Monday, November 11, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Working Group to Consider Proposals for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

An International Maritime Organization working group will meet this week to consider proposals to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships. In 2018, the IMO agreed to a historic initial strategy...

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Shipping’s Decarbonization Lies in Finding New Fuels, Study Says

Finding new sustainable energy sources such as alcohol, biomethane and ammonia offers the shipping industry its best opportunity for reaching its net-zero carbon goals, according to a new study presented...

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, October 3, 2019
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Maritime News

BIMCO Proposes Slow-Steaming Alternative to IMO

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shipping association Bimco has submitted a new proposal on regulating ships’ power to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group. The move is a...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 46

Thursday, September 26, 2019
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Maritime News

World Maritime Day Highlights Gender Equality in Maritime

Today’s World Maritime Day celebration is bringing attention to the importance of gender equality in the maritime industry and especially the contribution of women within the sector. World Maritime Day is...

September 26, 2019
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Shipping’s Carbon-Neutral Dream Seen Drifting Further Away

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) –Big ocean-going ships are not moving fast enough towards energy transition, contributing to rising emissions of carbon dioxide for the entire fleet and undermining efforts to...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Maritime News

‘Storm Approaching’: Firms Fear for Deliveries in Shipping Fuel Shakeup

By Jonathan Saul, Lisa Baertlein and Martinne Geller LONDON/LOS ANGELES, June 25 (Reuters) – U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules...

June 25, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Maritime News

Shipowners See Increase in IMO-Compliant Fuels, But Doubts Persist

By Ahmad Ghaddar AMSTERDAM, May 23 (Reuters) – Shipowners, who are facing one of the biggest changes in the oil industry in decades, are seeing more fuels that will be compliant...

May 23, 2019
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Super Sniffer Drones and Jail: Regulators Get Tough on Shipping

By Jack Wittels and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Teams of drones are about to start policing the skies of some of the world’s busiest shipping ports. Their target? Environmental rule-breakers....

May 21, 2019
Total Views: 11

Monday, May 20, 2019
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Maritime News

Carriers Relieved as IMO Tables Proposal for Mandatory Ship Speed Limits

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 74th sitting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ended on Friday without agreement of any of the proposals put forward to...

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 16

Friday, May 17, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Agrees on Stricter Efficiency Targets for Some Ships

By Nina Chestney LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed...

May 17, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO 2020 Will Disrupt Markets for 1-5 Years -Boston Consulting Group

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The marine industry’s January 2020 shift to using very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) to power ships worldwide will launch a one-...

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Urged to Consider Mandatory Speed Limits for Ships

An open letter signed by more than 100 shipping companies and environmental organizations is urging the International Maritime Organization to impose mandatory speed limits for ships as a way to...

May 1, 2019
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Price of Bunker Fuel Surges Ahead of IMO 2020

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Demand for the shipping industry’s main fuel is widely expected to collapse like never before in 2020, so it might come as a surprise that...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Works to Clamp Down on Illicit Shipping Practices

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently...

April 4, 2019
Total Views: 10

Monday, March 11, 2019
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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
Total Views: 14

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: 5

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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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: 19

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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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
Total Views: 22

Thursday, January 3, 2019
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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
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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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
Total Views: 3