Environmental

A 0.5% low sulphur emission control area (ECA) has come into force in China's Yangtze Delta impacting vessels calling some of the world's largest ports.
Alternative fuels are making their way into the logistics sector with Kuehne + Nagel has rolled out a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs).
An improvement in the shipping market resulting a revival of newbuilding orders would see a dramatic increase in the adoption of LNG propulsion, according to SEA\LNG chairman Peter Keller.
Japanese classification society ClassNK is advising owners to fit ballast water management systems (BWMS) well ahead of time as it sees a large spike in retrofit numbers in 2022.
Mitsui OSK Line (MOL) has named its first LNG-powered tugboat built at Kanagawa Dockyard in Japan.
Nearly 20 shipowners have joined forces as the Clean Shipping Alliance (2020) to advocate for exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) and adherence to the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) 0.5% global sulphur…
The sharp rise in bunker problems seen in recent months is a precursor of what the market will see in the run up to 2020 and beyond as owners switch…
The IMO's 0.5% sulphur cap that comes into force on 1 January 2020 and how to comply with it are the hottest topics in the shipping industry today.
The question as to whether or not to fit scrubbers was in focus at a Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) UAE branch meeting recently.
International Seaways is the latest owner to jump on the scrubber bandwagon with a contract for up to 10 systems with Clean Marine.
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