The accelerating pace of digitalisation, rapid technology developments and a likely increase of more than 80% in demand for container transport by sea between now and 2050, have been key catalysts in DNV GL’s move to develop a new Containership...
Classification society DNV GL’s remote survey programme is fast expanding with 7,500 surveys undertaken so far.
It’s been one of the most hotly debated questions of the last 18 – 24 months in shipping – whether or not to invest in scrubbers to comply with the IMO 2020 global low sulphur cap for marine fuel.
Leading industry organisations are proposing a $5bn R&D fund to help reduce emissions from shipping, with financing come through a bunker levy.
The European Commission (EC) has approved European Union (EU) state aid schemes to support maritime transport in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden as they encourage ship registration in Europe and contribute to the global competitiveness...
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is moving towards a minimum class requirement for cyber security.
The European Commission (EC) has announced on Wednesday the inclusion of shipping in the European Green Deal under which several policy initiatives aim to put Europe on track to reach net-zero global warming emissions by 2050.
The Philippines’ domestic shipowners may not be ready to comply with the upcoming IMO 2020 global regulation, according to the Filipino Shipowners Association (FSA).
More than 10% of the world’s containership capacity will be fitted with scrubbers by January 2020 when IMO’s global 0.5% fuel sulphur cap comes into effect, according to analyst Alphaliner.