EUROPE: ICS looking beyond sulphur emissions
‘The 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping,’ says Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson. ‘But there are even more profound changes to come.’
GLOBAL: Prudence pays
Bunkerspot speaks to North of England P&I Club’s Deputy Director (FD&D), Tiejha Smyth, about the role of marine insurers in an increasingly challenging marine fuels sector.
EUROPE: EIB pledges financing up to €18 million for Ecoslops’ projects
The funds will be used for the oil residue waste treatment specialist’s projects in Marseilles and Antwerp, as well as for corporate R&D needs.
AMERICAS: Launch of hybrid-electric passenger ferry
All American Marine has completed the construction of a 150-passenger hybrid-electric vessel, Waterman, for Kitsap Transit.
EUROPE: EEX reportedly set to launch LNG futures products by end of Q2
The European Energy Exchange is reportedly set to launch LNG futures products settled against the Platts JKM benchmark by the end of the second quarter.
GLOBAL: ICE pushes back launch of new 0.50% bunker futures contracts
Originally planned to launch earlier this month, the Intercontinental Exchange will list two Oil Americas futures contracts for trading on 19 February.