90% OF GLOBAL SHIPS DO NOT COMPLY

June 5, 2018BLOG, Compliance

Only 7.1% of the global fleet has been fitted with ballast water management systems (BWMS), according to data presented by Clarkson Research Services managing director Stephen Gordon at the 12th Annual Maritime HR Conference (May 24, 2018). The low level of take-up of BWMS could be due, in part, to delays in the all-important approvals … Read More

FAST TRACK BWTS TO MEET MARKET DEMAND

June 5, 2018BLOG, Compliance

Shipping companies operate in extremely competitive, margin sensitive markets and cash flow control is key to success. When new regulations are introduced, management focus is on balancing income potential, investments and compliance. Sometimes, it becomes necessary to change priorities and anticipate planned installations of e.g. ballast water treatment to take advantage of unexpected opportunities in … Read More

ACCELERATING SALES AND REVENUES IN 2018

June 4, 2018BLOG, Technology

OPTIMARIN accelerates into 2018 with a surge of new business and a solid bottom line Shattering initial growth forecasts, reports leading maritime news channel ShipInsight The Norwegian headquartered firm has sold close to 600 of its USCG-approved Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS), has shattered its initial growth forecasts for the year to date, with both orders … Read More