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Formed out of the merger of the two classification societies, DNV-GL Group, which is waiting to complete the process of approvals, will be a massive entity to reckon with

Posted to DNV & GL merger will be completed soon by Joseph Fonseca on 8/7/2013 12:39:31 PM | with 0 comments


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Resilient ship building brings hope of its revival and escalated growth



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Incorporating “Hydraulic trailer” and “puller” in the Motor Vehicle Rules will not only ensure faster movement of heavy lift and project cargo but also see much of it moving along the Indian coast



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The R & D projects of ClassNK for reducing running cost of ships will offset the burden that would be cast on ship owners by the unsavory new conventions set to come into force



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Ship recyclers oppose the new recycling convention of IMO

Posted to Ship Recyclers in India feel threatened by Joseph Fonseca on 9/5/2012 4:36:28 PM | with 0 comments


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Rising attrition rate and the need to improve working of the Indian administration may compel the government of India to take the assistance of the Indian Navy and coast guard



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Mixing Business with pleasure can yield quick results



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In the negotiations with the two unions for a wage settlement of ratings and petty officers the ship owners reached an agreement with one of them which the other claims is at the cost of seafarers



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Whilst training institutes can play a greater role in enhancing quality, shipping company also need to do their bit and work closely with the institutes

Posted to Is Manpower quality destroying us? by Joseph Fonseca on 1/30/2012 2:12:48 PM | with 1 comments


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Entering the bunkering business in India, Aegis Group is confident of causing a turnaround



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