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CHIRP has published its Maritime Feedback Report 55

The CHIRP Charitable Trust has published Maritime Feedback 55. This second bulletin of 2019 contains reports on engine room heat protection, main engine failures, CBM systems, communications and hours of rest violations. MFB 55 is currently available online in 3...

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Ammonia comes under the spotlight as a potential new low emissions fuel

Ammonia can be safely and effectively applied as a marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions according to new research published by C-Job Naval Architects. The ground-breaking research uses a new concept design, an ammonia carrier fuelled by its own cargo,...

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DNV GL has published updated bulk cargo liquefaction guidance information

DNV GL Classification society has updated its bulk cargo liquefaction guidelines. Originally published in 2015, the revised guidelines are based on feedback from readers and practical experiences that have arisen historically. The guidelines focus on design and operation of vessels...

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New Allianz review reveals the lowest shipping losses this century

In 2018, the maritime industry saw the number of total shipping losses of vessels over 100GT falling significantly to 46, representing the lowest total this century, said Allianz in its new Shipping and Safety review 2019. To put it into...

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RCR urges boat owners to fit bilge filters to stop inland waterways contamination

River Canal Rescue (RCR) is urging boat owners to take action to install bilge filters to stop the contamination of inland waterways through the accidental spilling of fuel and oil. RCR estimates that more than 120,000 litres of fuel and...

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