Regulation

China has banned the use of open-loop scrubbers effective 1 January 2019 in the country’s emission control areas (ECAs) covering inland waters and most of its coastline.
China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) announced that, Cao De Sheng, has been appointed as the Director of Maritime Safety Administration.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) through the General Directorate of Merchant Marine's Department of Maritime Accident Investigation has assigned an investigator to carry out asafety investigation into the fire suffered…
The enforcement of the IMO’s 2020 low sulphur regulations will have a “crucial bearing” on the success of the maritime transport industry according to MOL chief Junichiro Ikeda.
In the second part of most read stories by month in 2018 on Seatrade Maritime News we look at July to December.
As 2018 draws to a close we take a look at what were the top stories each month on Seatrade Maritime News. This week we look at January through to June,…
The UAE is introducing a new classification requirement for vessels from 25 flag states calling or anchoring in its waters from 1 January 2019.
De Nora reports that its Balpure ballast water treatment system has received US Coast Guard (USCG) approval, becoming the 15th BWTS to be certified by the USCG.
If only to exploit its unique location at the mouth of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, under a new liberal and progressive regime, is making a concerted effort to be…
Rotterdam port will widen its Green Award discount starting 2019 to encourage safe and green shipping in the liquid bulk segment, the Port of Rotterdam Authority announced.
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