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PPA adjusts waste reception fee at all ports

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is prescribing a new waste reception fee at all its ports. PPA Administrative Order (AO) 01-2020, which takes effect on...

Interagency body deliberates on PH compliance strategy ahead of 2021 IMO audit

Several maritime and port agencies have convened to prepare for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) in 2021, with the...

Additional guidance on IMO 2020 implementation issued

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower...

IMO adopts amendment supporting carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted an amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulfur in ships' fuel oil,...

IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits for tackling maritime emissions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has released a new set of toolkits for assessing and addressing emissions from ships and ports. The Ship Emissions Toolkit...

IMO marine committee set to adopt initial GHG strategy for shipping

The adoption of an initial strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships is one of the key items on the agenda of...

MARPOL-mandated ship fuel oil data collection begins Jan 2019

Data collection by ships of their fuel oil consumption will start on January 1, 2019, as decreed by amendments to the International Convention for...

Taiwan to implement low-sulfur fuel rule for ships

Taiwan is trying to be ahead of the curve in controlling air pollution from ships, with the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announcing...

IMO marks progress in shipping and climate change agenda

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said it has made advances in its environmental agenda at the recent meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee...

Mandatory safety code for gas-fueled ships takes effect Jan 1

A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels entered into force on January 1, as did new training requirements for...

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EEI, two subcontractors fined for Skyway Extension mishap

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