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Regulation, Legislation & Legal News

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.

Aegean expects to write off $200m and take legal action
05 Jun 2018 07:33 GMT
$200m of accounts receivable owed to be written off; Audit Committee looks set to recommend claims against parties involved.

OW Bunker ruling threatens uncertainty for 'hundreds' of cases: ING
04 Jun 2018 09:57 GMT
ING files petition for rehearing, arguing that Florida law has been applied at the expense of maritime law.

GIA Taskforce looks at ways to cut emissions, fuel consumption
01 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Ongoing projects discussed in meeting; first workshop held to brainstorm further ideas.

Verifavia warns against 'overcomplicating' EU MRV and IMO DCS regulations
01 Jun 2018 10:44 GMT
Existing laws are 'relatively straightforward', with only 'minor differences' between both systems, firm says.

Iceland mulls HFO ban options in territorial waters
01 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
Nordic nation evaluates strategies to reduce pollution from burning heavy fuel oil.

World Fuel Services files email document in case against MV Triton
25 May 2018 09:54 GMT
Email says sales are on credit of the vessel; buyer is presumed to have authority to bind vessel with a maritime lien.

Honduras oil spill response requirements enter into force this week
24 May 2018 15:08 GMT
The lowdown on the documentation needed for vessels dropping anchor in Honduran waters.

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.

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