Thursday, September 19, 2019

MONJASA ACHIEVES ENTIRE OWNERSHIP OF FIVE TANKERS AHEAD OF IMO 2020

Monjasa secures five tankers with an overall 37,500 deadweight further broadening the ownership of the supply chain over the principal markets in the Arabian...

INDIA BEGINS BIO-METRIC FACIAL ID FOR SEAFARERS

India declares to have become the first nation in the world to begin biometric facial identification technology in its seafarer identification documents, commonly known...

LEADING BANKS BOOST GREENER SHIPPING THROUGH NEW PRINCIPLES

Leading shipping banks will for the first time integrate climate considerations into lending decisions to incentivize maritime shipping’s decarbonization. The Poseidon Principles will be a...

PANAMA CANAL, US ENVIRONMENT TO JOINTLY BATTLE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

The Panama Canal and UN Environment have signed a cooperation agreement to join efforts on sustainable development and combating climate change. The deal includes the...

DELAY IN SULPHUR CAP IMPLEMENTATION

Indonesia would not switch to low-sulphur fuel from January 1, 2020, due to abundant supplies of 3.5% sulphur content fuel, Reuters said citing the...

IMO BRAVERY AWARD TO U.S. COAST GUARD

A U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer will be awarded the IMO Bravery at sea award for his role in the rescue of four fishermen...

RECORD HANDLING OF CARGO AT INDIAN PORT

  V.O. Chidambaranar Port created a new record by handling 1,80,597 metric tonnes of cargo in a single day on 27th July 2019, surpassing the...

SILVER JUBILEE OF MOL

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that on July 25, it hosted a party in Jakarta for about 200 attendees, including customers, to celebrate...

CHINA HINTS PRESSURE ON OPEN LOOP SCRUBBERS

China has hinted towards the pressure over the use of open-loop scrubbers within the country’s emission control areas (ECAs) from January 2020. The Chinese transport...

EARLY SIGNS OF IMO 2020 STARTING TO ROCK THE OIL

There may be still be six months away, but new rules on marine fuels are already sending shock-waves through the little-known world of refinery...

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