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Kinks in the supply chain Money, fuel and logistics – and the rising tide of IMO 2020Kinks in the supply chain Money, fuel and logistics – and the rising tide of IMO 2020

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The global container industry is huge — in excess of $4 trillion worth of goods will be shipped using containers in 2018. Almost everything we use on a daily basis is transported by containers at [...]

Ecochlor is pleased to announce the complete harmonization of USCG Type Approval to their IMO Type Approval for their line of Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment Systems

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Ecochlor is pleased to announce the complete harmonization of USCG Type Approval to their IMO Type Approval for their line of Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment Systems. During Ecochlor’s USCG Type Approval amendment process, minor updates [...]

Algoma Cancels All Four Newbuild Contracts with Uljanik

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has decided to cancel all four newbuild construction contracts with Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik. As World Maritime News reported, Uljanik received a contract cancellation for one Algoma ship earlier this [...]

Port of Gothenburg Starts Building New Terminal

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Port of Gothenburg has started. The 220,000 square metre terminal, scheduled for completion around 2025, will be [...]

VLCC Tanker Market Retreats After Recent Rebound

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

VLCC Charterers took a step back last week after previously frenetic activity. In the Middle East Gulf rates peaked at WS 85 for 270,000mt to China, and then softened to low WS 80s, as owners [...]

Capesize Market Ends Week with a Bang

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Capesize A sharp reversal of fortunes for the big ships as the week closed after a depressed beginning. To start with drops were sudden, with the key West Australia/China rate falling over a dollar in [...]

LNG shipping fleet poised for record growth

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The global fleet of liquefied natural gas carriers is slated for record growth this year as LNG becomes easier to trade and U.S. exports ramp up. Shippers, traders and energy companies are expected to take [...]

The costs of greenhouse gas reduction in shipping

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Who wouldn’t want to know how much reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will all cost? It’s a buzz word (or a statement) resonating amongst stakeholders, public policy forums and private industry alike. Following the [...]

IMO takes important step to facilitate use of methanol

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

An IMO sub-committee has completed draft interim guidelines for the safety of ships using methyl/ethyl alcohol as fuel, setting them on course for formal approval by the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) in 2020. The [...]

Older Handy Product Tankers Could Soon be Scrapped due to IMO 2020 Rules

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

As the 1st of January 2020 is edging closer, the effects of the IMO 2020 rule on burning cleaner marine fuels are bound to be diverse, across all ship classes. One such case is the [...]

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