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ACCC Seeks Views on Liner Shipping Class Exemption

Containership

ACCC is seeking comments on a possible class exemption for ocean liner shipping.

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Proposed DSME, HHI Merger Raises Concerns in Singapore

The proposed merger of South Korean shipbuilding giants hits a regulatory snag.

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New Carbon Capture Project Gains High-Level Traction

The concept is intended for ship newbuildings, but also for retrofitting on existing ships.

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Boomsma Shipping Opts for Scrubbers Ahead of IMO 2020

The company will fit up to three vessels with scrubbers.

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Clarksons: Order Volumes Recovery Slows in 2019

Orders are down around 35 % year on year in 2019 to date.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are some of the most read articles of the week.

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CSA 2020: Malaysia's Scrubber Ban Will Affect 200 Companies

Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 have expressed disappointment in the decision.

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European Commission to Extend Liner Consortia BER

container

The EC has proposed to extend the regulation exempting liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust rules.

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India Approves Proposal for Hong Kong Convention Accession

Hong Kong Convention

India is becoming the 14th country to join the IMO treaty.

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Clipper Vacations Joins Green Marine

Clipper Vacations is the newest member of the voluntary environmental program.

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Bangladesh Court Rules 2016 Beaching of Maersk FPSO Illegal

North Sea Producer FPSO at Chittagong, Bangladesh

Authorities were instructed to claim compensation from the yard for having violated national environmental rules.

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EU Commission Probing Tax Exemptions for Italian Ports

Italian port

The EU wants to check whether Italian laws are in line with EU State aid rules.

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Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and Beyond

A look back at the conference that took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 5-7.

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Drewry: Higher BAF Charges to Arrive ahead of IMO 2020

Shippers and forwarders are starting to help carriers cover the additional cost of the cleaner, low-sulphur fuel.

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GoodFuels to Support Shipping's Compliant Fuel Demand

The parties would invest in a bio-refinery to produce an advanced marine biofuel based on pyrolysis oil.

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Nordic Ports Join Forces to Focus on Sustainable Future

The joint declaration shows a regional commitment to collaborate on environmental challenges related to UN’s SDGs.

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Port of Ceuta Carries Out First VLSFO Bunkering

Port of Ceuta VLSFO

The Spanish port on the Moroccan side of Strait of Gibraltar is ready for IMO 2020.

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Market Uncertainty Causes More Fuel Oil Price Volatility

The uncertainty of the upcoming IMO 2020 sulphur cap regulation is having a big impact on the bunker market.

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Calleya: Sulphur Cap Is a Very Hard Deadline, No Exceptions

A fuel oil non-availability report exists, however, "this is intended for temporary purposes only," Calleya said.

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Saudi Arabia: Registering a Ship Now Takes Less Than 2 Mins

The Saudi Arabian flagged fleet grew by 28 percent in 2018.

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Frederick J. Kenney: No Country Ratified All IMO Treaties

There are some countries that are close to ratifying all of the IMO treaties but none is a party to every convention.

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Readers Picks of the Week

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Council Agrees Its Position on EU MRV Revision

Shipping

Last week, ambassadors of the EU member states agreed on their position on a proposal that revises EU MRV.

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Vietnam Arrests Mongolian Tanker over Illegal STS Transfer

Tanker Oki Maru

The 1993-built tanker was caught in an illegal ship-to-ship transfer procedure.

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Demand for Scrubbers to Last at Least 30 Years, EGCSA Says

Scrubbers

There will be at least 4,000 ships fitted with scrubbers in 2020, Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Association estimates.

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OOIL Wraps Up Long Beach Terminal Sale

Long Beach Container Terminal

The terminal was sold as part of COSCO's USD 6.3 billion takeover of OOIL.

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