North Sea Port Ready to Invest in Hydrogen as Fuel

North Sea Port is looking to invest in hydrogen as marine fuel when time comes.

7 Key Trends Impacting the Shipping Industry's Future

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UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2018 lists key trends to be watchful of.

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Importance of Policing Compliant Fuels' Quality Underrated

INTERCARGO’s Chairman, John Platsidakis;

Intercargo stressed importance of securing a reasonable level of safety of compliant fuels.

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30 Pct of Shipowners Won't Be Compliant with Sulphur Cap

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OPEC expects a significant level of non-compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Operating Costs Down for 6th Year in a Row

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Moore Stephens: Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by 1.3% in 2017.

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Industry Heavyweights Join Forces in Promoting Scrubbers

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Scrubbers supporters join forces to support the uptake of the technology ahead of the 2020 Sulphur Cap.

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Interview: Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

MSI's Tim Smith reveals when to expect the tanker market to start sailing on the recovery path.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Maritime Community Clamps Down on Counterfeit Goods

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A set of best practices developed to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe.

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1 Pct of Bulker Fleet to Be Scrubber Fitted in 2020

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Wood Mackenzie estimates that scrubbers will be installed on less than 1 pct of the bulker fleet in 2020.

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UNCTAD: Trade Wars a Symptom of a Deeper Malaise

Donald Trump

UNCTAD believes recent rounds of tariff hikes will disrupt a trading system drawn increasingly around value chains.

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World Maritime Day: Better Shipping for a Better Future

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The global maritime community celebrates today the World Maritime Day.

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Report: Use of Scrubbers Won't Last for More than 10 Years

The use of scrubbers will not last for more than ten years, Dragos Rauta, Technical Director at Intertanko, believes.

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Owners Need to Know Where Compliant Fuels Will Be Available

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Liberia calls on IMO to help facilitate early reporting on the availability of compliant marine fuel.

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NIMASA: Search Launched for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

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Nigeria has launched a search and rescue operation for the kidnapped crew of MV Glarus.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Report: Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew off Nigeria

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Twelve crew members of a Swiss bulk carrier MV Glarus kidnapped off Nigeria.

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IUMI Worried over Containership Fires

Maersk Honam fire

Containership fires, mis-declared cargoes a worrying trend for marine insurers.

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Product Tanker Ransacked by Armed Robbers in Guinea

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A product tanker anchored in Conakry Anchorage, Guinea, boarded by four armed robbers.

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IUMI President: Time to Manage the 'Unthinkable' Risks

Costa Concordia

Losses the likes of Deepwater Horizon, Costa Concordia, prove there is a need to manage the 'unthinkable' risks.

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DP World Will Continue Defending Its Rights in DCT

DP World

DP World said it will pursue all legal means to defend its rights as shareholder and concessionaire in DCT.

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Transnet Ready to Start DCT Berth Deepening Project

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TNPA has moved closer to the berth deepening project at Durban Container Terminal (DCT).

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Djibouti Nationalizes All PDSA Shares in Doraleh Terminal

Doraleh Container Terminal

Djibouti has decided to nationalize, with immediate effect, all PDSA shares in the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT).

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Tanker Scrapping Key for Sustainable Market Recovery

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Long-term recovery is highly dependent on removal of outdated capacity from the fleet through demolition.

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CHEC Pens Construction Deal for Tema LNG Terminal

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China Harbour Engineering Company inks deal for the construction of an LNG terminal in Tema

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BWMS Failures Caused by Yards Substituting Part Materials

There are still numerous operational and technical challenges owners face once the BWM system is installed.

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Dubai Gets Court Injunction on DCT Contract Termination

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The High Court of England & Wales has granted Dubai an injunction on DCT contract termination.

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Scrubber-Fitted VLCCs to Get Windfall from Sulphur Cap

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Transporting crude oil and petroleum products across the oceans to get significantly more expensive for charterers.

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