Posts Tagged ‘2020’

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine
Ship bunkering Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ initiative to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability  Turku, Finland, 28 February...
March 1st, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

World Fuel Services increases bunker capacity in Port of Gibraltar

World Fuel Services increases bunker capacity in Port of Gibraltar
World Fuel Services extends its physical bunker operations capacity in the port of Gibraltar with the addition of two barges World Fuel Services increases bunker capacity in port of Gibraltar Miami, Florida, US (27 February 2019) – World Fuel Services (WFS), via its fully owned subsidiary Gib Oil...
February 27th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Ship owners need more than a warning

Ship owners need more than a warning
Panos Kirnidis Ship owners need more than a warning Ship owners need more than a simple warning from regulators as new rules affecting global shipping operations come into play – they need stronger support, according to Panos Kirnidis, CEO of Palau International Ship Registry (PISR). “My frequent...
February 25th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur and Greenhouse gas reduction priority for ICS

Esben Poulsson “The 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping” believes Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson. “But there are even more profound changes to come. We are rapidly...
February 11th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@601; enough to buy a pair of jeans…

The BDI@601; enough to buy a pair of jeans…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week down to 601 points – minus nine points since yesterday and 44 since last week’s closing when the BDI stood at 645 points. Geopolitics in total disarray. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes despite a “stabilization” continue...
February 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020
Charlotte Røjgaard 2020 provides the shipping industry an opportunity to further improve practices in the bunker fuel supply chain, says VeriFuel Sharing of information and fuel data will be vital in helping to ensure that quality issues are addressed Ship owners, ship managers, and charterers should...
February 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

CSA 2020 appoints Ian Adams as Executive Director

CSA 2020 appoints Ian Adams as Executive Director
Ian Adams The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has contracted Maritime AMC (MAMCL), a UK-based association management company, to provide secretariat services, and appointed Ian Adams as its Executive Director. The membership body, whose members include more than 30 shipowning companies, was established...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Person Profiles | Read More

2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties

2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties
Marcus Dodds, partner, London At a Glance… BIMCO has last week released its two eagerly awaited standard clauses (the ‘2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content Clause for Time Charter Parties’ and the ‘2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties’). Both are intended to address the International...
December 21st, 2018 | BIMCO, Bunkering, Chartering, Legal, Markets | Read More

2020 Sulfur Challenges: The Ship owners’ perspective

2020 Sulfur Challenges: The Ship owners’ perspective
Stavros Meidanis 2020 Sulfur Challenges : The Ship owners’ perspective by Stavros Meidanis, DPA/CSO, S&Q Manager, Capital Ship Management Corp. Abstract This paper addresses other options available such as retrofitting as well as alternative powering options. Sulfur cleaners (scrubbers) offer...
December 8th, 2018 | Environment | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Dec-2018 PREPARATION FOR IMO 2020 Singapore CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALL STRUCTURE AND INSTALLATION OF SILT CURTAINS Singapore Preparation for IMO 2020 Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Singapore The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) continues to prepare the Port of Singapore and Singapore-registered...
December 5th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

2020: Shipowners have a cause to be awake at night!

2020: Shipowners have a cause to be awake at night!
Unni Einemo introduces the panel IBIA’s 2018 Annual Convention in Copenhagen will remain for a multiple of reasons in the hearts and minds of all present as well as those reading various reports in the media for ever. It was one of the most timely events over the last 25 years! John Faraclas writes: John...
November 24th, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

IBIA at the Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference

IBIA at the Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference
Only 8 days left until the 7th Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference, taking place on 29th-30th November, in Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens, Greece. IBIA Director Unni Einemo will be participating as a key speaker. Why attend? With IMO2020 implementation fast approaching: discuss how the 0.5%...
November 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points earlier on today raising eyebrows. Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI fall of 58 points brought the respective index down at 2,106 points; once again: CAUTION! The  Panamaxes’ BPI managed to...
October 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges

Greek Shipowners applaud IMO decision to consider safety implications associated with the 2020 marine fuels and their respective challenges
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly welcomes the decision by the recent IMO Intersessional Working Group (London, July 9-13, 2018) to take into account several valid safety concerns linked to the transition to new low-sulphur fuels, especially...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, News | Read More

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal
Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems have the flexibility to operate in both open and closed loop. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2018 at 11.00 a.m. EEST – The year 2020 is approaching along with the Sulphur cap regulation of 0.5%, putting pressure on maritime agents to decrease emissions – and...
July 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

UN Report Calls For Bold and Accelerated Global Action to Meet Biodiversity Targets by 2020

UN Report Calls For Bold and Accelerated Global Action to Meet Biodiversity Targets by 2020
l to r: Event moderator David Ainsworth , CBD Executive Secretary Braulio Dias, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea H.E. Seongkyu Yoon, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner, President of Korea Environment Institute Park Kwang-Kook, GBO-4 Lead Author Paul Leadley. Report Tracks Progress...
October 6th, 2014 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Organisations, UN | Read More