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FULL STEAM AHEAD!

28 april 2019 The IMO MEPC 73 meeting last October ended all speculation about a potential delay in the implementation of the 0.5 percent 2020 global sulfur cap. It’s full steam ahead, regardless of the issues that continue to cause debate in the industry. “Put simply, scrubbers look like a …

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INTERCARGO: DESPITE NO LOSSES LAST YEAR, THERE’S ‘NO ROOM FOR COMPLACENCY’ IN BULK SHIPPING SAFETY

The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Glory Amsterdam aground off Germany on October 30, 2017. 26 APR 2019 Despite no reported losses in 2018, cargo liquefaction continues to pose a major threat to bulk carriers and their crews, according to bulk shipping association InterCargo. The warning from Intercargo comes as it releases …

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A FISH OUT OF WATER

25 APRRIL 2019 Over the past decade, the shipping industry has witnessed an increasing trend towards shore-based roles where many experienced personnel, particularly chief engineers, are looking to bring their technical skills from the ship to the office and become tomorrow’s superintendents or fleet managers. However, Tony Browne, Course Director …

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