From 1 September 2020 all ships anchored or at berth in the Korean ports of Incheon, Pyeongtaek-Dangjin, Yeosu-Gwangyang, Busan and Ulsan must burn fuel with a maximum sulphur content of … [Read more...] about South Korea implements emission reduction initiatives in major port areas
At the time of the grounding, the vessel a Panamax bulk carrier was in Loaded condition carrying 80,000 MT of Coal from Malaysia. Vessel was entering the Port of Hoping, Taiwan for discharging the … [Read more...] about Case Study – Grounding incident at Hoping, Taiwan
On 22 May, the ReCAAP ISC has received information from the Philippine Coast Guard (ReCAAP Focal Point) that a group of approximately five ASG (Abu Sayyaf Group) members armed with assorted firearms … [Read more...] about Maritime Security Alert – Sulu/Celeb Sea terrorism activities.
The International Chamber of Shipping, the International Group of P&I Clubs, BIMCO and InterManager (the “international industry organisations”) draw Members’ attention to the series of recent … [Read more...] about Mexico alert: smuggling of illegal narcotics / risk of ship detention and crew arrest
The Trump administration is preparing sanctions on as many as 50 oil and fuel tankers as part of an effort to cut off trade between Iran and Venezuela, according to a person familiar with the … [Read more...] about U.S. plans new oil tanker sanctions as it moves to cut Iran-Venezuela trade