Time is running out for tanker owners and crew to get up to speed with a new version of the oil industry-led Ship Inspection Report Programme (Sire).

The sector is waiting for the scheme administrator, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum, to pull the trigger on the fully digital Sire 2.0, probably in the third quarter.

It will introduce new elements to assess a crew’s readiness to tackle pollution and safety threats at sea, TradeWinds