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Singapore Marine Fuel Sales Declining

Sep 13, 2018

Sales of marine fuels in Singapore fell to a two-month low in August as fewer ships called for refueling at the world's largest bunkering hub, officialdata showed on Thursday.Marine fuel sales last month declined 9.2 percent from a year earlier and 1…

China Launches New Marine Satellite

Sep 07, 2018

China successfully launched a new marine satellite into orbit yesterday (Friday) to help improve understanding of maritime waters and study the impact of climate change, Xinhua reported.A Long March-2C rocket carrying the HY-1C satellite took off at 11:15 a…

China Tops Leading Maritime Nations of the World: Menon Economics

Sep 05, 2018

The 2018 report on the “Leading Maritime Nations of the World” ranks China as the world’s leading maritime nation, placed among the top four on all the maritime pillars in the ranking. China’s position is particularly strong in shipping and ports & logistics…

China to Slash Ship Emissions in Ports Earlier than Expected

Sep 05, 2018

Major ports around the Yangtze River Delta will impose tighter rules on emissions from vessels in and around the ports starting on Oct. 1, a newspaper run by China's Ministry of Transport said in a report.The ports affected are Shanghai, the world's biggest container port…

SMM Launches with High-Profile Guest Speakers

Sep 04, 2018

At today’s opening press conference of the international maritime trade fair in Hamburg, political and business leaders discussed current challenges facing the shipping industry. The focus of the debate was on the 0.5 percent sulphur limit for ship fuels which will take effect on January 1…

China's Stricter Ship Emissions Rules a Boon for IMO 2020 Compliance

Jul 24, 2018

Tighter rules on shipping emissions around China's coastlines from the start of next year is a clear sign the world's No. 2 economy will strive for 100 percent compliance when the global sulphur emissions cap starts in 2020, consultants Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday…

McAllister Christens Tug Pair in NYC

Jul 13, 2018

There's nothing like New York City for a maritime event, and McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc., one of the historic family-run companies serving the industry for more than 150 years, held a signature ceremony and party last night…

REGULATORY WATCH: The Global 0.50% Sulfur Cap: 30 months and counting down …

Jul 11, 2018

Industry frets about the coming deadline. Shipping desperately wants to be ready, but will global shore-based infrastructure and refining capacity match the demand that is sure to come? And … are regulators listening to industry’s concerns? In early June…

Singapore Tops World's Shipping Centre Rankings in 2018

Jul 11, 2018

Singapore has emerged as the world's top maritime center for the fourth consecutive time in the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Center Development Index.  'Singapore remains unmoved at the top of the International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the fifth successive year…

World Maritime Day Theme 2019: Empowering Women

Jul 10, 2018

'Empowering Women in the Maritime Community' has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019.  This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…

OP/ED: The 2020 Sulfur Cap – Growing Pains or Mass Hysteria?

Jul 09, 2018

At the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2018, the global shipping industry will be expected to comply with the IMO agreed upon 0.5% sulfur cap for bunker fuels with few waivers available.For vessels which have installed scrubbers, higher sulfur fuels may continue to be used…

IMO On Board

Jun 29, 2018

Lifeboat inspection, fire drills, emergency generator training, keeping watch, new friendships, ports, building professional networks, and working far away from home and family. These, and many more, are all part of life at sea, and International…

DNV GL Type Approval for XPAND Battery System

Jun 27, 2018

U.S. manufacturer of lithium-ion cells and battery systems XALT Energy’s XPAND Battery system has been certified as acceptable for installation on all marine vessels classified by DNV GL. According to a press release from the company, XPAND…

India's ‘Sagarmala’ Receives Gold Award

Jun 27, 2018

Indian Ministry of Shipping’s flagship program for port-led-prosperity ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52nd Skoch Summit 2018 in New Delhi, recognizing the programmes’s contribution to…

Marine Environment Protection for Southeast Asia Seas Project Launched

Jun 26, 2018

Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment protection treaties…

Logistics News

Manson to Perform Maintenance Dredging in Coos Bay

Manson to Perform Maintenance Dredging in Coos Bay

Cruise Port Being Redeveloped in Seward, Alaska

Cruise Port Being Redeveloped in Seward, Alaska

Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

Donjon Marine Awarded $19 Million Dredging Contract

Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

Pilot Planning Implicated in Tanker Contact with Jetty

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