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ICS and ISSA offer a helping hand with recycling regulations

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA), BIMCO and the International HazMat Association (IHMA) have collaborated to develop a new guide to help both shipowners and ship suppliers comply with both the current EU Ship Recycling Regulations (EUSRR) and the Hong Kong Convention on Ship Recycling (HKC) where ratification is anticipated next year. Under both sets… Read more →

Footballing legend lined up for TMS Awards

1st November 2022, Dubai, UAE: This year’s The Maritime Standard Awards, which take place on Tuesday November 15th at the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, will feature former England goalkeeper and footballing legend, Peter Shilton, as master of ceremonies. The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards is the region’s premier shipping and maritime awards event. The TMS Awards are held under patronage of… Read more →

TMS Tanker Conference session highlights environmental challenges facing tanker shipping

18th October 2022, Dubai, UAE: The seventh annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference takes place on 16th November at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai. A stimulating and thought-provoking program is rapidly taking shape that reflects the extraordinary circumstances facing tanker shipping after two years of pandemic, and now unprecedented geo-political shockwaves. In addition, tanker operators face the ongoing challenge of… Read more →

TMS Tanker Conference – opening session focuses on tanker shipping post-pandemic

3rd October 2022, Dubai, UAE: The seventh annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference takes place on 16th November at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai. A stimulating and thought-provoking program is rapidly taking shape that reflects the fact that this is a pivotal time for the tanker sector, as it not only emerges from the pandemic, but as other geopolitical challenges… Read more →

Top quality speakers lined up for TMS Tanker Conference

15th September 2022, Dubai, UAE: A host of top quality speakers have been lined up for the seventh annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which this year takes place on 16th November at the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. Confirmed speakers include executives from leading tanker operators, finance companies, ports and terminals, classification societies and both technical and operational service providers… Read more →

TMS extend Awards deadline

17th August 2022, Dubai, UAE: As a result of the huge volume of last minute nominations for this year’s The Maritime Standard Awards, it has been decided to grant a final deadline extension. The aim is to make completely sure that everyone who wants to enter has a chance to do so. Consequently, it has been confirmed that nominations will… Read more →

Daniamant showcases its lifesaving safety equipment at global SMM trade show

Stand number 01.708 | 6 – 9 September 2022 Danish-based marine electronics company, Daniamant, announces its line-up of its lifesaving products at this year’s Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine (SMM) event – the maritime industry’s leading international trade fair, from 6– 9 September 2022. The bi-annual maritime show is the largest trade fair for the shipbuilding, machinery and marine technologies industries,… Read more →

New Invention Institute opens in Durham seeking next Newtons and Edisons

A NEW research Institute dedicated to finding and supporting the next Isaac Newtons and future Nobel Prize winners of science in the United Kingdom has been officially opened this week at Hatfield College, Durham University. Professor Paula Chadwick, from the Department of Physics at Durham University and a member of the DIRDI advisory board, said: “Colleagues and I in the… Read more →


Swedish ship supplier creates the first circular economy for plastic ropes. The ship supplier, and ISSA-member, DFS has created the world’s first plastic rope that is part of a circular economy. Does this new rope, ReLine™, have the potential to change the market for plastic ropes as a whole? We’ve asked Carl Forsman, Project Manager at DFS, to give his… Read more →

Comply with ISO 14520 Gaseous Fire-Extinguishing Systems Regulations with Coltraco Ultrasonics, an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Approved Organisation

Coltraco Ultrasonics’ Portalevel® MAX PLUS is the world’s leading, and most accurate, contents monitor for liquified gaseous extinguishing systems. Coltraco’s newest British innovation follows the co-location of our Physicists and Scientists at Durham University, a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence. The Portalevel® MAX PLUS features an upgraded intuitive user-interface displaying GAS or LIQUID to make testing fire… Read more →

CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. Partnerships with Aplisens!

CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. has signed a contract agreement with Aplisens as Authorized Distributor in Greek Market. APLISENS S.A. is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality process instrumentation. The company was founded in 1992. Main factory and headquarters are located in Warsaw. From the beginning it has concentrated on electronic pressure and differential pressure measurement technology. The… Read more →

The Necessity of Portable Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicators – A Comment from Coltraco Ultrasonics

On Sunday the 12th of November 2021 the Tokyo MOU Secretariat published a Note of Attention for its Port State Control Officers (PSCOs). The Tokyo MOU is one of the most active regional port state control (PSC) organisations in the world, consisting of 21 member Authorities in the Asia-Pacific Region. This Note of Attention states that: 3.1 – “When inspecting… Read more →

New Partnership Between Coltraco Ultrasonics and Durham University

Carl Hunter, Chairman of Coltraco Ultrasonics is delighted to announce a new signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Durham University to formalise the commitment between our two organisations to work together and combine expertise. This will enable collaborative research and innovation, as well as staff development and student placement opportunities. New MoU The MoU was signed by Professor Colin… Read more →

New LALIZAS Catalogue just released!

LALIZAS, the leading manufacturer of lifesaving equipment since 1982, has now released its new, updated catalogue! Having decades of experience in the global market by manufacturing and distributing lifesaving equipment worldwide through a very-well established network of branches, franchises and distributors, LALIZAS now introduces its new catalogue; a total safety solution! The new, eagerly awaited catalogue is a comprehensive proposal… Read more →

Sailors’ Society provides vital Covid support to more than 26,000 Indian seafarers

Maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has successfully distributed 5,000 Covid Care Kits, helping more than 26,000 Indian seafarers and their families in the fight against Covid-19.  The charity is also providing ongoing support to local seafaring communities in India via a dedicated 24/7 paramedic-led helpline.  The project was set up in response to India’s latest deadly wave of Covid-19 and… Read more →

A personal challenge for an amazing charity!

AMI Marine are once again fundraising for The Seafarers Charity, this time they will take on a physical challenge with a difference – The Iron Butt Sore Saddle 1000.  During the Covid pandemic over 1 million people serving at sea were stranded aboard. From Cargo ship crew to waiters on cruise ships. The Seafarers Charity in collaboration with Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest provided much need… Read more →

LALIZAS Service Station in Middle East: One year of successful operation!

LALIZAS is pleased to announce that its Service Station in Middle East, based in the United Arab Emirates, has completed one year of successful operation. Taking into account that their partners operate under challenging conditions, LALIZAS highly skilled team of experts provides any vessel or oil rig/platform with LSA/FFE inspections & services that meet the highest standards. The Service Station, located in Fujairah, is one… Read more →