2020 sulphur cap

Watch: Teekay Group put together an “IMO 2020 team”

In this video, ExxonMobil’s Marine Fuels Venture Manager, Luca Volta  challenge Teekay Tankers to a game of French Boules to talk about the fast approaching IMO 2020 deadline. The company put together the “IMO 2020 team”, a transition team that focused on finding the ideal fuels to be able to keep up with the upcoming regulations.  

Watch: How ready the shipping industry is for IMO 2020

In this video, WinGD’s CEO, Klaus Heim, and Vice President for R&D, Dominik Schneiter, discuss with ExxonMobil’s Marine Fuels Venture Manager, Luca Volta, and Global Marine Equipment Builder Manager, Steve Walker regarding engine design and LNG growth to 2020 readiness and what happens beyond January 1st 2020.

Watch: ExxonMobil introduces 2020 compliant fuels range

ExxonMobil introduced EMF.5, its range of engineered marine fuels, specifically designed to help operators comply with the IMO 2020 global sulphur cap. The company says that the new product does not compromise fuel quality. ExxonMobil has also developed a n40BN cylinder oil, to work with low-sulphur fuels. It will be available across its port network along with our EMF.5 range of fuels.

Watch: SAMSA ready for 2020 sulphur cap implementation

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) announced that Africa is ready to implement the global regulations concerning the air pollution by vessels, according to IMO’s MARPOL convention. SAMSA’s acting CEO, Mr Sobantu Tilayi, focuses on the 2020 sulphur cap and Africa’s intention on fighting pollution and reducing shipping emissions.

Watch: How the Port of Singapore prepares for the 2020 sulphur cap

In this video, Luca Volta, Marine Fuels Venture Manager, ExxonMobil and Alan Lim, Deputy Director, MPA, discuss the latest challenges of IMO 2020, from enforcement to alternative compliance choices such as scrubbers and LNG. Explaining how the Port of Singapore prepares for the 2020 sulphur cap, Alan Lim said that MPA Singapore is working on two fronts. The first is to ensure availability of compliant fuels at the Port.

Watch: The road of shipping towards decarbonisation

The Friends of Ocean Action, a coalition of over 50 ocean leaders who seek solutions to the most pressing challenges for the ocean, organized an Ocean Day in Davos, in the beginning of March. The event touched upon shipping emissions and the possibility of a carbon free future.

Watch: Smart ships using air lubrication to save fuel

Air lubrication is a system used in vessels by using air to decrease the frictional resistance of the hull of a ship. As a result, the vessel glides easily through water. Tiny air bubbles are pumped through vents fitted in the hull of the ship.

Watch: IMO’s MSC 100 begins with a busy safety agenda

On the occasion of the opening of MSC 100, the IMO issued a short film reviewing its basic activities in the area of shipping safety. IMO’s MSC 100 started for its milestone 100th session on 3 December, with a busy agenda encompassing maritime autonomous surface ships, fatigue guidance for seafarers, polar shipping, goal-based standards and other agenda items.

Watch: How decarbonization affects ship finance

In this video, James Mitchell, Manager at Rocky Mountain Institute discusses the climate transition risks that shipping financiers face as countries begin to implement the Paris Agreement. He also discusses how decarbonization poses a significant opportunity for financiers who understand it and mitigate for it early.

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