Support CETA to boost trade

The EU-Canada Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) should facilitate and boost trade between Canada and the EU, eliminating many trade barriers and offering access to […]

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New ISO standard for the safe bunkering of LNG-fuelled ships

Some ships in northern Europe have been using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as their fuel source for over a decade, with an extremely good safety record. […]

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SDC 4 (1)

Ship design and construction matters

The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) meets for its fourth session this week (13-17 February). Key topics on the agenda include the expected finalization […]

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Demand will ease oversupply in dry bulk shipping, Drewry says

With contraction in vessel supply and healthy demand growth, the dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover from 2017 onwards, according to the shipping consultancy […]

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new regulations

Οι νέοι κανονισμοί για καύσιμα και θαλάσσιο έρμα οδηγούν τις διαλύσεις σε επίπεδα ρεκόρ

Σύμφωνα με έρευνα της γερμανικής τράπεζας KfW Ipex-Bank, εκτιμάται ότι το κόστος των νέων κανονισμών που αφορούν το θαλάσσιο έρμα και τη μείωση των περιβαλλοντικών επιπτώσεων, […]

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DNV GL releases guidance for the oncoming BWMC implementation

With the ratification of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention on 8 September 2016, the convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017. With only […]

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Container Shipping: What next for the smaller TEU fleet?

Smaller TEU vessels in particular have to take advantage of the commodities that require a reactive export or import program where the larger TEU vessels can’t […]

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Discounts Encourage Green Ships

The Port of Gothenburg is encouraging more ships to implement green initiatives after reducing charges for vessels with a high environmental performance. One in three vessels […]

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IMO: Guidelines for onboard sampling for verification of sulphur content

IMO has issued guidance addressing the location of onboard fuel sampling points and the handling of samples for the testing of sulphur content for MARPOL Annex […]

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Cyprus Flag Administration guide for BWM Convention entering into force on 8th September 2017

From the DMS relevant circular number 1/2017: 1. The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (“BWM Convention”) will enter […]

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