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  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Five shipping companies were reported for violating sulfur requirements, which came into effect on January 1, 2015, according to the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. Based on oil samples, the five companies, which operate on fuels with high sulfur content, were reported to the police. Relevant authorities are now scheduled to conduct investigations into the reports, following […]

  • 21 May 2018

    ICS fears ‘sulphur cap chaos’ unless IMO resolves issues concerning its succesful implementation.

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    TORM unveiled plans to install scrubbers on 14 of its vessels in an effort to prepare for the 2020 sulfur cap.

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Maersk Line identified two instances of non-compliance with the 0.1 pct sulfur cap in 2017.

  • 14 July 2017

    The yearly average sulfur content of tested residual fuel oils increased to 2.58% in 2016, up by 0.13% from 2.45% in 2015, according to data provided by the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) to the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Of the 143,141 samples tested by four providers of sampling and testing services, 0.53% exceeded the […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo develop with Horiba a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships.

  • 16 December 2016

    Starting from January 1, 2017, eleven key ports in China within the three designated emission control areas (ECAs) will require ships at berth to use fuel with less than 0.5 percent sulfur content, The Standard Club informed.  The ports in question are Tianjin, Qinhuangdao, Tangshan, Huanghua, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shanghai, Ningbo-Zhoushan, Suzhou and Nantong. Shipowners should […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bomin starts delivering ultra-low sulfur fuel oil to ships calling in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region.

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sulfur regulations are not getting a lot of attention from shippers at present but that should change given that the cost impact of 2020 is expected to dwarf that of 2015, according to Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL).  The decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to set 2020 as the start date for […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finland-based oil refining firm Neste and Polish ferry operator Polferries have agreed on the delivery of low-sulfur marine fuel for the Nynäshamn-Gdansk route in 2017. According to Panu Kopra, Executive Vice President of Neste Oil Retail, the cooperation between the duo is enabled by the fact that Neste’s product distribution services are expanding to Sweden. “Environmental friendliness […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The forthcoming environmental regulations are likely to affect the global container shipping industry in an unprecedented manner, C. K. Yoo, President and CEO of Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) said in a keynote address at TMP Asia 2017. Referring to the Ballast Water Management Convention and Low Sulfur regulations taking effect from 2020, Yoo voiced his concern […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean tanker Aurelia was fitted out with a desulfurization system as part of a pilot project.

  • 27 June 2006

    Secretary Angelo T. Reyes has cancelled a shipping vessel

  • 6 June 2018

    The EU’s ‘Vision of Zero Emissions from transport by 2050’, would have long-term implications for shipowners worldwide.

  • 21 June 2016

    There are signals that the global 0.5 percent sulfur cap for marine fuels could enter into force by 2020, according to the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA). The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is expected to decide on the timing of the global sulfur cap in October this year, based on […]

  • 17 August 2012

      Sulfur dioxide emissions from ships touring EU ports have been reduced by 66 % since 2010 with the implementation of a new shipping policy, which brought about low-sulfur requirements for ships, the EU Commission informed Tuesday citing research data. According to the new policy, all ships berthed or anchored in EU harbors have been […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine (MHI-MME) has completed main boiler retrofit work on 80 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers which is said to enable these vessels to run safely on low sulfur fuel. International Maritime Organization (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee decided on global sulfur cap for marine fuel to be enforced in 2020 […]

  • 21 February 2017

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine has finalized retrofit work to enable 80 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to sail on low sulfur fuel. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided in October 2016 to impose a global 0.50% marine fuel sulfur limit from 2020. In order to comply with the new regulation, oil companies […]

  • 17 December 2015

    One of Israel’s main cargo ports, the port of Ashdod, is about to be sanctioned financially in the amount of NIS 2.7 million (USD 693.6 thousand) for polluting the Mediterranean Sea, according to the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP). The sanctioning has been imposed as it has been determined that the port’s staff has unloaded ships improperly […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Monday afternoon following a brief closure due to a sulfur dioxide release and shelter in place in Galena Park, according to the United States Coast Guard. At about 3:30 p.m., the Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service received notification from Harris County Office of Emergency Management personnel that a shelter in […]

  • 5 January 2017

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a marine notice for cruise vessel owners and operators aimed at limiting sulfur emissions from cruise ships when at berth in the Port of Sydney Harbour.  From December 2016, cruise vessels capable of accommodating more than 100 passengers and at berth in Sydney Harbour have been issued […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asia-U.S. container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have revised their recommended low-sulfur fuel charge to recover the added cost. According to TSA the container lines are facing an average USD 365 per ton low-sulfur fuel price differential at the beginning of 2015 as environmental rules mandate a shift to cleaner marine gas […]