Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

Compliant Fuels May Need to Be Ordered as of Mid-2019


ICS: Shipping companies may need to start ordering compliant fuels from as early as the middle of 2019.

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Maersk Line Confirms Scrubber Investment

Maersk Line containership

Maersk Line has confirmed its investment in scrubbers, but remains secretive on details of the investment.

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Maersk to Change Bunker Surcharge ahead of Sulphur Cap

Mumbai Maersk

Maersk Line is planning to introduce a new fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Samskip Endeavour Goes Fossil-Free by Burning Vegetable Oil

Goodshipping program

Shippers arrange for fossil-free transport of their goods via Goodshipping Program.

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Port Authorities Join Forces in Climate Action Program

Port of Los Angeles

Seven leading port authorities are joining forces to address the issue of global warming.

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Port of Long Beach Gets USD 50 Mn for Zero Emissions Project

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach gets preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant for its zero emissions project.

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Safe Bulkers to Fit Half of Its Fleet with Scrubbers


Safe Bulkers has agreed a detailed schedule for the installation of scrubbers in about half of its fleet.

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Tsakos: Things Will Get Worse without Transition Period

Nikolas Tsakos

Tsakos: A transition period is needed to allow for the right type of bunkers to be available.

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Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Opts for Erma First's BWMS

ballast water

Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG has signed an agreement with ERMA FIRST S.A. for BWTS retrofits.

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300 Capes to Install Scrubbers in 2018


Capesize owner Seanergy Maritime will most likely proceed with the installation of scrubbers.

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TORM, NYK to Install Alfa Laval’s BWMS on 80 Ships

Alfa Laval stand at SMM

 TORM and JNYK contracted Alfa Laval to retrofit a total of 80 ships with ballast water management systems.

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Angelicoussis Hires Sembcorp Marine to Retrofit Tankers

ship pumping out ballast water

Maran Tankers hires Sembcorp Marine to install marine scrubbers and BWM systems on 13 ships.

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Hapag-Lloyd Praised for Green Ship Recycling

DNV GL awards certificate to Hapag.Lloyd for ship recycling pracices

Hapag-Lloyd has received the “DNV GL Excellence Green Star” certificate.

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BWMS Failures Caused by Yards Substituting Part Materials

There are still numerous operational and technical challenges owners face once the BWM system is installed.

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ONE Picks Low Sulphur Fuel to Comply with New IMO Rules

ONE Committment

ONE to comply with the new sulphur regulations by fueling its ships with low-sulphur compliant hybrid oil.

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Scrubber-Fitted VLCCs to Get Windfall from Sulphur Cap


Transporting crude oil and petroleum products across the oceans to get significantly more expensive for charterers.

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Wartsila Unveils An Oceanic Awakening Initiative at SMM

Wartsila press conference

Wärtsilä wants to connect 20 of the most influential marine cities into a global, digitalized network by 2020.

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Future of The Fjords Wins Ship of the Year 2018 Award at SMM

Future of the Fjords

Future of The Fjords, an all electric passenger vessel, has won the Ship of the Year 2018 award at SMM.

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Eagle Bulk to Retrofit Up to 37 Ships with Scrubbers


Eagle Bulk Shipping has entered into a series of agreements for the purchase of up to 37 scrubbers.

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Hapag-Lloyd Expects USD 1 Bn in Extra Fuel Costs

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Jansen

Hapag-Lloyd is facing around USD 1 billion of extra fuel costs stemming from the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Hanse Ship Management Looking into Installing Scrubbers

germany's new dawn, Tradewinds forum

 Stade-based Hanse Ship Management AG is looking into scrubber installation ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Alfa Laval Bolsters PureBallast Reactor Capacity

Alfa Lava logo

Alfa Laval has unveiled a new UV reactor size for its PureBallast 3 family.

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Lavish Opening Ceremony Sets the Scene for SMM 2018

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Maritime who's who gathered last night at Hamburg's City Hall to celebrate the opening of the biennial SMM trade fair.

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Wartsila’s BWMS Bags USCG Type Approval

Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Wartsila Water Systems,

Wärtsilä has obtained type approval certificate for its ballast water management system from USCG.

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A Quarter of Ships on Order to Be Fitted with Scrubbers

scrubber wartsila

Clarksons: 2018 has seen enthusiasm for scrubbers grow ahead of 2020 sulphur cap implementation.

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Rotor Sails Fitted on board Maersk's Tanker in a World's 1st

Rotor Sails on board Maersk pelican

Two Norsepower Rotor Sails have been installed on board Maersk Pelican.

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Maersk's Fuel Costs Set to Rise by USD 2 Bn from Sulphur Cap

Mumbai Maersk

Maersk's yearly fuel bill is set to jump by USD 2 billion from the implementation of 2020 sulphur cap.

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