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Home » News » Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2018


Regulation, Legislation & Legal News - Q4 2018

Frontline expects IMO 2020 strategy to yield jump in cash generation: CEO
16 Nov 2018 15:44 GMT
Highlights plan to fit more than 40% of its fleet with scrubbers and equity stake in scrubber manufacturer.

Date set for Aegean final basis motions to be heard
16 Nov 2018 09:21 GMT
US court to hear motions on December 4.

Aegean in court: The lowdown on Wednesday's hearing
14 Nov 2018 08:47 GMT
Bankruptcy court set to deliberate over a number of motions filed last week.

Aegean staff have been relying on compensation and benefits to support families: EY
13 Nov 2018 00:03 GMT
Unpaid wages at $3.75m as Aegean gets green light to pay personnel.

Aegean doesn't have a centralized accounting system: EY director
12 Nov 2018 10:49 GMT
Lack of centralized system 'makes financial reporting and financial planning difficult', says Andrew Hede.

Aegean's proposed bidding process revealed
12 Nov 2018 00:49 GMT
If approved, process would conclude on February 22 with a sale hearing.

Aegean proposes bidding timeline as Mercuria offers $681m
12 Nov 2018 00:02 GMT
Says bidding process represents 'best available restructuring alternative' after exploring non-binding proposals.

IMO 2020: The importance of securing credit lines | Liberty Marine Fuels
08 Nov 2018 11:12 GMT
Examining the impact of switching to higher-priced, IMO-compliant fuels.

SEA\LNG lauds sulphur cap, carriage ban outcomes
02 Nov 2018 16:28 GMT
MEPC 73 decisions 'provide greater certainty to ship owners', says chairman Peter Keller.

Aegean claims up to $300m of company assets were misappropriated
02 Nov 2018 15:21 GMT
Alleges UAE-based OilTank, controlled by 'former affiliate', received funds through inflated contracts and fraudulent pricing.

ECSA hails adoption of EU report backing tax-free bunkers and low-carbon fuels
31 Oct 2018 18:12 GMT
Support for EU-wide tax exemption that also covers alternative fuels and shoreside electricity.

Euronav voices 'loophole' scrubber concerns
30 Oct 2018 14:22 GMT
Shipper looks towards producers and suppliers for solutions to 2020 challenges.

MEPC 73 guidance approvals and further work
29 Oct 2018 12:42 GMT
Work still to be done on fuel oil best-practice guidance for member states and SIP.

MEPC 73 brief | ABS
29 Oct 2018 09:18 GMT
Overview of key bunker-related issues addressed at MEPC 73.

NGOs welcome support to adopt Arctic HFO ban
29 Oct 2018 00:05 GMT
Work to develop an Arctic ban on the use and carriage of HFO is set to commence in 2019.

ICS praises IMO work on sulphur cap, GHG reduction
29 Oct 2018 00:04 GMT
Welcomes developments on environmental issues and 'constructive role of China'.

Med ECA discussions to continue in Q4
29 Oct 2018 00:02 GMT
REMPEC study to be reviewed by technical committee and discussed in December workshop.

IBIA to MEPC 73: Phased introduction ship has already sailed
25 Oct 2018 00:02 GMT
Reminds Committee that it proposed a phased introduction in 2016; stresses that it is too late to backtrack.

France presents results of Med ECA study at IMO HQ
24 Oct 2018 12:16 GMT
ECA addressing both sulphur and nitrogen oxides would have greatest positive effect, says study.

IMO moves forward with March 2020 fuel carriage ban
24 Oct 2018 00:45 GMT
Proposed deferment quashed at MEPC 73.

Experience-building phase gains support at MEPC 73
24 Oct 2018 00:03 GMT
Issue set to be debated again on Wednesday before decision is made on whether the EBP is passed on to a working group.

IMO approves Initial Strategy follow-up programme
23 Oct 2018 11:58 GMT
Working group set to report back this week on the scope of the planned Fourth IMO GHG Study.

The lowdown on bunker spill paperwork required in Singapore
22 Oct 2018 12:28 GMT
In the event of a spill, the MPA will need a list of documents before a ship is allowed to depart.

MEPC 73: HFO ban events scheduled
22 Oct 2018 10:37 GMT
Includes appearance by Arctic explorer Pen Hadow.

MEPC 73: IMO must renew commitment to Arctic HFO ban | CAA
22 Oct 2018 07:56 GMT
Member states must be resolute in ensuring that the HFO ban is adopted in 2021: Dr Sian Prior.

Working group to finalize Initial Strategy programme for MEPC 73
19 Oct 2018 10:21 GMT
Programme of follow-up actions to be submitted to MEPC 73 for approval.

Bunker issues pack MEPC 73 agenda
19 Oct 2018 09:01 GMT
Various marine fuel-related issues to be covered at next week's MEPC meeting in London.

MEPC 73: Coalition calls for 'urgency' to adopt CO2 reduction measures
18 Oct 2018 12:42 GMT
Last week's IPCC report 'makes the implications of delayed action very clear indeed', says HAC.

Concept ship shows IMO CO2 reduction targets can be met: Project Forward
18 Oct 2018 10:36 GMT
Demonstrates it will be possible to meet IMO's 40% reduction target by 2030, project partners claim.

IMO 2020: Ship managers 'concerned' about impact on crew safety
16 Oct 2018 14:52 GMT
InterManager president says sulphur cap 'will pose a serious challenge' to human health.

Bunker supplier Nauticor to host methane number working group
15 Oct 2018 13:42 GMT
Meeting to discuss methane number considerations for IGF Code ships.

Arctic HFO ban would only cost passengers a glass of wine a day: T&E
10 Oct 2018 12:38 GMT
Study says MGO switch translates to $7 in extra costs per passenger in 2018 and $5 in 2021.

MEPC 73: 2020 proposal co-sponsors clarify 'misconceptions'
09 Oct 2018 08:35 GMT
Aims of the proposed 'experience-building phase' explained.

Genoil produces 0.39%S fuel oil for Norwegian client
05 Oct 2018 11:43 GMT
Proprietary GHU technology used to convert HSFO to 2020-compliant product.

Maritime CEOs sign call for action backing decarbonization
04 Oct 2018 13:47 GMT
Signatories recommend that the IMO's Roadmap be aligned to seven core principles.

New 0.5%S fuel rules come into force in China
01 Oct 2018 13:02 GMT
New regulations apply to Yangtze River Delta Emission Control Area (ECA).





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