LNG Sector Ready to Meet Shipping Industry Demand

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The cross-industry coalition SEA\LNG has highlighted the ability of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector to meet ...

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ECSA: Shipping to See Next Steps in Emissions Decrease Soon

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The next steps in CO2 reduction for shipping could be determined at the end of October 2016, according to the ...

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Merchant Vessels Need to Stay on Alert for Pirates

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Merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden and the western Indian Ocean should take protective measures as the ...

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Shipowners Urge IMO to Set Timeline to Cut GHG Emissions

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The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged ...

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IMO Urges More States to Ratify the London Protocol

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has urged Governments to ratify the London Protocol treaty which ...

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ICS Urges Govts to Finalize Treatment Systems Guidelines

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As the International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention is set to enter into force ...

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IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

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With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime ...

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IMO's VGM Rules for Containers Come into Force

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A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into ...

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Saint Lucia Becomes 50th State to Ratify BWM Convention

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Saint Lucia has acceded to four IMO treaties including the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, what brings ...

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IMO's MSC Gives Nod to Ship Construction Rules from 12 ROs

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Ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies comply with the ...

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US Container Weight Rules Same as in IMO's SOLAS

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The existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements ...

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EU Unveils New Arctic Strategy

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The European Commission launched yesterday its new Arctic Strategy, including 39 actions focusing on climate ...

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Baltic Sea Cruise Ship Sewage Discharge to Be Banned by 2021

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By 2021, all International Maritime Organization (IMO) registered passenger vessels sailing in the Baltic Sea will ...

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IMO Meeting Ends without Deal on Fair Share Contribution

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Members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) failed yesterday to reach a deal on fair share ...

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Air Pollution Cut Significantly due to SECA

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The air pollution in the North Sea and Baltic Sea has declined considerably one year after the introduction of ...

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EU Urged to Support Global Co2 Agenda for Shipping

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The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) is calling upon the EU Member States to give their ...

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IMO: Electronic Data Exchange in a 'Single Window'

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the mandatory requirements for the electronic exchange of ...

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Ratification Just Around the Corner

Ballast Water Management Convention needs just 0.18% more global tonnage With several countries signing the IMO ...

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Numerous Countries Unprepared for Container Weighing

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There has been no guidance issued on the practical application of the measures regarding the implementation of the ...

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Dockyards Likely to Be Clogged by 2020 amid BWMC Uncertainty

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Dockyard and classification societies are likely to encounter a bottleneck in 2020 as numerous shipowners have ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

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The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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