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Cyprus flag enters German market

The Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping announced the appointment of Christian Bahr as its sales executive in Germany. Based in Hamburg, Bahr will be responsible for […]

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GHG emissions of shipping: ECSA deplores that port and cargo interests condone regional measures

ECSA regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour of the European Parliament’s position to conditionally include shipping in the EU Emission […]

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SEA\LNG Welcomes three new members to grow its experience and reach

Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy, and Gas Natural Fenosa all lend their support to accelerating the uptake of LNG as a marine fuel SEA\LNG, the multi-sector […]

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Shipping does not belong in EU Emission Trading Scheme

Members of the European Parliament voted today in plenary on the Commission’s proposal to revise the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive. A majority of MEPs […]

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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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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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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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