Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

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

IMO, EBRD Partner Up to Promote Green Shipping

IMO and EBRD will jointly work with the aim to support sustainable shipping.

read more →

IMO: Project Addressing Marine Bio-Invasions Completes

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

read more →

Bangladesh Eyes Greener Ship-Recycling

In an effort to make the country’s ship-recycling facilities greener and more sustainable, the Government of ...

read more →

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 ...

read more →

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 ...

read more →

ICS: IMO Could Set Initial CO2 Reduction Goals by 2018

The recent International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreement on a CO2 Road Map for shipping is a significant ...

read more →

Shipowners Urge IMO to Set Timeline to Cut GHG Emissions

The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged ...

read more →

IMO Urges More States to Ratify the London Protocol

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has urged Governments to ratify the London Protocol treaty which ...

read more →

Shipowners Reject Concept of EU Ship Recycling Licences

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which ...

read more →

IBIA: Half Percent Marine Fuel Sulfur Cap Likely by 2020

There are signals that the global 0.5 percent sulfur cap for marine fuels could enter into force by 2020, according ...

read more →

Maritime NZ: IMO Softens Transition to New SOLAS Rules

In light of the upcoming SOLAS container weight verification requirement and concerns over the transition to the ...

read more →

IBIA: Bunker Ships to Gain from BWM Exemption in Local Areas

As the ratification of the Bunker tankers (BWM) Convention approaches, the International Maritime Organization ...

read more →

Drewry: Clarity Issues Could Delay Container Weighing

Although progress is being made for the upcoming implementation of the container weighing rules on July 1, it is ...

read more →

IMO's MSC Gives Nod to Ship Construction Rules from 12 ROs

Ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies comply with the ...

read more →

US Container Weight Rules Same as in IMO's SOLAS

The existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements ...

read more →

Baltic Sea Cruise Ship Sewage Discharge to Be Banned by 2021

By 2021, all International Maritime Organization (IMO) registered passenger vessels sailing in the Baltic Sea will ...

read more →

IMO Meeting Ends without Deal on Fair Share Contribution

Members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) failed yesterday to reach a deal on fair share ...

read more →

IMO Names Member States of Its Council

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) assembly has elected 40 members states for its council for ...

read more →

Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

South Korea’s Lim Ki-tack has today been elected to be the next Secretary-General of the International ...

read more →

VIDEO: Thank You Seafarers!

The maritime industry celebrates today the Day of the Seafarer 2015, honoring all those brave men and women who ...

read more →

IMO to Adopt New Code for Gas-Fuelled Ships

The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which meets at the IMO’s ...

read more →