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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q2 2012


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q2 2012

Fuel maintenance solution includes warning feature
28 Jun 2012 09:13 GMT
Marine fuel maintenance system includes monitoring tools and provides a warning to prevent unwanted engine shutdowns.

Fuel non-availability claims explained in guidance
28 Jun 2012 07:18 GMT
Document describes how owners operating in the North American ECA can make a fuel oil non-availability claim.

IMO committed to sustainable maritime development
25 Jun 2012 07:08 GMT
Secretary-General says sustainable shipping will be one of the major priorities of his tenure.

A legal take on EU bunker legislation
22 Jun 2012 08:23 GMT
Law firm examines the implications of EU legislation on the sulphur content of marine fuels.

Dutch police investigate illegal bunker blending
28 May 2012 14:26 GMT
Marine police carry out an inspection of ocean-going vessels at the port of Rotterdam.

CO2 emissions discussed at ICS AGM
28 May 2012 12:46 GMT
ICS Chairman 'determined' to achieve 20% improvement in fuel efficiency by 2020.

Panama toll increase ‘simply unacceptable’
25 May 2012 15:31 GMT

EU Commissioner welcomes provisional sulphur agreement
24 May 2012 09:40 GMT
Janez Potočnik says he is pleased that an agreeement with the European Parliament is now possible.

Provisional EU agreement on sulphur content of marine fuels
24 May 2012 07:48 GMT
0.5% sulphur limit is set to be mandatory in EU waters by 2020.

Emissions issue covered in annual review
23 May 2012 08:57 GMT
Comprehensive review by the International Chamber of Shipping covers key issues including the debate about reducing CO2 emissions.

Shipowners oppose 3.5% sulphur regulation
15 May 2012 15:33 GMT
Owners say it needs to be determined if the SOx emitted from Indian ships is significant enough to warrant a reduction.

ECA compliance advice issued
11 May 2012 15:32 GMT
Shipping firms are advised to prepare for the upcoming North America ECA.

MPA urges owners to prepare for MEPC resolutions
11 May 2012 12:38 GMT
Shipowners are advised to take early action to comply with new IMO requirements.

EU agreement to tackle air pollution
09 May 2012 11:22 GMT

LA to launch clean air program
07 May 2012 09:15 GMT
Los Angeles is the first port in North America and the Pacific Rim to adopt an international clean ship incentive program.

New scrubber requirements announced
04 May 2012 10:33 GMT
Newly released rules cover exhaust gas cleaning systems and devices for improving efficiency.

Singapore implements compulsory pilotage
03 May 2012 11:27 GMT
Compulsory pilotage announced for all vessels arriving or departing from the port's special bunkering anchorages.

Maritime firms fined for not switching fuels
26 Apr 2012 07:01 GMT
Companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Court of Appeals allows enforcement of low carbon fuel standard
24 Apr 2012 08:03 GMT
U.S. Court of Appeals overturns an injunction blocking the enforcement of the low carbon fuel standard.

UK to host SOx emission course
23 Apr 2012 14:05 GMT
New training course to address SOx emission technology.

Protecting the environment
17 Apr 2012 14:38 GMT

Brokers must protect commission entitlement
16 Apr 2012 06:03 GMT
Brokers will need to be particularly careful to ensure their entitlement to commision is properly protected in the current economic climate, says insurance specialist.





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