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Software Firms Partner to Streamline Ship Compliance

May 13, 2020

Fleet management software provider ABS Nautical Systems (ABS NS) and maritime SaaS technology company Q88 LLC have joined forces to automate compliance management for ship owners and operators. The systems are now fully integrated to streamline…

Hyde Marine BWTS Secures USCG Type Approval

Apr 30, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 30th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyde Marine, Inc., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval applications determined the systems met the requirements of 46 CFR 162…

Indonesia Revokes Rule Requiring Domestic Ships for Some Exports

Mar 18, 2020

Indonesia's government will revoke rules requiring exporters of coal and palm oil to use domestic shipping companies for shipments, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan told reporters on Wednesday.Indonesia…

Trump: No Promises Regarding Steel, Aluminum Tariffs on Brazil

Mar 09, 2020

President Donald Trump praised the United States' relationship with Brazil under Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday, but declined to say whether he would impose steel and aluminum tariffs on the South American country.Ahead of a…

China to Grant Tariff Exemptions on 696 US Goods

Feb 18, 2020

China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to be offered so far, as Beijing seeks to fulfill commitments made in its interim trade deal with the United States.Tuesday's…

EU Clears OLT Takeover by SNAM and FSI

Feb 18, 2020

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of OLT Offshore LNG Toscana by SNAM and the UK’s First State Investments International (FSI), under the EU merger regulation.According to the Commission, OLT is active in the management of…

Coro Energy Awaits Approval on Duyung

Feb 10, 2020

Southeast Asian focused upstream company Coro Energy Plc said that Duyung PSC partners have agreed to a six-month extension for receipt of the necessary Indonesian approvals for the transfer of a 15 percent interest in the Duyung PSC offshore IndonesiaIn February 2019…

US Trade Deficit Narrows for First Time in Six Years

Feb 06, 2020

The U.S. trade deficit fell for the first time in six years in 2019 as the White House’s trade war with China curbed the import bill, keeping the economy on a moderate growth path despite a slowdown in consumer spending and weak business investment…

Fueltrax Earns Certification by Verifavia

Jan 28, 2020

Verifavia Shipping, the independent accredited environmental verification and auditing body for maritime industry, has certified Fueltrax, against the European Union’s (EU) Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation requirements and IMO Data Collection System (DCS)…

US Raises Tariffs on Derivative Steel, Aluminum from Some Countries

Jan 27, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation increasing tariffs on derivative steel products by an additional 25 percent and boosting duties on derivative aluminum products by an additional 10 percent.Trump said Argentina, Australia…

India Okays Model Pact on Seafarers

Jan 22, 2020

Indian Government approved a model pact with foreign countries that would also allow unilateral recognition of seafarers' competency certificates, thus easing the process for them to seek employment on ships under the flag of that country.The…

Trump to Discuss Traded Deal with EU's Von der Leyen

Jan 21, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was going to discuss a trade deal with the European Union (EU) in a meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.Speaking ahead of a meeting with von der Leyen on the sidelines…

IMO's 2050 Decarbonization Target Has $1 Trillion Pricetag

Jan 20, 2020

At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet U.N. targets for cuts in carbon emissions by 2050, a study published on Monday showed.The global shipping fleet, which accounts for 2…

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, US

Jan 15, 2020

Strict EU enforcement of competition rules prevents the development of the global champions necessary to compete with Chinese and U.S. companies, the head of shipping company Maersk warned in an interview.'Is it really a good idea that we don't allow the creation of a European global champion…

Hawaii Congressman Introduces Anti Jones Act Legislation

Dec 23, 2019

Hawaii Congressman Ed Case has introduced three bills in Congress to reform Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (commonly referred to as the Jones Act), which he states “artificially inflates the cost of shipping goods to Hawaii”.Case’s three measures…

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Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

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Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

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