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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q3 2011

Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q3 2011

Technology to cut GHGs by 85% 'already exists'
27 Sep 2011 08:54 GMT
Emissions-reducing technologies are not being developed quickly enough for wide-scale use, say engineers.

ICS stresses 'importance' of treaty ratification
26 Sep 2011 14:29 GMT

ECA and LNG are key topics at Canada meeting
26 Sep 2011 08:25 GMT

Mitropoulos discusses 'complex' task of reducing GHGs
16 Sep 2011 10:02 GMT
IMO Secrety-General talks about GHG reduction and 'landmark' MEPC meeting.

Marco Polo Seatrade gets bank backing
15 Sep 2011 17:25 GMT
Shipping firm receives court approval to obtain fresh financing from one of its senior lenders.

ICS urges owners to get EEDI
14 Sep 2011 14:54 GMT
Board concludes that all new ships should be delivered with an EEDI, regardless of any flag State waivers.

Fuel switch leads to higher-than-expected drop in emissions
13 Sep 2011 06:29 GMT
Researchers find that pollutants fell by as much as 90 percent in recent Maersk ship study.

EU 'critical' to brokering bunker tax deal
09 Sep 2011 16:04 GMT
WWF and Oxfam propose the EU brokers a deal to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from ships.

Shipping firms fined for not switching fuels
02 Sep 2011 09:54 GMT
European companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Marco Polo gets go-ahead to continue using cash collateral
02 Sep 2011 07:29 GMT
New York court approves the use of revenues deriving from the day-to-day employment of its fleet.

California: Rise in incidents since ECA
31 Aug 2011 08:03 GMT
Report says loss of propulsion incidents have skyrocketed since new ECA regulations came into force.

Aegean announces withdrawal of lawsuits
24 Aug 2011 06:41 GMT
Class action lawsuits are withdrawn against supplier Aegean Marine Petroleum.

Chapter 11 'not enforceable in the Netherlands'
16 Aug 2011 09:21 GMT
Law firm points out that the Netherlands adopts a territorial approach to bankruptcy.

Proposed regulations for towing vessels in the US
16 Aug 2011 06:44 GMT
Proposal aims to improve towing vessel safety in the United States.

Maritime event to focus on emissions and MBMs
12 Aug 2011 08:31 GMT
Reduction of shipboard emissions to be one of the main topics discussed at upcoming London conference.

Brownrigg rejects EU emissions trading scheme
10 Aug 2011 09:37 GMT
Scheme 'will not work for shipping', says UK Chamber of Shipping's director general.

ICS backs IMO on emission reduction
09 Aug 2011 08:48 GMT
Association says recent MARPOL amendments were 'absolutely' what it had hoped for.

Shippers' council slams fuel levy
04 Aug 2011 07:22 GMT
Secretary General says shipping lines would simply pass on the extra costs to their customers via surcharges.

Marco Polo Seatrade granted US court support
03 Aug 2011 17:55 GMT
Interim relief is granted by a New York court for the company to continue operating.

Antarctic fuel oil ban enters into force
02 Aug 2011 09:03 GMT
Ships will be required to switch fuels in the Antarctic as new MARPOL amendments enter into force.

Shippers' council opposed to levy on emissions
22 Jul 2011 13:01 GMT
European Shippers' Council says GHG reduction measures should be incentive-based, not punitive.

Implementing IMO proposals by 2020 'virtually impossible', says study
19 Jul 2011 13:12 GMT
Study says refiners will need to invest in more than 4 million b/d of extra secondary processing capacity.

IMO briefing on MEPC 62
18 Jul 2011 07:23 GMT
Briefing on energy efficiency measures adopted at IMO meeting.

Carbon War Room calls for efficiency ratings for all ships
16 Jul 2011 12:39 GMT
NGO says the new IMO standards, if applied to all ships, would save the industry US$50 billion per year.

IMO approves efficiency standard for new ships
15 Jul 2011 18:51 GMT
Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) regulation is approved at the MEPC's 62nd session in London.

Rotterdam 'fully supports' 2015 ECA regulation
11 Jul 2011 15:53 GMT

ICS calls for government support to cut emissions
06 Jul 2011 16:35 GMT
Organization warns that a no vote at next week's MEPC meeting could lead to 'very serious market distortions' in international shipping.

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