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Bachmann’s involvement in MARIN’s Zero Emissions Lab

Bachmann’s involvement in MARIN’s Zero Emissions Lab

IMO Sets 2020 Date for 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap

The implementation date for the 0.5% global sulphur cap is set for 2020, the International Maritime Organization ...

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BIMCO: IMO Study on Low Sulphur Fuel Availability 'Flawed'

International shipping association BIMCO has raised concerns over data on available fuel ahead of Marine ...

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Shipowners Urge IMO to Set Timeline to Cut GHG Emissions

The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged ...

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IMO Urges More States to Ratify the London Protocol

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has urged Governments to ratify the London Protocol treaty which ...

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IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime ...

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USCG Denies Appeals from BWMS Manufacturers

Four ballast water treatment system manufacturers have received the final agency action from the United States ...

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IBIA: Could Brexit Ease Sulphur Restrictions?

The prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union has raised a number of questions regarding the status ...

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Shipowners Reject Concept of EU Ship Recycling Licences

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which ...

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EU: Financial Incentive Could Enhance Sustainable Recycling

Ships regardless of their flag should not be allowed to call at any EU port without a ship recycling license to ...

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IMO's VGM Rules for Containers Come into Force

A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into ...

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EU's CO2 Regulations Must Line Up with International Rules

The member national shipowners’ associations of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have agreed to ...

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Maritime NZ: IMO Softens Transition to New SOLAS Rules

In light of the upcoming SOLAS container weight verification requirement and concerns over the transition to the ...

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IMO's MSC Gives Nod to Ship Construction Rules from 12 ROs

Ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies comply with the ...

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US Container Weight Rules Same as in IMO's SOLAS

The existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements ...

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IMO Meeting Ends without Deal on Fair Share Contribution

Members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) failed yesterday to reach a deal on fair share ...

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IMO: Electronic Data Exchange in a 'Single Window'

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the mandatory requirements for the electronic exchange of ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Infographic: Ins and Outs of IMO's Polar Code

The International Code for ships operating in Polar waters, better known as the Polar Code, will enter into force ...

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IMO: BWM Convention Not Ready for Entry into Force

The Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has not met its final entry-into-force requirement yet, ...

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IMO Cautions Members against Red Tape

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted  a resolution on better regulation at its assembly ...

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IMO Names Member States of Its Council

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) assembly has elected 40 members states for its council for ...

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Uncertainties in US to Persist Despite BWM Regime

Despite the ratification and entry into force of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast ...

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Indonesia Signs IMO’s BWM Convention

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) member state Indonesia is the latest country to sign the ...

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IMO Welcomes UN's Resolution on Migrant Smuggling

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of a UN ...

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Excluding Shipping from Paris Climate Deal Irresponsible

The shipping and aviation sectors are set to be exempt from targeted CO2 emissions cuts in the December Paris ...

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IMO Launches Maritime Energy Efficiency Project

The Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which aims to support increased uptake and ...

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Time to Prep for MRV Regulation

Shipping companies will need to prepare a monitoring plan by 31 August 2017 at the latest for each of their ships ...

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