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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2012


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2012

UK defers carbon budget decision
24 Dec 2012 13:32 GMT
Government to wait until 2016 to decide on whether to include shipping emissions in carbon budgets.

Think tank calls for pollution control at Hong Kong terminal
24 Dec 2012 07:12 GMT
Fuel switching at berth and shore power requested for new cruise ship terminal.

US Senator calls for 'hybrid' approach to fuel use
19 Dec 2012 13:47 GMT
Proposal suggests cruise ships burn cleaner fuels near communities and more cost-effective fuels when in remote areas.

MPA issues bunker licence reminder
17 Dec 2012 09:31 GMT
MPA says it will not hesitate to act if a supplier contravenes any of the terms and conditions of its licences.

EU approves Bergen Bunkers acquisition by OW Bunker
14 Dec 2012 12:42 GMT
Norwegian firm will retain its brand name and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of OW Bunker.

Bunker players to adhere to amendments in January
13 Dec 2012 11:21 GMT
Amendments to SS 600 and SS 524 will come into force in January 2013.

HK regulations 'badly required' to control ship emissions
20 Nov 2012 13:57 GMT
Hong Kong government is urged to act quickly to improve air quality.

Feasibility study published on LNG bunkering in Belgium
29 Oct 2012 13:41 GMT
DNV, the Flemish government and the port authorities of Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Ghent and Fluxys publish LNG study.

Odfjell seeks permission to slash workforce
26 Oct 2012 16:57 GMT
Norwegian tank terminal operator aims to reduce staff numbers in order to avoid bankruptcy.

Interferry welcomes EEDI decision
12 Oct 2012 15:17 GMT
Trade association welcomes MEPC decision to proceed with a sector-specific methodology for establishing energy efficiency requirements for ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels.

Manufacturer welcomes EU move to monitor emissions
05 Oct 2012 09:13 GMT
Manufacturer of emissions monitoring technology says decision will ensure a 'step-change' in the maritime sector.

NGOs call for GHG-reducing measures
03 Oct 2012 16:33 GMT
Green groups call for an early decision on EU market-based measures and a solution to ensure that ships do not increase speed.

Report calls for Arctic fuel oil ban
03 Oct 2012 08:02 GMT
New report suggests that shipping should be banned from using heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters.

IMO urged to develop standard methodology
03 Oct 2012 06:44 GMT
Organizations call on the MEPC to develop a standard methodology to determine the fuel-saving impact of clean technologies.

Shore power meetings in California
03 Oct 2012 05:45 GMT
Meetings to be held to discuss the implementation of air quality regulations regarding ocean-going vessels at berth.

MEPC to discuss deferring 0.5% rule to 2025
01 Oct 2012 10:17 GMT
IMO committee meets to consider deferring the requirement for all ships to use fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% to 2025.





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