The revised Guidelines for the preparation of the Cargo Securing Manual(MSC.1/Circ.1353) requires ships 
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 00:00

Damage Stability for Tankers

New stability instrument requirements will apply to all tankers constructed (keel laid) on or after 1-January- 2016  (1-July-2016, for gas carriers).
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 00:00

LOADING OF STEEL COILS

"Can the cargo hold be loaded with steel coils up to the weight calculated by multiplying the tank top area(m2) by the allowable tank top load(ton/m2)?"
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

UPDATED SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS PLAN(STS)

Recently the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator issued Marine Notice No.2-013-10 for STS Operations Plan... 
Owners of ships under construction before 2009 are encouraged to consider fittings bow chain stoppers with the recommendation for  new ship. Chevron terminals.....
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

Damage control booklets

Owners and Operators of ships trading to Chinese ports, in order to avoid costly delays to the vessel(Code 17) should be advised to pay attention to the above area of concern and ensure that, for ships constructed on or after February 1 1992, that a Damage Control Booklet (in addition to Damage Control Plan) is available on board their ship.
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

Mooring requirements of Panama Canal new Locks

Further to the Panama Canal Authority(ACP) announces, the conceptual agreement provides that the construction of the Third Set of Lock is completed by December 2015.
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

New option of C.A.M.E.L.

New option of C.A.M.E.L. Loading program has been development in order to help the Master and vessel’s operators to load the vessel with uniform cargo on deck and on hatch covers.