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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2014


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2014

MEPC to meet for 66th session
27 Mar 2014 11:42 GMT
Session is due to take place next week at IMO's headquarters in London.

Shagang Shipping arrests HNA Group vessel in Australia
19 Mar 2014 12:51 GMT
Hong Kong firm says the move is part of a 'long-running legal campaign' seeking USD 66.4m from China's HNA Group.

New LNG bunkering report released
19 Mar 2014 08:41 GMT
Study provides practical guidance for meeting regulatory requirements.

ECSA opposes MRV regulation extension
18 Mar 2014 11:32 GMT
Secretary General suggests the EU would be "shooting itself in the foot" and potentially hinder a speedy agreement at IMO level.

New EAL service for ship operators
12 Mar 2014 15:36 GMT
New service is designed to help operators meet new rules concerning the use of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs).

Shipping firms fined for not switching fuels
12 Mar 2014 09:03 GMT
Companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

OW Bunker preempts stricter bunker barge regulations in Turkey with early fleet upgrade
11 Mar 2014 15:28 GMT
Upgrade of bunker vessels in Istanbul creates one of the most modern refuelling fleets in the region.

Wärtsilä environmental seal systems allow mineral oil to be used in US waters
04 Mar 2014 08:38 GMT
Air chamber within the seal is said to capture any water or oil leakage, which is then transferred to inboard tanks.

At-Berth Regulation forms now available
24 Feb 2014 15:36 GMT
Fleets are required to submit documentation by March 21 in order to qualify for temporary relief.

IBIA calls for greater take-up of ISO 2010 specs for bunkers
18 Feb 2014 17:33 GMT
It is estimated that only a quarter of bunker suppliers are currently supplying in accordance with 2010 specifications.

ICS 'fully supports' global CO2 monitoring
11 Feb 2014 11:57 GMT
ICS Board discusses CO2 monitoring and reporting ahead of IMO's MEPC meeting in April.

IMO's Polar Code 'ignores environmental dangers'
29 Jan 2014 14:23 GMT
IMO criticized for not addressing the issue of using residual fuel oil in Arctic waters.

EC criticized for wanting to scrap GHG reduction target
23 Jan 2014 17:31 GMT
EC paper calls for an end to the 6% greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target for transport fuels.

Law firm says shipping will benefit from EU debt recovery proposal
13 Jan 2014 15:34 GMT
Recent decision will improve companies' chances of successfully recovering money owed to them, says law firm.

Bunker suppliers applaud EU waste decision
07 Jan 2014 09:13 GMT
European Court of Justice rules that off-spec fuel oil does not have to be handled as waste.

MARPOL, SOLAS amendment summary
07 Jan 2014 08:41 GMT
A summary of the amendments that entered into force on 1 January 2014.





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