Sulfur regulation to reduce global warming

Study conclusion: IMO’s sulfur regulation is less than ideal says a Norwegian group of academics and suggest an alternative.

Earth in blue

Concern raised: The study on which the global sulfur cap will be decided next year, lacks the necessary competence to asses global low sulfur fuel supply.

Insatech Marine recaps ODME penalties

Due to the forthcoming ODME guidelines for biofuel barges, we hone in on the cost of noncompliance or direct tricking of ODME.

Insatech Marine offers ODME compliance for Biofuel

By Jan. 1st IMO guidelines states all biofuel carriers are required to have an ODME class approval for 5 different blends. Non-compliance means grounding.

OECD, backed by the EU Parliament, rooting for a global emissions cap for shipping at the COP 21 summit this December.

General Secretary of IMO fears a global emissions cap will be at the expense of the global economy.

The Chinese are launching a 3 year test to determine the amount of emission reduction and the extend of the future Chinese ECA.

The situation may become dire if the already strained dry bulk market must absorb the effect of an industry abandoning slow steaming.

Insatech Marine watching Finnlines sail by

Environmental technology and optimization projects produces great economic return at Finnlines.

Greek port and a view to increased taxes

The government is increasing taxes for the Greek shipping industry as a part of the bailout reforms.