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FERC Approves Venture Global LNG Terminal

Feb 25, 2019

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) cleared Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LLC’s proposed liquefied natural gas export project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, marking the first authorization in two years for a new LNG export facility…

Suez Canal Extends Bulker Toll Discounts

Feb 17, 2019

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has extended discounts concerning dry bulk vessels operating between American and Asian ports after considering “new changes in the global shipping market and the world economy”.'SCA pays more attention to its users best interest…

Port of Rotterdam Braces for Brexit Impact

Feb 14, 2019

A no-deal Brexit could lead to serious problems in Rotterdam, Europe's largest port, which handles around 40 million tonnes of goods to and from Britain every year, port authorities said on Thursday.Britain's departure from the European Union…

Nigeria: No More Vessel Waivers

Feb 12, 2019

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Sunday said it had commenced clampdown on vessels that do not comply with the provisions of the Cabotage Compliance Strategy introduced last year to ease the implementation of the Cabotage Act 2003 in Nigeria…

Denmark to Introduce Digital Ship Registration

Jan 09, 2019

A proposal for new legislation has to advance digitalisation of the Danish International Registry of Shipping (DIRS) been submitted to the Danish Parliament.If adopted, digital ship registration will move closer to becoming reality, which will…

China Bans Open-Loop Scrubber Discharge at 'Some' Ports

Jan 08, 2019

China's maritime authority has banned the discharge of 'wash water' used in ships to strip hazardous sulphur emissions from engine exhaust gases from Jan. 1 for some ports, according to a government document reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday.The…

Industry Calls for Block Exemption Regulation Extension

Dec 20, 2018

Four trade associations representing the international liner shipping industry submitted comments to the European Commission supporting extension of the EU consortia block exemption regulation (BER) for an additional five years beyond its current 2020 expiration date…

Tanzania: Captain Sentenced to 20 for Possession of Shark Fins

Dec 16, 2018

The captain of the Malaysian-flagged fishing vessel Buah Naga 1 Captain Han Ming Chuan, a Taiwanese national, has pleaded guilty to the charge of Unlawful Possession of Shark Fins in a plea agreement with Tanzanian Prosecutors.The vessel was…

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal

Dec 14, 2018

The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the Arctic tip of northern Europe until the third quarter of next year, it said on Friday.If built, the onshore Veidnes…

California: MSC Pays $630K for Air Quality Violations

Dec 06, 2018

Swiss container shipping company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth Regulation.According to CARB, the violations were discovered…

Danish Maritime Authority Calls for Renewal of Shipping Documents

Dec 04, 2018

Time has come to apply for renewal of CLC, Bunker, Athens and Wreck Removal Certificates from the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA). The certificates must be renewed once a year when the underlying insurance expires.According to DMA, ships that…

Swiss Climate EcoCare, Korean Register MoU for IMO DCS Services

Dec 04, 2018

The Classification Society Korean Register (KR) and Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide enhanced International Maritime Organization (IMO) Data Collection System (DCS) services to the maritime industry…

Port Police Regulation in Force in Antwerp

Nov 11, 2018

The modification of the Municipal Port Police Regulation, the Port Instructions and related forms come into force on the 12th of November 2018 said a press release from the Antwerp Port Authority.The port and the social context in which it operates are in a constant state of flux…

New Zealand's Napier Port to Build Additional Wharf

Nov 06, 2018

Napier Port’s resource consent applications to build an additional wharf on its container terminal and carry out further dredging have been approved.According to the New Zealand port operator, it is a vital regional asset which supports local business to employ an estimated 27…

PitPoint.LNG Preps Europe’s First STS LNG Bunkering Station

Nov 02, 2018

PitPoint.LNG, a joint venture between PitPoint clean fuels and Primagaz Nederland BV, received the official permit for the construction of Europe’s first shore-to-ship (STS) bunkering station for LNG in the Port of Cologne.With this important milestone now in place…

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