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THE PACE of activity is shooting up as the global shipping industry approaches one of its biggest recent challenges. From Jan 1, 2020, all ships will have to meet one of two sulphur-in-fuel caps...

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SOMETIMES we collectively miss the blindingly obvious. For quite a while, the shipping industry has been grappling with the idea that it must find its way to a carbon-free future. And we have all...

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THIS Monday marked the start of the last six months until one of the biggest adjustments the shipping industry has ever been required to make.

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THOSE of us who can remember the Tanker War in the Middle East Gulf 30 years ago will have been dismayed by the latest news coming from the region.

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LAST week, about a 1,000 members of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) from around the world gathered in London for the organisation's annual dinner. As usual, Singapore was...

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FOR those of us who have been in the shipping industry since the beginning of the seventies, constant unsettling change has been a fact of life. Practically every aspect of the shipping industry...

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