Monday, March 11, 2019
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

BP Introduces New IMO 2020-Compliant Bunker Fuel

BP says it will begin selling a new type of low sulphur bunker fuel that meets new MARPOL regulations limiting the sulphur content of marine fuels to 0.5%. BP announced...

March 11, 2019
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Monday, March 4, 2019
Maritime News

VIDEO: An Important Message From IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

“Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This video from the IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, raises awareness of the importance...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

BIMCO Urges IMO to Use Realistic Economic Growth Data in Next Greenhouse Gas Study

International shipping association BIMCO is calling for the IMO to use more realistic economic growth data in its upcoming study on greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry, and not...

February 13, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

International Chamber of Shipping Looking Towards Zero-Carbon Future for Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping is looking ahead towards a zero-carbon future for shipping as sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions takes center stage starting with the IMO 2020 global sulphur...

February 12, 2019
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Thursday, January 3, 2019
ships at anchor
Maritime News

Singapore 2018 Fuel Oil Trade Volumes Nearly Halved as IMO 2020 Looms

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 3 (Reuters) – High-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) volumes traded in S&P Global Platts’ Singapore price assessment process were nearly halved in 2018 from the previous year,...

January 3, 2019
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
container ship
Maritime News

Blessing in Disguise? IMO 2020 Could Help Container Shipping Achieve Elusive Supply and Demand Balance

By Sam Whelan, Asia correspondent (The Loadstar) – The IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap, to be imposed in January 2020, could be a “blessing in disguise” for shipping lines, should the...

November 20, 2018
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oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Oil Market Readies for New IMO Sulphur Regulations: Kemp

By John Kemp LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Global oil markets are adjusting to relatively strong demand for diesel and jet fuel compared to gasoline, coupled with the introduction of new...

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, October 29, 2018
tanker at sea
Maritime News

Russian Oil Set to Lose Billions from IMO 2020 Ship-Fuel Rules

By Dina Khrennikova and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Russia is set to suffer the biggest revenue losses from rules mandating cleaner marine fuels from 2020, because the world’s top exporter of the...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, October 26, 2018
container shipping
Maritime News

Environmental Group Proposes Speed Limits for Ships to IMO

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Mandatory speed limits could be shipping lines’ best hope of achieving the IMO’s 2030 emissions reduction targets. Shipping officer for lobby group Transport &...

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 5

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Maritime News

IMO Bans Carriage of Non-Compliant High Sulphur Fuel Come March 2020

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The United Nations shipping agency pushed back this week on any phased entry for tougher marine fuel rules and further tightened regulations that...

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 21

Thursday, October 25, 2018
container shipping
Maritime News

U.S. Seeks ‘Pragmatic’ Approach to 2020 Marine Fuel Standards

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The United States is looking for a “pragmatic” approach to the implementation of new marine fuel emission rules that go into effect...

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 9

Maritime News

IMO Looks Set to Introduce Ban on Ships Carrying High-Sulphur Fuel

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will today decide whether to ban the carriage of high-sulphur fuels, The Loadstar has learned. Amendments to Marpol Annex VI...

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 8

IMO Headquarters london
Maritime News

IMO 2020 Stirs Fears of Diesel Shortage: Kemp

By John Kemp LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has so far resisted pressure to soften or postpone the implementation of new regulations requiring ships to...

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Maritime News

No Delay, No Cheating: The IMO Gets Tough on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

By Sherry Su and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — The person charged with overseeing controversial new rules on shipping fuel says he’s growing increasingly confident the regulations will be implemented on...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
maersk ship
Maritime News

IMO Says There Will Be No Delay in Implementing Shipping’s 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

By Roslan Khasawneh and Jonathan Saul SINGAPORE/LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will not delay implementing a reduction in the amount of sulphur in marine fuel in...

September 25, 2018
Total Views: 1

Monday, September 24, 2018
maersk ship
Maritime News

Suspicious Shippers Urge Maersk to Rethink New Fuel Surcharge Plan

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Shippers have joined forwarders in condemning Maersk’s plan for new fuel surcharges to help recover the additional costs of low-sulphur marine fuel, to be...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 1

CMA CGM ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY
Maritime News

CMA CGM Says Global Sulphur Cap to Cost Customers $160 Per TEU on Average

French shipping giant CMA CGM on Monday said the 2020 global sulphur cap regulation will cost an estimated $160 per twenty-foot container or equivalent unit (TEU) to be paid by...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 2

Saturday, September 22, 2018
modern shipwreck
Blog

A Simple Way To Prevent Fatalities At Sea

The saying goes that today’s marine safety regulations where written in the blood of mariners who sailed before us… but is that statement true? Or is the USCG and IMO...

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, September 21, 2018
bunkering vessels
Maritime News

Shipping Groups Propose Phased Start to 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

By Prejula Prem, Alex Longley and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The shipping industry is pressing for a phased start when tough new rules governing vessel fuel get under way in...

September 21, 2018
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
maersk ship
Maritime News

Maersk to Install Scrubbers On a ‘Limited Number of Vessels’ Ahead of 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

SINGAPORE/COPENHAGEN, Sept 12 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk , the world’s biggest container shipping group, will add devices to reduce harmful exhaust emissions to some of its ships ahead of new...

September 12, 2018
Total Views: 1