Future of the Inland Waterway Transport

The paper is concerned with the inland waterway transport in the Czech Republic, which has been considerably stagnating since the 90´s of the last century. The unfavorable development of the waterway transport has an adverse influence on the development of transport companies, shipbuilding industry and, last but not least, the national economy. In future, the…

Comparative Analysis of Cold Ironing Rules

The current paper pretends to offer a global vision about the actual situation of the regulations and requirements applied to High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) systems, also known as cold ironing. To develop the entire study, the following Classification Societies rules have been consulted: ABS – High Voltage Shore Connections; BV- High-Voltage Shore Connection System;…

An Appraisal of Demurrage Policies and Charges of Maritime Operators in Nigerian Seaport Terminals: the Shipping Industry and Economic Implications

This research evaluated the demurrage policies and charges of selected shipping companies and terminal operators in the Lagos ports and the implications in the economy and shipping industry in Nigeria. It adopted the survey approach to gather data from the dominant container operators (carriers) and the terminal operators. Demurrage duration and categorization of the demurrage…

Records of New Fish Species in the River Neretva Estuary: Potential Threat to Coastal Adriatic Nursery

Specimens of the three new fish species were recorded during 2015 and 2016 in the River Neretva Estuary. These species are: White trevally, Pseudocaranx dentex (Bloch and Schneider, 1801), Pilotfish, Naucrates ductor (Linnaeus, 1758) and White grouper, Epinephelus aeneus (Geoffroy Saint–Hilaire, 1817). The characteristics of caught specimens and their history of records in Adriatic Sea…