MARPOL and IMO Regulations update

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New MARPOL amendments adopted by resolution MEPC.286(71): inclusion of two new emissions control areas (ECAs) for nitrogen oxide (NOx) and information change of bunker delivery note (BDN)


More ports declare ban on exhaust gas cleaning systems discharges

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Singapore has joined the list of ports that will ban the use of open loop scrubbers in their waters. Exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) – more commonly referred to as scrubbers are an accepted equivalent measure in complying with the IMO 2020 global sulphur cap.


Operating problems with 60 to 80% of ballast water treatment systems, says Intertanko

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As ballast water management regulations shift towards enforcement, shipowners are finding that the majority of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) installed do not function properly.


Singapore to ban use of open-loop scrubbers in port waters

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has said it will prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers in Singapore port waters from 1 January 2020.


Euroshore on it's way to mean more for stakeholders

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Important tendencies of climate and environmental concerns change our sector and regulations at either IMO and EU level are getting stricter. At the same time, the increasingly more competitive shipping industry is looking for logistic optimization, meaning reliable services providers at all levels. And yes, especially here, our members play a critical role.