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Viewpoint: Scrubbing up nicely

BIMCO, along with paint and coating manufacturers, ship operators and companies engaged in hull cleaning hope that by the autumn of 2019 a standard for the underwater cleaning of ships’ hulls that is safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable will be in place

International Ship repair

Viewpoint: Building resilience

Navies of the world are said to spend as much on cyber defence as they do on ship structures and weaponry, while commercial shipping remains in a very different league

Viewpoint International

Viewpoint: Burning questions

There seems to be no way of tackling the sheer criminal and wilful ability of shippers, notably in the Far East, to cheat the system

International Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Costing compliance

The shipping industry, in its compulsory requirements for environmental compliance, is facing a dramatic across-the-board increase in operational costs

International Environment

Viewpoint: Keep the change

London International Shipping Week next year is to have as its theme international trade in a changing world. Our industry can help to make this change a success

Viewpoint: Regulated to death

Some robust championing of the IMO and its role is possibly important, when other agencies seem to be muscling in on the regulatory regime

International IMO
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