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101 results for: shipping
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Increased focus on decarbonisation has led to more shipbuilding involving state of the art technologies, such as: duel-fuel LNG and LPG...
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Under the Shipping Act of 1916 (“The Shipping Act”), ocean shipping carriers have been largely exempt from U.S. antitrust enforcement....
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As an island nation with limited natural resources of its own, Japan has always had to look abroad for energy supplies. It has...
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A leading tanker broker has recently warned that the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) and Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index...
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When the Poseidon Principles for ship finance were originally published in 2019, there were eleven signatories. The group has now grown...
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UK announced a draft electronic trade documents bill which will enable bills of lading using distributed ledger technology to be...
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Increasing focus on decarbonisation and recent global events have led to more shipbuilding projects involving state of the art...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) provides the shipping industry with an opportunity to improve decision-making capabilities. For example,...
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The pandemic has brought renewed focus on improving supply chain resilience and efficiency. BIMCO, working with other bodies such as the...
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One might reasonably have thought that the decarbonisation regulations and IMO goals, together their impending deadlines would have...
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The IMO’s sub-committee on the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers has announced last week that they intend to develop safety guidelines...
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The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has, in May 2022, updated its Facilitation (FAL) Convention which will make the single...
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On September 21, 2022, the Federal Maritime Commission (“FMC”) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with respect to the meaning of...
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Increasing focus on decarbonisation and recent global events have led to more shipbuilding involving state of the art technologies, such...
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As the myriad challenges of decarbonisation continue to dominate the long-term conversation in the shipping sector, as revealed in the...
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The heatwave experienced in parts of the world has seen temperatures of between 40 – 42C recently, meaning that “Shipyard work has become...