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Regulation, Legislation & Legal News

Sing Fuels director: India's 5% GST on bunker fuel 'may still be too high'
13 Oct 2017 13:55 GMT
Satnam Singh points out that zero percent was requested in presentations to the GST Council.

Boost for Indian bunker sellers as GST rate is slashed to 5%
12 Oct 2017 09:02 GMT
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) on bunker fuel is lowered for both foreign-going and coastal vessels.

ExxonMobil warns of rise in compatibility and stability issues as new 0.5% fuels emerge
11 Oct 2017 14:45 GMT
Supplier urges operators to 'avoid the pitfalls' as the market heads towards a 'multi-fuel future'.

Singapore drops 50% concession for Marpol-compliant double-hulled tankers
10 Oct 2016 10:05 GMT
New rates due to be effective from January 1, 2018.

Verifavia certifies IVY system against EU MRV requirements
09 Oct 2017 11:08 GMT
System features inbuilt sensors and fuel oil flowmeters to automatically monitor and report voyages.

SGMF chief advises industry to address carbon pollution or face 'severe regulation'
06 Oct 2017 17:03 GMT
Mark Bell says shipping 'needs to act quicker than it ever has before'.

Court strikes out three writs against PDZ for alleged non-payment of bunkers
04 Oct 2017 13:58 GMT
Court also decides that MYR 5,000 should be awarded to the Malaysian firm.

ICS chairman delivers message of support and expectation ahead of World Maritime Day
26 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Poulsson keen for IMO to present 'truly ambitious' CO2 reduction targets at COP 24; suggests governments 'present their own ideas'.

CO2 reduction addressed at ECSA seminar
20 Sep 2017 15:05 GMT
Attendees discuss measures needed to reduce CO2 emissions.

Vane Line Bunkering faces lawsuit over barge captain who suffered stroke
18 Sep 2017 12:55 GMT
Plaintiff mentions 'multiple requests' for transfer closer to home, which, he says, would have enabled him to receive timely lab checks.

Bomin dismisses court action against ship over alleged non-payment of bunkers
14 Sep 2017 06:10 GMT
Supplier voluntarily dismisses action three days after filing initial complaint with US court.

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
31 Aug 2017 12:53 GMT
Guidelines include standards for the installation of scrubbers which are based on the findings of joint research projects.

The lowdown on EU MRV regulation as it enters next phase: North P&I
28 Aug 2017 10:20 GMT
P&I club provides overview of key regulation milestones.

Cross-industry group in talks to plug bunker tanker loadings 'loophole'
15 Aug 2017 17:51 GMT
Use of MFMs to measure volumes loaded onto bunker tankers would 'address a missing link in supply chain integrity', says IBIA.

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register to deliver EU MRV services
14 Aug 2017 12:10 GMT
Agreement covers assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports.

NCL asks court to halt OW Bunker arbitration in bid to prevent double fuel payment
09 Aug 2017 13:35 GMT
Cruise line argues it already paid the physical supplier for bunkers delivered.

Two incidents in three days involving 'illegal sale of marine gas oil' in Singapore
07 Aug 2017 13:38 GMT
Singapore reports two separate incidents as 13 men are arrested between July 30 and August 1.

DNV GL lists pros and cons of alternative fuels
24 Jul 2017 06:52 GMT
List forms part of guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.

ABS updates scrubber advisory ahead of 2020 global sulphur cap
18 Jul 2017 14:31 GMT
48-page advisory is designed to provide an in-depth guidance on scrubber technology selection.

85% of refiners do not have plan to cope with 2020 bunker regulation: survey
17 Jul 2017 13:08 GMT
Survey suggests refiners are unprepared to meet demand for low-sulphur marine fuel.





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