News Round-Up 16 December 2019

IMO 2020 News Round-Up 16 December 2019 – 15 days to 1 January 2020 Ship and Bunker: Singapore: HSFO Still Most Popular Marine Fuel in November But HSFO now less than than 50% of the total volume as distillate & LSFO sales hit record highs. Read in Full https://shipandbunker.com/news/apac/620092-singapore-hsfo-still-most-popular-marine-fuel-in-november Top 10 Bunker Suppliers for 2020 … Read moreNews Round-Up 16 December 2019

News Round Up 9 December 2019 – 24 days to 1 January 2020

Shipping Watch: Container rates soar ahead of 2020 Container rates increased 9 percent last week, show data from the SCFI. Jefferies says scrubber retrofits and new bunker surcharges inflate rates, while SeaIntelligence Consulting CEO Lars Jensen mainly sees effects tied to preparations up to 2020.  More https://shippingwatch.com/secure/carriers/Container/article11795129.ece (subscription needed)   Maritime Executive: Nautilus: Mariners Risk … Read moreNews Round Up 9 December 2019 – 24 days to 1 January 2020

News Round Up 2 December 2019

Safety4Sea – 2020 sulphur cap: Precaution of ‘Compatibility’ and ‘Cold flow properties’ for compliant fuels In the wake of the fast approaching implementation of the 2020 sulphur cap, the production method of the compliant fuel oils is expected to become more diverse than at present. As such, the Japan P&I Club noted five properties of … Read moreNews Round Up 2 December 2019

News Update 18 November – Sulphur 2020

Please find all the stories from last week  concerning Sulphur 2020 News roundup – for week commencing 11 November 2019 Bunkerspot – (subscription) ASIA PACIFIC: CHINA’S SINOPEC REPORTEDLY PLANNING 100-BARGE BUNKER FLEET Chinese energy giant Sinopec is reportedly planning to build a fleet of 100 barges over the next three years as part of its … Read moreNews Update 18 November – Sulphur 2020

News Update 11th November Sulphur 2020

 Lloyd’s List-More carriers add transitional fuel charges by James Baker, Friday, 8 November 2019  The low-sulphur surcharge, effective from December 1, has been calculated using the price difference between high-sulphur fuel and low-sulphur fuel average prices in October. The “retained value” is $200 per tonne, which is then multiplied by trade coefficient, and will apply to … Read moreNews Update 11th November Sulphur 2020

Sulphur 2020 News Update 4 November 2019

News Update 4 Nov 2019

SHIPINSIGHT-2020 sulphur rules driving tanker freight rate rise by Malcolm Latarche , Monday, 4 November 2019 In its weekly analysis, Poten says because only a small percentage of ships will have scrubbers by the start of the year, the freight rates will, at least initially, be driven by ships without scrubbers, burning more expensive low-sulphur fuel. To … Read moreSulphur 2020 News Update 4 November 2019

NEWS ROUNDUP – 28 October 2019

Sulphur 2020 NEWS ROUNDUP – 28 October 2019 Lloyd’s Loading List – Carriers need to develop greener supply chains to meet IMO 2020 cost James Baker | Monday, 28 October 2019 With the cost of compliance to new low-sulphur regulations set to top $10bn in the first year alone, box lines need to pass through … Read moreNEWS ROUNDUP – 28 October 2019

IMO 2020 presents challenges and opportunities for container shipping lines

Hong Kong Shipping Gazette article 23 October 2019 – reposted http://www.shippingazette.com/menu.asp?encode=eng  INDUSTRY experts have raised fresh concerns over the container shipping sector’s ability to recoup higher fuel costs that stem from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulation that ships use maritime fuel with a sulphur content capped at 0.5 per cent, starting from January 1. … Read moreIMO 2020 presents challenges and opportunities for container shipping lines