India: Proposal For Enactment Of Recycling Of Ships Bill, 2019 Approved

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for enactment of Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 and accession to the Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009.


The proposed Bill restricts and prohibits the use or installation of hazardous material, which applies irrespective of whether a ship is meant for recycling or not.

For new ships, such restriction or prohibition on use of hazardous material...

Team Tankers International Ltd.: Announces Share Repurchase Program and Strategic Advisors

The Company has hired strategic advisors to support corporate activity, M&A and divestment opportunities and provide strategic advice to maximize the value of the platform and the assets. The Company has made it clear both in the 2nd and 3rd quarter 2019 press release that it has recently sold a...

Jordi Aragunde cede el testigo tras cinco años al frente del International Dockworkers Council

La octava asamblea general del International Dockworkers Council (IDC), que se ha celebrado del 19 al 21 de noviembre en Lisboa, ha puesto punto final a la etapa de Jordi Aragunde al frente de esta organización, en la que ocupado durante cinco años el cargo de coordinador general.

Aragunde, que será relevado por el norteamericano Dennis A. Daggett, retornará de modo completo a su trabajo como capataz en el puerto de Barcelona. Una labor que, como explican desde la IDC, ha compatibilizado a lo...

World LPG Association Issues New Report “LPG Bunkering – Guide For LPG Marine Fuel Supply”

Stepping up the LPG activity in South-East Asia

The WLPGA continues its commitment to cleaner environment with a new report “LPG Bunkering – Guide for LPG Marine Fuel Supply”, dedicated to the use of LPG in the marine sector, particularly bunkering.

Rising concerns on the environmental impact of traditional fuels, such as HFO, are leading shipping companies to switch to alternative fueling options and solutions.

The search for sustainable alternatives to traditional fuels has increased in recent years in light of IMO 2020 and the strategy of...