Poten & Partners’ manager of marine research and consulting Erik Broekhuizen reviews owners’ options for the Ballast Water Management Convention which comes into force on 8 September for new and existing vessels
Lower oil prices, an overhang of laid-up vessels and continued ordering of newbuildings are conspiring against concerted improvement, says Maritime Strategies International senior offshore analyst Dr Ferenc Pasztor
In marked contrast to other sectors, uptake of ballast water management systems in the offshore sector is uneven. Craig Jallal explores why this is the case and the challenges facing the offshore market
Riviera’s Sulphur Cap 2020 series of events has been very successful in bringing together leading industry figures to address the most pressing issues. This conference will return to Singapore on 15-16 October for what will be a vital meeting as the industry prepares for IMO 2020 regulations.