Articles overview

New technologies and innovations that enable digitalisation and new solutions continue rising in the shipping industry, impacting the way we conduct business.

The first two articles of this series gave insight into the emission monitoring methods as they can be found in international regulations from the IMO and EU.

The Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Regulation contains three emission monitoring methods which are generally praised for their transparency and effectiveness.

This article explores the three monitoring methods set out in the IMO’s legislation, namely MARPOL Annex VI and the NOx Technical Code.

This article is the introduction to our series of 4 articles that will cover the origin and necessity behind the most widely used emission monitoring methods.

This article will explain the role shipowners have in the marine industry, the current issues they face and how these issues can be balanced by introducing some changes.


OEM is an abbreviation that can be seen in a range of industries – automotive, IT, aviation and marine among others.

This article will give you a better view on the main functions of non-governmental organizations, hereinafter NGO, in the marine industry and explain why they are an important party in creating leg

This article aims at explaining the work of national ministries and why it is relevant to the marine industry.

As the maritime industry is facing competition issues, the following article will show how Flag States are related to Classification Societies and why it is important for competition.


This article will explain the main characteristics of classification societies, the differences between their public and private role and why their independence is important for the marine industry

This article aims to present the structure and functions of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as well as the ways to change the regulatory framework and the relevant actors involved in

This article focuses on what “independence” means and why independent manufacturers and suppliers are a good alternative for ship owners.