Friday, June 22, 2018

Security Breach Leads to Increased Security at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles has announced increased security measures at the West Basin Container Terminal, the site of a security breach last week....

Hapag-Lloyd Uses Environmentally Friendly Methods for Recycling Ships

Haag-Lloyd has set a standard in the way it is employing environmentally friendly techniques to recycle three of its older container vessels. The ships...

Coal-Laden Vessels Stand Idle, Battle Import Restrictions in China

Over 100 coal-laden ships were stationary off the southern and eastern coasts of China as on October 31. The figures rose sharply after mid-September...

Distillate Demand Boost from Shipping Sulphur Rules to be Brief: IEA

A sharp increase in demand for distillates following new shipping fuel rules will fade quickly, the International Energy Agency said on Monday. New rules implemented...

Brexit Imapct: European Shipowners Urge for Certainty on EU/UK Trade Framework

European shipowners highlighted some key issues regarding Brexit in a public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s on Tuesday. European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA’s)...

‘Emissions Calculator’ for Shippers at Panama Canal to Reduce Carbon Footprint

As part of its Environmental Recognition Program, the Panama Canal has implemented a tool to centralise shippers’ emissions data and incentivise the industry to...

Implementation of Sulphur Cap 2020 will not be Delayed: Korean Registrar

Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC)...

USD 100 Billion for Proper Implementation of New BWT Systems

To install new ballast water treatment systems as required by law for compliance with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, an estimated USD 100...

Bulker Fined by USCG for Untreated Ballast Discharge

On 16th August, newly built bulker ANSAC Moon Bear was fined USD 5000 by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for unauthorised ballast water discharge into...

Chittagong Ship Recycling Yard Bags SOC from HKC

Chittagong-based recycling yard, PHP Family, has received a Statement of Compliance (SOC) with the Hong Kong Convention (HKC) for safe and environmentally sound ship...