Environmental

As regulations on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions loom for shipping, simply using less fuel will be one way to help meet environmental targets, and also potentially save cost from more…
AP Moller - Maersk has moved to ensure a supply of 0.5% low sulphur fuel oil come 2020 with a joint bunkering facility with Vopak in the Port of Rotterdam.
Maersk Line remains against scrubbers as an option to comply with the 0.5% IMO global sulphur cap from 2020 although may invest in “a few”.
Vard Holdings has signed a NOK250m ($29.6m) deal with Yara to build the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel, scheduled to be launched in early 2020.
Bimco and the European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA), the two leading associations representing shipowners globally and in Europe respectively, are looking at ways they can tighten their cooperation.
The introduction of the 0.5% low sulphur cap for marine fuels from 2020 is expected to increase losses dues to machinery failures according to insurer QBE.
The IMO's Tian-Bing Huang, acting deputy director for Protective Measures, Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organization is presenting the keynote speech at the opening of Global Maritime Environmental Congress (gmec),…
There has been a sharp upturn in the number of owners opting to fit scrubbers to newbuildings when ordering at Korean shipyards.
In the largest ballast water management systems (BWMS) retrofitting order to date NYK has contracted Chinese manufacturer Sunrui for 89 vessels.
Scorpio Tankers is buying 55 Ecochlor ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) and taking a minor stake in the company.
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