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Shell Marine launches new lubricant ahead of IMO 2020

19.04.2019

Shell Marine launched a new two-stroke engine cylinder oil specifically for use with engines running on 0.5% sulphur content very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) as IMO's 2020 sulphur regulation is approaching. The 'Shell Alexia 40' will be available for use in Singapore from June 1, 2019.

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Archaeology could consign Cosco Shipping’s Piraeus port plans to history

18.04.2019

While Cosco Shipping’s massive investment plan for the port of Piraeus is not yet ancient history it is certainly under threat of becoming part of Greece’s modern history.

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Financial outsourcing: the benefits of new technologies for shipping

17.04.2019

Having weathered a difficult few years, the shipping sector continues to face many challenges. Ongoing economic uncertainty and conditions are likely to remain volatile for a number of years. However, overall confidence in the industry is reasonably stable and the sense is that “the worst is behind us”.

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Marshall Islands join Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

16.04.2019

The Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator joined the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) as an Associate Member. MACN's aim and that of its members is to work towards reducing maritime corruption, especially in the interface between ship and port.

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Piraeus Port Wins Environment Award

15.04.2019

Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) was honored with a Special Award in the "Environment" category for the "Environmental Quality Monitoring Programs in collaboration with Academic Institutions and Special Scientific Associates” during the 4th Annual Sustainability Summit 2019, organized by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) in cooperation with the MBA International of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

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MABUX: Bunker Market On the Up

12.04.2019

Oil rallies on Wednesday as U.S. gasoline inventory draw offsets crude build. Oil futures climbed more than 1 percent on Wednesday after U.S. data showing a deep decline in gasoline stocks overrode a rise in crude inventories to 17-month highs, and as an OPEC report showed further tightening of Venezuela’s crude supply.

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