Articles

Artificial noses – are they too costly?

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.

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Will the emission monitoring methods under the MRV Regulation remain as effective when data is kept in secret?

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

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Emission Monitoring Methods under the IMO

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

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Emission monitoring methods

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.

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What are the current issues for shipowners?

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.

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What is the actual meaning of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and why is it important to define?

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

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What is the role and importance of NGOs?

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

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How is the work of national ministries relevant to the marine industry?

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

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What is the relationship between Flag States and Classification Societies?

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.

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Why is the independence of classification societies so important?

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

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International Maritime Organisation: How to influence the regulatory framework?

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

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Independent Suppliers and Manufacturers: A Quality Alternative

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

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