Regulation

Greek authorities have seized drugs worth more than $113m after intercepting a Syrian general cargo ship sailing for Libya, the coast guard said on 14 December.
Finland’s Containerships, a subsidiary of CMA CGM, has taken delivery of its first LNG-powered vessel.
Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has landed its first order for an environmentally-friendly marine diesel engine for installation on a 99,000-dwt bulk carrier to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding.
“What are our competitors and governments doing? We can’t change the world alone!” As a compliance officer in the shipping sector, this is common feedback from colleagues when conducting compliance…
Container line Ocean Network Express (ONE) will be applying a low sulphur fuel surcharge for Taiwan and the China emission control areas (ECAs) next year.
A shipyard in Germany or Scandinavia is likely to be chosen within the next few weeks by Norwegian coastal freight and passenger ferry operator, Hurtigruten, as it embarks on a…
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) is planning to launch a new marine fuel 0.5% futures contracts early next year in advance of IMO’s global 0.5% sulphur cap regulation from 2020.
Norway’s scrubber manufacturer Yara Marine Technologies has made its footprint in China with the opening of its new Shanghai office, responding to increasing demand for scrubbers in newbuilds and retrofit…
As China enforces its 0.5% sulphur emission control areas (ECAs) from 1 January 2019 it is also mandating that new domestic vessels be equipped for shoreside power, or cold ironing.
Operational issues with many installed ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) have been highlighted by both Intertanko and ABS, but is it all the fault of the manufacturers?
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