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BPA calls for 'credible evidence' on emissions as UK issues 'tight' air quality deadline
23 May 2018 12:07 GMT
'Lack of credible evidence behind [Clean Air] strategy is concerning,' says British Ports Association.

UK sets out plan to tackle maritime emissions
23 May 2018 09:45 GMT
Clean Air Strategy includes measures related to ECAs, zero-emissions shipping, greener fuels and port air quality.

Monjasa appoints DNV GL ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
23 May 2018 00:12 GMT
DNV GL named as external auditor as bunker firm prepares for sulphur cap implementation.

MPA issues smoke emission reminder, warning
22 May 2018 08:01 GMT
Reminds shipowners to 'take all necessary measures' to avoid excessive emission of soot, ash or dark smoke.

ICS urges IMO action to avoid sulphur cap 'chaos'
21 May 2018 11:58 GMT
Warns of 'unholy mess with ships and cargo being stuck in port'; calls on EC to respect CO2 reduction strategy.

Crew member files lawsuit against Vane Line Bunkering
17 May 2018 13:02 GMT
Plaintiff alleges that 'negligence, carelessness and recklessness' of Vane Line resulted in his injury.

ING loses appeal in OW Bunker case involving US supplier
14 May 2018 15:41 GMT
US Court of Appeals upholds judgment that funds should be distributed precisely as the parties intended.

North P&I urges shipowners to 'act now' ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
11 May 2018 12:39 GMT
P&I club concedes that the process of selecting a compliance option 'is not a simple choice'.

MPA outlines funding eligibility for distillate MFMs in Singapore
11 May 2018 09:59 GMT
Bunker tankers licensed by the MPA on April 26 will be eligible - except those that received MPA financing for fuel oil MFMs.

Emissions 'black box' project shows digitalisation is 'likely key' to sulphur cap enforcement: DMA
09 May 2018 10:58 GMT
Technology recently tested in the Baltic Sea with the aim of improving sulphur emissions monitoring.

ICS raises concerns over 2020 fuel availability and agreed standards
08 May 2018 12:47 GMT
Association calls on IMO to 'urgently resolve' these issues within the next 18 months.

BIMCO's Documentary Committee approves revised bunker contract
03 May 2018 08:47 GMT
BIMCO expects inclusion of liability cap - along with other changes - will lead to a wider adoption of the contract.

Aegean reaches settlement with RBM to dismiss litigation, appoints three board members
02 May 2018 14:44 GMT
Tyler Baron, Raymond Bartoszek and Donald Moore join board; Melissanidis's consulting contract is terminated.

Triton-linked firms ordered to pay $350k bond to avoid vessel arrest
02 May 2018 12:52 GMT
Bond would be held in connection with World Fuel Services' lawsuit for alleged non-payment of marine fuel.

World Fuel Services in legal battle over alleged non-payment of bunker fuel
02 May 2018 12:48 GMT
Case revolves around fuel delivery to the bulk carrier M/V Triton last year.

Bunker suppliers given 14 months to fit MPA-approved MFMs for distillate deliveries
27 Apr 2018 19:45 GMT
Firms can apply for co-funding of up to S$60k ($45k) for each tanker delivering distillates.

Bureau Veritas launches 'My Fuel Consumption' compliance tool
25 Apr 2018 16:52 GMT
Enables owners to submit their SEEMPs as required by IMO-DCS.

BIMCO set to adopt new Bunker Terms in bid to boost harmonisation
25 Apr 2018 15:26 GMT
Key changes include liability cap, default 30-day credit period, and delivery and claims management provisions.

Emission test results prompt NGOs to call for Med ECA
24 Apr 2018 14:33 GMT
Sea traffic measurements said to show that pollution in Gibraltar and Barcelona is up to 70 times higher than most urban areas.

Wartsila CEO talks up 'critical role' of LNG, calls for 'clear' GHG roadmap
20 Apr 2018 11:51 GMT
There is 'no single solution' for decarbonising shipping, says Jaakko Eskola.





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