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First Sulphur Cap Offenders Caught in China

The Chinese authorities have recently caught two ships running on fuel with excessive sulphur content. As far as is known, these are the first officially reported sulphur cap offenders. Maritime insurer The Standard Club reports that...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Prices for IMO 2020 Fuels Skyrocket

With IMO 2020 now in effect, fuel prices for low sulphur fuel have soared, shooting up almost fifty per cent in major bunker ports like Singapore. Prices for heavy fuel oil, on the other hand,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Shipping Sector Proposes Fuel Tax to Fund R&D Programme

Seven international shipowner associations have asked the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to form the world’s first collaborative shipping R&D programme that is to eliminate CO2 emissions. The proposal aks funding from shipping companies across the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk