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EMSA launches procurement procedure for new oil spill recovery vessels


In order to enhance its response capacity network EMSA announced the launch of a procurement procedure to contract new stand-by oil spill recovery vessels in the Adriatic Sea, West Mediterranean Sea, and Central Mediterranean Sea.

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Cyprus’ shipping ready for Brexit


Cyprus has prepared an emergency plan of action in the event of a hard Brexit even though it is being kept at low profile – at least as far at political level.

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Fleet reductions could see tanker owners in touch with a profit in 2019


IMO sulfur regulations will constrain large tanker supply growth while an ageing fleet should encourage scrapping, writes Tim Smith, director of tanker and energy markets at MSI.

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Green Recycling Takes Center State in Southeast Asia


With more and more ship recyclers looking to comply with stricter environmental standards, the demolition market could be seen as one in transition. 

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AMSA: Changes to shipping registration come into effect


Starting from 1st April 2019, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has applied changes to shipping registration laws, some of which may impact operators.

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The time is now for bunker buyers to find fuel


Bunker buyers should find their fuel suppliers as soon as possible, as compatibility and availability of compliant low sulfur fuel and scrubber-ready high sulfur fuel remains uncertain ahead of the January 1, 2020, implementation of the International Maritime Organization 0.5% sulfur bunker fuel regulation, panelists on the IMO 2020 & Beyond forum at Capital Link Forum said Monday.

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