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Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Unexpected Global Warming Spike Due to Abrupt Reduction in Shipping Emissions, Study Finds

A new study has highlighted an unexpected consequence of reduced shipping emissions: a sudden and significant increase in global warming. Human activities have

May 30, 2024
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Wednesday, October 19, 2022
‘Ship Tracks’ Study Reveals IMO 2020’s Impact on Reducing Pollution from Ships

‘Ship Tracks’ Study Reveals IMO 2020’s Impact on Reducing Pollution from Ships

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) low sulphur fuel regulation was a marked shift in the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce air

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 1589

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
strait of gibraltar

Sniffer Drone Hunts Ships Breaking Sulphur Limits in Strait of Gibraltar

A sniffer drone has been on the prowl this summer in the busy Strait of Gibraltar in search of ships busting global sulphur emissions regulations. The

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2933

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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‘Bad Fuel’ Cited as MSC Containership Breaks Down En Route to Los Angeles

A 366-meter containership belonging to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has broken down in the Pacific Ocean after reporting a fuel quality issue and the

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 12539

Monday, February 1, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

IMO Hails ‘Extremely Smooth’ IMO 2020 Transition

Some observers have compared IMO2020- the restrictions on sulfur in marine fuels which took effect on Jan 1, 2020 -with the Y2K drama of two decades back.

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 1524

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Year In Review – Top Maritime Stories of 2020

Year In Review – Top Maritime Stories of 2020

What a year! With 2020 coming to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that continued to make headlines all year long. IMO 2020 The

December 29, 2020
Total Views: 14510

Thursday, December 17, 2020
lng bunkering rotterdam

Shipping’s Switch to Cleaner Fuel Gets COVID Boost

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — It was meant to be one of the greatest transformations in the history of oil and shipping. Instead, a sweeping

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 1160

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
cargo ship

HSFO Demand Jumps as More Ships Install Scrubbers

By Ann Koh and Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — An increase in vessels being fitted with pollution-reducing kits and unusually strong demand for container

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2532

Friday, October 16, 2020
bunkering tanker
Maritime News

BP To Cut Caribbean Oil Due To Low Demand For VLSO Bunkers

By Laura Sanicola Oct 16 (Reuters) – The problem-plagued Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, may lose its main supplier of crude, oil

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 187

Friday, August 21, 2020
crowley lng bunkers ISO Containers

Bio-Bunkers, What Types Of BioFuels Could Ships Burn in 2030?

By Ryan Hesketh and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipping is the backbone of the global economy, responsible for about 90% of world trade. But it also

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 1270

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Maritime News

Shipping’s Share of Global Carbon Emissions Increases

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions from shipping rose in the six-year period to 2018 and accounted for 2.89% of the world’s

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 239

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Smooth Sailing for Shipping’s Switch to Cleaner Fuel, ING Banks Says

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 21 (Reuters) – Seven months after the United Nations’ shipping agency brought in hotly anticipated new rules to

July 21, 2020
Total Views: 48

Monday, June 22, 2020
tankers at anchor
Maritime News

China to be Self-Reliant in IMO-Compliant Fuel -Official

SINGAPORE/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Chinese refiners have the capacity to produce 18.1 million tonnes of low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) this year, which

June 22, 2020
Total Views: 35

Monday, April 27, 2020
ships at anchor
Maritime News

Singapore Reports ‘High Degree’ of Compliance with IMO 2020

The Port Authority of Singapore has reported a ‘high degree’ of compliance with new a international law limiting the sulphur content of fuel used by

April 27, 2020
Total Views: 176

Friday, March 27, 2020
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Maritime News

Britain Suspends IMO 2020 Fuel Checks Due to Coronavirus

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Britain has suspended checks on ships for compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations as part of wider measures that cut

March 27, 2020
Total Views: 139

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
MSC Ship Busted Breaking HFO Carriage Ban
Maritime News

MSC Ship Busted Breaking HFO Carriage Ban

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC has become the first major ocean carrier to fall foul of the IMO’s ban on carrying non-compliant fuel. The 9,784

March 17, 2020
Total Views: 191

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
bunkering operations
Maritime News

ICS: Ships Could Face Detention Under New IMO ‘Carriage Ban’

Ships carrying non-compliant high-sulphur fuel now face high fines and detention under new rules entering into force banning the carriage of such fuels, the

March 3, 2020
Total Views: 90

Thursday, February 27, 2020
cargo ship
Maritime News

IMO 2020 Entering New Phase with Carriage Ban

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — A tweak to new environmental rules for the shipping industry is just days from taking effect, closing off a loophole for

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 112

Monday, January 27, 2020
nuclear icebreaker convoy
Maritime News

Green Groups Push for Low Sulphur Fuel Ban in the Arctic

LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Green groups on Monday called for a ban on the use of new low sulfur fuel in the Arctic region, citing research showing that

January 27, 2020
Total Views: 19

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Stock photo shows an oil tanker at a terminal
Maritime News

China Tax Changes Unlikely to Boost Marine Fuel Supply Until Q2

By Roslan Khasawneh and Muyu Xu SINGAPORE, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Chinese oil refiners are unlikely to boost their output of cleaner marine fuels until at

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 53


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