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A 0.1% sulphur cap in the Mediterranean Sea is coming closer

The governments involved have agreed on the next steps, but their roadmap leaves the possibility open that they will not ask for a Mediterranean Sea sulphur emission control area

Regulation Political and Trade

The customer should pay for cleaner shipping

The basic flaw in the maritime business model is that the aim of the game is to control costs. That puts the onus on elements of the supply chain that can’t or won’t dig their heels in. The customer should instead pay more for a cleaner shipping industry, not expect shipowners to pay for it on their own

Ship operations Regulation

MSC listed among Europe's top 10 polluters

UPDATED: MSC hits back at criticism of its environmental performance. It argues that its ratio of CO2 emissions per tonne of cargo moved is among the lowest in the industry

Containers Mediterranean Shipping Co

Bunker sales reveal progress in sulphur cap transition and compliance

Large bunkering ports are reportedly well-stocked and shifting smoothly into the new era of global sulphur rules. However, shortages of high-sulphur fuel oil have emerged in smaller ports

International IMO

The Interview: Hugo De Stoop

Mr De Stoop leads one of the largest crude oil tanker companies in the world. Over the past couple of years, Euronav has positioned itself as an environmentally conscious company that wants to help the wider industry combat its emissions. Mr De Stoop talks to Lloyd's List about what the future has in store and what the company learned in preparing for the global sulphur cap

Big Interview Euronav

Lloyd’s List Gothenburg summit will map a volatile 2020

Programme will include geopolitics, sanctions implications, the impact on trade patterns of shifting political balance, energy realignment, technological advances and fleet and fuel developments

Events Political Risk and Trade

Kitack Lim reappointed IMO chief for second term

Lim will serve as IMO secretary-general until the end of 2023

IMO Regulation

US sanctions six tankers linked to PDVSA

Washington has said that it recognises opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president. It is using sanctions to force Nicolás Maduro from office

Tankers and Gas Sanctions

Top 10 flag states 2019

Although Panama leads our Top 10 flag states list for 2019 by about 53m gross tonnes, the difference between the second and third spots is some 8.8m gt, mainly due to the offshore sector's tonnage

Top 100 People Ship operations
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