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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q3 2017

Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q3 2017

ICS chairman delivers message of support and expectation ahead of World Maritime Day
26 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Poulsson keen for IMO to present 'truly ambitious' CO2 reduction targets at COP 24; suggests governments 'present their own ideas'.

CO2 reduction addressed at ECSA seminar
20 Sep 2017 15:05 GMT
Attendees discuss measures needed to reduce CO2 emissions.

Vane Line Bunkering faces lawsuit over barge captain who suffered stroke
18 Sep 2017 12:55 GMT
Plaintiff mentions 'multiple requests' for transfer closer to home, which, he says, would have enabled him to receive timely lab checks.

Bomin dismisses court action against ship over alleged non-payment of bunkers
14 Sep 2017 06:10 GMT
Supplier voluntarily dismisses action three days after filing initial complaint with US court.

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
31 Aug 2017 12:53 GMT
Guidelines include standards for the installation of scrubbers which are based on the findings of joint research projects.

The lowdown on EU MRV regulation as it enters next phase: North P&I
28 Aug 2017 10:20 GMT
P&I club provides overview of key regulation milestones.

Cross-industry group in talks to plug bunker tanker loadings 'loophole'
15 Aug 2017 17:51 GMT
Use of MFMs to measure volumes loaded onto bunker tankers would 'address a missing link in supply chain integrity', says IBIA.

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register to deliver EU MRV services
14 Aug 2017 12:10 GMT
Agreement covers assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports.

NCL asks court to halt OW Bunker arbitration in bid to prevent double fuel payment
09 Aug 2017 13:35 GMT
Cruise line argues it already paid the physical supplier for bunkers delivered.

Two incidents in three days involving 'illegal sale of marine gas oil' in Singapore
07 Aug 2017 13:38 GMT
Singapore reports two separate incidents as 13 men are arrested between July 30 and August 1.

DNV GL lists pros and cons of alternative fuels
24 Jul 2017 06:52 GMT
List forms part of guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.

ABS updates scrubber advisory ahead of 2020 global sulphur cap
18 Jul 2017 14:31 GMT
48-page advisory is designed to provide an in-depth guidance on scrubber technology selection.

85% of refiners do not have plan to cope with 2020 bunker regulation: survey
17 Jul 2017 13:08 GMT
Survey suggests refiners are unprepared to meet demand for low-sulphur marine fuel.

New HK report covers sulphur cap dates, shore power and emissions data
17 Jul 2017 08:51 GMT
Progress report provides update on Hong Kong's plan to improve air quality.

Former CEO of OW Bunker subsidiary Dynamic Oil Trading charged with fraud
14 Jul 2017 09:47 GMT
Parent company cleared of any criminal wrongdoing. Lars Moller's lawyer 'surprised' by the news.

Dutch regulator investigates bunker firms over 'possible' price fixing
13 Jul 2017 10:24 GMT
Dawn raids carried out as investigation focuses on companies active in Amsterdam, Antwerp and Rotterdam.

EC approves JV to develop LNG terminal in northern Germany
13 Jul 2017 07:41 GMT
Feasibility study being conducted to build LNG facility in Brunsbuttel.

ECSA hails 'important progress' on CO2 reduction at MEPC 71
12 Jul 2017 06:21 GMT
Verhoeven says there is 'a strong will from the European shipowners to decarbonise the industry'.

Verifavia exceeds 1,000 ships under EU MRV assessment
11 Jul 2017 06:48 GMT
Working with around shipping 60 firms required to submit CO2 Monitoring Plans before August 31 deadline.

NGOs welcome IMO action on mitigating Arctic HFO risk
10 Jul 2017 06:14 GMT
Concrete proposals for measures to reduce the risks of HFO in the Arctic are to be considered in April 2018.

MEPC 71 meeting roundup
10 Jul 2017 05:28 GMT
Summary of the key bunker-related issues discussed at last week's MEPC meeting.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 71
07 Jul 2017 07:28 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, addressed the 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).

IRClass releases rules for LNG-fuelled coastal and inland vessels
06 Jul 2017 13:27 GMT
New rules are in addition to its previously established code for ocean-going ships.

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems
05 Jul 2017 12:42 GMT
New class notations include power management (PM), power back-up (PB) and zero emission (ZE) standards.

Bunker issues pack MEPC 71 agenda
03 Jul 2017 08:25 GMT
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meets in London.

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