Can IMO 2020 Compliance Be Achieved?

May 2019 is almost behind us. Soon we will have only seven months remaining before the International Maritime Organisation's (IMO's) new 0.5% sulphur (sulfur) cap takes effect.

To understand the maritime industry's readiness for this radical change, it is useful to imagine a cycling race...

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The Shipping Industry’s Footprint: Why IMO 2020 matters

There’s nothing small about the shipping industry.

It is responsible for moving 90% of the world’s goods every year, mostly in the 20 million containers that are currently travelling across the planet. As you read this, you can be guaranteed that something around you – your chair, your desk, your...

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Singapore’s IMO 2020 Prison Threat Is An Authoritarian Provocation

Though Singapore was not the first harbour to have banned the discharge of scrubbing waste water, its status as the second-biggest port in the world worried industry players. Singapore’s decrees are more influential than most.

In the same way, the MPA’s threat of prison time for IMO 2020 offenders could...

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Economic Impacts of IMO 2020: What It Means for Consumers

The average consumer doesn’t even know what the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is, let alone how its new Sulphur Oxide (SOx) regulations could affect her.

Yet, the economic impact of the IMO changes that come into force on 1 January 2020 could be massive.

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Can The Marine Scrubbing Industry Handle The IMO 2020 Demand?

Crunch time is imminent.

Upwards of 70,000 shipowners are being forced to make decisions on how they are going to meet the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 sulphur (sulfur) emissions requirements.

Which means it is crunch time for the marine exhaust gas cleaning systems (gas scrubbers) industry too.

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How To Futureproof Your Ship For IMO 2020

The first quarter of 2019 is almost behind us, yet the shipping industry remains mired in uncertainty.

In nine months’ time new IMO regulations take effect, limiting the permitted sulphur (sulfur) content of marine fuels to 0.5% m/m.

There’s no getting away from it - IMO 2020 is a massive event.

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5 Ways Shipowners Can Help The Environment

Despite IMO efforts like the new sulphur oxide (SOx) cap, effective January 2020, greenhouse gas emissions from shipping could increase by 50%-250% by 2050.

In order to avoid such a fallout shipowners will need to be proactive and shoulder some individual responsibility.

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