Industry News

A selection of links to relevant news articles

8
Mar 2018

New series of Ice Class vessel designs

Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has unveiled a new series of Ice Class vessel designs. The new designs are especially suited for marine services around the development of new arctic ports, terminals and offshore structures.

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8
Mar 2018

U.S. Navy Releases Proposal Request for Coast Guard’s New Heavy Polar Icebreaker

The U.S. Navy, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, has released a request for proposal for the advance procurement and detail design work for the USCG’s first new heavy polar icebreaker in more than 40 years.

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27
Feb 2018

IMO Putting the Polar Code into practice

Speaking at an international conference on implementing the Polar Code, in Helsinki, Finland, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said that the IMO’s Polar Code, when properly applied, is a powerful tool for safeguarding the environment and protecting the lives of seafarers and passengers in the challenging polar regions.

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22
Feb 2018

The Polar Code, one year on

Despite its shortcomings, the Code has been a huge step forward in safeguarding the world’s oceans.

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14
Feb 2018

Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the 2020 sulphur ban

The Clean Arctic Alliance has welcomed the agreement of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to move towards a ban on the carriage of shipping fuel with sulphur content above 0.5% by 2020.

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