Transporting Dangerous & Noxious Liquids In Bulk

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The range of chemicals shipped in bulk has increased enormously in modern days and a special class of ships has been developed to meet this need , says an article published on their website.

Inherent hazards

Chemical Tanker operations differ from any other liquid bulk transportation, in that a large number of cargoes of different properties and characteristics and inherent hazards may be carried simultaneously, on a single voyage, and that numerous products...

Vying For Decarbonization In Shipping

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  • Decarbonisation of the shipping industry is a high-profile current issue.
  • There are two upcoming IMO measures directed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.
  • The two new measures are the Energy Efficiency eXisting ship Index (EEXI), and the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII).

The IMO’s stated goal is to reduce the carbon intensity of all ships by 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2050 (as against 2008 levels), and EEXI and CII build on existing measures to try and...

Promising Development Towards Effective Climate Regulations

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In its first in-person session in three years, the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee 79 (MEPC 79) addressed a broad array of issues, taking important steps forward on the path to impactful regulation to drive the decarbonisation of shipping, reports World Shipping Council.

Energy transition

Current proposals before the IMO on mid-term measures to drive the energy transition of shipping address different components of what WSC regards as Six Critical...

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