IRClass recently hosted a seminar in which industry stakeholders discussed the impending 2020 IMO fuel sulphur regulation and the initial IMO Strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships.
MARPOL Amendments to allow for electronic record books to be used were adopted, for Annex I – Oil Record Book Part I – Machinery space operations and Oil Record Book Part II – Cargo/ballast operations.
IMO has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into effect from 1 January 2020.
Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has completed a major conversion project so that the Baleària ferry Napoles can operate using LNG as fuel.
Chevron Marine Lubricants has released the second in a series of new white papers focusing on innovations and developments impacting the fast-changing shipping industry.
Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, is witnessing an increase in demand for onboard fuel compatibility testing.
Having chosen VLSFO and LSMGO for complying with IMO 2020, Höegh Autoliners is now preparing its fleet for the change in fuel.
Growing numbers of shipowners and operators developing Ship Implementation Plans to mitigate risks and minimise disruption
Höegh Autoliners stands firm on its decision not to implement scrubbers but comply with the IMO 2020 regulations by using Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil or Low Sulphur Marine Gas Oil.