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Regulation, Legislation & Legal News

IMO working group develops plan to help ships prepare for 2020
18 Jul 2018 13:03 GMT
Covers areas such as bunkering, fuel oil capacity, modifications to fuel oil systems, segregation and tank cleaning.

ISO statement on ISO 8217:2017 and 0.5% sulphur fuels
18 Jul 2018 10:02 GMT
Stresses that 0.50% sulphur fuels are covered in the latest standard.

Sulphur 2020: Papering over the cracks
17 Jul 2018 05:17 GMT
Fourth article in series by FIS's Chris Hudson looks at developments in the paper market with respect to the 2020 sulphur cap.

Pegasus has bunker craft operator licence revoked in Singapore
16 Jul 2018 09:33 GMT
Supplier is deemed to have allowed an unlicensed firm to use its vessel to perform deliveries.

EPA to examine exempting ships with sub-32,000 hp engines from ECA sulphur limit
12 Jul 2018 09:45 GMT
Follows Senate Committee 'concern' that ECA limit could result in shippers shifting to higher-emitting modes of transport.

GCC Bunkers withdraws lawsuit against Vitol subsidiary
11 Jul 2018 11:17 GMT
Case voluntarily dismissed a day after filing complaint for failure to pay $27k due on $522k invoice.

UASC files lawsuit against World Fuel Services alleging off-spec bunkers, short delivery
11 Jul 2018 08:51 GMT
Delivery is said to have been performed by local Kavkaz supplier in 2016.

IMO working group meets to develop guidelines for sulphur cap implementation
10 Jul 2018 06:53 GMT
Intersessional meeting is under the auspices of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR).

Sulphur 2020: Refining the issue
09 Jul 2018 06:37 GMT
Third article in series by FIS's Chris Hudson looks at the refining industry's response to the 2020 sulphur cap.

New Mediterranean ECA study under way
06 Jul 2018 09:41 GMT
Set to be completed by the spring of 2019.

IMO urged to curb influence of private sector to reach climate goals
03 Jul 2018 08:13 GMT
Governance structure flaws could hinder IMO's ability to deliver on its GHG reduction objectives, warns report.

ICS backs IMO's zero-emission strategy in new publication
02 Jul 2018 15:51 GMT
Examines possibilities for the development of zero CO2 fuels; opposes mandatory operational efficiency indexing.

Sulphur 2020: Is this the regulation that launched a thousand ships?
02 Jul 2018 15:19 GMT
Second article in series by FIS's Chris Hudson looks at the 2020 sulphur cap from the perspective of owners and operators.

Sulphur 2020: Regulation download
25 Jun 2018 07:01 GMT
Freight Investor Services' Chris Hudson takes a look at the upcoming 2020 regulations in new article series.

Associations call for sulphur cap progress at IMO meeting
19 Jun 2018 07:43 GMT
IMO urged to make progress on key challenges to avoid compromising safety or unfairly penalising individual ships.

MPA issues guidance for fuel oil consumption data collection
14 Jun 2018 08:52 GMT
Port authority outlines IMO DCS requirements for Singapore-registered ships of 5,000 gt and above.

Condition survey declaration needed for HFO cargo-carrying tankers: P&I club
13 Jun 2018 08:04 GMT
Members with ships carrying HFO are required to declare if any were aged 10 years or more.

ABS issues marine fuel advisory ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
08 Jun 2018 10:23 GMT
Guidance covers key considerations and challenges for meeting new sulpur cap requirements.

Class action lawsuit filed by Aegean shareholder against the company, former president and ex-CFO
06 Jun 2018 11:42 GMT
Former directors accused of violating Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act.

Two US law firms file class action lawsuit against Aegean
06 Jun 2018 08:19 GMT
Kaskela Law and Bernstein Liebhard start legal proceedings; nine other law firms launch investigation.

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