India Ratifies The Hong Kong International Convention For Safe And Environmentally Sound Recycling Of Ships, 2009

In news that surfaced late this evening from India, as reported by the Press Information Bureau (Government of India), the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for enactment of the “Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019” and accession to the Hong Kong...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/india-ratifies-the-hong-kong-international-convention-for-safe-and-environmentally-sound-recycling-of-ships-2009/

Iron ore deficit set to remain feature as major miners unable to respond swiftly

Australian miner Fortescue Metals has added its voice to those who say they will be unable to respond quickly to the likely deficit in the iron ore market, a consequence of the Vale dam collapse in Brazil this year in which at least 249 people were killed. Andrew Forrest, founder and chairman of...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/iron-ore-deficit-set-to-remain-feature-as-major-miners-unable-to-respond-swiftly/

Norway’s Equinor sends rare low-sulphur fuel oil to UAE before IMO 2020-sources

Equinor offloaded a rare cargo of very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) from Norway last week at UAE’s Fujairah bunkering hub to meet expected demand from stricter ship fuel emission rules, according to trade sources and shipping data. The 130,000-tonne cargo has been sold to Saudi Arabia’s Aramco...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/norways-equinor-sends-rare-low-sulphur-fuel-oil-to-uae-before-imo-2020-sources/