Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

MSI's Tim Smith reveals when to expect the tanker market to recover.

ICS: Shipping Holds Firm to CO2 Reduction Despite US Stance

The decision of the President Trump on US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement will have no impact on the shipping ...

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IEA: Shipping Lagging Behind in CO2 Reduction

The shipping industry will have to commit to more ambitious policies, and fast, if it wants to get on track with ...

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DMA: PSC to Include Sulphur Rules and Polar Code

Twenty-nine countries from the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding have signed a new Ministerial ...

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Software Developed to Restrict Air Pollution from Ships

A researcher from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has developed in cooperation with MAN Diesel & ...

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Erma First Submits USCG Type Approval Application for BWTS

Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has filed an application with the ...

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IMO Urged to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Waters

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to ban the ...

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IMO: Project Addressing Marine Bio-Invasions Completes

A project promoting the implementation of an international treaty stemming the transfer of potentially invasive ...

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EU Port Services Regulation Comes into Force

The European Union (EU) Port Services Regulation (PSR) came into force on March 24, after it was adopted by the ...

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China Fines Vessel for Violating Sulfur Cap Regulation

Maritime Safety Administrations (MSAs) in Chinese Hebei Province and Tianjin Municipality have fined a foreign ...

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Damen BWTS Gets IMO Type Approval

Damen’s external ballast water treatment system (BWTS) has received the International Maritime Organization ...

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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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