Regulation

As ballast water management regulations shift towards enforcement shipowners are finding that the majority of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) installed do not function properly.
Outgoing Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) chief executive Andrew Tan made what may well be his final speech to the city state’s shipping community on Friday morning.
The world’s busiest port Singapore is to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters and ships will have to use compliant fuel once the IMO 2020 sulphur cap…
Greece’s shortsea shipowners went to Brussels this month and called on Euro MPs to throw their weight behind Europe’s shortsea shipping sector as it faces challenges posed by the new…
Car manufacturer Groupe Renault is partnering with Neoline for two pilot primarily wind-powered car carriers designed to deliver a 90% reduction in carbon emissions for a transatlantic route.
The use of methanol as a marine fuel has not yet widespread interest amongst the global shipping community seeking alternatives to high-sulphur fuel, as its use as a clean fuel…
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is one of three partners in a new project launched this week to combat biofouling and the negative impacts of the transfer of aquatic species.
Taiwan’s seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur content fuel from 1 January 2019, ahead of IMO’s Marpol Annex VI global regulation from 2020, the Club Correspondents Pro-Marine Law…
South Korean Lim Ki-tack has won a unanimous vote from the 40 IMO member states on the ruling council to continue his second four-year term as IMO secretary-general.
New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) will launch trading for 11 marine fuel 0.5% futures contracts on the CME Globex electronic platform from 9 December this year, roughly one year ahead…
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