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  • ESTA and FEM summit puts safety in focus
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    ESTA and FEM summit puts safety in focus

    2018-03-08T00:00:00Z

    The third ESTA and FEM Experts Summit, held in Hamburg on March 6, brought together industry speakers from across the wind energy supply chain to discuss the safety and standards in onshore wind farm construction.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Arctic shipping awakes
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Arctic shipping awakes

    2018-03-01T17:45:00Z

    Mariners have long sought viable east-west routes across the roof of the world as an alternative to traditional routes. Keith Wallis analyses how the Northern Sea Route is becoming an increasingly viable shipping lane.

  • No delay for Sulphur Cap implementation
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    No delay for Sulphur Cap implementation

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Kim Yeon-tae, executive director of the Korean Register is unequivocal when he states that the chances of postponing the Sulphur Cap 2020, "are very, very small".

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    SafeWaters expands insurance offering

    2018-02-15T00:00:00Z

    SafeWaters Underwriting Managers has entered a delegated authority underwriting agreement to provide the US and Latin American markets with an expanded insurance offering of ocean marine products, backed by Aspen Insurance.

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    AAPA pleased with Trump's infrastructure plan

    2018-02-14T00:00:00Z

    President Donald Trump has called on Congress to pass his long-awaited national infrastructure rebuilding plan, which proposes allocating USD200 billion for direct federal spending for US infrastructure over the next ten years.

  • IMO agrees carriage ban of non-compliant fuels
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    IMO agrees carriage ban of non-compliant fuels

    2018-02-12T00:00:00Z

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to move forward with a ban on the carriage of fuel oil for use on board ships, when that fuel oil is not compliant with pending sulphur limits.

  • Insurers warn on sulphur cap
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    Insurers warn on sulphur cap

    2018-02-05T00:00:00Z

    As the IMO's 2020 sulphur cap draws closer, insurance broker Marsh has emphasised that non-compliance with the regulations could allow a ship to be declared unseaworthy, threatening to invalidate liability insurance cover.

  • Drewry - brighter future for MPVs
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    Drewry - brighter future for MPVs

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    According to Drewry Maritime Research, the economics suggest that the multipurpose (MPV) shipping sector should be performing much better than it actually is. Demand growth has been steady, outstripping the supply of new vessels. However, own

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A year of upheaval
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A year of upheaval

    2018-02-01T14:05:00Z

    2017 proved to be another tough year for the heavy lift and project forwarding sector, as HLPFI reported in the January/February 2018 edition.

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    Calls for carriage ban of non-compliant fuels

    2018-01-23T00:00:00Z

    Environmental organisations have teamed up with international shipping associations to call for a carriage ban of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5 percent sulphur cap takes effect in 2020.

  • Thomas Miller acquires Brookes Bell
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    Thomas Miller acquires Brookes Bell

    2018-01-22T00:00:00Z

    UK-based insurance provider Thomas Miller has acquired marine consultancy Brookes Bell for an undisclosed amount.

  • Truck emission rules set to tighten
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    Truck emission rules set to tighten

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    From January 1, 2019, there will be a requirement that all newly produced trucks within the EU will have to have their CO2 emissions and fuel consumption determined and declared.

  • BIMCO advises cautious optimism
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    BIMCO advises cautious optimism

    2018-01-05T00:00:00Z

    The Baltic International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has warned that while 2017 was a year of change, much of it for the better, a cautious approach is still needed for 2018 to maintain the progress already achieved.

  • Optimism could be triumphant
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    Optimism could be triumphant

    2018-01-04T00:00:00Z

    International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens expects optimism to triumph over pessimism in the shipping industry during the next twelve months.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Project sector eyes blockchain trials in container shipping
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Project sector eyes blockchain trials in container shipping

    2018-01-01T13:35:00Z

    Taken from the November/December 2017 edition of HLPFI, Gregory DL Morris investigates the use of distributed ledger technology in the supply chain.

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    AAPA pleased with final tax bill

    2017-12-22T00:00:00Z

    The US Congress has passed the final Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation, including provisions related to tax-empt bond financing and wind energy production tax credits.

  • ESTA and FEM focus on wind turbine safety
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    ESTA and FEM focus on wind turbine safety

    2017-12-20T00:00:00Z

    Reducing accidents and improving safety during the erection and transportation of onshore wind turbines will be the focus of the third edition of the ESTA and FEM Experts Summit, which will be held in Hamburg on March 6, 2018.

  • Shipping confidence holds steady
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    Shipping confidence holds steady

    2017-12-20T00:00:00Z

    Shipping confidence held steady at its highest rating for the past three-and-a-half years in the three months to end-November 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore S

  • BIMCO submits software maintenance standard
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    BIMCO submits software maintenance standard

    2017-12-15T00:00:00Z

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and Comité International Radio-Maritime (CIRM) have submitted a proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

  • BIMCO updates BARECON
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    BIMCO updates BARECON

    2017-12-13T00:00:00Z

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has published a new edition of BARECON, the industry's standard contract for bareboat chartering.