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Singapore bans open-loop scrubbers in port

The ban will kick in on Jan 1, 2020. Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) said on Friday (Nov 30) that it is banning with effect from Jan 1, 2020, the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to scrub engine…

 

Scandinavia is pioneer in autonomous shipping

ROLLS-ROYCE and FINFERRIES demonstrate operation of fully autonomous ferry Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have recently successfully demonstrated another (the ferry MV FOLGEFONN operates in Norway) fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku,…

 

China ECA’s gets closer

Regional authorities of Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces have recently issued formal notices that ships calling at the provinces’ ports on or after 1 October 2018 will be required to use fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5% while…