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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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Friday, March 29, 2024
IMO Approves New Emission Control Areas in Canadian Arctic and Norwegian Sea

IMO Approves New Emission Control Areas in Canadian Arctic and Norwegian Sea

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has approved the establishment of two new Emission Control Areas (ECAs)

March 29, 2024
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Friday, November 4, 2022
ocean princess

Ship Manager Sentenced for High Sulphur Fuel Use in Caribbean Emissions Control Area

A New York-based commercial ship manager has been sentenced to pay a $250,000 fine and serve probation after pleading guilty to using high sulphur fuel in the

November 4, 2022
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Sunday, October 2, 2022
China Oil Tankers In Port

China Boosts VLSFO Marine Fuel Exports

China has issued its biggest fuel-export quota this year which will allow a lot more VLSFO marine grade fuel to reach the market.

October 2, 2022
Total Views: 859

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
cargo ship emissions

Scrubber-Fitted Ships See Huge Savings as Fuel Spread Widens

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — Ship-owners that invested in pollution-reducing equipment to let them burn dirtier fuel are enjoying massive discounts

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 9425

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
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Sunday, March 21, 2021
bunkering tanker

China’s VLSFO Bunker Exports Soar 93%

by Muyu Xu and Emily Chow (Reuters) – China’s exports of clean marine fuel in the first two months of 2021 nearly doubled from the same period last

March 21, 2021
Total Views: 1005

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
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Friday, January 15, 2021
Return of Bunker Surcharges Possible as Low Sulphur Fuel Spread Widens

Return of Bunker Surcharges Possible as Low Sulphur Fuel Spread Widens

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As oil prices head north again, ocean carriers are preparing to ramp up low-sulphur fuel surcharges to add to

January 15, 2021
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Thursday, December 31, 2020
bunkering tanker

China Issues New VLSFO Marine Fuel Export Quotas

By Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – China has issued 5 million tonnes of clean marine fuel export quotas in the first release for 2021, to five companies including

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 4712

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
bunkering operations
Maritime News

More Diesel in Bunker Fuel Raising Risk It Could Turn Into Sludge

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) –The shipping sector is providing an outlet for surplus oil products such as diesel that have swelled due to a virus-driven

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 315

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
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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
A bunker vessel prepares to supply fuel to Hin Leong's Pu Tuo Shan VLCC supertanker in the waters off Jurong Island in Singapore
Maritime News

PetroChina Tops Singapore’s Shrinking List of 2019 Marine Fuel Suppliers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Jan 29 (Reuters) – PetroChina’s Singapore bunkering unit moved up a notch to be the top marine fuel supplier in the

January 29, 2020
Total Views: 67

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
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