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Reminder: New SOx Emission Control Area in South Korea as of 1st September, 2020

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Emission Control Areas (ECAs), are sea areas in which stricter controls were established to minimize airborne emissions from ships as defined by Annex VI...

USA: Singaporean Company Convicted for Concealing Illegal Discharges of Oily Water to the sea

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Unix Line PTE Ltd., a Singapore-based shipping company, pleaded guilty in federal court to a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from...

Infographic - 22 March World Water day. 29 Scary facts about global water pollution

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) World Water Day is an annual UN observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater. The day is used to advocate for the...

Flashback in maritime history: EXXON VALDEZ oil spill 24 Mar 1989 (video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 24 March 1989, the single-hull tanker EXXON VALDEZ was departing the Port of Valdez, Alaska with a full load of North Slope...

Flashback in Maritime History – AMOCO CADIZ oil spill 16 March 1978

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 16 March 1978, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) AMOCO CADIZ lost steering in a Force 10 storm and grounded on Portsall Rocks...

Infographic: How Ocean Pollution affects Humans

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Oceans are an important part of our lives. Truth be told, they are needed in our lives just as much as the land,...

USA: Shipmanager Fined US$ 1.75 Million for pollution violations in Hawaii

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Singapore based Shipmanagement Company, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of...

IMO 2020: Worldwide Scrubber washwater restrictions (update Jan. 2020)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The IMO considers exhaust gas scrubbers to be an acceptable means of reducing vessels’ sulphur emissions and ensuring compliance with MARPOL Annex VI.  A...

Turkey: Environmental Pollution Fines and Recommendations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Turkey has been developing environmental protection for their territorial waters, and significant fines are applicable to vessels that violate Turkish antipollution...

Iceland – heavy fuel oil banned as of 01 Jan 2020

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Government of Iceland has issued a news release stating that, effective 1 January 2020, the permissible sulphur content of marine fuels used...
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