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First Havyard 832 Arrives from China

First Chinese Havyard 832 Arrives

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What Is Nationality Of A Ship?

Every ship is registered with a country. By nationality of the ship we mean the country the ship is registered with. The country of origin (manufacturing) might not always be the nationality of the ship. In today’s world the registration of [...]
shipping laws

Marine Law History Explored

Shipping law history is almost synonymous with the law of the land. The history of law is considered to be a history of mankind, a history of civilized society. History of admiralty can be easily considered to be the history of business and [...]
sisterships

What Is A Sistership?

You must have heard of sister concerns and sister firms but do you know what is a sistership in marine terminology? Well we know that ship is considered as a female gender, but what about the sistership thing as such relationships are more [...]

Sailor Insurance

Before we delve deeper into the details of sailor insurance, let us first try to find out what is exactly meant by insurance in general. This may be important as generally speaking mariner officers and crew may not have an idea about this. Basically [...]

Maritime Piracy Statistics

Piracy and robbery at the sea is a common phenomenon that the shipping industry all over the world has to face. The pirates are a group of people who wait for a chance to rob or steal articles form a ship. They also take hostages and demand [...]
Drug And Alcohol Policy On Ships

Drug And Alcohol Policy On Ships

drug and alcohol policy The drug and alcohol policy on ships are very strict and are followed very closely so that no incidents ever occur in the sea because of these substance abuse. We will now discuss a little more on the same. The rules [...]

MARPOL

MARPOL is the convention that was put in place to minimize pollution from ships and marine vessels. It was first implemented in 1973 and a protocol later modified it in 1978. MARPOL is short for “Marine Pollution.” It was designed to minimize [...]

Marine Law History Explained

Marine law history is almost synonymous with the law of the land. The history of law is considered to be a history of mankind, a history of civilized society. History of admiralty can be easily considered to be the history of business and commerce. [...]

Maritime Law Information

Introduction This section deals with maritime law information and the various facets of marine regulations as applicable to ships, shipping companies and so on. We know that regulations are necessary for any activity if control and welfare of [...]