The IMO issued a circular providing guidance on implementation of Assembly Resolution A.747(18) on application of tonnage measurement of segregated ballast tanks in oil tankers. MSC.1/Circ.1300 (9 January 2009).
(Source: Holland & Knight)
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $350,000 in civil penalties. The agreements were
Rolls-Royce informs it has been granted a patent in China for the Environship wave piercing bow technology for merchant vessels. The Environship concept, which can be adapted for different ship types,
Denise Rucker Krepp, former Maritime Administration Chief Counsel who currently advocates on behalf of the U.S. domestic ship recycling industry, issued a statement