Lithuanian, Russian Flags Join Paris MoU White List

Paris MoU

The Saudi Arabia flag was demoted to Grey List.

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Hudson Shipping Lines Says No to Scrubber-Fitted Ships

Hudson Shipping Lines

The company does not think scrubbers are a solution for meeting new IMO standards.

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China, South Korea Hammer Out Ballast Water Exchange Deal

Ballast Water Management

International ships flying ROK or Chinese flags set to benefit.

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Here's What Industry Leaders Told Us during Nor-Shipping...

Nor-Shipping 2019

Take a look at our collection of interviews with industry leaders during Nor-Shipping 2019.

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WinGD Blazes Trail in Building Engines of the Future


WinGD's Volkmar Galke speaks about the industry's decarbonization path and available fuels.

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Iceland Plans Fuel Oil Ban to Lower Emissions in Its Waters

Shipping emissions

Iceland is looking to ban the use of fuel oil with more than 0.1% sulphur content in the country's waters.

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Marubeni, Sinopec to Offer Low Sulphur Marine Fuel Oil

Marubeni Sinopec

Marubeni will be offering Sinopec's marine fuel oil to Japanese shipowners at major Chinese ports.

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DNV GL: LNG Tank Capacity Could Start a New Era in Ship Fuel

LNG carrier

There are now 163 LNG-fuelled ships in operation and a further 155 ships on order.

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Report Shows Countries Most Hit by Cruise Ship Emissions

Cruise Ship Emissions

Ships operated by a single line emitted ten times more sulphur oxides than all of Europe’s 260 million cars in 2017.

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ABS Launches Low Carbon Shipping Outlook

ABS Outlook

Adopting alternative fuels will be a major challenge in reaching low-carbon shipping goals, ABS said.

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Trump Administration Bans Cuba Cruise Ship Port Calls

Cruise ships in port

In the latest wave of Cuba restrictions, the Trump administration banned cruise ship stops to the island nation.

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Owners Need to Be Informed of Washwater Monitoring Equipment


Rivertrace: Careful consideration of washwater monitoring equipment is of vital importance.

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Maersk, DB Schenker Jointly Curb Ocean Pollution, Emissions

Maersk containership

Maersk and DB Schenker working together for more sustainable, environmentally-friendly transportation networks.

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Green Maritime Methanol Project Starts with Nine Ships

Green Maritime Methanol

The consortium selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel.

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Zeaborn Picks KR, Verifavia for 100-Unit IHM Certification

Inventory of hazardous materials preparation and certification will include more than 100 vessels.

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Seafarers Detail Working Conditions on Blumenthal Vessels

Anna Elisabeth

Current and ex-crew members told stories of intimidation, threats and abusive conditions on Blumenthal vessels.

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Singapore Classifies Scrubber Residues as Toxic Waste


MPA Singapore classified residues arising from exhaust gas cleaning systems as toxic industrial waste (TIW).

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Cruise Ship Fined for Violating Norwegian Fjords' SOx Limit

MS Magellan, owned by Global Cruise Lines

Global Cruise Lines' MS Magellan violated the legislation on fuel sulphur limits in the world heritage fjords.

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Malta Becomes Newest Hong Kong Convention Member

Convention members now represent more than 28.8 percent of world merchant shipping tonnage.

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IMO Members Urged to Cut Shipping's Black Carbon Emissions

The Clean Arctic Alliance

The call comes as the UN body gathers in London.

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Shell Plans More VLSF Trials with Shipowners


Shell conducted 19 trials of its 0.5% sulphur fuel with shipowners at key ports globally.

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Drewry: Slowing Ships Could Bring Some Marginal Gains


Drewry: Further evaluation of the unintended consequences of slowing ships is required.

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Wilhelmsen Ship Management Joining Fight Against Plastic

WSM will require its suppliers to demonstrate a viable plan to reduce plastic usage on their products.

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Britannia First P&I Club to Join MACN

Britannia P&I

Britannia will provide the network with input from an insurance sector perspective.

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EU Should Encourage Asian Demolition Yards to Get on List


Audited South Asian ship recycling facilities should receive "a fair chance" to get on the EU list.

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Wärtsilä Gets USCG Approval for Aquarius UV BWMS

Aquarius UV

The US Coast Guard has so far issued 18 BWMS type approval certificates

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