Industry Developments

Industry Developments

THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES SELECTED BY INTERCARGO

 

Bulker Crewman Dies in Berthing Accident in Quebec

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to the Port of Trois-Rivières, Québec, following an accident involving the bulk carrier Nord Quebec in which one person died. http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/220770/bulker-crewman-dies-in-berthing-accident-in-quebec/

Update: BWM provisions in Argentina suspended

West of England P&I Club informed that the implementation of the new ballast water (BWM) regulations in Argentina,as published on April, has been suspended, according to the Club’s representatives Pandi Liquidadores. http://www.green4sea.com/update-bwm-provisions-in-argentina-suspended/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GREEN4SEA+-+daily+22%2F05%2F17

IEA: Shipping Lagging Behind in CO2 Reduction

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) issued a statement regarding the continuous pressure that is growing on the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to deliver specific commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with proposals set by the International Chamber of Shipping and other shipping organisations. http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/220972/iea-shipping-lagging-behind-in-co2-reduction/?uid=36152

The INTERCARGO Secretariat is pleased to communicate the attached open article on Ballast Water Management, providing our insights on the current relevant developments that are of major concern to the shipping community and especially to INTERCARGO members.

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On the 29th March 2017, DNV GL arranged a Bulk Carrier related seminar in London during which, the following presentations were delivered:

  • Update and Outlook of the Bulk Carrier market - Morten Lovstad, DNV GL
  • Chinese Newbuildings - Wei Gao, DNV GL

Both presentations can be found below (member login required)

 

 

INTERCARGO members and guests had the opportunity to attend a very interesting presentation on the Righship Qi Predictive Model delivered by Warwick Norman, CEO of RightShip. The presentation provided much attended and very useful clarifications and insights to Qi.

The presentation was delivered in the context of the INTERCARGO meetings in Hong Kong on 6-7 March 2017 (see relevant article here) during the Presentations afternoon session on the second day.
Members please login to access the full presentation attached.

INTERCARGO members and guests had the opportunity to attend a very interesting presentation by S&P GLOBAL PLATTS delivered by Peter Norfolk, Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, and Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor.

The presenters explained what is impacting the Dry Bulk market from the commodity side. Their presentation looked among other at what is happening in the steel and coal markets and how that is playing up in the dry bulk freight market.

The presentation was delivered in the context of the INTERCARGO meetings in Hong Kong on 6-7 March 2017 (see relevant article here) during the Presentations afternoon session on the second day.

Members please login to access the full presentation attached.