22 May 2019
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved new guidelines on how shipowners can prepare for the global 0.50% sulphur limit, addressing potential compliant fuels safety issues and how to report Fuel Oil Non-Availability (FONAR).
09 May 2019
For ships to continue to operate safely and without detention when the 2020 sulphur regulation comes into force, planning must start this year.
28 February 2019
BIMCO welcomes the development of IMO guidelines on safe operation of on-shore power supply service in port (cold ironing), but believes caution must be taken when considering cold ironing to be a sustainable technical solution.
19 February 2019
28 January 2019
07 January 2019
China has adopted new regulations concerning the reporting of fuel consumption and energy efficiency with effect from 1 January 2019.
30 November 2018
The Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) has passed a new domestic emission control area regulation from 1 January 2019 in their territorial waters.
26 October 2018
BIMCO was very satisfied with several developments at the meeting of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee at the International Maritime Organization 22-26 October.
05 October 2018
History has taught the industry that increased fuel blending is a recipe for quality issues, but the lessons to be learned as 2020 approaches are not new.
04 October 2018
With the majority of ship operators expected to choose low-sulphur fuel over scrubbers to comply with the new IMO sulphur cap regulation, all eyes are on fuel suppliers and whether they can provide what the industry needs.