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IMO 2020: Worldwide Scrubber washwater restrictions

#Globalwarming #IMO The IMO considers exhaust gas scrubbers to be an acceptable means of reducing vessels’ sulphur emissions and ensuring compliance with MARPOL Annex VI. A separate guideline, Resolution MEPC.259(68), specifies the requirements for the verification, testing, survey and certification of scrubber systems and sets out the criteria for discharging scrubber washwater into the sea. …

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Joint War Committee updates the Hull War, Piracy, Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Areas

The London insurance market’s Joint War Committee (JWC) has extended the high-risk area for shipping after the Fujiarah tanker attacks. The body said the list now includes Oman, the UAE and the Persian Gulf west of longitude 58°E. The committee also said claims from the attacks will be “significant.” The Joint War Committee has reviewed …

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local fishermen rescued 11 ship crews off West Papua waters, Indonesia

local fishermen picked up life raft containing 11 crews of sank ship off West Papua waters, Indonesia. The vessel “LCT MARUNI PRATAMA, IMO-8678554,” loaded with sand and cement sank early in the morning November 10 in Manokwari Regency waters, northeast of West Papua, Indonesia. As reported, 11 crew was onboard the ship routing from Manokwari …

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Maritime Academy Admission Procedure For Foreign Students

Answering questions regarding the procedure of obtaining admission into the maritime academy and/or the University of Ukraine, we have asked our affiliated academic agency to publish a short guideline to help our blog readers in pursuing their academic ambition. Furthermore, all information regarding foreign students’ admission into any of the Ukrainian maritime academy or university …

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Snapped Mooring Line Kill one Ship crew and leave two injured

On October 8, 2019 it was confirmed that a chief mate who leads on mooring operation during ship arrival to Sagunto port, Spain, was strick dead by a snapped mooring line which as well injured other two crews. The report stated that he dead instantly as confirmed by Paramedics. Also read: ship mooring safety tips …

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AC Compressor Explosion

AC Compressor Explosion: Two ship crews seriously injured

Two ship crews seriously injured as Engine Control Room (ECR) Air Condition (AC) unit compressor exploded while charging gas. The two Engineers ( 2nd Engineer and electrical engineer) affected by the accident, was on process of refilling Freon gas into the compressor, as the AC cooling was not sufficient for the ECR. Related article – …

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