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U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

Britain suspends IMO 2020 fuel checks due to coronavirus

  Britain has suspended checks on ships for compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations as part of wider measures that cut back on inspections to reduce the impact...

Sulphur charge

Who pays for IMO 2020?

  The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) implemented its low-sulfur fuel mandate on January 1, 2020. Full enforcement begins in earnest on...

US unveils measures to enforce IMO 2020 rule 

US unveils measures to enforce IMO 2020 rule 

  The United States is sharpening its focus on enforcement of the IMO 2020 fuel sulfur emissions cap, which could result in harsh penalties for vessel operators...

Sulphur charge

P&I Clubs brace for wave of IMO 2020 claims

Mutual insurers are holding their breath during the early weeks of IMO 2020 regulations, as fuel compliance, scrubber performance and wash water issues present a whole...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

NIMASA to enforce IMO 2020 sulphur rule 

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it will ensure vessels on Nigerian waters comply with the International Maritime Organization...

China arrests two vessels for IMO 2020 violations

China arrests two vessels for IMO 2020 violations

  The Chinese authorities have caught two vessels for low sulphur fuel violations, the first reported cases of breaches of IMO 2020. The Standard Club said that the...

2020 sulphur cap will be a regulatory game changer, says ICS

Rotterdam sees spike in sales of 0.5% sulphur fuel ahead of IMO 2020

  The port of Rotterdam has shared that sales of its very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) are generating increasing interest ahead of IMO 2020 with half of November...

Malaysia bans open-loop ship scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020 rule

Malaysia bans open-loop ship scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020 rule

  Malaysia has prohibited the use of open-loop scrubbers by ships plying Malaysian waters, as Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy joins the growing number of...

Sulphur charge

Drewry: Higher BAF charges to arrive ahead of IMO 2020 

  With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their cheque-books out to help...

Engr. Greg Ogbeifun.

IMO 2020 sulfur rule does not concern Nigeria — Ogbeifun

  Foremost indigenous shipowner, and Chairman, Starzs Investment Company Limited, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, in this interview with Shulammite ‘Foyeku, speaks on...

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd introduces IMO 2020 fuel surcharge

  German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd has revealed plans to introduce an IMO 2020 Transition Charge (ITC) for short-term contracts as of December 1, 2019. The move...

Maersk sells off $1bn stake in Total

Maersk, Port of Rotterdam sign deal on IMO 2020-compliant fuel

  Maersk has signed a deal for the production of IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuel at the Port of Rotterdam that will cover 5-10% of the shipping giant’s annual fuel...