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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2015


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2015

Sobelmar gets US court protection
25 Mar 2015 15:22 GMT
'Business as usual' for Sobelmar as US court issues an order preventing the arrest of its vessels.

Carisbrooke: three months of ECA operation 'without a hitch'
24 Mar 2015 15:00 GMT
UK firm explains that it has faced a number of challenges in preparing for the ECA regulation changes.

MPA circular on MEPC 67 resolutions
20 Mar 2015 10:11 GMT
Circular informs the shipping community about the resolutions adopted by the Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).

U.S. Coast Guard publishes LNG bunkering regulations
17 Mar 2015 14:15 GMT
Policy letters on LNG bunkering, personnel training and waterfront facilities are released.

Wartsila launches Tier III-compliant engine
16 Mar 2015 10:35 GMT
Engine with high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system is said to be the first to comply with IMO regulations for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

WSS warns of potential problems with ECA-compliant distillates
12 Mar 2015 14:44 GMT
Company's range of fuel oil treatment products has been designed specifically for marine distillate fuels.

ExxonMobil launches new ECA-compliant fuel
11 Mar 2015 16:10 GMT
Oil major expands product range with Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200).

Svensen: Innovate to stay ahead of the game
06 Mar 2015 15:52 GMT
DNV GL Maritime CEO outlines three priority areas that he says will drive shipping in the decades to come.

MPA circular on revised standards in Singapore
25 Feb 2015 14:41 GMT
Revised standards are designed to improve consistency in the delivery of bunkers at the port of Singapore.

Costs of low-sulphur fuel regulation offset by falling fuel prices - Drewry
17 Feb 2015 17:34 GMT
New marine fuel pollution regulations have had little effect on costs since their implementation in January, says consultancy.

Tankoil and Hong Fatt Oil Trading have bunker licences cancelled
12 Feb 2015 11:55 GMT
MPA says investigations revealed 'discrepancies and wrongful declarations' in the records kept on board their vessels.

Bunkers International offering 0.1% ECA fuel in Colombia
05 Feb 2015 10:23 GMT
Product is said to have a viscosity similar to a 30 cSt fuel at 50 degrees centigrade.

Bore Ltd orders scrubber system
04 Feb 2015 12:19 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning system is to installed aboard the M/V Seagard to comply with ECA sulphur requirements.

Low-sulphur fuel enforcement advisory issued
30 Jan 2015 12:20 GMT
Advisory issued to Skuld members on the enforcement of new sulphur content rules in the U.S. and EU.

Software launched to assist ships with fuel changeover
26 Jan 2015 16:50 GMT
Software is said to assess fuel consumption at actual operating speed to calculate the time required to completely switch to a low-sulphur fuel.

VLGC fitted with exhaust gas cleaning system
16 Jan 2015 11:55 GMT
Dorian LPG vessel is fitted with Clean Marine scrubber technology.

Shipping firms fined $146,719 for not switching fuels
15 Jan 2015 18:46 GMT
Companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Shippers pay OW fuel bills to avoid detention
14 Jan 2015 15:41 GMT
U.S. court documents are said to show that over $10 million has been paid to cover unpaid bunker bills since November.

Lukoil starts supplying ECA-compliant fuel at Murmansk
14 Jan 2015 14:53 GMT
Russian firm began supplying its new brand of low sulphur marine fuel at the start of January.

Scrubber technology for Stena Forerunner
08 Jan 2015 12:12 GMT
Two open loop exhaust gas cleaning systems are to be installed on the Stena RoRo vessel in 2015.

Shipping must adopt can-do attitude in 2015, says consultancy
05 Jan 2015 15:14 GMT
UK firm says a positive approach will be required to meet the challenges of 2015.





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