All regulations have their complexities and cost, but the catch with the 2020 sulphur cap is that any decision is essentially predicated on unknowns, such as compliant fuel prices, quality, and availability
In 2014, a group of concerned shipowners, including Maersk and Wallenius-Wilhelmsen, founded the Trident Alliance (TA) to raise awareness of the potential problem of uneven enforcement of the global cap on sulphur in fuel at 0.5% in 2020.
TOTE’s vessels are the first box ships to be fuelled by LNG. Its executive vice president Peter Keller spoke to Rebecca Moore about his belief that LNG is the most important fuel for the maritime industry
As it is revealed that a quarter of the tonnage on the global cruise fleet orderbook is LNG powered, major players open up about their gas strategies. Rebecca Moore reported from Seatrade Cruise Global
Riviera’s Sulphur Cap 2020 series of events has been very successful in bringing together leading industry figures to address the most pressing issues. This conference will return to Singapore on 15-16 October for what will be a vital meeting as the industry prepares for IMO 2020 regulations.