NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF AUGUST 14

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art1July 18, 2017 — It was a raucous gathering at this year’s CMA, the annual three day bash of the Connecticut Maritime Association in Stamford, Connecticut. More than 2,300 of the best and brightest (and richest) came from far and wide to renew old acquaintances and make new ones – and do some wheeling and dealing while they were at it. Continue Reading…

The Maritime ExecutiveShell Strengthens LNG Bunkering Business

art2August 12, 2017 —The Hague-based LNG giant Shell has announced two significant milestones for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuels business in northwest Europe. Continue Reading…

MarineLinkRevealing results in ABS report on BWMS best practices

art3August 10, 2017 —Classification society ABS has published a report on Best Practices for Operation of Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The report is based on feedback provided by shipowners and operators at an ABS-hosted Ballast Water Management Workshop in Houston earlier this year and covers a range of topics, including installation, commissioning and operations of BWM systems. Continue Reading…

MarineLogCoast Guard issues notice on scrubber SOx alarms

art4August 14, 2017 — (WASHINGTON) — The purpose of this field notice is to provide Coast Guard expectations for dealing with alarms from exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCSs), where such alarms are triggered by short-term temporary emission exceedances due to predictable operations of vessels. This notice is intended for vessels operating in the U.S. portion of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) and the U.S. Caribbean Sea ECA, pending consideration of reference (a) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Continue Reading…

professional-mariner-logoCarnival UK to roll-out seafarer management software

art5August 9, 2017 — Carnival UK is to implement a new electronic document management software (EDMS) system from Filestream to manage seafarer employment agreements (SEAs) for crews working on two of its cruise brands, Cunard Line and P&O Cruises. Continue Reading…

DigitalShipInterManager highlights importance of GDPR

art6August 10, 2017 — New European regulations covering the processing and collection of personal data come into force in May next year and shipmanagement companies based in Europe and outside could face fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is the higher, in the event of a serious breach of the regulation. Continue Reading…

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Six Reasons You Should Not Miss SHIPPINGInsight 2017…
•    5 panels, 6 roundtables, 50+ speakers.
•    Over 250 delegates from at least 10 countries.
•    Up to 50 exhibitors.
•    35+ ship operating companies represented.
•    More than 19 hours of schedule networking events.
•    Pre-conference educational seminars.

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Hempel-logoHempel is a world-leading coatings supplier for the decorative, protective, marine, container and yacht markets. From wind turbines and bridges to hospitals, ships, power stations and homes, our coatings protect man-made structures from the corrosive forces of nature. With a focus on R&D, advanced production techniques and professional coating advice, we work around the globe to help keep our customers’ investments safe and beautiful for longer. Our working concept is simple: we are curious, creative and self-critical, and always aim to create extra value for our customers.

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