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26
Jun 2017

It’s been a busy 12 months for Ecoslops. The technology company that upgrades slops into new fuels has announced a number of new developments, including an agreement to establish a micro-refinery unit in the south of France and an additional unit in the Port of Antwerp. Bunkerspot caught up with the group’s CEO, Vincent Favier, to find out more.

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23
Jun 2017

The emissions reduction objectives laid out in a proposal submitted by BIMCO, INTERCARGO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO, ‘lack the ambition that the world expects of the shipping industry,' says Maurice Meehan, Director of Global Shipping Operations, Carbon War Room.

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22
Jun 2017

‘To ensure that environmental objectives are achieved, it is vital that the regulation is implemented consistently across the global industry, which will also maintain investment confidence and support fair competition,’ says Justin Longhurst.

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22
Jun 2017

While some shipowners have chosen to go down the LNG route in order to comply with maritime sulphur reduction regulations, dredging company Jan de Nul believes it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be. Speaking to Bunkerspot, Michel Deruyck, the company’s fuel, lubes and exhaust emissions coordinator, explains why.

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22
Jun 2017

In addition to operational practices by bunker barge operators, the marine insurer has identified ‘limitations’ of the equipment itself.

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22
Jun 2017

BIMCO, INTERCARGO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) which includes a call to maintain international shipping’s annual total CO2 emissions below 2008 levels.

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21
Jun 2017

Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to the end of May 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.

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21
Jun 2017

The group’s MSAR emulsion fuel has satisfactorily completed 1,370 hours of a 4,000 hours validation test onboard the vessel Seago Istanbul equipped with a Wärtsilä 12RTflex96C‐B engine.

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21
Jun 2017

Tom Holmer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the NGO and driving forward its roadmap to develop a more sustainable shipping industry by 2040.

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20
Jun 2017

‘We agree that there is a need to keep a close eye on the safety implications associated with efforts to meet demand for fuels complying with the 0.50% sulphur limit …,’ the industry association told MSC 98.

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