Wednesday 18th Jul, 2018
Photo: IMO

International shipping body encouraged by progress on 2020 sulphur cap

The ICS has welcomed progress towards addressing pressing concerns about the transition to low-sulphur fuel

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Minister puts marine pests on notice

The government is talking tough on marine pests, backed up with cash and a plan

Photo: Lomar Shipping

Kea Trader one year after grounding

The ship’s hulk is still on a rock reef in the South Pacific one year on from its grounding

Photo: Molecular model of Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid; public domain

Initial groundwater testing finds low risks from PFAS contamination at Port of Mackay

A testing program at the port has found that the risk from the fire-fighting chemical in water at the port remains low

Image: NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, Goddard Space Flight Center, public domain

Preliminary plans for new Kangaroo Island port moving ahead

The potential port, being planned by Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers, could be used as a log or woodchip export facility


ISO directed to develop standard for methanol as bunker fuel

The IMO has directed the international standards body to develop a standard for methanol as a marine fuel

Trinity Inlet from Port of Cairns. Credit: Ian Ackerman

Cairns issues call for EOIs for dredging project

Ports North has issued a call for expressions of interest to expand Cairns’ shipping channel

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ICS publication on CO2 emissions released

The International Chamber of Shipping endorses the IMO’s push to reduce carbon emissions from shipping