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Trump's EPA nominee backs biofuels plan, but open to changes
19 Jan 2017 14:45 GMT
Attorney General supports Congress's plan to annually raise renewable fuel content.

China's 0.5% sulphur cap: key facts
19 Jan 2017 10:15 GMT
Ships calling at key Bohai and Guangdong ports are now required to use fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent when at berth.

PPR4 sulphur cap talks 'particularly important', says IMO chief
18 Jan 2017 12:51 GMT
Kitack Lim applauds work carried out on the prevention of air pollution from ships.

Global sulphur cap on the agenda at IMO's PPR4
17 Jan 2017 10:26 GMT
Meeting to consider what additional measures may be needed for the implementation of the 0.5% cap.

Court hearing for Gulf Petrochem in bunker claim against All Leisure
13 Jan 2017 14:01 GMT
Bunker firm is seeking $162,800 over unpaid bunker bills.

Bunker survey licence issued to 51 Singapore firms
04 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
Licensing scheme is designed to raise the standards of bunker surveying firms and give the MPA a greater regulatory oversight.

98% of Singapore's MFO barges expected to comply with 2017 MFM regulation: IBIA
16 Dec 2016 10:56 GMT
128 barges with MFM systems are said to have aleready been approved by the MPA.

2020 Vision: World Fuel Services prepares for new global sulphur cap
01 Dec 2016 12:13 GMT
Bunker firm publishes white paper on upcoming global sulphur cap in 2020.

'Many enquiries' for TR48-certified MFMs from non-Singapore suppliers
30 Nov 2016 10:51 GMT
Consultancy expects to see more bunker vessels around the world with TR48-accredited MFMs over the next few years.

US ups renewable fuel requirements for biofuel
29 Nov 2016 10:55 GMT
EPA confirms volume and percentage requirements for four categories of biofuels.

Finland intends to raise biofuel blending in transportation fuel to 30%
25 Nov 2016 09:24 GMT
New 30 percent target translates into a double counting share of more than 50 percent.

IMO's climate change mandate
18 Nov 2016 09:38 GMT
IMO's legal director cites 0.5% global sulphur cap as an example of IMO's work under UNCLOS Article 212.

EnSolve scrubber trial 'successful'
15 Nov 2016 11:31 GMT
EnScrub is said to have discharged 97 percent of the SOx scrubber water entering the system during closed-loop operation.

Yara Marine scrubbers for four feeder ships
14 Nov 2016 09:49 GMT
Contract awarded for vessels operated by Jungerhans Maritime Services GmbH.

2018 inspection campaign to focus on sulphur compliance
11 Nov 2016 10:28 GMT
Port State Control (PSC) authorities in 45 countries sign up to inspection initiative.

OMB bunker case to go before Court of Appeal
11 Nov 2016 08:51 GMT
Ferry operator to pursue its claim for compensation against German bunker supplier.

California At-Berth Regulation advisory becomes effective in January 2017
09 Nov 2016 11:54 GMT
Shipping fleets have two options to ensure they comply with the new regulation.

IBIA chairman voices sulphur cap concerns
09 Nov 2016 09:01 GMT
Hall: Companies that comply could be left at a disadvantage; uneven implementation would create demand uncertainty.

New EEU border mechanism to calculate bunker fuel transported as stores
08 Nov 2016 10:37 GMT
EEC establishes new method to calculate marine fuel transported as vessel stores at EEU borders.

Refiners may 'struggle to cope' with MGO demand in 2020
07 Nov 2016 12:04 GMT
Higher demand will lead to availability issues, higher prices and increase the MGO premium to HSFO, says broker.





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