In late September 2016 when Finland’s signature triggered the coming into force of the 2004 Ballast Water Management Convention, it …

FAL Convention

Through history ships or their agents have needed to complete various formalities and pay dues before the ship was allowed …

Any breakdown of the world fleet into ship type, ownership or any other parameter can only ever be a snapshot …

shipping organisations

ShipInsight frequently mentions international shipping bodies and the following is a brief introduction to the major shipping organisations and their …

Ancillary Machinery

Tanker operation
Ventilation on ships
heat exchangers

Ballast Water Treatment

Coatings & Corrosion

Communications

Communications on ships

Fuels & Lubricants

Navigation and Bridge

e-navigation
classification society

It is important to understand that a classification society is mostly commercial organisations and except in a very small number of …

Classification Societies

At a point in time when communications with and between ships is so easy that class societies find themselves engaged …

In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic …

ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announced it has joined the Green …

digitalisation in shipping

Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, reinstated the World Maritime University’s Kinney Lecture Series yesterday by outlining …

Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs) in …

drone shipping

Bureau Veritas has joined RECOMMS (Remote Evaluation of Coatings / Corrosion on Offshore Machinery and Marine Structures / Ships), a …

peaking at a press conference in London, new IACS Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a …