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Shipping Related Research

Shipping Related Research

A presentation of George A. Gratsos, President of Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, at the National Council for Research and Technology on the 31st of July 2012

Union of Greek Shipowners – Annual Report 2011-12

Union of Greek Shipowners – Annual Report 2011-12

The Union of Greek Shipowners has published its Annual Report 2011-12 with a foreword by its president Theodore E. Veniamis. The report, inter alia, underlines: – In 2011, the world shipping market failed to register a recovery from the low levels of previous years with uncertainty reigning high and making further predictions very hard. –(…)

IMO signs counter-piracy partnerships with UN agencies and EU

IMO signs counter-piracy partnerships with UN agencies and EU

The commitment of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia through boosting capacity building in the region has been underlined with the signing of five strategic partnerships with a number of UN agencies and the EU, following a Conference on Capacity Building to Counter Piracy off the Coast of(…)

Guidelines for implementation of energy efficiency measures adopted

Guidelines for implementation of energy efficiency measures adopted

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted four sets of guidelines intended to assist in the implementation of the mandatory Regulations on Energy Efficiency for Ships in MARPOL Annex VI, which are expected to enter into force on 1 January 2013: • 2012 Guidelines on the method of(…)

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