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U.S. Coast Guard to Enforce Low-Sulfur Bunkers Rule

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Nov. 18 in its “Maritime Commons” news blog that it will work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that ships operating in North American and U.S. Caribbean waters comply with low-sulfur bunker limits starting Jan. 1, 2015.

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EU Confirms Deal on Ship CO2 Emissions

The Council of the European Union (EU) announced Nov. 26 that an EU-wide “Permanent Representatives Committee” has confirmed an agreement with the European Parliament on new EU rules for monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from ships.

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Singapore Supplies Continue Despite OW Bunker Bankruptcy

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) announced Nov. 14 that following discussions with some 50 of its 475 member companies at a forum organized by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) that bunker supplies haven’t been cut-off following the OW Bunker bankruptcy.

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