Seized North Korean Bulker Sold for Scrap

Wise Honest

North Korea had earlier requested the release of the vessel.

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Maersk Tankers, Cargill, Mitsui Team Up to Cut GHG Emissions

Maersk Tangier

The trio would exploit existing fuel-saving technologies and explore new technical solutions to cut GHG emissions.

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2020 Still Dominates Dry Bulk Shipping’s Challenges


Intercargo: The global availability of safe compliant fuels remains a key question that is largely still unanswered.

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BIMCO Proposes New Regulations in Fight Against Emissions


The proposed solution is more "enforceable" than slow steaming.

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US Sanctions on COSCO Companies Hit US-Listed Teekay

ARC7 LNG carrier

The sanctions are affecting Teekay's Yamal LNG joint venture.

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US Sanctions Russian Ships for Jet Fuel Deliveries to Syria

Ships sanctioned by the U.S. over Russia-Syria trade

The vessels were involved in the illicit transfer of jet fuel to the Russian military in Syria.

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US Sanctions COSCO Companies over Iran Trade

China Iran Crude Oil Trade

The U.S. sanctioned two COSCO subsidiaries in the latest move to curb the flow of Iranian crude.

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UAESA Joins International Chamber of Shipping


UAESA said it would use its membership to serve as a voice for the Middle East.

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Japan Embarks on Carbon-Free Fuel Combustion Engine Research

Japan shipping decarbonization

The research will focus on on the use of hydrogen and ammonia as fuel.

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LR to Head Renewable Energy Ship Propulsion Project

Cruise ship

The objective is to design a complete system that could also be installed during retrofits.

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NYK Wraps Up Japan’s First Carbon-Neutral Voyage

Aries Leader

NYK became the first Japanese shipping company to realize a carbon-neutral voyage by offsetting 5,000 tons of CO2.

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MOL Wraps Up LNG Bunkering Trial in Port of Kobe

LNG fuel bunkering with tugboat Ishin

The trial on the LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin represents the first LNG bunkering operation in the Port of Kobe.

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Golden Ray Salvage Operation Resumes after Storm

Golden Ray

Response and salvage efforts had to be suspended due to weather conditions.

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SKTI Signs IMO-Compliant VLSFO Supply Contracts

SK Trading

The South Korean refiner is the latest to join IMO 2020 preparations.

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Wärtsilä Bags South Korean Bunker Tanker BWMS Deal

Doorae Shipping BWMS contract

This is Wärtsilä's first BWMS retrofit contract in South Korea.

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Cargo Ship Sara Banned from Paris MoU Ports

Cargo ship Sara

Out of 20 deficiencies found during an inspection, 5 were ground for detention.

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Port of Long Beach Keeps Reducing Air Pollution

Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach’s clean-air efforts have resulted in an 87% cut in diesel emissions.

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UK Secures More Funding for Zero-Emissions Shipping Drive


The government is funding new shipping technology projects through MarRI-UK.

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UK Launches First Port Economic Partnership

Port of Southampton

The initiative strives to create stronger links between ports and government.

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Monjasa Supplies First VLSFO Ahead of IMO 2020

VLSFO bunkering

The company's first ship-to-ship supply took place in Southampton, UK.

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Euronav Secures USD 100 Mn to Buy IMO-Compliant Fuel

Ultra large crude carrier Oceania

The company's ULCC Oceania is storing the purchased 420,000 metric tons of compliant fuel.

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UK Nets Record Heroin Haul on Maersk Boxship

Heroin seized on a boxship in Felixstowe Port

The seized narcotics are estimated to be worth around USD 32.9 million.

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Safe Bulkers Completes 25% of Planned Scrubber Installations


Scrubber were installed on five vessels by the end of August 2019.

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Canada Investing in Development of Low-Noise Tankers

Canada Teekay low-noise tanker

The government wants to reduce underwater noise to protect the marine environment.

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Low-Sulphur Fuel to Cost 30% More Than the Current Fuel


Bunker adjustment factors will soar in late 2019 and "will be very volatile in the first half of 2020."

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GCC Bunkers Inks Processing Deal for IMO 2020 Compliant Fuel


GCC Bunkers joined forces with Texas International Terminals to produce 0.5% sulfur bunker fuel oil.

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NABU: Cruise Ship Industry Slow to Adopt Green Technologies

NABU Cruise Ship Ranking 2019

The organization has published the results of a study which covered 89 ships.

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