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Stena Bulk Joins the Scrubber Ordering Wave

Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has signed a turnkey exhaust gas scrubber solution agreement with Chinese Bluesoul to equip its Suezmax and IMOIIMAX fleets. In total, Stena Bulk will equip 15 vessels with scrubbers and have an additional 6 options for installation prior to 2020, the enforcement date of… Read more »

Maersk Line Confirms Scrubber Investment

Danish liner giant Maersk Line has confirmed its investment in scrubbers in its latest announcement on fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap. The report on the investment was published by Reuters last week, crushing the company’s previous statements that did not favor the technology. Namely, to become compliant with… Read more »

Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

The Government of Greenland (Naalakkersuisut) has voiced its support for International Maritime Organization’s ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region. Namely, the government has agreed to actively work for a ban on HFO in Arctic shipping, covering both navigation and transport of HFO in… Read more »

HHI’s LPG-Fueled VLGC Design Approved

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) during Gastech for a very large gas carrier (VLGC) design capable of using LPG as fuel. This development was the result of collaboration between HHI, Hyundai Global Service (HGS) and LR. As explained, LPG has… Read more »