining the logistics of a multi-user terminal. On Wednesday, we’ll take a look at slot management and how this puzzle can cause headaches.

2014.04.16 - Wreck-Removal Convention to Enter Into Force

Wreck-Removal Convention to Enter Into Force

The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

2014.04.14 - Quantifying Arctic Shipping Risk through Case Studies

Quantifying Arctic Shipping Risk through Case Studies

Shipping activities in Arctic areas are certain to increase in the years to come and, as the Arctic is a challenging and diverse environment, knowing how to manage its risks will be crucial.

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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.

2014.04.07 - Rosneft Starts Geophysical Surveys in Eastern Arctic Figure 1

Rosneft Starts Geophysical Surveys in Eastern Arctic

Aerial gravity-magnetic surveys began at the Yuzhno-Chukotsky License Area in the Eastern Arctic to establish the field’s subsurface structure.

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ENVIRONMENT

2014.04.14 - Poor Recycling Practices are Poisoning Asian Beaches Figure 1

Poor Ship-Recycling Practices are Poisoning Asian Beaches

In 2012 more than 1300 ocean-going ships were sold for breaking. Only a minority of these end-of-life vessels were handled in a safe, sustainable manner. About two thirds of the ships were simply run ashore on tidal beaches in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

2014.04.13 - IMO and Bangladesh Collborate to Improve Ship-Recycling

IMO and Bangladesh Collborate to Improve Ship-Recycling

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh have signed a landmark agreement to work together to improve safety and environmental standards in the country’s ship-recycling industry.

2014.04.09 - Green4Sea Forum 2014

Green4Sea Forum 2014

The 3rd Annual Green4Sea Forum takes place today in the premises of the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. The Annual Green4Sea is part of SQE’s Safety4Sea project.

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MONEY MARINER

2014.04.23 - A Porthole of an Exit Window for Shipping Investments Figure 1

A Porthole of an Exit Window for Shipping Investments?

Momentum and, to a certain extent, freight rates and shipping asset prices have improved meaningfully since last year; while this time last year most vessels – including large vessels such as capesize bulkers and supertankers – were earning barely cash break-even freight, there have been a few windows of opportunity here and there since then.

2014.04.16 - Russian Sanctions and the Negative Effect on Global Energy Security

Russian Sanctions and the Negative Effect on Global Energy Security

It would take at least ten years to adapt even the technically advanced German energy system to work with American gas supply. In a crisis, when it is particularly urgent to see a quick return on an investment, such projects are unrealistic.

2014.04.11 - How do Large Vessels Impact Container Supply Chains

How do Large Vessels Impact Container Supply Chains?

The impact of big vessels on global and regional container supply chains dominated discussion on the opening day of the 18th TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference and Exhibition, at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore.

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ACCIDENTS

2014.04.04 - Missing Crewmembers After Cargo Ship Sinks

Crewmembers Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks

A Mongolian Flagged cargo ship sank off the southern coast of South Korea earlier today leaving 11 crewmembers missing.

2014.04.02 - Container Ship Sinks after Colliding with Ferry in Indonesia

Container Ship Sinks after Colliding with Ferry in Indonesia

A container ship was sunk after colliding with a passenger vessel outside the Tanjung Perak Port, located in the city of Surabaya in Indonesia.

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ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORTS

2014.04.21 - Serious Injury of Scaffolder Onboard Offshore Platform - Investigation Report Figure 1

Serious Injury of Scaffolder Onboard Offshore Platform – Investigation Report

During the dismantling of scaffolding on Oseberg B 7 May 2009, a scaffolder was seriously injured as he fell 14 meters from the scaffolding and down on to the cellar deck.

201.04.14 - General Cargo Ship Grounded While Avoiding Ice - Investigation Report Figure 1

General Cargo Ship Grounded While Avoiding Ice – Investigation Report

This investigation report is referring to the grounding of a general cargo ship which was caused while trying to evade blocks of ice on the sea.

2014.04.07 - Grounding Due to Inaccurate Positioning - Investigation Report Figure 1

General Cargo Ship Grounding Due to Inaccurate Positioning – Investigation Report

This investigation report refers to the grounding of a general cargo ship caused by the inaccurate positioning of the vessel.

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