Regulation

Lawyers from Reed Smith liken the raft of uncertainties facing shipowners and charterers in their charter contracts relating to compliance with the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap to that of the…
The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is maintaining its opposition to scrubbers as way to comply with the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap despite significant investments in exhaust gas cleaning systems…
Wilhelmsen Ship Service (WSS) has signed an agreement with Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science to supply a convenient handheld device that can test the sulphur content of fuels onboard.
At a time when Europe is “experiencing turbulence such as Brexit”, Greece, with oceangoing shipping and its management as the cornerstone of a development plan can become "a pole of…
One of the most dysfunctional episodes in the UK government’s planning – or lack thereof – for Brexit seemingly came to an end over the weekend when the Department for…
As the battle lines continue to be drawn over exhaust gas cleaning systems on ships Precious Shipping md Khalid Hashim warns that the discharge waste water from open-loop scrubbers “will…
The Nigerian authorities have launched a clampdown on vessels that do not comply with the country's cabotage laws detaining a Navigator Gas LPG carrier.
Marine fuel is too cheap for the environmental damage that it causes and sea transport does not reflect the true cost of bringing goods to market. These are the views…
Research firm Woodmac has forecast that just over 10% of marine fuel will be scrubbed in 2020 when the IMO 0.5% sulphur cap rule is enforced.
The debate currently raging over the use of open-loop scrubbers to meet the requirements of the IMO’s 2020 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel represents a massive own goal by…
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