U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub.

Sand: 2018 a Loss-Making Year for Crude Oil Tankers

Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Analyst Peter Sand reveals what lies ahead for the tanker and dry bulk markets.

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Panagopulos: LNG as Fuel Perfect Bridge until 2050

Forward Ship CEO, Alexander P. Panagopulos

Alexander P. Panagopulos, CEO of Forward Ships: LNG as marine fuel is the future.

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Interview with Oman Drydock's New CEO

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

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Shipowners Stand Alone in Cutting CO2 Emissions

John Platsidakis

Overall burden for reducing emissions from shipping is being unfairly put on ships and shipowners.

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5 Most Exciting Things to Watch Out for in Shipping Industry


Industry representatives share their views on the most exciting things in the industry at the moment.

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Interview: New Rules to Impact Ship Repair Market from 2019

Sarikaya: Ship repair market to see the greatest impacts from new environmental regulations in 2019 and 2020.

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Posidonia 2018: Scrubbers Not a Long-Term Solution

Korean Register

Scrubbers are not a long-term solution for the impending 2020 sulphur cap.

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Slow Steaming Panacea for All Industry Ailments?

Industry players from different sectors agree: reducing ship speed is the panacea to all ails.

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LR: Zero Emission Ships' Main Challenge Lies in Fuel Storage

Palmer: The main challenge with zero emission vessels (ZEVs) would be the fuel storage, not machinery.

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Oldendorff Carriers Opts for Erma First BWMS

Oldendorff Carriers teams up with Erma Firs

Oldendorff Carriers has teamed up with Erma First to make its ships compliant with ballast water management convention.

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Study Supports Case for Methanol as Sustainable Marine Fuel

Methanol-powered ferry

Methanol is gaining ever greater support as an environmentally-friendly marine fuel.

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ISRA Calls on China to Revise Ship Recycling Decision


ISRA concerned over China's decision to stop recycling international ships.

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ECSA Supports Proposal for Better Port Reception Facilities

ECSA has welcomed the recently published proposal for a new Directive on Port Reception Facilities.

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India Relaxes Cabotage Law

Indian flag

India relaxes cabotage law for shipping of agricultural, fisheries, animal husbandry and horticultural commodities.

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Number of LNG Bunkering Vessels to Double by 2020

LNG bunkering

The number of LNG bunkering vessels has grown from one at the beginning of 2017 to six in early 2018.

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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

ship pumping out ballast water

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


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


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

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