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  • HHI to Preempt LNG-Powered Ship Market

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is stepping up its efforts to preempt the “liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ship” market, while responding to tougher global environmental regulations

  • US Coast Guard tightens ballast water compliance

    Ballast water exchange and compliance date extensions are being phased out as temporary options for compliance with the US ballast water regulation as shipowners are now able to select and install a US Coast Guard type approved ballast water treatment system.

  • US Coast Guard tightens ballast water compliance

    Ballast water exchange and compliance date extensions are being phased out as temporary options for compliance with the US ballast water regulation as shipowners are now able to select and install a US Coast Guard type approved ballast water treatment system.

  • Low sulphur fuel best solution for global cap,...

    Half of respondents to a poll on the best compliance option with the 0.50% sulphur limit in 2020 and beyond think low sulphur fuel oil will be the best solution, while LNG scored a much higher share of votes than abatement technologies.

  • Denmark recommends global regulation for...

    A new report released by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has recommended that the regulation for autonomous shipping should be agreed upon globally and in accordance with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) guidelines.

  • IMO 2020 – Tough new environmental regulations...

    Tough new environmental regulations will soon hit the shipping industry. The IMO 2020 sulfur cap and Ballast Water Treatment rules look set to cause massive disruption, and the continued implementation of worldwide Emission Control Areas (ECA) present fuel buyers and suppliers with new fuel choices, prices, equipment, logistical issues and quality challenges.

  • Brazil Reintroduces Strict Bill Of Lading...

    For a few years it has been not a requirement in Brazil to surrender the B/L when taking delivery of cargo, but this requirement has now been reinstated and we are grateful to Brazil P&I for having provided the following advice:

  • IMO Assembly Adopts New Strategic Directions

    The IMO Assembly adopted seven new strategic directions at its 30th session at IMO Headquarters in London last week, designed to support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Ship-repair market next boom cycle expected...

    The current state of the ship-repair market can be described as rather slow. In its latest report, Interyards SA said that “moving towards the end of 2017, we are facing a relatively slack period of business in the ship repair sector. 

  • WWL ASA fleet ready for new CO2 regulations

    The MRV Regulation (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) is part of EU’s regulatory strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which for shipping are 98% CO2. It requires ship owners and operators to monitor, report and verify CO2 emissions for vessels larger than 5,000 gross tonnage (GT) calling at any EU and EFTA (includes Norway and Iceland) port.

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New Cyprus-India agreement on merchant shipping

A new reciprocal agreement on merchant shipping between Cyprus and India was signed in New Delhi on April 28 2017. The agreement entered into force on November 29 2017, replacing an earlier agreement dated February 11 1997. The most significant provisions of the new agreement are as follows.

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HHI to Preempt LNG-Powered Ship Market

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is stepping up its efforts to preempt the “liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered ship” market, while responding to tougher global environmental regulations

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