ClassNK advises industry to install BWMS in advance

ClassNK has been monitoting the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships periodically since 2018, now recommending the industry to install BWMS in advance.

Humans reach year of decision on the autonomous ship

2020 is proving to be a crucial year in the development of technologies and initiatives relating to maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS). In what is seen as the point of departure for regulators, the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee is set to conclude an initial scoping exercise into the application of IMO regulations in the context of MASS.

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