Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

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

Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Shipping

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO's ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

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IMO Comes to Grips with Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

IMO working group has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification issues.

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Voice of Women in Shipping to Be Heard at IMO

WISTA International has received an approval for consultative status from IMO.

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IMO: World Maritime Day 2019 to Focus on Women

IMO picks World Maritime Day theme for 2019.

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ICS Clamps Down on Efficiency Indexing of Individual Ships

Container shipping general

ICS voiced its fierce opposition to the concept of mandatory operational efficiency indexing of individual ships.

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Cargill on the Hunt for New CO2 Reduction Technologies

Jan Dieleman, president of Cargill’s ocean transportation business

Cargill launches CO2 Challenge to find and scale new technologies capable of reducing a ship’s CO2 emissions.

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Day of the Seafarer: Mental Wellbeing in Focus

Today, once again, marks the IMO Day of the Seafarer, focused this year on seafarer wellbeing. 

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Liberian Registry Backs Australia's Demand for IMO Reform

The Liberian Registry has supported Australia which is demanding IMO reform.

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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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IMO Moves Forward to Address Autonomous Ships

IMO agrees on a definition of so-called Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).

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IMO Approves Proposal on Bering Strait Shipping Routes

IMO has given the green light to a joint US-Russian proposal on regulating shipping in the Bering Strait.

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IMO MSC Approves New Ship Routes in Kattegat, Skagerrak

The IMO MSC has approved a joint Danish-Swedish proposal for new ship routes in Kattegat and Skagerrak.

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World's Smallest Island Country Joins IMO

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) welcomes a new member, the Republic of Nauru.

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Autonomous Ships to Take the Spotlight at MSC 99

On May 16, the IMO's efforts on the regulation of autonomous ships will begin with MSC 99.

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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles

bunkering

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

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Klaveness Forms New Combination Carrier Firm

Combination carrier MV Balboa

Torvald Klaveness has, together with its existing investors, formed a new company for combination carriers.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?

bunkering

Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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IMO Moves to Ban HFO from Arctic Shipping

Arctic shipping

IMO to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

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IMO Members Agree on 50 Pct GHG Emissions Cut

IMO

IMO member states agreed to require the shipping sector to reduce its emissions by at least 50 pct.

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2 Countries Yet to Approve IMO's Plan to Cut Shipping's GHG

IMO Secretary General Kitak Lim

IMO set to announce details of initial IMO Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy for Ships.

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All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

International Maritime Organization

IMO is under the spotlight as 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee starts in London.

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