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Posted: 11 days ago

Study: Scrubbers have lower well-to-wake CO2 footprint than low-sulphur fuels

Using exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) or low-sulphur fuel oils to meet the IMO 2020 Sulphur...

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  • Environment
Posted: 11 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Fuel oil quality survey sheds light on problems faced by owners during transition to LSFO

An industry survey into the transition to using compliant low-sulphur fuel oil since the beginning o...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Saudi Arabia bans wash water discharge from open-loop scrubbers

Saudi Ports Authority is the latest port to prohibit discharges of exhaust wash water in its waters ...

Categories:
  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: about 1 month ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Beware of a good pitch: Separating the hype from substance key to successful decarbonization

The shipping industry is faced with a perfect storm. On the one hand, the pressure to decarbonize it...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Chevron Marine Lubricants: Issues arising from VLSFO use have very little to do with fuel quality

The main fears around the use of the low sulphur fuel as mandated by the IMO 2020 sulphur cap that e...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
  • long read
Posted: 1 months ago
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Precious Shipping: IMO 2020 was absolutely pain-free for us

The IMO 2020 sulphur cap, mandating the switch for all ships to use fuels with a maximum 0.5% sulphu...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

Precious Shipping: Dry bulkers won’t be able to use wind power in a meaningful way

Wind-assisted ship propulsion has immense potential for achieving fuel savings and cutting emissions...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Tsakos: We have four ships facing serious engine problems due to poor bunker quality

Seven months into the implementation of the IMO 2020 sulphur cap, which shaped a monumental shift fo...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Higher bunker costs hurt Hapag-Lloyd’s earnings

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd felt a negative impact of higher bunker prices in the first quart...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

AMSA detains bulker for breaching IMO carriage ban

Australian authorities have detained a bulker identified as African Heron for carrying high sulfur f...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Singapore points to marginal breaches of 2020 sulphur cap with two detentions

The transition of the global shipping industry to fuels compliant with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap seem...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Monjasa reaps fruit from IMO 2020 preparations

Danish bunker company Monjasa reported an improved business performance on the back of the sulphur c...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Green Maritime Methanol Partners Launch Engine Testing Programme

The Green Maritime Methanol consortium achieves a new project milestone.  ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

MSC Investigating How HSFO Was Left on Board MSC Joanna, Since Its EGCS Installation Was Delayed

MSC is looking into the matters that led to the carriage of HSFO on board of one its containerships....

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

UAE Bans MSC-Operated Boxship for Violating Carriage Ban

FTA has banned the Panama-flagged containership MSC Joanna from operating in UAE waters and ports. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Ships Violating IMO 2020 Face Serious Fines, Detention as Port Regimes Plan Rigorous Enforcement

Major port state regimes to rigorously enforce the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 from March 1st. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Foreship: Scrubber Installation No Longer an Issue of If but of How Fast

An unprecedented surge of inquiries on how scrubbers can be fitted at short notice. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Seanergy Boasts Smooth Transition to IMO 2020 Compliance

Seanergy wraps up its IMO 2020 compliance plan.

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Euronav Taps Into Market’s Best Quarter in 10 Years

Belgian tanker shipping major Euronav has enjoyed strong tanker dynamics in the fourth quarter of 20...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Genco Wraps Up Scrubber Program

Genco Shipping & Trading has completed its scrubber program comprising seventeen Capesize vessel...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

IBIA: Still Too Early to Draw Conclusions on VLSFO’s Black Carbon Emissions

IBIA: still premature to draw valid conclusions on the level of VLSFO’s black carbon emissions...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Clean Arctic Alliance: How Did Super Pollutant ‘Frankenstein’ Fuels Come to Market?

The Clean Arctic Alliance is calling for an immediate switch to distillate fuels for ships in the Ar...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Maersk Ups Bunker Surcharge amid VLSFO Price Rise

Prompted by a price surge of VLSFO, Maersk has decided to increase its bunker surcharge. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Port of Karachi Bans Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

The Port of Karachi in Pakistan implements a ban on discharge of wash-water from open-loop scrubbers...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Large Vessel Demand Rises as Boxships Queuing for Scrubber Retrofits

More than 100 containerships aggregating 950,000 TEUs were in yards for scrubber retrofits last mont...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

IMO Secretary-General: Prices for Compliant Fuels Stabilizing

Kitack Lim: Prices for compliant fuels appear to be stabilizing. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 8 months ago