Singapore, the world’s busiest port by shipping tonnage, has reported a high level of compliance with IMO 2020 regulation with just two vessels detained for using non-compliant fuel in the first quarter of the year.
The world’s largest ship refuelling hub – Singapore – has given to new bunker supplier licenses as volumes rise in the first quarter despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of the world’s largest shipowners AP Moller – Maersk has suspended its full year financial guidance in the light of the uncertainty of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is feeling the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and vessels being taken out of service for scrubber retrofits.
Shipowner organisations say the low number of Fuel Oil Non-Availability Reports (FONAR) issued since IMO 2020 came into force does not truly represent the difficulties owners have had in sourcing compliant fuels.