Nigeria intensifies strategies to protect marine environment
Nigeria has intensified efforts at protecting the marine environment in compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention...
IMO tackles distress, safety issues at sea
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has commenced moves to evaluate the prompt response to distress and safety from seafarers at sea.
IMO harps on enforcement of 2020 ‘sulfur cap’
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has assured that their is no going back on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap, which means that as of January 1, 2020, ships will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. IMO’s Secretary General, Kitack Lim, said: “The lower global sulfur…
Search continues as 31 still missing in Iranian tanker explosion
Search and rescue operations continues as a body of one of the 32 missing mariners has been found on board the Iranian tanker Sanchi burning off China’s eastern coast.
New global shipping convention takes off, may gulp $100b
However, a recent report by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), said the industry would need to invest about $100billion to meet the requirement of the treaty.
Shipping firms set for new global requirement
Shipping firms across the globe are bracing up for new international reqirements aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emmission.Besides, The International Maritime Organisation....
New global treaty makes debut next year
Accession by Finland has triggered the entry of a key international measure for environmental protection aimed at stopping the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water.