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Posted: about 1 year ago

How Did Super Pollutant Fuels Come to Market?

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

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Maersk Ups Bunker Surcharge amid VLSFO Price Rise

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

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year 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
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Vessel Demand Rises as Boxships Queue for Scrubber Retrofits

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

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Posted: about 1 year ago

Kitack Lim: Prices for Compliant Fuels Stabilizing

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

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
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VLSFO Not So Environmentally-Friendly after All?

New blends of marine fuels with 0.50% sulphur content can contain a large percentage of aromatic com...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Low-Sulfur Fuel Sales Rise as Industry Responds to IMO 2020

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of HSFO sales as IMO2020 entered into force. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
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2 Ships Fail to Comply with IMO 2020 in Chinese Waters

Two ships in Chinese waters in breach of new sulphur regulations as they were using non-compliant fu...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Relatively Smooth Sailing as IMO 2020 Enters into Force?

It appears the shipping industry is coping better than expected following IMO 2020’s entry int...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Hapag-Lloyd Sets Sights on New Orders

Hapag-Lloyd eyes investments in new ships.

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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MSC to Use 30 Pct Biofuel Blends on Its Ships

MSC has committed to the usage of 30% biofuel blends. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Industry Contribution

Efficient spare part management through mobile 3D printing in remote locations

In remote locations, the fast and reliable provision of spare parts is critical for the smooth syste...

Posted: 4 months ago
Industry Contribution

Technical challenges with collection of subsea minerals for use in EV batteries can be overcome

Front-end engineering design study paves the way for development of new subsea mining riser system, ...

Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

New Zeland to Join IMO Air Pollution Convention

New Zealand revealed plans to sign up to new international maritime regulations to reduce ship emiss...

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VDR: 81 Pct of German Shipping Companies to Use LSFO

The vast majority of ships in the German fleet will run on the new low sulphur fuel oil from January...

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Monjasa Boosts Credit Facilities ahead of IMO 2020

The company is securing “flexibility to navigate the volatile oil and shipping markets.”...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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MSC: LNG Not a Feasible Option for Us

LNG is not a viable option for container shipping giant MSC due to limited bunkering facilities at p...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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RightShip Launches Compliance Assessment Ahead of IMO 2020

New assessment is expected to increase data availability and help manage risks arising from 2020 reg...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Malaysia Prohibits Open-Loop Scrubbers in Its Waters

Malaysia has decided to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers by vessels operating in the country’...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Shell Marine Wins Lubricants Deal for 5 COSCO Pulp Carriers

Shell Marine wins a contract to supply lubricants for 5 pulp carriers owned by COSCO Shipping Specia...

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

Report: Sinopec Eyes 100 New Barges for LSFO Supply

Sinopec is to add 100 barges to its fleet to be able to supply IMO 2020 compliant marine fuel.  ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Port of Ceuta Carries Out First VLSFO Bunkering

The Spanish port on the Moroccan side of Strait of Gibraltar is ready for IMO 2020. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Market Uncertainty Causes More Fuel Oil Price Volatility

The uncertainty of the upcoming IMO 2020 sulphur cap regulation is having a big impact on the bunker...

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

Monjasa Tanker Supplies 1st VLSFO in Lome

Monjasa has completed its first ship-to-ship supply of the very low sulfur fuel oil in Lome, Togo.  ...

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

Hamburg Süd Announces New Surcharge ahead of IMO 2020

The company has calculated that it would have to pay 193,08 USD/ton more for VLSFO fuel. ...

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

Hapag-Lloyd Implements New Charge Ahead of IMO 2020

German shipping major is to introduce an IMO 2020 Transition Charge for short-term contracts. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Hyundai Oilbank Starting VLSFO Bunkering from November

The company is starting deliveries after applying for a VLSFO production process patent. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago