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 11

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.

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

2014.12.02 - 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.

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.

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MONEY MARINER

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.

2014.09.26 - Hanjin Shipping Issues 9.2M Dollars Convertible Bonds

Hanjin Shipping Issues 9.2M Dollars Convertible Bonds

According to IHS Maritime, Hanjin Shipping, one of the biggest shipping companies at Sourh Korea, has announced today the issuance of convertible bonds in order to raise 9.2M dollars as working capital.

2014.06.16 - A Reflection on Posidonia 2014

A Reflection on Posidonia 2014

In ancient Greek mythology, Posidon (also spelled as ‘Poseidon’ and known as Neptune in the Roman mythology) was a major god of the Olympian Pantheon protecting the waters and seas. Posidon, although not as temperamental as his more famous older brother Zeus, was known from time to stir the waters for fun or just to […]

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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

2014.04.28 - 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.

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.

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