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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2018

Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q1 2018

OW plaintiffs resolve dispute after locking horns over who supplied fuel to bulker
28 Mar 2018 14:15 GMT
Sea Debt claimed that OW Bunker Panama had supplied fuel to the M/V Bridgegate - and not OW Bunker USA.

ECSA urges IMO to press ahead with GHG reduction targets at MEPC 72
26 Mar 2018 12:46 GMT
Reiterates 'strongest possible commitment' to lowering emissions from shipping.

Aegean and RBM to try and resolve their differences in HEC case
22 Mar 2018 12:17 GMT
Both parties agree to enter into negotiations as litigation proceedings are halted for three weeks.

Arctic ban on HFO: What to expect from MEPC 72
22 Mar 2018 09:45 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance provides summary of latest developments and upcoming MEPC events.

Frontline cites bunker prices as key reason for rise in voyage costs
21 Mar 2018 10:51 GMT
Crude shipper also warns of higher compliance costs linked with sulphur limits and energy efficiency standards.

Court extends restraining order on Aegean's HEC takeover to April 9
19 Mar 2018 11:37 GMT
US judge finds 'good cause' to extend restraining order by a further 14 days.

OW Bunker liquidating trust granted permission to arrest ship
16 Mar 2018 11:37 GMT
US trust is claiming $870k for the alleged non-payment of bunker fuel.

SEA\LNG backs IMO carriage ban of non-compliant fuels
14 Mar 2018 12:05 GMT
Coalition urges formal approval of the ban at next MEPC meeting in April.

Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven call for Arctic HFO ban
08 Mar 2018 15:42 GMT
'Heavy fuel oil has no place in Arctic shipping,' says Bremenports CEO.

Korean Register director: Will 2020 sulphur cap be delayed?
28 Feb 2018 12:32 GMT
Kim Yeon-tae examines the likelihood of there being a postponement before the sulphur cap is implemented.

ABS issues SOx and NOx emissions reminder
20 Feb 2018 08:00 GMT
Association provides summary guide on SOx and NOx emissions standards.

NGOs call out PPR's 'lack of commitment' towards black carbon
14 Feb 2018 16:33 GMT
Move towards 2020 sulphur cap enforcement welcomed by Clean Arctic Alliance.

Maersk Line recorded two incidents of sulphur non-compliance in 2017
14 Feb 2018 15:08 GMT
Shipper stresses that it makes more than 50,000 port calls a year and did not financially benefit from the incidents.

ABS updates exhaust emission abatement guide
13 Feb 2018 08:14 GMT
62-page document covers scrubbers, emission monitoring systems, EGR and SCR systems.

IMO a step closer towards enforcing global sulphur cap
09 Feb 2018 17:02 GMT
PPR5 agrees MARPOL draft amendments to prohibit the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil.

ClassNK subsidiary launches IMO fuel consumption reporting service
08 Feb 2018 13:27 GMT
Support service for setting up Data Collection Plan in accordance with IMO's fuel consumption reporting system.

New UAE updates on spill dispersants and ships carrying oil products
25 Jan 2018 16:40 GMT
Updated requirements for loading and discharging; approved list of oil spill dispersants for Fujairah.

Record Northern Sea Route volume prompts fresh call for HFO ban
23 Jan 2018 12:07 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls for member state support at MEPC 72 in April.

Myanmar accedes to bunker pollution damage treaty
22 Jan 2018 11:34 GMT
Ratification brings the number of states to accede to IMO's treaty to 87.

Sentek named Singapore's top supplier by sales volume in 2017
15 Jan 2018 12:03 GMT
PetroChina and Chemoil make the top three; Hong Lam Marine and Ocean Bunkering Services rise the most.

Bulker fined in Canada for breaching speed limit
03 Jan 2018 14:02 GMT
Federal Cardinal issued with a fine of $6,000.

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