Monthly Archives: April 2018

PANAMA CANAL TUGBOAT CAPTAINS SANCTIONED OVER REFUSAL TO TRANSIT VESSELS IN NEOPANAMAX LOCKS

A pilot tugboat maneuvers a container ship through the Neopanamax locks of the Expanded Panama Canal. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that it will apply sanctions against certain tugboat captains who recently refused to transit vessels through the canal’s new neopanamax locks, impacting the operations of the Expanded Panama …

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REACTIONS TO THE IMO’S INITIAL STRATEGY TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS

Shipping and environmental groups are beginning to react to the IMO’s landmark agreement on an initial strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping. The initial strategy was agreed to Friday during the final day of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 72nd session, held this week at IMO headquarters …

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