IMO issues warning over GPS roll over

IMO has issued a warning to maritime users of the Global Positioning System Standard Positioning Service (GPS-SPS) urging them to check their systems ahead of the week counter roll over, which took place on 6 […]

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Joining the data dots: cruise ship MOBs

The revelation that 284 people have fallen off cruise ships and 41 from larger ferries since 2000 has prompted a conversation on the industry’s safety practices.  From an average of 1.5 people that fall overboard […]

VIDA has been generally supported by the maritime industry. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch

Future shipowner costs hinge on VIDA

Trading in the United States could get more complicated – and more costly – if legislation aimed at simplifying ballast-water compliance for shipowners also eliminates current vessel exemptions while adding new requirements and higher standards. […]