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Day of the Seafarer 2017

This year, once again, the 25th June will mark the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS), and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has announced its…

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“Light Touch” to end

On October the 1st 2016, the IMO’s (International Maritime Organisation)  three-month so-called “light touch” enforcement of the SOLAS revision that all packed containers must have…

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World Maritime Day 2016

It’s months away until World Maritime Day 2016 (29 September 2016) but the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has announced the theme for this year, “Shipping: indispensable…

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Dangerous goods

With the devastating images and stories coming out of Tianjin from last month’s explosions, it has forced the maritime industry (among the others) to ensure…

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Ebola and Shipping

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) have recently issued an infographic on avoiding the Ebola Virus Disease whilst traveling on a ship or whilst in port….

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