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Report Highlights Regulators' Failure to Protect Seafarers

Nov 09, 2020

Seafarers are left unprotected by systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for work and rest hours at sea, a newly published report finds.The World Maritime University's (WMU) new report,  'A Culture of Adjustment', by Dr…

EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Emissions

Sep 15, 2020

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union's carbon market from 2022, throwing its weight behind EU plans to make ships pay for their pollution.Shipping…

IMO Updates Virtual Meetings Calendar

Aug 10, 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published its remote meetings calendar for the rest of 2020 after its initial agenda of IMO Council and Committees sessions was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic.The first scheduled meeting is set to be a simultaneous…

Shipping Plan Would Reel International Emissions into EU Carbon Market

May 26, 2020

The European Union's carbon market could capture a large chunk of emissions from outside Europe if the bloc succeeds in including shipping in the scheme, according to the European Commission's first report on maritime CO2 emissions.Pollution…

Trump Administration Issues Maritime Advisory on Sanctions

May 14, 2020

The Trump administration on Thursday issued guidelines to help ship owners and insurers avoid the risks of sanctions penalties, standards that maritime players and a senior State Department official said were modified following months of discussions with industry…

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…

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