Thessaloniki Port Gaining Ground after Privatization

Port of Thessaloniki

S. Theofanis speaks about the progress of post-privatization investments in the port.

Bill Calls for LNG, Oil to Be Exported on U.S.-Built Ships

Roger Wicker, US Senator

New bill calls for a portion of LNG, crude oil exports to be transported on U.S.-built, U.S.-crewed vessels.

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British Ports Told to Develop Air Quality Plans by 2019

DP World London Gateway

Clean Air Strategy 2018 requires all major ports in England to develop air quality plans within the next year.

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Shipping Dodges a Bullet as US and China Bury the Hatchet

The United States and China burry the hatchet and pledge to stop the trade war.

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Angelicoussis Shipping Picks Ecochlor BWTS for 36 Ships

ANANGEL ASPIRATION

Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited has selected Ecochlor BWTSs for 36 vessels.

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Shipping's Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Kirsi Tikka: Collaboration as well as sufficient investment in technology development needed to meet IMO's targets.

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Industry Majors Put Their Iranian Businesses under Review

Maersk Line

The announced reinstating of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran is already starting to kick in.

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Port of Antwerp, Fluxys Team Up for CO2 Capture

Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp and Fluxys are joining forces on carbon capture, storage and reuse in the fight against climate change.

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K Line, NYK Line and Partners Set Up LNG Bunkering Business

NYK Line containership

K Line and NYK Line have teamed up with Chubu Electric Power and Toyota Tsusho to launch LNG bunkering business.

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US Sanctions on Iran Bringing More Uncertainty for Tankers

VLCC

New sanctions against Iran by the U.S. create an unnecessary extra uncertainty for the tanker market.

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US Reimposing Sanctions on Iran's Shipping, Shipbuilding

Donald Trump

The U.S. Government will reimpose sanctions on Iran’s port operators, and shipping and shipbuilding sectors.

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China to Ban Recycling of International Ships

Chinese flag

China plans to stop allowing the recycling of international ships at its yards.

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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles

bunkering

There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships.

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Stena Oil to Build Sulphur Cap Adapted Marine Fuel Terminal

Stena Oil's Bunkering Terminal in Frederikshaven

Stena Oil to build a marine fuel terminal in the Port of Frederikshavn fully adapted for Sulphur Directive 2020.

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Seafarers Taken Hostage to Get Full Wages

Seafarer

Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements.

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MUA Pushes for Tougher Regulation in Live Sheep Trade

Maritime Union of Australia flag

MUA called for stronger regulation to end animal cruelty after barbaric practices in the live sheep trade were exposed.

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Dutch Competition Watchdog Ends Bunker Cartel Probe

Bunkering

ACM end its investigation into a suspected cartel linking bunker companies active in Dutch and Belgian ports.

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MPA Singapore Extends Mandatory Use of MFM System

Bunkering

Use of MFM system for delivery of distillate to all bunker tankers in the Port of Singapore to be extended.

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More Information Exchange Needed to Cut CO2 Emissions

Ship

Stasinakis: More information exchange is needed to meet IMO's CO2 emission reduction targets.

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Pakistani Scrapyards Ready to Reopen to Tankers

Beached ships

Pakistan's shipbreaking yards are ready to reopen their doors to tankers, according to GMS.

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Hapag-Lloyd Sets Its First Climate Goal

Hapag-Lloyd is planning to cut its CO2 footprint by 20 percent by 2020.

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Greek Seamen on Strike until Friday

ships in Port of Piraeus

Greek seamen federation has launched a strike on Wednesday, April 18, suspending the country's ferry transport.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?

bunkering

Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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Portuguese Tonnage Tax and Seafarer Scheme Get Nod from EU

Portuguese flag

European Commission okays Portuguese tonnage tax scheme and scheme to support seafarers.

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NYK Floats Out Industry’s 1st Green Bonds

NYK containership

NYK has unveiled its plans to offer Green Bonds within the domestic market in May.

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Interview: Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel

Methanol is ready to go as a marine fuel now, and could be playing a much bigger role post-2020.

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Pollution from Shipping Dips in EU, Report Shows

Air pollution from SOx emitted from ships has substantially dropped over the past years, a new EC report shows.

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IMO Moves to Ban HFO from Arctic Shipping

Arctic shipping

IMO to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

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