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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

September 25, 2018
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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

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 6

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

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 18

Saturday, September 22, 2018
modern shipwreck

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

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 50

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

September 21, 2018
Total Views: 61

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

September 12, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, September 10, 2018
maersk honam fire
Maritime News

TT Club Says Still More Needs to Be Done to Ensure Container Safety

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) As the IMO’s sub-committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers meets in London this week, TT Club is demanding urgent

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Maritime News

Airlines Stepping Up Oil Hedges Before 2020 Shipping Rule Bites

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Airlines are starting to hedge against the risk that fuel prices could be driven higher by rules targeting another

September 6, 2018
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ship emissions
Maritime News

Outlook for High-Sulphur Fuel Demand Jumps as More Ships Install Scrubbers -FGE

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Demand for high sulphur marine fuels is likely to see a smaller drop than previously expected by 2020,

August 21, 2018
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 2, 2018
tankers at anchor
Maritime News

Oil Industry Starts Eradicating Bunker Fuel Supply Before 2020 Sulphur Cap

By Jack Wittels and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — Shippers beware: oil refineries are starting to eradicate stockpiles of sulfur-rich fuel that

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
ship emissions
Maritime News

China’s Stricter Rules on Shipping Emissions Seen as a Boon for IMO 2020 Compliance

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 24 (Reuters) – Tighter rules on shipping emissions around China’s coastlines from the start of next year

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
ship exhaust
Maritime News

ICS Encouraged by IMO Progress on 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve so of the challenges ahead of the global 0.5%

July 17, 2018
Total Views: 99

Friday, July 13, 2018
cargo ships underway

IMO’s 2020 Sulphur Cap Seen Ushering In New Era of Slow-Steaming

By Alex Longley, Firat Kayakiran and Irene García Pérez (Bloomberg) — If you happen to be at the beach this summer, make a mental note of any giant

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 60

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Maritime News

Cargo Ships De-Listed from Registries After Crimea Grain Trades

By Jonathan Saul and Polina Devitt LONDON/MOSCOW, July 12 (Reuters) – At least two countries have struck cargo vessels off their registries in recent

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 1389

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Maritime News

DHT to Install Scrubbers on Twelve VLCCs

Crude oil tanker company DHT Holdings has entered into agreements to install exhaust gas cleaning systems, also know as scrubbers, on twelve of its Very

July 3, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 25, 2018
Maritime News

IMO Highlights Seafarers’ Well-being and Mental Health on Today’s International Day of the Seafarer

Happy International Day of the Seafarer! Each year on June 25 the International Maritime Organization marks the Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize the

June 25, 2018
Total Views: 219

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
ships at anchor

Limit Sulphur in Shipping Fuel, But No So Fast -Opinion

By Philip K. Verleger (Bloomberg View) — In “Poor Richard’s Almanack,” Ben Franklin imparts a centuries-old proverb about a kingdom lost by a

April 18, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ship-to-ship bunkering off Singapore.

Shipping Industry Switch to LNG Bunker Fuel Not Enough to Meet Strict Carbon Regulations – Analyst

SINGAPORE, April 17 (Reuters) – Switching to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel ocean-going vessels may not be enough for shippers to comply with

April 17, 2018
Total Views: 9

Monday, April 16, 2018
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

IMO’s First Steps to Reduce Shipping Emissions Not Perfect, But Positive

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) adoption of an initial strategy to address shipping emissions is

April 16, 2018
Total Views: 5

Friday, April 13, 2018
IMO Headquarters london

IMO Reaches Deal to Cut CO2 Emissions from Ships

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations shipping agency reached an agreement on Friday to cut carbon

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 81