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Indus 8

Scenic Further Details New Scenic Eclipse Ocean Yacht

Dubbed a mega yacht by some and a millionaire’s cruise ship by others; our luxury ocean liner concept combines all-out opulence with world-leading innovation to deliver an at sea holiday experience like no other.

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Panama Canal – tanker deck cooling now mandatory

FEARS of a terror attack against passengers on ferry crossings between Britain and France have prompted one of France’s biggest ferry companies to consider the unprecedented step of having armed se…

Ferry companies planning to have ARMED sea marshals on board France-to-Britain ships

The Report Magazine is the official publication of the International Institute of Marine Surveying. The Institute publishes the Report Magazine four times per year in March, June, September and Dec…

International Institute of Marine Surveying, the Report Magazine June 2016

Τhere have recently been reports of a security breach in the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre, Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG), resulting in information being leaked to individuals with the int…

West Africa, Gulf of Guinea – Security Risk Caution and Guidance for Vessels and Owners

In 1984, IMO convened a conference to consider a new instrument dealing with compensation for accidents involving hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) but the issue proved to be so complex that...

The HNS (Hazardous & Noxious Substances) convention, why it is needed

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Infographic: Beautiful Man Made Islands Around the World

The Greek/Cypriot startup company VesselBot was chosen among 1700 companies around the globe to participate at PortXL, a Dutch accelerator based at the port of Rotterdam. PortXL is the first accele…

VesselBot, a Greek/Cypriot startup company conquers the port of Rotterdam!

The Panama Canal can now accommodate vessels up to 366m LOA and 49m beam and to 13000 TEU. For this new Neo Panamax class to transit through the third set of locks, they require upgrades to their d…

Is your vessel in compliance with the new regulations of the Panama Canal?

The SS Marine Electric sank during a storm in the North Atlantic on 12 February 1983. Of the 34 crew members on board, three survived, but only after enduring 90 minutes in extremely cold water. Th…

Flashback in history: Sinking of SS Marine Electric, 12 February 1983

The deadly sinking of the Sewol ferry, which left 295 dead and nine missing back in 2014, may have been a result of a submarine crash, not a simple accident caused by overloaded freight, an anonymo…

Submarine crash may have caused Sewol sinking