Saturday, January 20, 2018

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...

Samudera to Exit Domestic Routes in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Samudera Shipping has announced the disposal of two vessels, as a part of its new strategy to sell off a large chunk of...

‘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...

WSC Slams InfluenceMap’s Report on ‘Corporate Capture of IMO’

Ever since ‘InfluenceMap’ released the report – Corporate Capture of the UN International Maritime Organisation, the World Shipping Council (WSC) has raised objections, stating...

Shipping Industry Lobbies United Nations on Emissions

The shipping industry has aggressively lobbied the United Nations to obstruct climate change action for shipping, ensuring it remains the only sector in the...

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...

ABSs’ Pact with Green Award to Set Standards for Safety and Excellence

In a bid to drive safer and more sustainable global shipping, ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and...

New Rules for FSRUs: Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs) in response to industry demand...

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...

New Bauxite Warning Issued by IMO

​A new warning that bauxite may become unstable when carried in bulk on a ship, potentially causing the vessel to capsize, has been issued...