Dispatches

The scale of the challenge facing ship operators as they prepare bunker tanks for new low-sulphur fuels ahead of the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap may have been underestimated, according to…
Foreign shipping agencies will soon have the right to operate independently at Saudi Arabian ports, rather than having to work with a local investor.
These days it is almost impossible to discuss or view anything taking place in the UK except through the Brexit prism. Truly, it’s hard to remember a time when it…
More than four years after the collapse of OW Bunkers and extensive legal wrangling, closure is on the horizon.
Whilst many people believe that the IMO’s ambition to reduce shipping’s 2050 carbon emissions by at least 50% compared with 2008 levels appears to be an almost impossible target, shipping…
As is the case in most shipping sectors, the Greek footprint is becoming more evident in the transportation of gas.
Alfonso Castillero, who is the chief commercial officer (cco) of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) the world’s third largest open registry, talks about what Ship Registries could neeto…
The year has not started off well or the shipping industry and the cause of marine safety. The fatal fire aboard the vehicle carrier Sincerity Ace cost the lives of…
Early assessments of the price spread between 3.5% high sulphur bunker fuel and 0.5% low sulphur fuel are indicated at as low as $40 to a high of $104 per…
What happens when a warm front, in the form of improving prospects in the drybulk and other corners of the maritime markets, clashes head on with a cold front, in…
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