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IMO Sec-Gen outlines main goals of MEPC 70

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee, 70th session, began yesterday with the aim to address important issues and discuss the hot-debated proposals concerning the adoption of mandatory […]

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IMO climate change moves on agenda

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) is this week discussing proposals to adopt a mandatory regulation for ships to record and report their fuel consumption. […]

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Anatomy of the LNG-carrier fleet

The total trading LNG carrier fleet has expanded to 452 vessels, with a total capacity of 65.7 million m³, as of 1 September, after 17 newbuildings […]

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Maritime safety – the voice of the Greek shipping community

Jason Stefanatos, Senior Research Engineer, DNV GL, gave a presentation entitled “The voice of the Greek shipping community’’ in which he referred to a recent survey […]

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Shortsea tankers are enjoying profitable times

These – it would seem – are good times to be in the shortsea tanker business. The belief that there is a good future for the […]

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BIMCO LAUNCHES NEW ANALYSIS ON THE WIDER IMPACT OF THE DRY BULK CRISIS

Consolidation, greater focus on risk management and higher finance costs: BIMCO’s new analysis on the wider impact of the dry bulk crisis BIMCO has today published […]

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Review of EU shipping policy: no time for business as usual

The future of European shipping policy was debated on Wednesday in a seminar held in Valletta, Malta, a few days after the European Commission published the […]

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The future for LNG is bright

Despite the current low rates and excess capacity, the future for LNG shipping is bright, was the message from the LNG panel at the Capital Link […]

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Shipping at bottom of cycle

Shipping is currently facing the unusual situation of all the main shipping segments performing below the seven-year historic trend, now the tanker market has also dropped […]

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World’s National Shipowner Associations Press Shipping’s Global Regulator to Set Timeline for Reducing Green House Gas Emissions

About 90% of global trade is moved by cargo ships which are collectively responsible for about 2.2% of the world’s total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions […]

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