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Viewpoint: Slow boats to disaster

There are several problems about slowing ships down to such a low speed that the people who shipped the cargo forget they ever loaded it and the consignees give up in despair, including the safety of the vessel in the unpredictable elements

Viewpoint International

V.Group sees growing owner readiness for sulphur cap

‘While there remain many questions around policing and enforcement, the IMO has made it very clear that any vessel that does not meet these requirements risks being declared unseaworthy,’ says John Kerr, global head of technical

International Environment

Intercargo says most loss of life due to liquefaction

Cargo failure or liquefaction led to 101 deaths from nine bulker incidents over the 10-year period, says the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners

Dry Bulk Regulation

Who are the winners from the IMO global sulphur cap?

Jean-Hervé Jenn, chief executive of Inatech, a unit of Glencore, argues that IMO 2020 will benefit African producers of sweet crude oil and advanced refiners on the US Gulf coast and China. His list of five key winners is headed by Asian and African children

International Middle East and Africa

Speed reduction regulation will slow low-carbon transition

Proposals being put to the IMO to reduce ship speeds in order to cut carbon emissions are misguided and will do nothing to reduce emissions

Europe United Kingdom

Idle boxship fleet falls as scrubber installations increase

Rising demand for charter tonnage is raising rates and lowering the unemployed ship pool

International Containers

US oil waivers end as Iranian crude exports slump in April

UPDATED: Brent crude traded as high as $74.67 per barrel on Tuesday morning, although it later steadied to $74.12 on London’s ICE Futures Europe exchange

Tankers and Gas Political Risk and Trade

Port Arthur LNG receives federal authorization

Sempra welcomes the progress towards its goal of becoming the largest exporter of North American liquified natural gas
North America United States

Elba Island LNG to begin service within weeks

The facility will have 2.5m tonnes per annum of LNG production capacity once complete

North America United States
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