Upcoming Hong Kong Sulfur Emissions Cap

The 0.50% sulfur cap will be implemented July 1st of this year and violators will be facing fines or even jail time.

Scrubbers: A compliance solution with regards to the sulfur regulation in ECAs, but it's ultimate viability in current form is in question by NABU.

Will the EU take the bait concerning a new maritime trnaport policy

A statement from the marine industry: European ship-owners, charterers and other shipping organizations come forward with 7 wishes regarding the future EU maritime transport policy.

Gigantic fines for non compliance in ODME (Oil doscarge monitoring equipment)

Severe and intentional negligence of bilge water discharge and monitoring costs company $1.8 million in fine.

Ship entering Emission Control Area (ECA) with the new sulfur regulations in place and uptaken technology to be in compliance

The new Emissions Control Areas (ECA) regulation that was entered into force on 1st January 2015, 0,1% sulfur emissions, has taken up a lot of media space and concern for ship owners and operators alike operating in ECA zones. Now it is time to make a short status of the compliance strategies that has been taken up.

Global Sulfur Cap of 0,5% appers very likely

The chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping warns the shipping and oil refinery industries not to assume a postponement of the global sulfur cap simply because they are unprepared.

Vessel at harbour burning of oil and sulfur

Enforcement of the sulfur limits in ECAs are for some EU member states lacking behind, however there are strict penalties on the drawing board to encourage compliance.

Insatech Marine's performance management system

Chief Financial Officer from Ecoships talks about the current opportunity for shipowners to reinvest in technologies leveraging efficient ship operations with the money saved from low bunker prices.

Crude oil

Due to the global oversupply of crude oil some oil traders are now beginning to charter large crude carriers to establish floating storages as a way to support oil prices in the short term, says analysts at JBC Energy in Vienna.

Coriolis Mass flow measurement - inside the coriolis mass flow meter

The Coriolis effect explained and how it is used in mass flow measurement. Such measuring has industrial application in the Maritime industri, where it is used to ensure bunkering operations by securing the measurement of marine fuel oil. Bunkering operations that may otherwise be tampered with.