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27
Jan 2020

As the debate over whether the switch to very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) will actually increase shipping’s emissions of ‘Black Carbon’ continues, the environmental lobby group Clean Arctic Alliance has today (27 January) called on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to ‘support an immediate switch to distillate fuels for ships in the Arctic and develop a global rule prohibiting fuels with high Black Carbon emissions’.

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27
Jan 2020

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Philadelphia Energy Solutions for ‘serious violations of safety and health hazards related to process safety management’ following a fire and subsequent explosion at its Girard Point refinery complex in Philadelphia in June 2019.

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27
Jan 2020

The Standard Club has advised its members that Turkey’s Environmental Protection Agency his increased marine pollution fines with effect from 1 January.

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27
Jan 2020

Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) issued seven bunker alerts relating to sediment issues in very low sulphur fuel oils (VLSFOs) between 24 December 2019 and 21 January 2020.

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27
Jan 2020

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has announced it is offsetting all its CO2 emissions in order to have ‘net zero CO2 emissions’ as from this year – and it is aiming to achieve ‘zero carbon emissions’ from its shipping operations by 2050.

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27
Jan 2020

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) notes that the compliance requirements under its Ocean-Going Vessel (OGV) fuel regulation are unchanged after the implementation of IMO 2020.

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27
Jan 2020

The team at Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC is now the largest in the Dan-Bunkering group in terms of the number of traders.

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24
Jan 2020

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s newly-released list of bunker suppliers by volumes sold in 2019 shows a rejigging of position in the top three places, a strong showing by Glencore and Palmstone Tankers & Trading and a significant fall in the rankings by ExxonMobil and, not surprisingly, the financially troubled Brightoil Petroleum.

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24
Jan 2020

The 180,000 GT Mardi Gras – which will be North America’s first LNG-fuelled cruise ship and the largest in the Carnival fleet – was floated out at Meyer Turku’s Finnish shipyard today (24 January).

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24
Jan 2020

The Houston-headquartered additives specialist has opened a new analysis and fuel performance facility in Bradford.

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