bulk carriers

Star Bulk faces costs in Q1 2019 due to scrubber installations

Greek shipping firm ‘Star Bulk Carriers’ announced its Q1 2019 financial results, presenting a net loss of $5.3 million during a challenging and seasonally weak period of the year, which included approximately 300 off-hire days for scrubber installations. 

Seaenergy goes for scrubbers on half of its capesize bulkers

Greek shipping company Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. announced that it has entered into commercial agreements for the installation of scrubbers on five of its capesize bulk carriers before January 2020 to achieve compliance with the IMO’s sulphur cap. The Company has secured the scrubber equipment from South Korean manufacturer Hyundai Materials

Speed reduction could cut emissions by a third, study says

A new CE Delft study for NGOs Seas At Risk and Transport & Environment found that a 10% speed reduction would still see a slight increase of emissions between 2018 and 2030, while 20% and 30% would put shipping emissions on a downward path even in the absence of other measures.

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