IMO Sulphur Cap regulation 2020

First LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC Starts Sea Trials in China

The first LNG dual-fuel VLCC completed construction and has begun sea trials before its entry into service. Built in China at the China State Shipbuilding Company’s Dalian…


Liquid Organic Hydrogen Could Facilitate Hydrogen as Propulsion Fuel

A new Norwegian-German partnership is proposing a solution for zero-emission shipping based on liquid organic hydrogen carrier which they believe can revolutionize the use of…


Northern European Ports Target Shore Power for Large Containerships

Faced with growing calls to improve the environment around major ports and with pending EU regulatory actions requiring ships to reduce emissions while in port, five of Northern…


World’s 1st zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland, delivered

The long-awaited zero-emission container vessel Yara Birkeland has been delivered to its owner Yara International, Norway-based shipbuilder Vard informed. Upon delivery, the…


Changes to SOLAS and MARPOL shipping and maritime regulations from January 2020

The new and far reaching IMO Sulphur Cap regulations have captured media attention in recent months for obvious reasons, but as well as this significant change, January 2020…


Panama Canal Authority announced ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in Panama Canal waters

The following ClassNK Technical Information Notice was newly issued. To whom it may concern Please be informed that Panama Canal Authority announced ban the use of open-loop…


Malaysia Prohibits Open-Loop Scrubbers in Its Waters (IMO 2020 sulphur Cap regulation)

Malaysia has decided to ban the use of open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) by vessels operating in the country’s waters. “Malaysia prohibits the discharge of washwater…


Alcohol, Biomethane & Ammonia best positioned fuels for net-zero emissions

Market projections have shown that the best-positioned fuels for research and development into net-zero marine fuels are alcohol, biomethane and ammonia. According to a new study…


Guidance for the supply and use of 0.50% sulphur fuel

Disruptive change facing the shipping industry is fast approaching in the form of the IMo Sulphur Cap regulation, which comes into force from 1 January 2020. although the picture…


IMO Sulphur Cap regulation 2020

Disruptive change facing the shipping industry is fast approaching in the form of the IMO Sulphur Cap regulation, which comes into force from 1 January 2020. Although the picture…