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This is so given that this is a notional point in chartering terms, this is best described as the Shipper/Receiver arranging for delivery/receival of cargo to/from directly under ships hook and the ship paying for the labour to stow the cargo in the vesse ...

A common measure of ship carrying capacity. The number of tons (2240 lbs.) of cargo, stores and bunkers that a vessel can transport. It is the difference between the number of tons of water a vessel displaces "light" and the number of tons it displaces "w ...

Category:Sea Words

This refers to shipping documents which are presented to a bank on a collection basis to be passed to the buyer (drawee) when payment is made.

Category:Financial Terms

Tunnel which accommodates pipelines and runs longitudinally alongh the centre line of a ship.

Category:Technical Terms


Maritime Industry News

  • The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released its report into the collision between the container ship Kota Wajar and the yacht July last year, stating that neither vessel was maintaining a proper

  • Ambition levels for setting energy saving targets in the shipping industry are low. That’s one of the conclusions reached in DNV GL’s 2015 Energy Management Study. The study, based on the

  • The Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors has decided to end production and sell its U.S. car plant in favor of Asian production. It’s a move that current low shipping rates may

  • A piece of plane debris has washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, but officials are saying that it’s too early to say whether or not it has come

  • While the offshore oil and gas industry reels from depressed crude oil prices, one Chinese shipbuilder sees investment opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico. The Chinese State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) is a

Companies Profiles

  • Intertrade Ltd. is a company that Officialy Represents important companies in the maritime sector such as : REINTJES GmbH, Chesterton, Vulkan - DMR, Polarmarine, SPW GmbH, AP Marine, Van

  • The company TRITECHdive was founded in 2012 with the diving services as the main activity. Company’s permanent personnel comprises of professional divers with long term experience and

  • Technocrank Hellas Co. since it was established, operates successfully with fast rates of growth. Our excellent reputation is mainly built on the services that we provided world wide. The
  • Dolphin Safety Services is an inflatable liferaft servicing station under the sole proprietorship of Mr. K.Ramesh approved by the Government of India , Ministry of Surface Transport (Directorate General

  • Marine Boiler Automation was founded in 1994 with the aim of offering its customers professional service and complete solutions in marine boilers,burners and control systems.
    Our Long-term experience, close relationship

Alert - Accident News

  • The Shipowners P&I Club has analyzed the benefits for the vessels below 500GT of adopting ship-specific procedural systems.

    Even if it is not a regulatory requirement for operators

  • The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published IMOCircular SN.1/Circ.331, dated 13 July 2015, advising of new routing measures in the followingareas:

    Two-way routes in the south-west Coral
  • All mariners urged to keep a lookout after a collision between container ship and yacht off south-east Queensland.

    In the early morning hours of 6 July 2014 in

  • IMCA has issued Safety Flash to summarize key safety matters and highlight lessons learnt from an incident in which a crewman was splashed in the eyes with material from a Lithium battery.

  • The Mariners' Alerting and Reporting Scheme (MARS) is primarily a confidential reporting system run by The Nautical Institute to allow full reporting of accidents (and near misses) without fear of identification