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Perko Informs Boatbuilders on Approaching EPA Regulations

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 8, 2011

Waivers are not automatically given out, builders must file for them. A sample waiver letter and directions on how to submit a waiver can be found on Perko's website, www.perkofuelsystems.com. Approaching EPA regulations will require all new…

Capital Allowance Changes Could Represent Tax Blow for Shipowners

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on February 4, 2011

Ships have traditionally enjoyed significant tax advantages over other types of assets. Prior to 1 January 2011, ships outside tonnage tax were specifically excluded from the long-life asset regime, and the normal rate of writing-down allowances therefore applied.

Swift receives Lifetime Achievement Award from IMO Secretary General

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on November 12, 2010

Dr Peter Swift has been presented, by the Secretary General of the IMO, Efthimios Mitropoulos, with  a special Tanker Shipping & Trade Lifetime Achievement Award. Mitropoulos spoke of “the tremendous contribution made to shipping by Peter throughout…

BIMCO and IBIA Launch Electronic Guide to Bunkering

Posted to Company News (by Jocelyn Redfern) on October 27, 2010

BIMCO Asia Liaison Officer Thomas Timlen, and IBIA Chief Executive Ian Adams released the BIMCO and IBIA Bunkering Guide on October 27 to delegates in Singapore attending the 16th Singapore International Bunkering Conference. A limited number…