New VIQ and MEG4 Requirements for Mooring System Management Plans (MSMP)

On 20 June 2018 OCIMF issued the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7), which introduced the requirement for a Mooring System Management Plan (MSMP) to be provided onboard all tankers (VIQ7 Chapter 9); the new VIQ be


Preparations for PSC Inspections

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey will be holding its next seminar on the important topic of Preparations for PSC Inspections. As all involved in the safe management of ocean going vessels will be very well aware this topic is an extremely importan


Navigation Audit Course

Alpha Marine Consulting will be holding its next seminar on 22nd of May 2018 at Radission Blu Atasehir and the topic this month will be Navigation Auit.The objectives of this course are to provide proficiency to those involved in safe navigation


AMC Turkey holding TMSA 3 and BMSA Seminar

AMC Turkey will be holding its next seminar on the hot topic of TMSA 3 for Tankers and BMSA a game changer subject for Bulk Carrier operators and managers. TMSA 3 in itself differs immensely from TMSA 2 and brings a whole new approach to self as


Compliancer with IMO DCS - New SEEMP Requirements

According to Regulation 22A of MARPOL Annex VI which enters into force on 1 March 2018, all ships above 5000 GT will have to report their annual CO2 emissions from 1 January 2019 onwards. Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plans (SEEMP) will have


AMC Turkey's March Seminar - IMO DCS & EU MRV

AMC Turkey is concentrating on the IMO DCS topic this month as well as providing update on EU MRV to its clients. The Seminar will be held at Radisson Blu Atasehir on the 20th March 2018 and will last only one day. The objectives which we a


TMH NEWS February Issue is out

As most of our clients and friends are now aware, in an effort to keep the indutry continuously informed of the latest developments both within the member companies of The Maritime House (TMH) and the industry, including new rules and regulation


AMC Turkey carried out Rightship Seminar

AMC Turkey carried out a Rightship Seminar at the Radisson Blu Atasehir on the 27th and 28th of February . The Seminar was presented by our partner Mr Antoins Iordanidis and was well attended by technical staff from the leading shipping companie


Alpha Marine will be holding RIGHTSHIP Seminar in February

The next in the line of our seminars will be the RIGHTSHIP Seminar. As all those involved in Bulk Carrier management will know very well, this is an extremely hot topic and one that needs in depth knowledge to deal with the requirements. Further


Rightship Reduces Inspection Trigger age from 18 to 14 years...

Effective 1st January 2018 Rightship's age trigger for a dry cargo inspection for vessels over 8000 dwt has changed from18 years to 14 years, after which an annual acceptable Righship Inspection will be required. The observations of inspectors f


AMC Turkey's first Seminar for 2018 - CYBER SECURITY

The first Seminar for 2018 year will be held on the 31st of January 2018 at Radisson Blu Atasehir on the hot topic of CYBER SECURITY. The Seminar will be delivered by George Spanditeas from our Piraeus office.  The Seminar will look into Un


AMC Turkey Industry Specific Training Courses Schedule for 2018

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey is pleased to announce the Industry Specific Training Course Schedule for the year 2018For each Training Course , we will be posting the details as well as the registration form on our web page at least 2 weeks pri


Eskomarine holds 1st of its Industry Update Panel

Eskomarine, a member of The Maritime House , helps the first of the Industry Update Panel at Radisson Blu Atasehir. The event was extremely well attended by guests from leading shipping companies , classification societies, maritime universities


Happy New Year

As The Maritime House team, we would like to wish all our friends and associates a very happy and prosperous new year.2017 was a very significant year for us as the concept of The Maritime House was born in 2017, we have brought a new dimension


TMH News December issue is now published

In an effort to keep our clients continuously informed of the latest developments both within the member companies of The Maritime House ( TMH ) and within the industry, including new rules and regulations which may be entering into force in the


Eskomarine will be holding the 1st Industry Update Panel

Inorder to keep the industry informed of all the changes, Eskomarine member of The Maritime House will be hosting its 1st Industry Update Panel on the 9th of January 2018 at the Radisson Blu Atasehir.The Panel will commence at 14:00 hrs and atte


Latest MARPOL Annex V Ammendments

In an effort to keep our Clients up-to-date with the latest requirements, kindly note that IMO has adopted the latest MARPOL Annex V amendments related to products which are Hazardous to the Marine Environment (HME) and to the Form of Garbage Re


AMC Turkey Completes ORB Part I Seminar

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey completes the year 2017 with ORB Part I seminarThe ORB Part I Seminar was carried out on the 20th of December 2017 at the Radisson Blu Asia Atasehir and was presented by Ms Avgousta Pissaridi from our Piraeus Offic


Oil Record Book - Part I Ensuring Compliance

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey will be holding its next seminar on the subject of Oil Record Nook - Part I. This is an area where many mistakes are generally made in the industry which not only results in PSC deficiencies but also leads to serio


AMC Turkey Training Courses Programme 2017

We are pleased to announce our training schedule for the remaining part of 2017, with training topics, based on the current industry requirements.22nd November 2017 IMO DCS Fuel Consumption Data Collection System @ Radisson Blu Asia Atasehir for


New California Requirements – Biofouling Management Plans Affected

 On 20 April 2017 the California State Lands Commission (CSLC) approved the "Biofouling Management Regulations to Minimize the Transport of Nonindigenous Species from Vessels Arriving at California Ports". These regulations, applicable to


Exxon Mobil MESQAC Fire Plan Requirements

As per latest ExxonMobil Marine Environmental, Safety and Quality Assurance Criteria (MESQAC) 2017 Edition, Section E.19. Fire Pre-Plans have become a MUST. AMC has prepared numerous such Plans for various types of Tankers and may assist in thei


IMO DCS ( Data Collection System ) Seminar

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey continues to deliver informative seminars to the maritime community. Next in line is the IMO DCS seminar which will be held at Radisson Bul Asia - Ataşehir Istanbul on the 22nd of November 2017. The Seminar will be


Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey completes the first ever TMSA 3 seminar in Turkey

The first ever TMSA 3 seminar has been carried out succefulloy by Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey on 11th and 1th October 2017 at Grand Sheraton Hotel Atasehir Istanbul. The seminar was delivered by Antonis Iordanidis, Managing Director and partn


Alpha Marine Consultancy holding TMSA 3 Seminar

Alpha Marine Consultancy resumes the valuable and professional seminars with an extremely hot topic for all Tanker owners and operators. TMSA 3 seminar will be hed at Sheraton Ataşehir Istanbul on the 11th and 12th of October 2017 and the semina


Risk Assesment & Incident Investigation Seminar

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey is continuing with its informative seminars. The next seminar topic is Risk Assessment and Risk Management & Incident Investigaiton and Root Cause Analysis. The Seminar will take place at the Sheraton Ataşehir


The Maritime House takes part in Exposhipping Istanbul

The Maritime house took part in the 14th Exposhipping which was held between the 21st and 24th of March 2017 at the Pendik Green Park Convention Centre. The event was a great success with hundreds of friends and clients visiting our exceptional


Vetting Inspections Seminar delivered by Cpt Stathatos..

This month's seminar was on the topic of Vetting Inspections. The seminar was very well attended by numerous shipping companies office as well as sea staff. The seminar was delivered by Cpt K. Stathatos who is an ex Master Mariner and an&nb


Compliance with EU MRV / IMO DCS Requirements

From 1 January 2018, all ships above 5000 GT calling at an EU port, will have to monitor and report their CO2 emissions in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/757. IMO has also adopted similar requirements under MARPOL Annex VI, which enter int


MRV Seminar carried out at Sheraton Ataşehir

Philip Tsichlis has delivered this month's seminar on the topic of MRV. The Seminar was well attended by representatives of leading shipping companies. The seminar aimed at providing useful insight and information about how the MRV came about; f


Vetting Inspections Seminar 16th & 17th March 2017

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey will be holding Vetting Inspections Seminar on 16th and 17th March at the Grand Sheraton Ataşehir. “VETTING INSPECTIONS” will be delivered by a well-respected vetting professional, Cpt. Konstantino


MRV Seminar 16th Feb 2017

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey is holding MRV ( Monitoring Reporting Verification ) seminar on the 16th of February 2017 at the Grand Sheraton Ataşehir between 09:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs. The seminar will be delivered by our Technical Director Phil


Exposhipping Istanbul 21-24 March 2017

The Maritime House will be participating at this years Exposhipping to be held in Pendik between 21st and 24th March 2017. Organised by UBM and supported officially by the Turkish Chamber of Shipping this years event has a different touch to the


Rightship Seminar 11-12 January 2017

Alpha Marine Consulting Turkey has carried out successfully the first of its seminars at the Sheraton Ataşehir Hotel on the 11th and 12th of January. The Seminar was delivered by our partner Mr Antonis Iordanidis who is the Managing Director of


New Panama Canal Mooring Modifications

 As the new Panama Canal locks are now fully operational, Owners have speeded up the upgrading / modifying their ships’ mooring arrangements so as to comply with the new Panama Canal requirements. Larger ships will be able to tra


Its All About Mass FLow Meters in Singapore !!!

As mass flow meters (MFM) are getting increasingly common in Singapore not all suppliers sees it as disadvantage, rather Fratelli Cosulich Bunkers (S) Pte Ltd views it the other way around as a business enabler: "[The MFM] is useful because


Ballast Water Management: Getting Ready for 2017

The ratification of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention has set the date in which the Convention will enter into force and, subsequently, when the standards in regulations D-1 and D-2 will begi


Annex V - BO HAI Bay Restrictions

As per MARPOL Annex 5 for ground food waste, discharge is permitted if at least 3nm from land, or 12nm from land if within a special area. Within Bohai Bay however, a ship may well be more than 12nm from land and the crew may, therefore, believe