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RPT-INSIGHT-Shipping industry sails into unknown with new pollution rules

12 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 12 Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the risks.

Shipping industry sails into unknown with new pollution rules

12 Dec 2019

LONDON Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the risks.

Germany's Nordzucker expects a return to profit in 2020/21 - CEO

27 Nov 2019

LONDON Germany's second largest sugar refiner Nordzucker expects to turn a profit in 2020/21 after a major cost overhaul and plans further expansion beyond Europe after its recent investment in Australia, the chief executive said.

MSC hires ex-Maersk operations head Toft as CEO of cargo business

18 Nov 2019

LONDON Swiss headquartered container group MSC has hired Soren Toft as chief executive of its shipping and logistics business from rival A.P. Moller Maersk , a company spokesman said on Monday.

U.S. sets sights on shipping companies for sanctions evasions

06 Nov 2019

LONDON The United States will target shipping companies that are in breach of sanctions and aggressively enforce measures across the globe to clamp down on such practices, a top U.S. official said on Wednesday.

Britain's Peel Ports sees Brexit boost as shippers divert cargo

01 Nov 2019

LONDON Cargo shippers are diverting goods to more ports across Britain to ensure stable supply lines due to uncertainty over whether the UK will leave the European Union without an agreement, a top port executive said.

Top tanker operator Euronav readies fleet for IMO 2020 start

29 Oct 2019

LONDON Leading Belgian tanker operator Euronav expects to complete preparations on its fleet in coming weeks ahead of tougher rules next year limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels, a company executive said on Tuesday.

Shipping companies, retailers look to develop cleaner marine biofuel

29 Oct 2019

LONDON Top shipping, retail and transport companies are looking to develop an alternative marine fuel which aims to reduce carbon emissions from ships, in another step to push the sector to go green.

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