The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have issued a call for the 69th MEPC to agree in principal than a final date for the 0.5% sulphur limit should be made during the 70th MEPC session.
Ship hull coatings manufacturer Akzonobel has issued more than 126, 000 carbon credits – worth more than US $500, 000 – to 16 ships, enabling the reduction of more than 4, 000 tonnes of annual carbon emissions.
Knutsen OAS Shipping and Larvik Shipping, under commission from Gassco the Norwegian state operator, are to study the transport of CO2 by ship in connection with the Norwegian government’s full-scale project for managing CO2.
This month the Fathom-CTech “Tech Of the Month” is Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System – a no pollution solution to propeller shaft line efficiency and lubrication.
The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued a Notice on Enhancing Supervision and Administration of China’s latest ECA in the Yangtze River Delta, to specify ECA port call requirements and to provide guidance on supervision and administration.