Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other professions, even, perhaps, the oldest, it has always combined the best of science and art. As the maritime world transformed from sails and galley slaves through ..
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As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry has announced the publication of its first low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker. According to Drewry, both shippers and forwarders have expressed confusion and concern ..
From its origins in 1901 until the late 1950s, through its deep association with the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy became unmistakably British in outlook, practices and culture. It was a relationship of great value to Australia. That comfortable symbiosis had reached its zenith by 1957, when Prime Minister Robert ..
I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..
Piracy is a scourge that just will not go away, with the Gulf of Guinea now replacing the coast of Somalia as a “hotspot” that is frightening seafarers tasked with voyages to West Africa. It is a different sort of piracy, but no less nasty, with the criminals seizing crewmembers for ransom, rather than capturing the ..
Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other ..
Chinese shipbuilder Shanghai Harbour Fuxing Shipping Service Company has delivered a new Robert Allan Ltd-designed ASD tug to Tianjin Port. Jin Gang Lun 33 will join Jin ..
DNV GL has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding (HPWS) on a new dual-fuel containership. The vessel will have capacity for ..