If only to exploit its unique location at the mouth of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, under a new liberal and progressive regime, is making a concerted effort to be a logistics hub for three continents – Asia, Europe and Africa.
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.
India’s The Great Eastern Shipping (GE Shipping) has earmarked up to $50m over the next four years to upgrade its fleet for compliance with IMO’s regulations on low-sulphur fuels and ballast water treatment systems (BWTS).
A special celebration marking the 100th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) took place this week, also referencing this year’s 70th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization itself.
Last week’s announcement by the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) that it would ban open-loop scrubbers from its port waters from 1 January 2020 when IMO’s 0.5% global sulphur cap comes into force has set the cat among the pigeons for a...
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 regulatory environment.
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 Office in Taipei has advised.
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.
Houston-based Eagle LNG Partners will be able to further develop its small-scale LNG bunkering operations after the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted the company their draft environmental impact statement (DEIS).