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Shipping organisations laud IMO GHG decision

(Apr 20 2018)

Shipping organisations have expressed support for the IMO’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ships announced last week.



MEPC 72 - other announcements

(Apr 20 2018)

The meeting received a report on progress by the correspondence group on review of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) beyond phase 2 and re-established the group to continue its work.



IACS Chairman outlines three themes for the future strategy

(Apr 20 2018)

Quality, modernisation and transparency were the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) during DNV GL’s Chairmanship.



DNV GL highlights alternative fuels

(Apr 20 2018)

Class society DNV GL has published a white paper which assesses a range of alternative fuels and technologies.



LPG carrier and Aframax collide off Singapore

(Apr 20 2018)

The 2013-built, 54,070 dwt, Singapore-registered LPG carrier,‘Crystal Sunrise’ collided with the 2003-built Greek-registered Aframax, ‘Astro Saturn’ off Singapore on Wednesday.



Concordia tanker to help research into microplastics

(Apr 20 2018)

Together with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment, Concordia Maritime has initiated a preliminary study to determine the feasibility of gathering information on the volume of microplastics in the sea.



WFW advises on Team Tankers’ loan facility

(Apr 20 2018)

Law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised ABN AMRO Capital USA in relation to a $220 mill loan facility for Team Tankers.



Japanese service and training concern joins Green Award

(Apr 20 2018)

Japan Marine Science (JMS) has joined the Green Award scheme.



Markets - Recycling - No signs of improvement

(Apr 20 2018)

Bangladeshi recyclers’ sentiments showed no sign of improvement last week.



Markets - Desperate times

(Apr 20 2018)

Despite healthy April VLCC cargo volumes for both MEG and WAfrica/East, these have not been sufficient to lift the struggling rate levels.



BIMCO launches supply sector graph section

(Apr 20 2018)

BIMCO’s Market Analysis Team has introduced a graphics section, where members can get an overview of a specific sector and how its supply side is developing.



Hot fuel oil coming into contact with m/e exhaust manifold causes fire

(Apr 20 2018)

Transport Malta has issued an accident investigation report on a fire incident in the engine-room of the Maltese registered chemical/oil tanker ‘Askara’, which occurred after a fuel oil transfer operations.



Rivertrace launches scrubber water monitor

(Apr 20 2018)

Water monitoring equipment suppler, Rivertrace launched the SMART ESM monitor at the Sulfur Cap 2020 Conference held this week in Amsterdam.



ABS reports significant growth

(Apr 20 2018)

Last year, ABS delivered the safest 12 months in its history with zero work-related lost-time injuries recorded, the class society said at its 156th annual meeting held this week in New York.



ExxonMobil ready for 2020 compliant fuels

(Apr 20 2018)

ExxonMobil is to supply fuels that comply with the IMO’s 0.5% sulfur cap in ports in Northwest Europe, the Mediterranean and Singapore.




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Apr 2018

Denmark, tanker arbitration, ice class, oily water discharge, drone surveys