IMO ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
Are IMO regulations tough enough to keep national governments from imposing stricter measures?

Yes--Mostly
Only partly
No--expect a slew of regional regs!

Marine Log

August 27, 2007

Samsung wins $1.34 billion containership order

Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Monday (Aug. 27) it received a contract worth 1.26 trillion won ($1.34 billion) to build eight container carriers for what it identifies only as "a European company."

The vessels are scheduled to be delivered by September 2012, Samsung Heavy said in a regulatory filing.

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