WOODMAC MAKES IMO 2020 PREDICTIONS

09 FEB 2019 Research firm Woodmac sees a rise in the use on ships of “scrubbers”, the equipment to clean up sulphur emissions, before the International Maritime Organization imposes new rules from Jan. 1 2020 to limit sulphur content in fuel. Woodmac forecasts that just over 10 percent of marine …

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EXPLOSION: IMO SHOULD ACT ON STANDARDS

07 feb 2019 The New Zealand Transport Accident Investigation Commission has released its report on the 2017 accident in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, on board the cruise ship Emerald Princess, in which a nitrogen cylinder burst, causing one fatality. The report highlights a lack of global minimum standards for inspection, testing and …

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