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Second Cyber Attack in a Week Hits Global Shipping Industry

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BLOOMBERG OCTOBER 1, 2020 IMO, shipping industry’s governing body is the latest victim of IP breach | French shipper CMA CGM says it’s gradually restoring network By Brendan Murray for Bloomberg – The global shipping industry sustained a second cyber attack within a week that’s raising concern about disruptions to supply chains already straining to move goods heading into the usual …

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Climate change: Speed limits for ships can have ‘massive’ benefits

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 Shipping generates roughly 3% of the global total of warming gases – that’s roughly the same quantity as emitted by Germany. One way to reduce its CO2 impact on the world is “Slow Steaming”, aka setting speed limits for vessels LONDON, ENGLAND – Most of the world’s governments will have delegations in London this week for the …

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U.S. Sanctions Are Forcing Iran to Ditch Push to Cleaner Fuels

PortandTerminal.com, August 20, 2019 By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –Iran is about to burn a lot more fuel oil as a result of U.S. sanctions and new global shipping rules, reversing the nation’s progress in switching to cleaner-burning natural gas. Power plants and other industrial facilities will burn more than 200,000 barrels a day of highly-polluting fuel oil next year, double …

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Guest article: BunkerEx – Our View on 2020 (Hint: Say NO to Scrubbers, for now…)

PortandTerminal.com, March 29, 2019 The following piece was written and published by BunkerEx on April 17, 2018. In it, the team at BunkerEx give their outlook for the IMO’s new rules regarding lower sulphur content in bunker fuel which take effect January 1, 2020. When the new rules take effect, the IMO will enforce a new 0.5% global sulphur cap on …

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