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04 March

What Is A National Maritime Transport Policy?

​Maritime transportation is an essential component of any programme for sustainable development because the world relies on a safe, secure and efficient international shipping industry. Read more

18 February

Autonomous shipping: surrounding issues

For autonomous shipping to gain regulatory and societal acceptance, this technology must be at least as safe as traditional ships, said the UK P&I Club in a new paper. A successful approach to change would be to develop regulations in tandem with technological advancements, always maintaining the focus on the safety of people and property […]

14 February

Know more: Dynamic Positioning System

Dynamic positioning (DP) is a computer-controlled system to automatically maintain a vessel’s position and heading by using its own propellers and thrusters. Position reference sensors, combined with wind sensors, motion sensors and gyrocompasses, provide information to the computer pertaining to the vessel’s position and the magnitude and direction of environmental forces affecting its position. Examples of vessel types […]

05 February

Important: Prime Tanker Management launched medical insurance program for seafarers and their families

Prime Tanker Management has launched insurance program for valued seafarers and their families Since January 2020, the world’s leading tanker company Prime Marine Management has launched the medical insurance program for seafarers and their families. According to surveys, medical insurance is one of the priorities during the process of  choosing an employer’s company and also […]

25 January

Interesting: top 10 of the countries shipowners

At the end of 2018, which failed VesselsValue, it turned out which states today have the largest fleet. As in the past year, the top ten were headed by Greece, however, China was noted by the highest rates of increase in the cost of ships. Read more: https://itf.com.ua/top-10-stran-sudovladelcev-po-itogam-2018-g/  

17 January

Important: Ensuring containers safety on board container ships

Uwe-Peter Schieder, Loss Prevention Manager at GDV (German Insurance Association – Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft) and Vice-Chair of IUMI’s Loss Prevention Committee, provides his comment on securing containers on deck of a container ship. Mr. Schieder says that there are six different motions in which vessels move in the sea, with the main of them […]

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