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Open for business: Shipping’s transparency revolution

The colour chart of opaque business practice in shipping comes in an endless range of hues, but a combination of security, financial and regulatory forces have systematically hoisted the industry’s corporate veil and are forcing the industry’s hand into becoming more transparent and accountable

Risk Management Sanctions

Small island states point out flaws in shipping’s $5bn R&D fund proposal

It is being argued that if the IMO is the body approving the R&D fund, it should also be the body to decide where the money goes. Another major objection to the current plan is that rather than charging $2 per tonne of fuel oil that each ship consumes, flag states should collect $0.5 from shipping companies for each gross tonne in their fleet as they already do with multiple yearly fees

Asia Pacific IMO

Sanctioned Iranian fuel oil shipping from Iraq

About 2.1m tonnes of dirty cargoes was loaded from the offshore port limit of the Iraqi port in January, Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows

Tankers and Gas Iraq

From the News Desk: Has the shipping sector accepted new EU emissions rules are inevitable?

Europe’s four leading carriers have taken the bold step of agreeing to work in collaboration to help decarbonise the shipping sector, while there appears to be a growing acceptance within the industry that new EU rules on limiting emissions are on the way – and sooner than many would prefer.

Environment Energy

Shipping comes to terms with its future

The shipping industry knows EU rules on emissions are coming. Soon enough, those parts of the industry that think the EU is acting a misguidedly draconian fashion by failing to secure global co-operation will be forced to turn their focus on what those rules will look like

EU Environment

Disagreements over approach to decarbonisation persist

A high-profile panel discussion in Brussels highlighted how despite agreement on the overall goal, decision makers and stakeholders have different visions of the future

International Environment

Brazilian consultant to SembMarine jailed in bribery and money laundering case

The two executives came to the authorities’ attention in the massive Brazilian anti-corruption campaign Operation Car Wash

Brazil Regulation

The MEP leading the drive to slash shipping emissions

Jutta Paulus is the politician at the vanguard of arguing the case that the EU ought to step in and regulate emissions, even without any global consensus on such an issue. She is also at the forefront of putting the argument to the shipping industry that it should cough up funding for maritime decarbonisation projects in the EU

EU Political and Trade
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