CONFERENCE REPORT Regulators must balance the need for safety with the practical implications of the restrictions they impose. They may not always get it right, but as delegates to the VCA seminar this year heard, they face a lot of complexity
CONSTRUCTION The UK has discovered a significant number of substandard road tankers in operation, with the fault being laid at the door of the initial type approval. Removing or improving these tanks is one issue, but this may well be just the tip of an iceberg
Northern Marine Management Ltd, the ship management division of Stena AB, is the first shipping company to be certified according to the new BS ISO 50001-2011 – Energy Management Systems standard, following an audit by Bureau Veritas.