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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 next award goes to Scandlines for renewing its fleet with the brand-new hybrid diesel-electric Berlin and Copenhagen, the two most energy-efficient seagoing ferries in the world.
The first award goes to Deepwater Container Terminal Gdańsk for doubling its handling capacity up to 3.0 mln TEU per year by setting up T2 berth.
Riga Universal Terminal (RUT) has signed an agreement with the hydro-technical construction company BMGS for the re-construction of its two berths.
From January's end, the Gothenburg-based shipping company will be offering a new ro-ro route, linking the ports of Ventspils, Zeebrugge, and Tilbury.
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We're more than happy to announce that our Editor-in-Chief, Przemek Myszka, came as a Runner-up in the News Journalist of the Year category, awarded by the London-based Seahorse Club.
As for January 3rd, 2017, the shipping company will re-direct four of its existing Germany-Latvia and Sweden-Latvia links, leaving in place two of them.
The shipping companies have seasonally extended their North Europe-Morocco container service, adding the ports of Riga, Bronka, and St. Petersburg to the loop.
The ferry, chartered to Grandi Navi Veloci and recently sailing in the Mediterranean, will return to the Baltic Sea to replace Stena's other ferries for a short period.
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.