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UK’s freeports offer more than just tax relief, lawyer says

Ince head of tax Huw Witty says freeports offer benefits besides tax breaks for exporters, after concerns exporters will miss out on the full relief because of post-Brexit trade deals

United Kingdom Law

Easing oil surplus seen lifting crude exports

Second-half pick-up in refinery output and production expected to raise moribund freight rates for crude and product tankers

International Middle East and Africa

Emanuele Grimaldi praises UK flag as ships switch to Malta after Brexit

Grimaldi ships are registered in several EU jurisdictions, including Spain following the recent purchase of vessels from Armas Trasmediterránea Group, as the Naples group continues to expand

Roro Regulation

Nigeria offers hope of piracy progress at IMO

Nigeria told the IMO a state’s exclusive economic zones enjoyed the same status as the high seas when it came to suppressing piracy, comments likely to be welcomed by countries thinking of sending warships to help fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

International Middle East and Africa

Industry groups push back reform of $5bn green fund

Facing pressure from developing nations to find a different financing mechanism, industry lobbies insist that collecting $2 per tonne of fuel consumed from each ship is the best way to develop a decarbonisation R&D fund

IMO Environment

Biofuels: Shipping may struggle with the price of FAME

Forthcoming International Maritime Organization efficiency rules will drive more interest in biofuels, which could help bridge the gap to decarbonisation. But their price, regulation and handling difficulties mean this will not be an easy task

International Fuels

Maritime Markets Outlook: Shipping’s big LNG bet

Some of the most powerful voices in shipping are among the most heavily invested in liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel, but the pathway for LNG as a transitional option is far from clear. With the World Bank now urging an end to public policy support for LNG as a bunker fuel and pushing for methane emissions regulations, this month’s edition of the Maritime Markets Outlook examines the implications for those LNG cheerleaders already exposed and analyses the rapidly changing dynamics of transitional fuelling options for shipping

Maritime Markets Outlook Fuels

Shipowners call for EU–India scrapping deal

European shipowners urged the EU to help lift living and working standards at South Asian beaches, rather than trying to force owners to use costlier European yards. They call for a bilateral deal so compliant yards can join the bloc’s green list

Asia Pacific India
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