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  • Stricter ship-breaking requirements

    • 12/12/2018
    • 3:42 PM
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    From 1 January, shipowners who want to scrap their old ships must comply with stricter legislation. The purpose is to protect the environment against on-board hazardous materials and substances, but also to ensure the health and safety of workers engaged in ship-breaking activities.

  • Proposes stricter environmental requirements in the world heritage fjords

    • 10/31/2018
    • 9:49 AM
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    New legislation intended to reduce emissions and discharges in the world heritage fjords was circulated for review this spring. In order to further reduce the environmental strain in the world heritage fjords, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) now proposes even stricter regulations. The proposed amendments will be circulated for review today, with a six week deadline for comments.

  • More sulphur testing with drones

    • 10/10/2018
    • 2:36 PM
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    This summer’s sulphur testing using a drone was a great success. The Norwegian Maritime Authority will now purchase three new sulphur sensors through the official cooperation with the Coast Guard, the Norwegian Coastal Administration and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority.

  • Invitation to open dialogue meeting

    • 10/8/2018
    • 1:55 PM
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    The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) hereby invites you to an open dialogue meeting in Longyearbyen on 24 of October 2018 at 0900-1500 at the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel.

  • Paris MoU focuses attention on sulphur emissions

    • 9/24/2018
    • 10:25 AM
    • News and updates, News

    Through Port State controls, the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) will carry out a so-called Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) this autumn in order to check the companies’ compliance with applicable emission requirements.

  • Yet another new rig registered in NIS

    • 9/13/2018
    • 12:17 PM
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    It recently became clear that the rig “West Mira” will be transferred to NIS. This is a great addition to the fleet flying the Norwegian flag in the Harsh Environment segment.