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Scrubber Uptake Hits 4,000 Ships

Scrubber

There are approximately 4,000 ships fitted or about to be fitted with a scrubber.

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Sea-Intel: Scrubber Investment Case Undermined

Scrubber

Sea-Intelligence: The low-sulphur premium dropped from a 300 USD/ton to 60 USD/ton.

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ITF Slams Flag States for Failure to Protect Seafarers

Cruise ship

ITF criticizes flag states over failure to protect seafarers’ and passenger’s health during the humanitarian crisis.

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MSC Investigating How HSFO Was Left on Board MSC Joanna

MSC Containership

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

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UAE Bans MSC-Operated Boxship for Violating Carriage Ban

MSC containership

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

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ICS: Ships Violating IMO 2020 Face Serious Fines, Detention

Containership Hamburg

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

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Safe Bulkers Delays 5 Scrubber Installations

Scrubber

Safe Bulkers has pushed the installation of scrubbers on five of its vessels for the second quarter of the year.

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Scrubber Fitting No Longer an Issue of If but of How Fast

Scrubber

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

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IMO Moves Toward Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Arctic

IMO agreed on the draft amendments to MARPOL Annex I to ban the use and carriage of HFO.

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SEALNG: 175 LNG-Fueled Ships in Operation, 203 on Order

LNG Powered

There are 175 LNG-fueled ships currently in operation, with 203 on order.

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Seanergy Boasts Smooth Transition to IMO 2020

Bulker

Seanergy wraps up its IMO 2020 compliance plan.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (27-31 Jan, 2020)

shipping

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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NYK Exploring Ammonia as Carbon Neutral Marine Fuel

NYK Line

Japanese shipping major NYK is looking into using ammonia as marine fuel.

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Study: LNG as Marine Fuel not Such a Cool Choice?

cardissa

Study: LNG might not reduce greenhouse gas emissions on a life-cycle basis.

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Seafarer Happiness Down amid Stress over New Regulations

ship

Workload stress caused by changes in regulations among key reasons impacting the seafarers' happiness level.

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Too Early to Draw Conclusions on VLSFO's Carbon Emissions

shipping

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

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Readers' Picks of the Week

shipping

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Ammonia-Powered Fuel Cell to Be Installed on a Vessel

A consortium that wants to install an ammonia-powered fuel cell on a vessel wins EU backing.

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Port of Karachi Bans Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

scrubber

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

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Kitack Lim: Prices for Compliant Fuels Stabilizing

Kitack Lim

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

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Port of Rotterdam Points to Rise in LNG Bunkering

Cardissa LNG Bunkering vessel

Europe's top bunkering port, the Port of Rotterdam, has seen an increase in LNG bunkering at the port.

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VLSFO Not So Environmentally-Friendly after All?

cargo ship

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

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Trafigura Backs Carbon Levy and Slow Steaming

tanker

Trafigura says chartered vessels account for 87 percent of its GHG emissions.

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ClassNK Issues HKC Compliance Statement to Bangladeshi Yard

Class NK

ClassNK has issued HKC Statement of Compliance to PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited.

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Suez Canal Authority Bans Scrubber Wash Water Discharge

Traffic in the Suez Canal

Discharging scrubber wash water in the Suez Canal is strictly forbidden.

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2 Ships Fail to Comply with IMO 2020 in Chinese Waters

Chinese flag

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

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US Blacklists Chinese Shipowner in New Sanctions against Iran

Donald Trump

The Trump Administration has issued a new wave of sanctions against Iran.

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