Rajiv Nigam, GM, Technical Services Group, Wilhelmsen Ship Management, shares with Lee Kok Leong, our special correspondent, the option of changing to compliant fuel in compliance to IMO 2020.
Lee Kok Leong, our special correspondent, talks to Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director Dangerous Goods, at Hapag-Lloyd to find out more about handling and shipping dangerous goods.
Exports of counterfeit and pirated goods from a country rise in parallel with the number and size of free trade zones it hosts.
“Illicit trade not only hurts consumers and takes revenue away from governments, it threatens the security of nations by supporting transnational criminal syndicates and terrorist groups."
Ship operators need to be especially cautious when loading during a wet season, as currently being experienced in certain parts of South East Asia.
Chinese regulators have updated part of its domestic emission control area regulations with effect from 1 January 2019 but has not yet placed a full ban on open-loop scrubbers.
The amendments are intended to address situations where the fuel oil supplied does not meet low sulphur requirements, but has been supplied to a ship which is using an alternative compliance method.
Francis Lai, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, shares with Lee Kok Leong, our special correspondent, on the risks of counterfeit refrigerants and how to avoid them.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris MoU on Port State Control will start issuing a letter of warning from 1 January 2019 on the sulphur content of marine fuels.
The new law is a key step to addressing some of the critical problems faced by the industry.