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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q2 2015


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q2 2015

Oil spill response bill rejected in Russia
27 Jun 2016 00:10 GMT
State Duma rejected a bill that would have changed regulations over oil spills in Russian waters.

IMO adopts gas and low-flashpoint fuels code
17 Jun 2015 09:12 GMT
Mandatory code for ships fuelled by gases or other low-flashpoint fuels was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee.

Approval in principle for LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design
04 Jun 2015 13:52 GMT
LNG-fuelled Kamsarmax bulk carrier design gets go-ahead from DNV GL.

Rotterdam court can now order ship arrests throughout the EU
04 Jun 2015 10:02 GMT
New regulation effectively means the EU is now a ship arrest haven for those initiating action through the Rotterdam court, says law firm.

6% of ships spot-checked by EMSA were non-compliant with EU fuel regulations
21 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Reasons for non-compliance included being unable to produce satisfactory samples, and having fuel with a sulphur content above 0.1%.

Sekimizu's speech at MEPC 68
13 May 2015 12:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, spoke earlier this week at the 68th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

Bunker-related issues on MEPC 68 agenda
07 May 2015 09:13 GMT
Issues include the availability of compliant fuel oil in 2020, quality control measures prior to the delivery of bunkers and a data collection system for fuel consumption.

Alfa Laval PureSOx water cleaning process now patented
29 Apr 2015 14:58 GMT
Company says the patented technology is vital to secure compliance in either hybrid or closed loop mode.

Lloyd's Register issues emissions guidance
23 Apr 2015 09:17 GMT
Guidance is designed to support emissions compliance decision-making.

Oleg Naydenov incident: Port of Las Palmas in the firing line
16 Apr 2015 13:56 GMT
Port is criticized for allowing marine fuel to be delivered to the Russian fishing vessel.

Hong Kong mandatory fuel switch approved. Think tank voices support
15 Apr 2015 12:01 GMT
From July, ocean-going vessels will be required to burn fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent while at berth.

Shell 'ready' to meet ECA lubricant challenges
14 Apr 2015 10:45 GMT
Supplier says it is 'well placed' to handle customers' lubrication issues and improve equipment performance.

LNG bunker fuel seminar in April
08 Apr 2015 11:22 GMT
Two-day event is due to be held in Houston.

Ship manager fined for breach of US sulphur emissions regulations
07 Apr 2015 15:05 GMT
Company fined $283,500 for failing to switch fuel during seventeen port calls.





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