Regulation

US-based Ecochlor reports the opening of a new factory in North Haven, CT for production of the chlorine dioxide generator for its ballast water management system (BWMS) in order to…
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned that shipowners issued with a Fuel Oil Non Availability Report (FONAR) do not mean they have a ‘free pass’ to use non-compliant…
The hype around the use of open-loop scrubbers is risking the loss of focus on key issues of human health and the environment, the Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA)…
The world’s third largest container line CMA CGM is continuing to hedge its bets on complying with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap with it reported to be opting for a…
As part of a meeting between Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud at the third meeting of the China-Saudi Arabia High-level…
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has advised shipowners who have installed scrubbers to their vessels to avoid hedging their fuel requirements in 2020 so as to maximise savings.
Greek containership owner Euroseas plans to burn low sulphur fuels to comply with the IMO 2020 0.5% sulphur cap.
International Maritime Organization (IMO) secretary-general Kitack Lim has called on all sectors of the maritime industry to be involved in achieving the ambitious Greenhouse Gas (GHG) cuts set for the…
Against a backdrop of a gloomy outlook for container trades Bimco analyst Peter Sand warns a failure by lines to pass increased fuel costs from the IMO 2020 sulphur cap…
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has tested using an underwater drone for a hull inspection rather than using divers.
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