Norwegian paint manufacturer Jotun AS believes there is huge scope to raise hull and propeller operating efficiency by using shipboard data more effectively. According to Global Concept Director Stein Kjølberg, pictured, only about 15% of the...
For suppliers facing the SOx scrubber boom, production shortcuts can be tempting. But you will rely on your SOx scrubbers throughout the vessel lifetime, so there’s no room for compromises on materials or quality.
John Fredriksen's Frontline is installing scrubbers on another 12 vessels bringing the tanker owner to 20 ships that will be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems to comply with the 2020 0.5% sulphur cap.
The arrival of the global sulphur limit in 2020 will pose multiple challenges to ship operators, Lloyd’s Register principal consultant on fuels Tim Wilson told a Maritime Future Leaders seminar organised by Dubai Maritime Cluster Office, held at...
After several lean years prospects are looking good for the LNG sector again, Cyprus set out plans to grow a quality maritime sector, and the IMO agreed a ban on the carriage of heavy fuel oil come 2020.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed a ban on the carriage of high sulphur fuel by vessels unless they are fitted with a scrubber from two months after the 1 January 2020 0.5% sulphur cap coming into force.
As the deadline for the IMO’s global sulphur cap gets closer, one of the world’s leading providers of fuel treatments developed for marine diesel engines is heading to Dubai for the Seatrade Maritime Middle East expo starting on Monday 29 October.
Demand for scrubbers helped boost Wärtsilä’s marine business order intake in the third quarter.
Dry bulk vessels fitted with scrubbers will command a significant premium when the 0.5% sulphur cap comes into force on 1 January 2020, believes Maritime Strategies International (MSI) analyst Will Fray.