With IMO sulfur cap approaching, Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU will issue warnings

DECEMBER 26, 2018 — In order to raise awareness about the impending deadline for the IMO 0.5% global sulfur cap, the Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding

Scrubbers: Singapore adds to reasons for shipowner headaches

DECEMBER 3, 2018 — In his last public speech before stepping down as Chief Executive of the Singapore Maritime and Port Authority at the end of this year, Andrew Tan gave shipowners

Chevron launches 2020 ready range of cylinder lubricants

SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 — Chevron Marine Lubricants has developed a new range of cylinder lubricants designed to be compatible with virtually all available global sulfur cap 2020 compliance options. As the shipping

DNVGL: 2020 Global sulfur cap causing paradigm shift

By Jan Hagen Andersen, Business Development Director, DNV GL Maritime AUGUST 22, 2018 — The introduction of the new global sulfur cap in 2020 is causing nothing short of a paradigm shift in

Norden calls scrubbers “highly attractive” investment

AUGUST 15, 2018 — Danish operator Norden A/S is making a significant investment in scrubbers in preparation for the January 1, 2020 global cap on sulfur emissions from bunker fuel. Norden says

Consortium to look at blockchain technology and bunkering

JULY 26, 2018 — Blockchain technology could be coming to the bunkering industry. Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a subsidiary of Copenhagen headquartered Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), has identified the bunker

ICS “encouraged” by efforts of IMO sulfur cap working group

JULY 17, 2018 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of the January 1,

Korean Register CEO takes over as IACS Chairman

JUNE 29, 2018 — Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, will succeed DNV GL-Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen as Chairman of IACS (the International Association of Classification Societies) on July

MGO supplier expands operations in Florida ahead of 2020

JUNE 21, 2018 —Tethys Supply and Marketing, LLC, recently announced its expansion of the supply of marine distillates to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The move strengthens Tethys’ presence in South

Why Scorpio Tankers is in no hurry to fit scrubbers

JUNE 20, 2018 — Products tanker operator Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) says that, at this time, it plans to comply with the IMO January 1, 2020 cap on sulfur in marine fuels