Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy

European Transport Ministers adopted Wednesday afternoon a ministerial declaration on maritime transport. The declaration outlines priorities for the EU’s maritime transport policy, focusing on competitiveness, digitalisation […]

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Valletta Declaration

On 28 March, a Conference on the Maritime sector was held, which took the form of a dialogue and provided a debate opportunity between European officials, […]

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IMO announces GloBallast successful completion

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) notified that a decade-long project, which aimed to promote implementation of an international treaty, stemming the transfer of potentially invasive species […]

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IGU: LNG promotes cleaner marine transport

The International Gas Union (IGU) has released a new report on the crucial role of liquified natural gas (LNG) in enabling cleaner marine transport – currently […]

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IMO issues FAQs on 2020 global Sulphur limit

IMO has set a global limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% m/m (mass by mass) from 1 January 2020. This […]

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Ενισχυμένο στην παγκόσμια κατάταξη το λιμάνι του Πειραιά

Την κυριαρχία τους στη θαλάσσια μεταφορική αλυσίδα επιβεβαιώνουν για μια ακόμη φορά τα ασιατικά λιμάνια, έχοντας εννέα θέσεις στο top 10 των container terminal παγκοσμίως για […]

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LNG-fuelled fleet hits 200 ship mark

The in-service and on-order fleet of LNG-powered seagoing ships has reached the 200 mark. The double century was achieved on 20 March 2017 when Sovcomflot confirmed […]

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Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry, political pressures

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, Moore Stephens’ latest Shipping Confidence Survey shows. Specifically, in February 2017, the average confidence level […]

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Ship systems and equipment meeting underway

The first set of international requirements for onboard lifting appliances and winches are expected to be finalized during this week’s meeting of the Sub-Committee on Ship […]

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ISO issues new edition of marine fuel specifications

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a document to inform on the new edition of the ISO 8217 specifications of marine fuels. This sixth edition(ISO 8217:2017) cancels […]

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