The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will no longer actively discourage the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, since the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) agreed to address…
Nuon Energy will supply wind-generate electricity to power the new Maasvlakte II terminal near Rotterdam under a EUR5m ($6.2m) contract with APM Terminals.
The Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association (HKSOA) has added its voice to opposition to the European Union’s proposed monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of emissions of CO2 emissions for shipping.
Waigaoqiao port in Shanghai will offer cold ironing services to ships at berth, in a move to reduce pollution from the burning of high sulphur bunker fuel, reports said.
Last week, Transfennica announced it would be closing a ro-ro service running between Bilbao, Portsmouth and Zeebrugge. The line has become the latest casualty for North Sea operators in the…
The Port of Barbados has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to adopt an incentive programme of reduced port fees for vessels with a higher Rightship efficiency rating.
Even though the bunker price has dropped to around $450 - $460 per tonne in Fuijarah and Singapore per slow steaming looks set to remain the norm.
ICS has criticised moves at the EU to mandate Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions regionally, ahead of global IMO measures.