Environmental

Taiwan’s seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur content fuel from 1 January 2019, ahead of IMO’s Marpol Annex VI global regulation from 2020, the Club Correspondents Pro-Marine Law…
France’s Marseille Fos port is preparing to offer LNG bunkering services from the middle of next year on an initial smaller scale before further expansion from 2021.
South Korean Lim Ki-tack has won a unanimous vote from the 40 IMO member states on the ruling council to continue his second four-year term as IMO secretary-general.
Houston-based Eagle LNG Partners will be able to further develop its small-scale LNG bunkering operations after the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted the company their draft environmental impact…
While the sulphur cap is still very much the issue of the day Martin Stopford, president of Clarkson Research Services, says the industry needs to start thinking now how it…
Classification societies have been called on to take a bigger role in the formulating of legislation, rather than just enforcing compliance with the regulations when they come into force.
Fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) is not expecting major problems with compliant 0.5% low sulphur fuel oil set to be used to meet the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.
Japanese shipowner NYK has released a concept design for a zero emission car carrier.
Feeder vessel owner MPC Container Ships has lined up a major potential scrubber orders for the majority of its fleet.
The China Navigation Company (CNCo) and Suva-located University of the South Pacific (USP) have penned a memorandum of understanding to research new-generation, low-carbon ships for the Pacific region.
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