Thursday, October 25, 2018
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
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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
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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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
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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 costs of low-sulphur marine fuel, to be...

September 24, 2018
Total Views: 1

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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
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Friday, September 21, 2018
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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: 8

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
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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 action on container safety. The...

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

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 industry’s environmental performance. Brent crude for...

September 6, 2018
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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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, said consultancy FGE, as...

August 21, 2018
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
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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 powers the merchant fleet in anticipation of a demand collapse in...

August 2, 2018
Total Views: 5

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 is a clear sign the world’s No. 2 economy...

July 24, 2018
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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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% sulphur fuel...

July 17, 2018
Total Views: 8

Friday, July 13, 2018
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finance

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 freighters crossing...

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 14

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 weeks after the ships were involved...

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 8

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 Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) in order...

July 3, 2018
Total Views: 3

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 global seafaring community,...

June 25, 2018
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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News

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 series of events that starts with a...

April 18, 2018
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ship-to-ship bunkering off Singapore.
News

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 long-term emissions regulations and they will...

April 17, 2018
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