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New refrigerant laws will impact LNG shipping costs Robert Chesters, managing director, Oceanic Technical Solutions.

New refrigerant laws will impact LNG shipping costs

The cost of refrigerant and regulatory compliance in the next five years will become as commercially important to LNG vessel operations as regulations governing sulphur emissions are today.

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Bahri to open second US office and launch 'Bahri Data'

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Maersk to split amid ongoing shipping instability

Maersk to split amid ongoing shipping instability

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Dubai-bound Hanjin ship stranded off Singapore

Dubai-bound Hanjin ship stranded off Singapore

The Hanjin Rome, owned by the bankrupt Hanjin Shipping Company, was meant to have delivered its cargo to Dubai in the Middle East by now. Instead, she is stranded at anchor off Singapore.
 
Agility signs CO2 reduction agreement with Maersk Line

Agility signs CO2 reduction agreement with Maersk Line

Agility has signed an agreement with Maersk Line, the world’s largest container ship operator, to cut CO2 emissions by 15% per container transported on Agility shipments by 2020.
 

 

UAE's first maritime arbitration centre now operational

UAE's first maritime arbitration centre now operational

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre now fully operational, raising Dubai's prospects as a global maritime hub.
 
Fujairah launches UAE's first Indian Ocean VLCC jetty

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The Ruler of Fujairah has launched the UAE’s first very large crude carrier (VLCC) jetty on the Indian Ocean.
 
MacGregor secures huge Middle East equipment contract

MacGregor secures huge Middle East equipment contract

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Evergreen takes action to counter Hanjin impact

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Tasneef to classify Omani commercial shipping

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Middle East shippers concerned over Hanjin crisis

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Abu Dhabi Ship Building commissions first floating dock

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Bahrain blacklists negligent Sea Link shipping company

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DP World limits disruption following Hanjin collapse

DP World limits disruption following Hanjin collapse

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