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25Jun

Shipping Waste and Waste Ships

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Dutch shipowner Seatrade was recently found in breach of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation (the “Waste Regulation”) after selling four reefer ships for scrapping in India, Bangladesh and Turkey in 2012. This case raises interesting questions about the interaction between the Waste Regulation and the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (the “Recycling Regulation”), attracting considerable interest from owners and operators alike.

01Jun

New EU Directive for the delivery of ship generated waste and cargo residues

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Euroshore presented its views on the new legislative proposal of the EU Commission at European Maritime Days in Bourgas.

29May

AVISTA OIL AG and GREENBOTTLE LTD announce INTERNATIONAL RE-REFINERY JV.

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Following the recent acquisition of AVISTA OIL Services UK Ltd by Greenbottle’s subsidiary Slicker Recycling Ltd, the parties have entered into a partnership to build a 100.000 tons feed capacity used oil re-refinery in Kalundborg, Denmark.

23May

EU moves towards simplifying ship reporting requirements

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The Danish Maritime Authority reports that ​the European Commission has adopted a proposal aimed at increased harmonization of ship reporting requirements when calling at ports within the EU.

01May

International shipping will take measures to reduce emissions

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The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) adopted on 13 April 2018 an initial strategy, a framework for its 173 member countries, which is likely to be a starting point for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission1 reduction targets and guiding principles for the shipping industry to become part of the transition to low-carbon future.