imo 2020


Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Mumbai Maersk Containership
Maritime News

Maersk Raises Bunker Surcharge as Fuel Costs Spiral

By Firat Kayakiran and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –The world’s largest container shipping line is hiking up a fuel surcharge that it imposes to transport

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 172

IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Maritime News

IMO Secretary-General Hails ‘Relatively Smooth’ IMO 2020 Transition

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim says the implementation of new International rules limiting the sulphur content of fuel used by ships has gone relatively

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 30

container shipping
Maritime News

Container Lines Raising Rates to Offload Clean Fuel Cost

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) –Container-shipping companies, some of the biggest polluters of the world’s oceans, are managing to pass higher costs onto

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 19

Monday, January 20, 2020
ship emissions
Interesting

Shipping’s Decarbonization Target Seen Costing At Least $1 Trillion

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet

January 20, 2020
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
tanker in suez canal
Maritime News

Suez Canal OKs HFO and Bans Use of Open-Loop Scrubbers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite the recent introduction of low-sulphur regulations, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) will continue to allow ships

January 14, 2020
Total Views: 114

ship anchorage
Maritime News

Shipping’s Big Bang Sends Two Global Industries Spinning

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Two weeks ago, the vast majority of the world’s ships were forced to change the fuel they use. Some big winners —

January 14, 2020
Total Views: 28

Monday, January 13, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

China Busts Two Ships for IMO 2020 Violations

Two ships have been busted burning non-IMO 2020 compliant fuel in China, according to The Standard Club. The two ships were inspected by Chinese Maritime

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 114

Friday, January 10, 2020
hapag-lloyd containership
Maritime News

IMO 2020 Overshadows Hapag-Lloyd’s 2020 Profit Outlook – CEO

HAMBURG, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Tougher rules on sulphur emissions from ships set by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) from January burden the

January 10, 2020
Total Views: 20

Thursday, January 9, 2020
singapore
Maritime News

Rising Prices Show Tighter Supplies of Cleaner Fuel for Global Shipping

By Stephanie Kelly and Collin Eaton NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) – The price of very low-sulfur fuel oil has risen in recent months, a sign of increasing

January 9, 2020
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
ship anchorage
Maritime News

Rising Low-Sulphur Fuel Costs Begin to Bite Shipping Lines in Asia

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Although the 1 January switch to maximum 0.5% low-sulphur fuel for shipping appears to have passed without major

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 39

Monday, January 6, 2020
Houston Ship Channel
Maritime News

Tests Raise Alarms Over Fuel Blends Coming for Ocean-Going Vessels

HOUSTON (Reuters) – As a global clean-fuel mandate takes effect Jan. 1, testing companies examining newer, low-sulfur marine blends acquired in Antwerp,

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Interesting

The Maritime Stories That Shaped the Decade

As the 2010’s come to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that kept us talking the most these last ten years.  Deepwater

January 1, 2020
Total Views: 405

Thursday, December 26, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Opinion: Fighting Shipping Pollution Is Bad For the Planet

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) –The shipping industry is getting serious about cutting sulfur dioxide emissions. People who live along busy shipping

December 26, 2019
Total Views: 50

Thursday, December 19, 2019
tankers at anchor
Maritime News

New Clean Shipping Fuel Rules, But Who Will Police the Polluters?

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Sweeping new fuel rules aiming to cut pollution belching from ships and save lives are now just a couple of

December 19, 2019
Total Views: 6

ship emissions
Maritime News

A Major Shipping Change Is Coming, and So Are Higher Fuel Prices

By Firat Kayakiran, Jack Wittels and Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) –A defining moment in the history of the oil-refining and shipping industries is at hand.

December 19, 2019
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

UAE Signals Leniency on IMO 2020 Enforcement

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –The world’s oil tanker owners can breathe a sigh of relief: a vital Middle East shipping hub is going to start

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 23

Thursday, December 12, 2019
msc ship in port
Maritime News

Scrubber Queue Grows Ahead of IMO 2020

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Another containership fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) is added to the global fleet every 10 hours,

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 57

singapore
Maritime News

Fuel-Trading Routes Revamped as IMO 2020 Dynamics Take Hold

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Shippers have fewer than three weeks until new rules kick in forcing them to burn cleaner fuels, but the regulations are

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 25

ship emissions
Maritime News

Shipping Entering Uncharted Waters with New IMO Fuel Rules

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Maritime News

Iceland Bans Use of Heavy Fuel Oil

Iceland is moving to ban the use of heavy fuel oil as the Nordic island nation looks to clean up air quality in and around its coastal areas.  The

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 26