BUNKER INDEX :: Price Index, News and Directory Information for the Marine Fuel Industry

« News Home
:: Monthly Archive

News Topics
:: Air Pollution
:: Agreements & M&A's
:: Alternative Fuels
:: BunkerBlog
:: Cargoes & Storage
:: Company News
:: Efficiency, Costs & Charges
:: Environment
:: Events
:: Financial
:: Fuel Quality & Testing
:: Lubes & Additives
:: Oil Spills
:: People
:: Port News
:: Projects
:: Regulation, Legal
:: Services, Products,Technology
:: Statistics & Research
:: Vessels

Regional Archive
:: Americas
:: Asia/Oceania
:: Europe
:: M.East/Africa

Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2011

Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2011

California implements changes to clean fuels program
19 Dec 2011 06:33 GMT
Program changes are aimed at streamlining the process of accounting for carbon released during the transportation of fuels.

Mitropoulos: IMO should push ahead with MBMs debate
12 Dec 2011 14:36 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO should aim to bring its action plan on climate change to a completion in a 'reasonably short time'.

COP17 President's closing remarks
12 Dec 2011 14:08 GMT
Decisions taken in Durban are 'truly historical', says COP17 President.

UNFCCC claims climate change 'breakthrough'
12 Dec 2011 13:33 GMT
COP17 President positive as governments decide to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change by no later than 2015.

ITF supports levy on bunker fuel
09 Dec 2011 13:14 GMT
Federation backs 'green climate fund', which would include a bunker levy and possible shipping emissions tax.

Another US law firm to investigate Andatee
08 Dec 2011 08:47 GMT
Law firm to investigate potential claims against the board of directors of Andatee.

Event held to discuss scrubber technology
05 Dec 2011 10:06 GMT
Industry experts discuss the drivers and commercial implications of scrubber technology for shipping.

NGOs call for IMO-led GHG reduction strategy
30 Nov 2011 10:31 GMT
Organizations call on COP17 delegates to give IMO a clear guidance on reducing emissions via Market-Based Measures.

Andatee to be investigated by another law firm
30 Nov 2011 07:51 GMT
Law firm to investigate whether Andatee's board has been working to obtain the best buyout price for its shareholders.

Law firms investigate Andatee buyout proposal
29 Nov 2011 07:47 GMT
Andatee's board of directors to be investigated for 'possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law'.

IMO elects new 40-member council
28 Nov 2011 11:02 GMT
Nigeria loses its re-election bid into Category C of the IMO's governing body.

Aegean quoting only 3.5% in Fujairah
25 Nov 2011 10:31 GMT
Supplier now only quoting fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 3.5% to clients at the port of Fujairah.

EU proposes GHG monitoring legislation
23 Nov 2011 14:41 GMT
New proposed legislation aims to enhance the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions.

MPA issues 3.5% sulphur reminder
22 Nov 2011 06:49 GMT
Bunker players reminded that they will need to use fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 3.5% in 2012.

Energy Petrol ready to supply 3.5% fuel
16 Nov 2011 14:11 GMT
Bunker firm says it is able to supply fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 3.5% at Turkish ports.

ICS publishes CO2 briefing document
16 Nov 2011 07:07 GMT
Document produced in advance of the UN Climate Change Conference at the end of November.

Study: IMO measures will lead to 'significant' GHG reductions
14 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
Report says mandatory efficiency measures will result in significantly lower emissions and fuel consumption.

CEPSA ready for 3.5% sulphur regulation
14 Nov 2011 13:29 GMT
CEPSA Marine Fuels says it is ready to begin offering 3.5% fuels at all the ports where it supplies.

Exhaust gas system offers 'full fuel flexibility'
11 Nov 2011 13:42 GMT
New system uses HFO, distillates and natural gas and meets Tier III NOx emission requirements.

Emissions should be tackled on global scale, warns FTA
07 Nov 2011 17:33 GMT
UK association says emission reduction measures should be tackled through the IMO.

UK body stresses need for global solution
07 Nov 2011 06:31 GMT
Organization says regional measures to cut emissions would only serve to 'distort trade' and 'potentially damage shipping'.

'Progress' on LNG container ship concept
02 Nov 2011 16:15 GMT

Hong Kong to consider ECA for ocean-going ships
25 Oct 2011 13:14 GMT
Hong Kong looks set to push for regulations requiring ocean-going vessels to switch to using cleaner fuel.

Court confirms Marco Polo Chapter 11 protection and frees vessel
24 Oct 2011 05:37 GMT
New York Court rejects the motions seeking to dismiss the group's Chapter 11 filings.

BP settles lawsuit with former staff
21 Oct 2011 14:11 GMT
Oil major reaches out of court settlement with six former employees in Singapore.

Fuel issues discussed at ferry conference
20 Oct 2011 17:51 GMT
Fuel efficiency, ECA regulations, alternative fuels and scrubbing technology are topics discussed at annual event.

OW to host ECA seminar in Singapore
20 Oct 2011 07:19 GMT
Free seminar to focus on the challenges posed by the 2015 sulphur emission regulations.

Australia: Oil spill fines skyrocket
17 Oct 2011 15:15 GMT
Tough new penalties to be introduced for oil spills in Australian waters.

Flag states 'must enforce the rules'
17 Oct 2011 10:34 GMT
Director says there is 'understandable concern' that shipping companies' use of flags may not fully comply with international regulations.

Shipping firms fined $1.2 million for bunker spill
14 Oct 2011 22:54 GMT
Shipping companies are fined in connection with Queensland's biggest bunker spill.

Vessel suspected of illegal bunkering
11 Oct 2011 13:47 GMT
Ship arrested in Nigerian waters after being spotted carrying out 'suspicious activities'.

Page Links:

Latin America
Middle East
North America
North Europe
South Europe
Index Summary
Price Highlights
Cape Town
Las Palmas
New Orleans
Rio de Janeiro
Central America
Middle East
North America
North Europe
South America
South Europe
Hong Kong
South Africa
South Korea
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Latest News
Middle East
Air Pollution
Agreements & M&A's
Alternative Fuels
Cargoes & Storage
Efficiency, Costs & Charges
Fuel Quality
Lubes & Additives
Oil Spills
Port News
Services, Products, Technology
Statistics & Research
Upcoming Events