Friday Round Up of News 18 October IMO 2020

A round up of what is in the maritime press this week on Sulphur 2020 and IMO 2020. SP Platts – Demand for cleaner marine fuels in Singapore ramps up as IMO 2020 looms: MPA data Sales of 180 CST low sulfur fuel oil in September jumped 70.7% from August to 71,500 mt. More here … Read moreFriday Round Up of News 18 October IMO 2020

Great roundup and guidance from Marine Insight

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Marine Insight email news update on Sulphur 18 October 2019 IMO 2020 or Sulphur 2020 is a regulation that aims to cut sulphur oxide emissions from ships. Sulphur is prominently found in crude oil, the main type of fuel oil used for ships. Sulphur oxides, one of the products of crude oil combustion in Marine … Read moreGreat roundup and guidance from Marine Insight

In the news – Sulphur 2020 Update 15 October

As it is only 78 days to the introduction of the IMO Sulphur 2020 Cap, it is not surprising that there is a lot in the news about the latest developments, trends and compliance. So we are going to be producing regular news updates featuring the key stories for you to look at. The latest … Read moreIn the news – Sulphur 2020 Update 15 October

Industry lobby group adds two new members

The Trident Alliance, a network of shipping companies and other stakeholders with a shared interest in effective, transparent enforcement of global sulphur regulations, is delighted to welcome MPC Container Ships and Ahrenkiel Steamship as our newest members. As members of The Trident Alliance, MPC Container Ships and Ahrenkiel Steamship have committed to comply with the new IMO 2020 maritime sulphur regulations and support effective and transparent enforcement of these … Read moreIndustry lobby group adds two new members

Monjasa completes first STS supply of new VLSFO – Safety4Sea

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”Cleaning up our first tanker and supplying the new 0.5% product is a milestone for Monjasa.” Danish bunker company, Monjasa, announced that it completed its first ship-to-ship supply for the new very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) in light of the approaching IMO 2020 regulations. The operation was completed in Southampton, UK and included supply … Read moreMonjasa completes first STS supply of new VLSFO – Safety4Sea

Maersk secures 0.5% Supply in Rotterdam Terminal Deal

Shipping giant Maersk’s oil trading arm is to source IMO2020 grade bunker fuel in Rotterdam through a terminal tie-up. The deal between Maersk Oil Trading (MOT) and Koole Terminals will see up to 10% of Maersk’s annual bunker demand produced from the latter’s distillation unit at Botlek. The move will allow Maersk ‘’to further expand … Read moreMaersk secures 0.5% Supply in Rotterdam Terminal Deal

IMO 2020 Run in Positive, says Supplier – Ship & Bunker

With the uncertainty of IMO2020 already being felt in many global ports, Pakistan-based bunker supplier Orion Bunkers believes market conditions in the run-up to the new sulphur cap should be favourable for the country. Zishan Arshad, Director Bunkers at Orion Bunkers Limited, recently told Ship & Bunker there were a number of positive developments on … Read moreIMO 2020 Run in Positive, says Supplier – Ship & Bunker

S & P Global Platts: IMO 2020 draws more Participants into Singapore’s Bunkering Pool

More companies are entering the Singapore marine fuel market, hunting for opportunities ahead of the International Maritime Organisation’s global sulphur limit for bunker fuels that are expected to drive demand for cleaner fuels, industry sources told S&P Global Platts. “We are seeing more companies returning to the Singapore market, some of which have been quiet … Read moreS & P Global Platts: IMO 2020 draws more Participants into Singapore’s Bunkering Pool

IMO2020: Alternative to All-In Pricing – Considering Options beyond Legacy Rates Systems

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The separation of fuel and freight describes one of the positive contracting amendments to come from IMO2020. Despite a past common practice of using all-in rates, carriers and shippers have generally separated fuel and freight costs in contracts during 2019. Much of the shift form all-in rates was initiated by carriers to improve their chances … Read moreIMO2020: Alternative to All-In Pricing – Considering Options beyond Legacy Rates Systems