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    Suez canal rebates guide: Navigating the rebate system

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has implemented a rebate system as an incentive to attract more ships to use the Suez Canal instead of alternative routes. Knowing how to navigate your way through the rebate system's processes is important to understand as it

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    Steaming into the future

    Vessels need to be run as effective and cost efficient as possible. Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, OW (Wallenius) and StormGeo have created a monitoring and analysing system for the future. Shippersys is a web-based advanced vessel performance monitoring and analysis

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    Moving on from sulphur

    Learn why Wilhelmsen is leading the switch to a post-sulphur shipping industry. Tough new regulations on sulphur emissions have caused panic in the shipping industry. At the start of 2015, the level of sulphur permitted in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs) was

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    Managing fuel quality issues and meeting regulatory requirements

    For shipowners and operators, maintaining fuel quality at a time of tightening regulation requires a clear understanding of the challenges It’s a hard but inescapable fact that the quality of marine fuel used across the world’s shipping fleet has been deteriorating

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    Proper cargo hold cleaning procedures mean good risk management

    What is the most important part of a bulk carrier? The bridge perhaps or maybe the engine room? In truth, it is cargo holds that are the key to the ship’s profitability. The design of modern dry bulk carriers is centred around their holds and has evolved to

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    R-22 – The Final Countdown

    For Europe, R-22 is a refrigerant of the past as it was phased out across the EU back in 2010, due to its Ozone Depletion Potential. However, the rest of the world is still using R-22, despite the fact that it will be completely phased out by the Montreal

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    Prepare for a low GWP future

    New F-gas regulation was introduced in the EU - January 2015. All vessels today have requirements for refrigeration on-board. The following paper states how, and what will be restricted. The Council of the European Union has passed the revised F-gas regulation

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    Protecting and promoting seafarer health in the maritime eco-system

    Seafaring has always been considered a dangerous occupation. The crews of merchant ships are exposed to extremes of weather, operational hazards and dangerous cargoes to say nothing of the risks from serious casualties. But while the focus of loss prevention

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    Electric Arc Welding Onboard: Essential Safety Checks and Precautions

    It is crucial that welding equipment and gases are handled in a safe and secure way - safety in operation must always be a priority. Take note of these safety checks and precautions that crew should adhere to before and during electric arc welding onboard

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    Corrosion Prevention in Steam Boiler Systems

    The most common failure and repair issue is the damaging effects of corrosion - it is estimated that the cost of boiler repairs due to corrosion can be in the order of $50,000 to over $1m, plus cost of time off hire. The majority of Marine steam boiler systems