The U.S. Patent Office has awarded Siemens Water Technologies a patent for a system and method to control biofouling of filters used as a first stage of treating
Hours prior to the rule's scheduled expiration, the Obama Administration decided to uphold the Ship Strike Rule – an important development in the ongoing efforts to protect endangered right whales.
The issue of stowaways is one which has existed ever since vessels began to trade. Although the number of people attempting to gain free passage to another country
Lake Huron Chartering announce that criminal charges filed in Houston, Texas against three of its executives have been granted dismissal.
As of June 10, 2013,
Elements of Coast Guard Substation Cagayancillo apprehended a cargo vessel in Palawan for illegally transporting passengers and operating with incomplete documents Friday, December 6.
Ince & Co’s London-based commodities, shipping and commercial disputes specialist Stuart Shepherd has succeeded Steven Fox as the firm’s Global Head of Trade. After 33 years at the firm,
Vietnamese authorities have concluded that a collision between a Singaporean container ship and a local fishing boat that killed eight people in September, 2013,
The US Coast Guard (USCG) inform it has extended the comment period related to proposed new measures to reduce the risks of oil spills in oil transfer operations from or to a tank vessel.
BIMCO & Fathom have joined forces to provide comprehensive information on ballast water treatment, to help shipowners make wise decisions in advance of new Ballast
Diana Shipping Inc. today announced that its subsidiary, Diana Shipping Services S.A. (DSS), was sentenced by the United States District Court in Norfolk, Virginia to a fine of $1,
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – the worldwide trade association for shipowners says it has made an important written submission to the United Nations
The Port Hardy, BC, Provincial Court sentenced Ian Garnier, master of the F.V. 'Miss Tatum' for contravention of the Canadian Fisheries Act for fishing with a bottom-trawl
Lawyers for the Arctic 30 have started to lodge applications with Russia's Investigative Committee seeking exit visas for the non-Russian nationals. If the applications are approved,
The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) note in a recent report that the use of private armed guards
Renowned legal adviser Jonathan Elvey returns to London; Nick Shepherd appointed to head the firm’s Piraeus office.
In the New Year Jonathan Elvey, head of the
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law on the liberalization of exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG). According to the document, two new categories
This morning, the RCMP along with partners from the Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police detailed circumstances that led to the arrest of 53 year old Qing Quentin Huang of Toronto.
The oil tanker “Energena’ managed by Gulf Stolt Ship Management and currently undergoing maintenance at Drydocks World, will become the first commercial vessel to sail under the UAE flag
The Dutch Foreign Ministry has finalised a bank guarantee of 3.6 million euros in compliance with a binding ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of
Maritime charity, the Apostleship of the Sea has called for a major change in the way seafarers and fishermen are treated by government authorities when they are the victims of unscrupulous owners.