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Maersk and Panama Canal enter Global Alliance

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and the Panama Canal Authority are the latest entities to join the IMO-supported Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA). The GIA now has 18 members, including leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, oil companies and ports. …

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Tackling barriers to Just-In-Time ship operation

Implementing “Just-In-Time” (JIT) operations to cut the time ships spend idling outside ports can help cut emissions. This is good for the environment and can cut costs too. But there are a number of contractual and operational barriers to overcome before this could be implemented worldwide. For some types of …

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ΙΜΟ to ensure maritime security

Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baedinejad said Thu. (Nov. 22) that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) responded to Iran’s demand and called on the United States and other member states to refrain from taking any action which puts international maritime security at risk. Earlier this month on November 12, a …

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COSCO’s notice about IMO 2020

According to the resolution of the 72nd session of MEPC of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the 0.50% limit on sulphur in fuel oil on board ships will come into effect on 1 January 2020. The resolution is made aiming at promoting global green development and environmental improvement, and benefitting …

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CMA CGM may incur about US$1.5b

CMA CGM may potentially incur US$1.5 billion to comply with a green shipping regulation that will cap sulphur content in marine fuels. This is based on an extrapolation of CMA CGM’s share of some US$15 billion in estimated exposure, one industry publication said. The container shipping segment may sustain from …

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LSF2020 terrifies the shipping industry

LSF2020 refers to the new “Low Sulfur Fuel” regulations, which will come into effect on 1 January 2020. These regulations are the biggest of a series of steps by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to reduce marine pollution (MARPOL) in response to the threat of climate change. The LSF2020 emission …

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IMO’s event

Coordination between ports and ways to facilitate trade, information exchange, and Single Window were on the agenda of the special event on ports organised by the International Maritime Organization on 11 June 2018. European Shippers’ Council discussed the state of the maritime supply chain with the Secretary General of the IMO and …

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