Friday, July 20, 2018

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...

Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Needs Special Policies

New investment projects committed by Singaporean investors and orders from South Korea have signalled a revival of the shipbuilding industry in 2018. However, it...

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)...

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)...

Cabotage Law to Impact Business Climate: ECSA Warns Indonesia

The European Community Shipowners' Association has expressed concerns on the new law in Indonesia which reserves cargo for the island nation's own vessels. The...

IMO Set to Enforce Ban on Non-Compliant Fuel

A majority of stakeholders of International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) subcommittee have backed the ban on fuel that is not...

Member States Approve Revised EU Emissions trading System

The revision of the European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS), intended to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, has received an approval from the...

Liberia’s Feat for Global Shipping in Brazil Court

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Liberian Registry have helped the holder of a Liberian mortgage to overturn a decision of the...

Insurance to Shield Chinese and Asian Vessels in Conflict Zones

A marine insurance facility, 'Hong Kong China War Risk Syndicate' (HKCWRS), to protect Chinese and Asian ship owners from the risks of war and...

Improvised BWMS for Large Bulkers

Coldharbour Marine’s inert gas based ballast water management system has always targeted bigger ships. Now the company has launched a new version of its...