Industry News

12/12/2018

A territorial dispute between Singapore and Malaysia is emerging. This follows the publishing of extended port limits for Johor Bahru by the Malaysian authorities.

11/12/2018

The Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) has been signed into U.S. law and will impact U.S. ballast water regulation and the Vessel General Permit (VGP) system.

10/12/2018

We refer to our previous Club Updates of  23 April 2018 , 24 September 2018 and 17 October 2018.

05/12/2018

VPS Bunker Alert 53-2018 High abrasive fuels in Fujairah.

05/12/2018

Today the Supreme Court issued a judgment concerning the burden of proof in cargo claims. This case was about the carriage of bagged coffee in unventilated containers from South America to Northern Europe.

04/12/2018

All vessels calling at Kaohsiung must use 0.5 % m/m sulphur fuel or other compliant fuel from 1 January 2019 in accordance with a statement issued by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).

04/12/2018

10 of Ukraine’s 27 regions are now under martial law.

03/12/2018

Singapore has joined the list of ports that will ban the use of open loop scrubbers in their waters.

16/11/2018

Key outcomes from MEPC.73.

15/11/2018

Ukrainian ecological inspectors will now have to submit an electronic request before taking ballast water samples.

15/11/2018

2020 sulphur cap – BIMCO’s new bunker clauses for time charters.

06/11/2018

The Hong Kong Legislative Council has approved the Air Pollution Control (Fuel for Vessels) Regulation.

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