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China Shipbuilding Group scores $4.2bn worth of new contracts

China Shipbuilding Group, the new shipbuilding conglomerate merged by two largest Chinese state-run shipbuilders CSSC and CSIC, has had a remarkable debut show at Marintec China in Shanghai announcing RMB30bn worth ($4.2bn) of new contracts

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Bunker fuel quality remains a pressing concern as IMO 2020 nears

Bunker fuel quality issues continue to persist in the industry, even as fuel management is set to become more critical, ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s, or IMO, January 2020 low sulfur global marine fuels mandate, sources at an industry event in Singapore said this week.

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IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships, which aims, as a matter of urgency, to decarbonise international shipping in this century.

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How to keep fit on board

Staying fit has numerous health benefits, as it makes us physically and mentally stronger. Seafarers are not an exception and the Seafarers' Health Information Programme published a guide containing examples of on board exercises.

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Cook Islands, Sao Tome and Principe accede to Cape Town Agreement, 46 declare support

The Cook Islands and Sao Tome and Principe have become the latest States to become Party to the Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety. They deposited their instruments of accession during the Torremolinos Ministerial Conference on Fishing Vessel Safety a and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing (21-23 October).

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Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping

Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships, an IMO symposium on sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels heard on Friday (18 October).

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EU/IMO global project drives energy efficiency in the maritime sector

The GMN global network of maritime technology cooperation centres has completed numerous pilot projects over the past three years, helping to drive forward the changes which are required to reduce GHG emissions from shipping. More...

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