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14Jun

EU pushes for IMO 2020 implementation consistency

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Source: FreightWaves April 16, 2019 Nick Savvides

The European Commission and European Union (EU) member states, including the United-Kingdom, have submitted a proposal to modify shipping’s existing reporting mechanisms to enable the enforcement of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 Sulphur Regulation.

14Jun

EUROSHORE INTRODUCES NEW DANISH MEMBER AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN LISBON

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Last 16th Euroshore holds its annual General Assembly in Lisbon, during the European Maritime Day. As announced within the previous Newsletter, Euroshore was invited to be part of the panel of a parallel workshop dedicated to ballast water treatment, organised during this unique event, gathering all the European maritime sector.

30Apr

Danish innovation drive finds big emission savings

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A project of controllable pre-swirl stator designs improved fuel efficiency by up to 3.5%. Denmark's largest maritime innovation project has concluded with major emission reductions for shipowners J Lauritzen and Torm and several fuel-saving machinery innovations.

28Apr

"Magic Pipe" MARPOL violations can be spotted from space

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Environmental monitoring organization SkyTruth watches for illegal activity using satellite data, and over the past several years, they've made it clear that "magic pipe" bilge water disposal can no longer be hidden at sea.

26Apr

MAERSK tightens its ship recycling procedures

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Maersk is introducing contractual steps to ensure that its sales contracts include a strong financial incentive for ship recycling to be carried out responsibly.