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Review of STCW seafarer training regime sought

Review of STCW seafarer training regime sought

Nov. 10 | The head of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling for a comprehensive revision of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW...

Drewry: shippers uneasy about lack of fuel cost transparency ahead of IMO 2020

Drewry: shippers uneasy about lack of fuel cost transparency ahead of IMO 2020

Oct. 12 | Results of a survey conducted by Drewry showed there is considerable unease among global shippers, beneficial cargo owners (BCO), and freight forwarders ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 global emissions regulations (IMO 2020),...

Sulfur limit to go into force on Jan 1, 2020 without delay, affirms IMO

Sulfur limit to go into force on Jan 1, 2020 without delay, affirms IMO

Oct. 1 | The new lower 0.50% limit on sulfur in ships’ fuel oil will be in force as scheduled from January 1, 2020 without delay, affirmed the International Maritime Organization (IMO). IMO’s Edmund Hughes Hughes delivered the message to the Asia Pacific Petroleum...

CMA CGM to review fuel surcharges to comply with low sulfur policy

CMA CGM to review fuel surcharges to comply with low sulfur policy

Sep. 26 | French container shipping company CMA CGM said it intends to make heavy investments to comply with the impending low sulfur regulation for shipping, and in view of this, it will have to “review our sales policy regarding fuel surcharges.” In a statement...

Shipping seeks standard procedure for non-compliant fuel use

Shipping seeks standard procedure for non-compliant fuel use

Sep. 24 | The Baltic and International Maritime Council (Bimco) and other organizations are working closely with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to ensure a standard procedure for ships to use high-sulfur fuel if compliant alternatives are not available...

UN negotiation on future ocean governance starts

UN negotiation on future ocean governance starts

Sep. 10 | The United Nations oceans conference currently being held in New York is taking the first steps to develop a legally binding international instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction,...

Marina drafts bill pushing implementation of 5 IMO conventions as audit looms

Marina drafts bill pushing implementation of 5 IMO conventions as audit looms

Aug. 27 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is beefing up preparations for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) scheduled for 2021. IMSAS is a mandatory audit intended to check the Philippines’ compliance with...

Yang Ming orders ten 2,800-TEU box ships

Yang Ming orders ten 2,800-TEU box ships

Aug. 21 | Taiwanese shipping line Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. has signed a contract with a shipbuilding company for the construction of ten 2,800 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) container vessels. The contract was signed on August 15, 2018 between Yang Ming...

Bimco presses for a more accurate method to verify ships’ compliance with 0.5% sulfur cap

Bimco presses for a more accurate method to verify ships’ compliance with 0.5% sulfur cap

Jul. 16 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should adopt more accurate sulfur verification procedures and an effective implementation plan for complying with the IMO 2020 rule, said the Baltic and International Maritime Council (Bimco), adding that...

ASEAN countries launch project to protect marine environment

ASEAN countries launch project to protect marine environment

Jul. 9 | Seven countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have launched a four-year initiative to improve the environmental health of the seas in the region by implementing key marine environment protection treaties, according to the International...
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