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Indian Register of Shipping Receives RO Authorisation From Jordan & Bahrain

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass),has made significant inroads into the Middle East market, following the announcement in October onits plans to further strengthen its footprint in the region. RO recognition from Jordan and Bahrain IRClass has received authorisation as a Recognised Organisation …

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BREXIT: Last Chance To Prevent Chaos

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: European Shippers’ Council calls for a transitional period allowing governments as well as companies to finalise their preparation at least until December 2020. If the present Brexit withdrawal agreement does not pass the vote in the House of Commons in mid-January, a cliff-edge scenario will …

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Korean Register Moves to Electronic Certificates

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: From 17 December 2018, Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society established in 1960 with the purpose of promoting safety of life, property and the protection of the marine environment, is rolling out IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its classed fleet. …

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Milaha Unveils Large Plans to Upgrade its Shipyard in Mesaieed

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Milaha has selected Royal HaskoningDHV, a leading independent, international project management and engineering consultancy firm based in the UK and the Netherlands,to develop plans to upgrade its Shipyard facilities in preparation for further growth in current markets and expansion into new areas of operations. Since …

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Verifavia Shipping Signs Agreement With 8 Ros To Support IMO DCS Verification

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), on 6 December 2018 announced 8 new cooperation agreements with Recognized Organisations (ROs), supporting the verification of data for the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Data Collection System (DCS) regulation. ROs including …

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India Needs To Draw Master Plan To Boost Coastal Shipping

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: India must draw a master plan for non-major ports on the same lines as major ports to map its supply chain linking it to key manufacturing sectors to boost coastal shipping with requisite policy and regulatory changes, according to maritime experts speaking at workshop on …

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Shipping Giant Maersk Sets Net Zero Co2 Emission Target by 2050

Chennai: Port Wings News Network:   Aimed at accelerating the transition to carbon neutral shipping, Maersk on 4 December announced its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030, and an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of …

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