“Our biggest recommendation is to transform the IMO’s accountability policies, which are currently hindering policymaking and leaving the agency susceptible to private influence."
To further improve safety practices in stowage of dangerous cargo aboard container vessels, Maersk has completed implementation of new guidelines on dangerous goods stowage.
“Analyzing fuels and understanding fuel performance through condition monitoring is critical and is quite simply the best way to avoid costly damages and engine failures.”
Competition authorities must analyse alliances, mergers and acquisitions in shipping and consider not only horizontal competition between carriers but also vertical integration between carriers and terminals.
A spike in demand for new low sulphur blends from 1 January 2020 will greatly increase the risk of contamination.
Singapore to apply stricter control measures to the marine fuels sector, boosting transparency in a notoriously opaque industry.
Inquiries for bunker fuel supplies in the UAE's Fujairah oil hub have spiked as shippers avoid tainted fuel that has damaged ship engines in Singapore.
Contaminated marine fuel that clogs and damages ship engines has been found in Singapore, the world’s largest ship refuelling hub.