October, 2014
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7 percent is the equivalent of 1.3 million TEU in capacity.
Alphaliner: Slow Steaming Keeps 7% of Global Fleet Employed
The TSA said that demand for relatively scarce MGO would mean large price differentials.
TSA Says There Are "Serious Questions" Over 0.10% Supply
Similar price differentials occurred when the 1.0 percent sulfur cap was implemented in 2010.
Implementing ECAs Expected to Cause Massive Fuel Price Distortions
Bunker buyers should continue to purchase as far out as possible.
Crude Prices Firm as Saudi Arabia Cuts Supply Output
The MEPC now says a sub-committee should further consider the issue, including how appropriate operators could obtain an exemption certificate.
Interferry Welcomes IMO Move to Consider Exemption from Ballast Water Rules
"The cooperation model of 2M is different from P3," says Zhang Shouguo, the director of China Shipowner's Association.
China Warns Maersk and MSC: We Need Alliances, but We Also Need Competition
The move was driven by "multiple weaknesses" in "multiple areas" according to analysts at TheStreet.
Analysts Downgrade Chinese Bunker Supplier from Hold to Sell
Proposals for ensuring fuel delivered to ships will comply with regulations was backed by INTERTANKO.
IMO Considers Improving Controls on Bunkers Delivered to Ships
Companies who turned to discounted, high-fuel-consumption Chinese ships are currently benefiting from plunging oil prices.
Eco Vessels Losing Their Advantage as Bunker Prices Fall
After trying to gain some steam WTI is again testing the $80/bbl threshold.
Crude Prices Resume Their Decline