Ukrainian Ports to Become Deeper and Greener

USPA

USPA is making Ukrainian ports greener through a new concept.

3 Non-EU Yards Join Approved List of Recycling Facilities

shipbreaking

For the first time, three yards located outside the EU have been included in the list.

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Labor: The Future of Australian Shipping Needs to Be Secured

ship

Australian Labor Party pushes for bipartisanship on shipping policy.

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CARB: MSC Pays USD 630K for Air Quality Violations in 2014

ship

MSC paid USD 630,625 in penalties to CARB for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth Regulation.

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Barcelona Joins the Fight for Med-ECA

Port of Barcelona

The Barcelona City Council has backed the initiative of establishing an Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean.

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EGCSA Slams Singapore's Wash Water Discharge Ban

Vessel pollution

EGCSA criticized the decision of MPA Singapore to ban the discharge of wash water from open loop scrubbers.

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ONE Still Considering Scrubbers and LNG

One Aguila

ONE sees adoption of low-sulphur compliant hybrid oil as the most realistic and cost-efficient,  but short-term solution.

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Maersk Wants to Become Carbon Neutral by 2050

Maersk vessel

Maersk announced that it aims to become a carbon neutral company by 2050.

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P&O Cruises Captain Fined for Air Pollution

gavel

The Criminal Court of Marseille fined the captain of the cruise ship Azura and its owner Carnival Corporation & plc

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DHT Co-CEOs: We Are Neither For nor Against Scrubbers

DHT Holdings VLCC

DHT Co-CEOs: We believe scrubbers to be an economical way to comply with the new regulations.

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Scorpio Tankers Reveals Scrubber Investment for 52 Ships

Scrubber

Scorpio Tankers has entered into an agreement to purchase exhaust gas cleanings systems for 52 of its vessels.

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Singapore Banning Scrubber Wash Water Discharge a Victory

Nikolas Tsakos, president and CEO of TEN

Tsakos believes the hype about the scrubber installation from charterers is winding down.

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Harris: U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub in the future.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

These are the most read stories of the past week.

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Norden Trials Biofuel as Alternative to LSFO

Tanker

Norden has tested out the potential of biofuel on one of its Handysize product tankers.

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Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

Scrubber

Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop scrubbers in its waters in 2020.

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Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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BIMCO to Complete Cyber Security Clause in May 2019

BIMCO

BIMCO is developing a cyber security clause in cooperation with shipping companies Klaveness and Navig8.

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Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages

Seafarers

Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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US Treasury Warns Against Petroleum Shipments to Syria

Donald Trump

US warns maritime community of sanctions risks related to petroleum shipments to Syria.

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Port of Marseille Fos Reveals LNG Bunkering Master Plan

Port of Marseille

The Port of Marseille Fos establishes plan to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure.

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GOGL Lifts Options for More Scrubbers

Scrubber

GOGL is equipping its Capesizes with scrubbers to curb its exposure to rising fuel costs.

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Hurtigruten to Power Ships with a Byproduct of Rotten Fish

hurtigruten

Reuters: Hurtigruten is planning to use a byproduct of rotten fish to power its ships.

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Pan Ocean Bullish on Earnings amid Market Recovery

STX Ace

Pan Ocean booked higher profits in the third quarter of 2018 reaping fruits of stronger market.

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Obstacles to Reform at IMO Threaten Climate Goals

containership

IMO needs to give the working group for reforming the agency a remit that allows it to increase public scrutiny.

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BPA Worried Over Uncertainty amid Draft Brexit Deal

Brexit

BPA: It could be some time before it is clear what the final arrangements will mean for ports.

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Asia Steps Up the Fight for Fair Treatment of Seafarers

Seafarer

Asia’s leading seafaring nations have greed Guidelines on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers.

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TORM Sets Up Scrubber JV with ME Production and GSI

Scrubber

TORM sets up joint venture with scrubber manufacturer ME Production and Guangzhou Shipyard International.

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