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Regulation, Legislation & Legal News

Monjasa calls for joint effort to meet regulatory challenges
15 Jun 2017 04:51 GMT
COO says there is an increasing need for compliance and sanctions policies in the bunker industry.

Shipowner associations encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy
07 Jun 2017 11:09 GMT
ECSA and ICS say US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement should not jeopardise global CO2 reduction goals.

Arcadia Shipmanagement is first to receive EU MRV plan verification from DNV GL
02 Jun 2017 13:55 GMT
Shipping firm presented with certificate in Pireaus.

ABS launches app to simplify compliance reporting
29 May 2017 10:32 GMT
Software is designed to facilitate compliance with a range of regulations, including EU MRV.

Strict regs will put short-term compliance methods into the 'too hard' basket: Purio
24 May 2017 13:57 GMT
LNG Marine Fuel Institute CEO sees vessel docking for conversion to LNG as a key challenge.

Shipping 'not on track' to meet 2025 fuel efficiency target: IEA
24 May 2017 11:41 GMT
IEA recommends measures to help improve the fuel efficiency of ships.

ICS to propose IMO adopts 'aspirational' CO2 reduction objectives
16 May 2017 09:28 GMT
Association to suggest objectives are adopted as part of IMO's CO2 reduction strategy, to be agreed in 2018.

Korean Register authorized by DAkks to act as EU MRV verification body
10 May 2017 11:44 GMT
Classification society approved by Germany's national accreditation body to verify EU MRV regulation compliance.

MOBC ordered to pay $1.2m over storage dispute with Island Bunker Oils
05 May 2017 12:27 GMT
Court rejects MOBC's force majeure argument for not being able to honour fuel storage agreement.

Patrick Verhoeven to leave ECSA for IAPH
03 May 2017 09:26 GMT
Verhoeven to continue in his current role until the end of August.

Singapore launches technical reference for LNG bunkering
28 Apr 2017 11:18 GMT
TR 56 launched as Singapore takes another step towards becoming an LNG bunker-ready port.

DSME gets go-ahead in Japan to use PRS tech to build LNG-fuelled ships
26 Apr 2017 06:13 GMT
Shipbuilder wins patent case related to its partial re-liquefaction system (PRS).

New fuel switchover requirements for Panama Canal
24 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Modification to fuel requirements previously issued in January.

Scorpio Bulkers COO voices scrubber, bunker price concerns
24 Apr 2017 08:57 GMT
Cameron Mackey believes there are a number of 2020-related issues shipowners are 'struggling with'.

Princess Cruise Lines fined $40m for dumping oily waste and cover-up
20 Apr 2017 07:07 GMT
Illegal practices found to have taken place on five Princess ships.

DNV GL gains DAkkS EU MRV accreditation
19 Mar 2017 11:41 GMT
Classification society approved to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation.

2010 HNS Convention closer to ratification
07 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
Focus now turns to member states to ratify and accede to the convention.

California clamps down on methane leaks from oil and gas facilities
24 Mar 2017 13:25 GMT
New regulation requires quarterly monitoring of methane emissions from oil and gas facilities.

New ISO marine fuel standard ushers in specs for biofuel blends
22 Mar 2017 11:26 GMT
Distillate grades DFA, DFZ and DFB permit up to 7% fatty acid methyl ester (FAME).

EU Arctic resolution vote calls for HFO ban
16 Mar 2017 13:55 GMT
Resolution passed by European Parliament in 483/100 plenary vote.





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