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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

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 7

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,

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 6

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

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 45

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

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 76

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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

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 82

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

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 56

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

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 25

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

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 22

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

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 66

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
Total Views: 3

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: 12

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: 61

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: 67

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: 11

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: 19

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: 58

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: 15