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Environmental Legislation Key Priority for BIMCO

Environmental legislation will be at the top of the agenda of Angus Frew, Secretary General & CEO of BIMCO.

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Ballast Free LNG-Carrier Design Steals the Spotlight

The industry is making a step forward in achieving ballast-free shipping with new 30,000m³ B-FREE LNG carrier design.

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IMO Assembly Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected new members of its council for the ...

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Wärtsilä Introduces Voyage Emissions Reduction System

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is introducing its Voyage Emissions Reduction (VER) system as a means for ...

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GSF, Partners Call for Joint Action on Cargo Safety

Four industry organizations are calling for united front with regards to safety aspects of the way in which cargo ...

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Survey: LNG Retrofitting Sparks High Interest

There is a strong interest of shipowners in retrofitting their ships with liquefied natural gas-powered (LNG) ...

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No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air ...

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World Expects Bold Goals on Cutting Emissions from Shipping

The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of ...

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KFTC Orders Corrective Steps for Maersk-Hamburg Süd Merger

The Korean Free Trade Commission (KFTC) has given Maersk Line the green light for the acquisition of German ...

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Iceland Accedes to Air Pollution Treaty

Iceland has ratified the International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaty covering the prevention of air pollution ...

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Uptake of LNG as Fuel Slower than Expected

In 2012, DNV GL predicted that by 2020, the LNG-fuelled fleet would comprise around 1,000 vessels. Three years ...

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Paradise Papers: What They Really Mean for Shipping?

The release of the Paradise Papers, a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the ...

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ICS: Shipping Needs to Be Economically Sustainable

The shipping industry could only be environmentally sustainable if it is economically sustainable as well, the ...

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UK Unveils Industry Code of Practice for Autonomous Vessels

UK’s maritime sector body Maritime UK has launched a new Industry Code of Practice for the design, ...

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Maersk: Shipping Must Raise Its Game to Cut Pollution

The shipping industry must take responsibility for its fair share of carbon emissions in order to tackle climate ...

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ICS: EU Decision to Revise EU ETS Demonstrates Faith in IMO

The recent decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regional EU ...

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EU to Act on Shipping Emissions from 2023 If IMO Fails

The European Parliament and Council have today reached a provisional agreement to revise the EU Emissions Trading ...

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Safe Bulkers Picks Erma First BWTS for Its Fleet

Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers has agreed with Erma First, a Greece based company, to install ...

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Ship Speed Restrictions to Protect North Atlantic Whales

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has established regulations to implement a 10-knot speed ...

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South Korean Firm Seeks USCG BWMS Type Approval

The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC) has received its eighth application for Ballast Water Management ...

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Canada Seeks to Ban Vessel Abandonment with New Bill

The Government of Canada has introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act in parliament, which aims ...

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WSC, IMO Fire Back on Lack of Climate Change Action Claims

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) have hit back at the accusations ...

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IMO to Discuss HSFO Carriage Ban on Ships without Scrubbers

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to discuss the introduction of a ban on the carriage of high ...

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Erma First Gets USCG Type Approval for Its BWTS

Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has received the United States Coast ...

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New BWTS for Big Bulk Carriers Unveiled

A new ballast water treatment system (BWTS) specifically designed for large dry bulk and ore carriers has been ...

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Financial Burden from Upcoming Regulations Imminent

The forthcoming environmental regulations are likely to affect the global container shipping industry in an ...

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Majority of New Ships Exceed IMO’s Post-2025 Requirements

Almost three-quarters of new ships carrying consumer goods already exceed International Maritime ...

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