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 regulations.

MPC Container Ships is pleased to be committed to complying with the new sulphur rules,” explained Constantin Baack, CEO of MPC Container Ships. “Joining the Trident Alliance allows us to align our company with an important network of like-minded industry peers, and support industry-wide calls for effective and transparent enforcement around the world.”

“By joining The Trident Alliance, our aim at Ahrenkiel Steamship is to show our support for fair competition and consistent enforcement of the new sulphur fuel regulations, while demonstrating our commitment to innovative thinking at sea and ashore,” said Dr. Michael Silies, CEO of Ahrenkiel Steamship. “We look forward to joining forces with our peers who share our commitment to effective, transparent enforcement of IMO 2020.”

“On behalf of the Trident Alliance, I am delighted to welcome MPC Container Ships and Ahrenkiel Steamship as our newest members,” said Roger Strevens, the Chairman of The Trident Alliance and VP of global sustainability at Wallenius Wilhelmsen. “As the industry and regulators continue to tighten their focus on the many practicalities of compliance and enforcement, we expect momentum for our mission and advocacy efforts to continue.”

Monjasa completes first STS supply of new VLSFO – Safety4Sea

Monjasa completes first STS supply of new VLSFO – Safety4Sea

”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 of VLSFO and MGO.

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Maersk secures 0.5% Supply in Rotterdam Terminal Deal

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 its bunker supply volumes in Europe’’, the shipping company said.

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

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 the horizon, not least of those being the return of anchorage delivery on September 15 following the end of the monsoon season.

Arshad also predicts there will be plentiful bunker supply and favourable pricing, at a time when other ports are seeing IMO2020 related volatility for both pricing and avails.

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