Regulation

Whilst many people believe that the IMO’s ambition to reduce shipping’s 2050 carbon emissions by at least 50% compared with 2008 levels appears to be an almost impossible target, shipping…
Following the heavy defeat in the British parliament for the Prime Minister Teresa May’s Brexit deal the British Ports Association (BPA) has urged the government to do “whatever is necessary…
Alfonso Castillero, who is the chief commercial officer (cco) of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) the world’s third largest open registry, talks about what Ship Registries could neeto…
The Competition Commission of Hong Kong announced that it has started investigation into the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance on its potential breach of competition rules.
Polaris Shipping will install open-loop scrubbers on seven of its ships, using Langh Tech systems and retrofitting at South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.
Bunker delivery note (BDN) amendments relating to supply of marine fuels to ships with alternative mechanisms to address sulphur emission requirements have entered into force on 1 January 2019, IMO…
The year has not started off well or the shipping industry and the cause of marine safety. The fatal fire aboard the vehicle carrier Sincerity Ace cost the lives of…
China has enforced a ban on the use of open-loop scrubbers in the country’s inland Emissions Control Areas (ECAs), port waters under coastal domestic ECA and the Bohai waters, though…
Classification society ABS has formally opened its new global headquarters in Houston, Texas.
After a series of investigations, Sun Bo, former general manager of China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC), has been officially arrested.
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