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The IMO confirmed that a new global cap on the sulphur content in fuel would be introduced as of January 1st, 2020, lowering the permitted concentration from the current 3.5% mass/ mass (m/m) to 0.5%.
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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to impose a global 0.5% sulphur cap on ships' fuel on-board, effective as of January 1st, 2020.
Tallink has signed contracts with Eesti Gaas and Skangas for LNG-supplying its newest dual-fuel ferry Megastar in Estonia and Finland.
During the GoLNG Polska! Seminar, organised on October 18th by the Motus Foundation, key Polish companies associated with Liquefied Natural Gas made a decision of establishing a country's LNG cluster.
In December, the ferry operator will move the Baltic Queen ferry onto the Tallinn-Stockholm service, while Romantika will be deployed on the Stockholm-Riga link.
The company has signed an agreement with Navirail to take over the latter's ro-pax route between the Estonian Paldiski and the Finnish Hanko.
The EU will support the set-up of the gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia with EUR 187.5 mln (75% of the needed funding).
The dual-fuel ro-pax Megastar was officially christened on July 1st in the Meyer Turku Shipyard by Tarja Halonen, Finland's former president.
The HELCOM countries have submitted their application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the designation of the Baltic Sea as a NOx Emission Control Area (NECA).
Between June 18th and August 14th, the ferry company will offer extra sailings on the route between the ports of Helsinki and Tallinn.
The Container Supply Chain Conference (part of TOC Europe) returns to Hamburg for its 40th year at a pivotal and potentially transformative time for global container supply chains, logistics, shipping and landside operations.