Debunking the Myths of Flame Retardants

Within the fire and materials community pressure to reduce, if not generally ban the use of halogen-containing, and more specifically bromine-containing flame retardants, has been gathering momentum during the last 15 years or so. Hence so, the SCI Fire and … Continue reading

A Review of the Red Ensign Group

The Red Ensign Group (or REG for short) is a broad umbrella that consists of various British Shipping Registers. It is primarily split into two groups. The first group is made up of the United Kingdom and the three Crown … Continue reading

A Review of the International Maritime Organization

What is the International Maritime Organization (IMO)? The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specific organization of the United Nations which is answerable for measures to enhance the safety and security of worldwide shipping and to avoid marine contamination from … Continue reading