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Tag: IMO

Myanmar ratifies BUNKER convention

bunker convention

Under the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, the registered owner of a vessel is required to maintain compulsory insurance cover, and there is also the requirement for ‘direct action’ – which allows a claim for compensation for pollution damage to be brought directly against an insurer.

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Top green shipping stories of 2017

As we are heading towards the end of 2017, we take a look back at the significant developments for the protection of the marine environment. The entry into force of the BWM Convention, the exclusion of shipping in the EU ETS, the initiatives towards electrification and decarbonization compile the scenery of a challenging year for shipping.

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Maritime cooperation centres launched in Africa and Pacific

africa maritime centre

The centres will be regional focal points for various activities, such as ensuring compliance with existing and future international energy-efficiency regulations, promoting uptake of low-carbon technologies and operations in maritime transport, and establishing voluntary pilot data-collection and reporting systems to feed back into the global regulatory process.

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IMO, Norway to boost sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

ship recycling in Bangladesh

The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The second phase will continue to support the country to comply with international requirements and guide it towards accession to Hong Kong Convention. 

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South Korea ready to build LNG-fueled vessels from 2018

roxtec lng

South Korea will sign an agreement with the state-run Korea Gas Corp., local shipbuilders and provincial port authorities to initiate a project. which aims to to build 80,000-ton LNG-propelled vessels by the end of 2018. With these orders, South Korea attempts to further promote green shipping and enhance the industry.

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