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
Total Views: 11

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: 77

Friday, July 13, 2018
cargo ships underway
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: 48

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: 15

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: 4

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
Total Views: 131

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
ships at anchor
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
Total Views: 4

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
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 16, 2018
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
News

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 “a step in the right direction”, but there is...

April 16, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, April 13, 2018
IMO Headquarters london
Interesting

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 emissions, following years of slow progress....

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 69

Maritime News

IMO Moves Forward with Ban on Vessels Carrying High-Sulphur Fuel

LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – The International Maritime Organization said it approved on Friday an amendment that would ban ships unequipped to strip sulphur from carrying high-sulphur fuel from 2020...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 8

ship emissions
Maritime News

Here is the IMO’s Full Briefing on Its Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

The IMO today adopted what some are calling a historic agreement on a climate change strategy by significantly reducing CO2 emissions from ships. You can some of the reactions to...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 235

ship emissions
News

Reactions to the IMO’s Initial Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

Shipping and environmental groups are beginning to react to the IMO’s landmark agreement on an initial strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping. The initial strategy was agreed...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
bunkering operations
Maritime News

Bunker Fuel Costs to Spike 25 Percent in 2020 on IMO’s Low Sulphur Regulations -WoodMac

By Libby George LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Global shipping fuel costs are likely to rise by a quarter, or $24 billion, in 2020 when new rules limiting sulphur kick...

April 11, 2018
Total Views: 14

Monday, April 9, 2018
cargo ship emissions
Maritime News

Marshall Islands Calls on IMO to Get Serious About Curbing Shipping’s Emissions

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Marshall Islands environment minister David Paul has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to issue a clear signal that it will take action against climate...

April 9, 2018
Total Views: 17

A cargo ship is silhouetted as the sun sets along the coast of Manila bay
Environment

All Eyes on IMO: U.N. Shipping Regulator Under Pressure to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Ships

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan to cut carbon emissions...

April 9, 2018
Total Views: 11

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Maritime News

Arctic Thaw Opens Shipping Routes, Risks to Environment

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The Arctic is thawing even faster than lawmakers can formulate new rules to prevent the environmental threat of heavy...

February 25, 2016
Total Views: 3