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China shipping goes green

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

With China framing public health as a basic human right, the country’s Marine Safety Administration is doing its part to curb the detrimental health effects of the shipping industry. In a recent white paper, the [...]

Box Shipping Still Feeding The 5,000…

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

One of the great stories of the Bible’s New Testament centres on the feeding of a multitude of 5,000 with just five loaves and two small fish. Shipping also has a notable 5,000 to feed [...]

Bunker market in anticipation of upward correction

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

World oil prices fell significantly during the week. The latest selloff is the result of both oil-specific problems as well as equity market volatility. The rebound in the dollar and the stock market meltdown have [...]

Maersk’s CEO Can’t Imagine Self-Sailing Box Ships in His Lifetime

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping company says it’s unlikely container vessels will operate without humans in his lifetime. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S has already pushed through enough cuts to reduce crew sizes [...]

An IMarEST information paper on the introduction of the fuel oil 0.50% m/m sulphur limit under regulation 14.1.3 of MARPOL Annex VI

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The purpose of this information paper is to provide an overview of the upcoming change in the fuel oil sulphur limit to 0.50% m/m and to address some commonly asked questions. Regulatory situation Regulation 14.3.1 [...]

Suezmax Tankers Could Witness Higher Freight Rates Despite Record Newbuilding Deliveries

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Despite a high volume of newbuilding deliveries in the Suezmax tanker market over 2017 which led freight rates levels to average lows of $14,000/day, demand growth evolution could help return the segment back to growth. [...]

Bulkcarrier Deliveries: Still On The Slide

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Against the backdrop of a shrinking orderbook, deliveries in the bulkcarrier sector have declined significantly since peaking in 2011, hitting their lowest level in deadweight terms since 2008 last year. In 2017 deliveries continued to [...]

Rotterdam bunker fuel sales slip 2.6% in Q4

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Marine fuel sales at Rotterdam, the world’s third-largest port for bunkering, fell 2.6% in the fourth quarter of last year, compared with the same period a year ago. Total sales dropped to 2.42 million cu [...]

Supramax freight gains in US Gulf set to be capped by ballasters

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

A recent freight increase for Supramax vessels in the US Gulf Coast is likely to be capped by ballasters from the UK-Continent and West Mediterranean in a repeat of mid-January activity, shipping sources said this [...]

IBIA update: High sulphur bunker carriage ban on track for March 2020

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

It looks very likely that MARPOL Annex VI will be amended to make it an offence carry bunkers above 0.50% sulphur, and that the carriage ban will be enforceable as early as 1 March, 2020. [...]

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Middle East Bunkering Convention 2018 • Dubai

March 5 - March 8

The third annual Middle East Bunkering Convention provides a major forum for discussion about the key challenges facing the region’s marine fuels sector, as well as the opportunities for established...

Apm – Asia Pacific Maritime, Singapore Singapore

March 14 - March 16

Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) is one of Asia’s biggest exhibitions and conferences focusing on shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore. Meet 15,000 decision makers, ship owners, ship builders and other...

3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference

April 24 - April 26

The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018 is organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and will be held in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Week...

Navigate 2018, Turku Finland

May 16 - May 17

NaviGate 2018 will bring the most important operators in the maritime cluster to Turku on 16 and 17 May 2018. The key themes of this trade fair are the maritime...

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