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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

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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

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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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Ullman Confident in Availability of Compliant Fuels

stena Imagination

Ullman: there will be enough approved marine fuels available across global ports to meet the 2020 sulphur limit.

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Petrone: Floating Storage Making a Big Comeback

Tanker

Floating storage of oil is expected to make a big comeback.

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Ardmore Not Going Down the Scrubber Route for Now

Ardmore Seaventure

Ardmore Shipping Corporation is refraining from installing scrubbers on board its tankers for the time being.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

Seafarers

The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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SEA\LNG: MEPC Actions Provide Greater Certainty to Owners

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SEA\LNG supports the decision of MEPC to reaffirm the January 1, 2020 implementation date of the 0.5% sulphur cap.

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CMA CGM Introduces Low Sulphur Surcharge in China

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CMA CGM is implementing low sulphur surcharge from/to the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo in China.

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EU Wide Taxation Exemption Needed for All Energy Carriers

EU Commission

EU needs to remove disparities in energy taxation to boost decarbonization efforts.

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IMO Eyes Tougher Measures on Plastic Litter from Ships

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IMO has adopted an action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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Scrubbers Likely to Facilitate Sulphur Ban Non-Compliance

Tanker

Euronav doesn't seem to be on board the scrubber team due to numerous concerns.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting

funnel

Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal for 10 More Optimarin BWT Systems

Höegh Marlin

Höegh Autoliners has returned to Optimarin with an order for ten retrofitted systems.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels

containership

MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected

ship

EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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HMM Introducing Fuel Surcharge as of January 2019

Hyundai Merchant Marine vessel

Hyundai Merchant Marine to add fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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US Backs 2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase

Donald Trump

The Trump administration supports the establishment of an experience-building phase.

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IMO MEPC 73 Approves Follow-Up Actions for GHG Strategy

Shipping

IMO's MEPC 73 approved the follow-up program for GHG reduction strategy.

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