WLPGA heralds LPG as an ideal propulsion fuel in the marine industry
With upcoming stricter IMO emission rules, amongst the options, LPG is one of the promising solutions, argues Mr. Nikos Xydas.
Industry must adapt to new demands or 'we will get bitten badly'
Shipping industry needs to abandon old-fashioned structures and adapt to the realities of the modern world and the demands of the next generation, argued Frank Coles, CEO, Transas.
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Helicopter pilot crashes off Port Hedland, Australia
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) received a report that a helicopter had crashed into the water about 35 kilometres north of Port Hedland in Western Australia, and is currently conducting a search in that area.
New potential refuges for ships identified in Haida Gwaii
The Haida Nation and Transport Canada have revised a regional plan to ensure that ships in need of assistance have a designated location to stabilize their condition and reduce the hazards to navigation, human life and the environment.
Japan Coast Guard pushes negligent homicide charges over US warship collision
The Japan Coast Guard has recommended negligent homicide charges for the USS Fitzgerald’s officer of the deck and the ACX Crystal’s second officer, following the fatal collision on 17 Jun 2017, which caused death of seven sailors.