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.

Singapore Banning Scrubber Wash Water Discharge a Victory

Nikolas Tsakos, president and CEO of TEN

Tsakos believes the hype about the scrubber installation from charterers is winding down.

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Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

Scrubber

Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop scrubbers in its waters in 2020.

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Eagle Bulk Invests in 15 More Scrubbers

The company bolsters scrubber orderbook as the countdown for the 2020 sulphur cap begins.

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GOGL Lifts Options for More Scrubbers

Scrubber

GOGL is equipping its Capesizes with scrubbers to curb its exposure to rising fuel costs.

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Pan Ocean Bullish on Earnings amid Market Recovery

STX Ace

Pan Ocean booked higher profits in the third quarter of 2018 reaping fruits of stronger market.

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Skou: We Are Not Planning Any Acquisitions in 2019

Maersk Line

Maersk doesn't see a strong need to pursue mergers and acquisitions.

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TORM Sets Up Scrubber JV with ME Production and GSI

Scrubber

TORM sets up joint venture with scrubber manufacturer ME Production and Guangzhou Shipyard International.

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Ullman Confident in Availability of Compliant Fuels

stena Imagination

Ullman: there will be enough approved marine fuels available across global ports to meet the 2020 sulphur limit.

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Petrone: Floating Storage Making a Big Comeback

Tanker

Floating storage of oil is expected to make a big comeback.

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Ardmore Not Going Down the Scrubber Route for Now

Ardmore Seaventure

Ardmore Shipping Corporation is refraining from installing scrubbers on board its tankers for the time being.

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NIMASA to Enforce 'Strict Compliance' with Sulphur Cap

tankers

NIMASA is to enforce strict compliance with the IMO sulphur cap.

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CMA CGM Introduces Low Sulphur Surcharge in China

cma cgm

CMA CGM is implementing low sulphur surcharge from/to the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo in China.

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Scrubbers Likely to Facilitate Sulphur Ban Non-Compliance

Tanker

Euronav doesn't seem to be on board the scrubber team due to numerous concerns.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels

containership

MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected

ship

EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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HMM Introducing Fuel Surcharge as of January 2019

Hyundai Merchant Marine vessel

Hyundai Merchant Marine to add fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Wärtsilä Boasts Strong Scrubber Demand

Jaakko Eskola, CEO of Wartsila;

Wärtsilä is cashing in on increasing demand for scrubbers driven by the IMO 2020 sulphur regulations.

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US Backs 2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase

Donald Trump

The Trump administration supports the establishment of an experience-building phase.

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MSI: Bulkers without Scrubbers Will Become Uncompetitive

Scrubber

Early adopters of scrubbers are set to reap the fruits from higher charter rates and asset values.

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We Can't Turn a Blind Eye to Compliant Fuel Uncertainties

Greek flag

Uncertainties regarding availability and safety of compliant fuels in 2020 remain key concerns for shipowners.

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The Only Way Forward Is to Go with Gaseous Fuels

MAN

MAN: The biggest challenge from the impending sulphur cap regulation is the decision on which fuel will be used.

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