emission control areas

Monday, June 13, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

IMO Clamps Down on Dirty Fuel in Mediterranean Sea

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipping’s global regulator ruled that vessels must slash the sulfur content of fuel used for voyages in the

June 13, 2022
Total Views: 1554

Thursday, September 2, 2021
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Fednav Signs Agreement For Ten New Lakers

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2, 2021—Fednav Limited, Canada’s largest dry bulk shipping group, has signed an agreement with Sumisho Marine Co.,

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 3186

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
ocean princess
Maritime News

Tanker Owner and Operator Fined $3 Million for Air Pollution Crimes in U.S. Caribbean ECA

The Greek owner and operator of a Panama-flagged oil products tanker, along with the vessel’s senior officers, have been convicted of air pollution

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 76

Monday, May 20, 2019
MS Magellan cruise ship
Maritime News

Greek Cruise Ship Owner Fined in Norway for Violating Sulphur Content Rules

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has fined a Greek shipowner nearly $80,000 for violating a new law limiting the sulphur content of fuel used by ships

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 49

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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Maritime News

China Paves Way for First Emission Control Areas

  China has amended its 15 year-old Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law to tackle shipping emissions for the first time, local media reports. The

September 9, 2015
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 21, 2015

Norway Names First Shipowner to Break New ECA Rules

  This article was written by ShipandBunker.com, the world’s leading free to access website focused on marine fuel, with news, exclusive features,

August 21, 2015
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Stena Line Ferries First to Use New ‘Closed Loop’ Scrubber Technology

Two Stena Line ferries are set to become the first ships to be retrofitted with a new in-line closed loop gas scrubber systems from Wärtsilä that will help

February 17, 2015
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
cargo ship emissions

Low Sulphur Fuel Rules to Undermine Cheap Oil Advantages in Europe

Shipping firms operating in northern Europe will not get the full benefit of plunging oil prices as they face higher fuel costs and potential insurance

December 17, 2014
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Shipping Execs: EPA’s Low-Sulphur Fuel Rule Will Hurt The Environment and Short Sea Shipping

Shipping industry leaders told Members of Congress on Tuesday that higher fuel costs associated with upcoming low-sulphur fuel limits in North American

March 6, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, March 11, 2013

EU Sulphur Targets Costly For UK Shipping, Report Says

LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – European Union targets to reduce sulphur emissions from the shipping sector will lead to huge costs for the British marine

March 11, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Ship Emissions ABB

European Commission Ruling Gives Finnish Owners Incentive for Cleaner Ships

The European Commission has approved an initiative that gives Finnish ship owners an incentive to build and convert existing ships to the use cleaner burning

January 23, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Emission Control Areas– A Risky Business?

A recent investigation by the UK P&I Club revealed evidence that compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations has exacerbated ever-increasing incidences

October 17, 2012
Total Views: 3