ODC Targets Sixfold Revenue Increase

Oman Drydock's new CEO reveals growth plans to World Maritime News at Posidonia.

Shipping EU ETS Proposal Should Be a Wake-Up Call for IMO?

The proposal by the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to include shipping in the EU emissions trading ...

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IMO 2020 Rule to Cost Shippers USD 60 Bn More a Year?

Global bunker fuel costs could rise by up to USD 60 billion annually from 2020, in a full compliance scenario, when ...

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Industry Calls for Inclusion of Ship CO2 in EU ETS

Associations of shippers and cargo owners have called on the European Parliament, Council and Commission to include ...

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China Abolishes Regulation on Garbage Disposal from Ships

China’s Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has decided to abolish the regulation which requires ocean-going ...

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European Council Adopts Port Regulation

The European Council formally adopted a new set of rules governing ports in the European Union on January 23, ...

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Clean Shipping Coalition Slams IMO's Emissions Warning

The Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC), a group of NGOs, has heavily criticised comments by the International Maritime ...

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IMO Cautions Against Extending EU-ETS to Shipping

Including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce ...

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IMO's New Code for Ships Using Gases Enters into Force

A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels has entered into force on January 1, 2017, ...

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Polar Code Enters into Force

Polar Code, the new regulation for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has entered into force on ...

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New Rules on the Horizon

Emissions regulations have a big impact on the maritime industry. What is coming and are the new standards workable ...

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RS Develops Polar Code Guide for Shipowners

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has completed the research work aimed at developing the Polar Water ...

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ECSA Backs EU Polar Shipping Policy

European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) has adopted a position paper endorsing a number of actions ...

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ESPO: IMO Must Deliver on CO2 Cap for Shipping

Europe should pile on the pressure on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to increase efforts and submit ...

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EU Parliament Gives Nod to Port Regulation

On December 14, 2016, the European Parliament supported a set of new rules governing ports in the European Union ...

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EU MEPs Make Waves with Call to Include Shipping into ETS

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has called for the inclusion of maritime transport into the EU ...

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Interview: Tackling the Rise of Vessel Traffic in the Arctic

As the global demand for commodities continues to increase and the Arctic summer sea ice continues shrinking, the ...

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Hong Kong Gov't to Enforce New Anti-Fouling Regulation

On January 1, 2017, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of ...

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IMO's BWM Regulation to Boost Tanker Scrapping Activity

Weakness in freight rates will increase tanker shipping demolitions over the next two years, with the trend ...

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ECSA: EU Should Push to Make CO2 Roadmap Work

European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has invited the European policy makers and all ...

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ICS: IMO Could Set Initial CO2 Reduction Goals by 2018

The recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant ...

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IMO Designates North Sea, Baltic Sea as NECA

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has designated the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as NOx Emission ...

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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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