USCG Offers MTSA-ISPS Helpdesk
task of creating new rules and policies to protect the homeland. Security Act (MTSA) of 2002. including minimally regulated or previously unregulated entities. implementation and enforcement.
Naval Tech on Display in Kuala Lumpur
Blohm + Voss GmbH will be represented from April 12-15, 2004 at the defence engineering trade fair "Defence Service Asia" (DSA. More than 600 exhibitors from more…
No Booze Cruise Here: UK Checks Drunken Mariners
"Stay ship-shape aboard ship" was the U.K. government's message as it launched new alcohol limits for professional mariners. A crackdown on drunken sailors saw alcohol…
EC Takes Finland, Italy to Court
The European Commission decided to lodge a complaint to the Court of Justice against Finland for failure to respect EU legislation on Port State control of shipping.
EC OKs P&O, Royal Nedlloyd Split
The European Commission approved, pursuant to the Merger Regulation, a proposed transaction by which the British port operator P&O and the Dutch liner shipping company…
Insurance: Make a List, Check it Twice
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that a marine insurer is liable for losses of unsurveyed cargo where the policy failed to list the cargo as requiring survey prior to shipment.
Lühr New Container Line Manager
Hartmut Lühr (47), executive board chairman of VTG-Lehnkering AG, has been appointed manager of Hapag-Lloyd Container Line with effect from May 1st 2004. He will be responsible for Region Europe.
Van Dyck Takes the Helm at Intertanko
The Council of Intertanko elected Mr Stephen Van Dyck, Chairman of Maritrans Inc., as its new chairman, as nominated by the Executive Committee. Van Dyck said "It…
NWC Calls For Common Sense in WRDA Hearing
The National Waterways Conference has called for “common sense and balance” regarding the latest report issued by the National Wildlife Federation and Taxpayers for Common Sense.