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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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Greek shipowners need more alternative finance to support future investments


The Greek shipowner’s ability to address the ebbs and flows which characterise the shipping industry has served them well in the past and they need to re-commit in order to continue the growth of Greek shipping, says analyst Petrofin Research.

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Port of Antwerp eyes hydrogen bunkering


The Port of Antwerp plans to launch a hydrogen bunkering station during 2019, its CEO Jacques Vandermeiren informed during a recent forum. This development comes as the Port aspires to become multi-fuel, bringing several alternative fuels for the shipping industry, such as LNG and methanol.

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