February, 2020
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Despite VLSFO having only marginally more off-specs than HSFO, it is the critical quality parameters that are often recorded off-spec in VLSFO.
Integr8: VLSFO - Better Quality but Watch for Critical Parameters
Now that 2020 is here, one of the serious issues is one of safety of the VLSFO fuel; the other one is price.
Proposed 2020-Compliant VLSFO Specs
ICCT suggests tougher targets needed to meet 2050 GHG goals.
Shipping's 'Carbon Intensity' Falls on Slow Steaming: Study
Shippers who advance their sustainability strategies ahead of policy change will create a competitive advantage.
IMO 2020: A Reminder of the Continuing Opportunity for Agile Fuel Management Strategies
January, 2020
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The new study claims LNG has a worse greenhouse gas impact than marine gasoil.
LNG Industry Groups Reviewing Anti-Gas Study 'In Depth'
An environmental body labelling VLSFO blends 'Frankenstein fuels' is the latest evidence of fights over marine fuels getting more emotive.
'Frankenstein Fuels': The Bunker Industry's Intensifying War of Words Over Emissions
BNP Paribas is the largest lender to the global shipping industry.
BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Join Shipping Lending Agreement the Poseidon Principles
Only 10 cases of non-availability of compliant fuels have been reported to the IMO so far.
Kitack Lim Hails 'Relatively Smooth' IMO 2020 Transition
Some 87% of the cost will be taken up by investments on land.
IMO 2050 Decarbonisation to Cost $1.1 Trillion
Credit issues related to IMO 2020 are set to be the biggest challenge this year.
FEATURE: Roaring 2020s Seem Uncertain Prospect for Bunker Industry After Turbulent 2019