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Global sulphur cap is a revolution whose time has come

A global limit of 0.5% sulphur in bunker fuel will come into force on January 1, 2020; the right option for shipowners depends on ship, trade, route and preference. Both the International Maritime Organization and owners are running out of time to address fundamental concerns including availability and cost

International Environment

Paris MOU listing sheds light on alleged ‘discrimination’

Port state control data reveals that three IACS members are failing to meet quality standards expected of the international group. Türk Loydu believes it is being discriminated against

Europe International

LNG preferred as marine fuel but lack of infrastructure a challenge, survey shows

Survey results show a clear recognition that stricter standards will open the door for cleaner marine fuels like LNG and low-sulphur marine gas oil to replace heavy fuels, says Deloitte

International Tankers and Gas

Cargill aims for 15% cut in shipping emissions by 2020

The move is to help meet UN regulations to reduce pollution as well as demands from some of the company’s food manufacturer customers for more environmentally friendly operations

International Dry Bulk

Ecoships back in fashion as bunker costs rise, says Golden Ocean’s Vartdal

Golden Ocean has a positive outlook for freight markets in the second half of 2018 with healthy demand and a small orderbook

Europe Norway

Lobby groups put pressure on the IMO ahead of key emissions meeting

Worries include supply of compliant fuels and port state control enforcement

United Kingdom Regulation

Face-off over sulphur cap is turning ugly

With just 18 months until the sulphur cap goes live, shipowners have issued a challenge to IMO. Who will blink first?

International IMO

Petros Pappas orders 22 scrubbers for Star Bulk capesize fleet

Installation of 22 open-loop scrubbers targeted during first half of 2019

Europe North America

Sulphur cap will drive operators out of business, MOL's Ikeda says

Customers must understand that the cap is contributing to the health of the globe, says Ikeda, and the extra cost if passed on to customers would be ‘pretty tiny, compared to the value of the cargo’

International Asia Pacific
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