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UECC's EU ETS Solution Brings Clarity to Emission Costs

Nov 15, 2023

Cargo owners seeking to determine their Scope 3 emission liabilities from the logistics chain must contend with multiple calculation methods from different shipping lines that will affect their costs exposure to the EU ETS for shipping. To resolve this conundrum for its clients…

Glas Ocean Electric Snags DARPA Contract

Oct 04, 2023

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)  awarded Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based Glas Ocean Electric a contract to develop and demonstrate a low-cost data acquisition system that can be easily installed on a range of vessels including fishing vessels…

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Oct 03, 2023

Brazilian federal prosecutors are investigating transactions involving grains trader Cargill and a Brazilian partner after they found 'irregularities' in the acquisition of disputed land where the U.S. company plans to build a massive river port in the Amazon rainforest…

Europe’s Ports See First Signs of Business Leakage

Sep 20, 2023

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has reiterated its support for an emissions trading scheme (ETS) as instrument for greening the shipping sector, but expresses its serious concern about first signs of carbon and business leakage due to the limited scope of the current legislation…

Australian Government Responds to Footage of Sheep Exported to Oman

Aug 29, 2023

Australia’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has responded to an ABC program raising welfare concerns for sheep live exported to Oman saying it takes any allegation of non-compliance with Australia’s Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) seriously…

Australia’s RSPCA Renews Call for Live Sheep Export Phase Out

Aug 28, 2023

Animals Australia has again documented live export laws being broken with images of sheep cruelty aired on the ABC on Monday August 28.The RSPCA says the show provides further proof live sheep export is inherently cruel and unfixable.Meanwhile…

US Imports of Auto Parts Scrutinized Over Chinese Forced Labor

Aug 20, 2023

Electric-vehicle batteries and other car parts are the latest products under scrutiny as part of Washington's effort to stamp out U.S. links to forced labor in Chinese supply chains, according to a document seen by Reuters, agency statistics and sources…

Energy Transfer Seeks New LNG Export License After Extension Denied

Aug 20, 2023

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer on Friday requested a new and expedited export license for its proposed Lake Charles, Louisiana, LNG plant, according to a filing with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).The department in May had refused a…

ClassNK Offers Insights on New EU Fuel Rules

Aug 18, 2023

ClassNK recently released FAQs on the FuelEU Maritime (1st Edition), an overview and necessary preparation for FuelEU Maritime, regulations newly introduced by the European Union (EU) to promote the decarbonization of fuels used on board ships…

Ship Fires in the Crosshairs of Ship Inspection Campaign

Jul 31, 2023

The Member Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint ConcentratedInspection Campaign (CIC) on Fire Safety to create awareness among the ship’s crew and owners about the importance of fire safety measures…

Australia Mulls Sentiment on Live Sheep Export Ban

Jul 27, 2023

Australia’s independent panel consulting on the phase out of live sheep exports by sea has gathered submissions and now expects to provide its recommendations on how and when to phase out live sheep exports by sea by September 30, 2023.The panel engaged with over 2…

New Unified Container Inspection & Repair Criteria Published

Jul 17, 2023

The Unified Container Inspection & Repair Criteria (UCIRC) has now been revised to include inspection criteria for container depots and other container handover facilities to address pest contamination on and in containers.  The first edition of the UCIRC…

Majority of Western Australians Want Live Sheep Export Banned

Jun 19, 2023

Independent polling commissioned by the RSPCA in May 2023 found 71% of Western Australians support the Federal Government’s policy to phase out live sheep export by sea.This includes 72% of people in metropolitan areas, and 69% in rural and regional Western Australia…

EU Proposes Customs Reform

May 17, 2023

The EU Commission has put forward proposals for the most ambitious and comprehensive reform of the EU Customs Union since its establishment in 1968. The changes are expected to be implemented gradually from 2028. The measures proposed will massively simplify customs processes for business…

Australia Budgets for Live Sheep Export Ban

May 11, 2023

Australia’s 23-24 Federal Budget has allocated A$5.6 million over two years to see through plans for the phase-out of live sheep export from Australia.RSPCA Australia CEO Richard Mussell said the RSPCA, as Australia’s leading animal welfare authority…

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Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

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New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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