With the IMO 2020 regulations now in effect there are now numerous questions on how best to regulate the new rules.
Port Technology International’s first e-Journal of 2020 explores the topic of sustainability in ports. Climate change is set to be a defining topic for the 2020s as awareness of its real-time impact is increasing.
The environment has become a significant threat to the world economy, according to the Global Risk Report by the World Economic Forum ahead of its Davos summit on 21 to 24 January 2020.
Chinese ships found using non-compliant fuels
With the introduction of a global regulation on the sulphur (SOx) content of ship’s fuel to be introduced on 1 January 2020 the IMO has highlighted the ‘immense amount’ of proprietary work that will ensure the changeover goes smoothly.
An air quality sensor has been installed on Splitsingsdam at the Port of Rotterdam’s Maas Entrance to check Sulphur emissions from shipping, the port announced on 12 December 2019.
With IMO 2020 on less than a month away the UK P&I Club has commented on the unique challenges the initiative presents regarding loss prevention.
Following 2019 trials of biofuel blends, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will now use 30% blends in its vessels on a routine basis.
3D printing among top tech in DVL NG’s 2030 outlook
Port Technology International’s penultimate e-Journal for 2019, edition 91, looks at the future of shipping as the industry approaches a new decade of growth and challenges.