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The price and emergence of new fuels will largely determine how the shipping industry transitions into a more sustainable and efficient future.


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Euronav’s Rodgers fears up to $400m of sunken costs with scrubbers

The industry’s most outspoken scrubber critic warns the technology has unknown environmental impact and could impede decarbonisation 

International Euronav Fuels

Fuel rules to raise ocean freight by $7 per tonne, according to grain trade experts

Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners head of freight Fergus Garvin labels the 2020 sulphur cap the biggest disruption to ocean freight in generations

International Europe Austria

The global sulphur cap is about attitude, not technology

While the Copenhagen shipping community is fully behind the date and the process of IMO 2020, there are many in shipping who will struggle to accept that putting the environment before the commercial imperative is the best policy

International Denmark Containers

Cutting CO2 output is the biggest challenge facing shipping

No ifs, no buts — the goal is clear. Shipping needs to phase out CO2 emissions from shipping completely, ICS chair Esben Poulsson told the Dubai Maritime Summit

Fuels Environment Regulation




Fuel suppliers seek to quell industry concerns

Not all suppliers are born equal and 2020 will highlight the quality differences, says ExxonMobil

International IMO Bunkers

Intercargo says sulphur cap approach flawed

Intercargo chairman believes the implications of introducing a sulphur cap should have been addressed with fuel suppliers first

International Europe United Kingdom

Latest From Fuels, Bunkers, Environment, Regulation & Ship operations

MOL set to seal LNG bunker vessel charter deal with Singapore's Pavilion Energy

The vessel will also be the biggest of its type to be used for LNG bunkering in Singapore port waters

Singapore CMA CGM

Scrubber lobby lashes out at European Commission criticism over open-loop scrubbers

Scrubber lobbying group the Clean Shipping Alliance has doubled down on its arguments against the European Commission, saying that it is ‘needlessly creating baseless concerns’ about the technology

Political Risk and Trade Regulation

Lower dry bulk fleet growth needed to lift rates

As it stands, BIMCO expects fleet growth of 3.1% this year, up from 2.9% in 2018

International Dry Bulk

IMO calls for more pollution research on open-loop scrubbers

Most countries agree that more studies on the contentious technology are needed, but some delegations have decried what they argue is ‘unfortunate’ timing

IMO Environment

SembMarine developing new LNG bunker vessel designs

Yard group has also won $118m worth of orders for ballast water management systems and scrubber retrofits

Asia Pacific Singapore

Panama-backed study adds to open-loop scrubbers concern

MIT researchers raise concern over scrubbers’ efficiency at removing particulates in review of previous studies 

International Environment
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