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KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

The Korean Register (KR) has launched the 20th version of its KR-Con, a digital database that contains almost all the IMO international conventions and other instruments. The program, which was developed and launched in Korea in 2000, has been used globally by...

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IMO STATES URGED TO ACCEPT ENLARGEMENT OF COUNCIL

IMO STATES URGED TO ACCEPT ENLARGEMENT OF COUNCIL

Member States of the IMO are being urged to accept, as soon as possible, amendments to the IMO Convention which will expand the size of the IMO Council to 52, reflecting the increased membership of IMO.   The text of the amendments were adopted by the IMO...

DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

LogCentral, OneOcean’s electronic record book solution, has been expanded, furthering the company’s environmental offering by integrating record keeping into the environmental suite. Four new record books have been added to LogCentral, as well as the confirmation of...

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IMO has granted full consultative status to the International Windship Association (IWSA), a move that IWSA says will help bring wind-assisted and primary wind propulsion issues to the fore as the technology segment continues to grow and the industry looks to this...

IMO CONSIDERS MID-TERM MEASURES FOR CO2 CUTS

IMO CONSIDERS MID-TERM MEASURES FOR CO2 CUTS

Various proposals for mid-term measures to reduce GHG emissions, including a number of submissions related to potential market-based measures, have been submitted and considered by an IMO working group, involving more than 350 participants from some 70 Member States,...

IRCLASS CONTRIBUTES TO BETTER REGULATION OF INDIA’S INLAND SHIPPING

IRCLASS CONTRIBUTES TO BETTER REGULATION OF INDIA’S INLAND SHIPPING

International ship classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has played an integral role in the drafting of the Inland Vessels Bill which was recently passed by the Parliament. The Inland Vessels (IV) Act 2021 repeals an earlier Inland Vessels Act...

CONFUSION HIGHLIGHTED OVER EEXI TECHNICAL PARAMETERS

CONFUSION HIGHLIGHTED OVER EEXI TECHNICAL PARAMETERS

Verifavia, an independent emissions verification company for the transport sector, insists that accurate calculation of the IMO Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) relies on inputting the correct data. Following a series of webinars designed to demystify...

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