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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 global cargo handling NGO has opened the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, inviting submissions from anyone involved in cargo logistics.
The President of Poland has signed a special law enabling the setup of a sea canal which will link the Vistula Lagoon with the Gdańsk Bay.
Russia's Ministry of Transport has officially recognized Bronka as a deep-water port, fixing the depth of its approach channel and waters at 14.4 m.
The route will include the ports of Gdańsk, Kotka, and St. Petersburg.
OPDR, in cooperation with Seago Line, has launched a new container loop between Baltic Russia and Morocco.
The STM Validation Project has initiated the setup of the Port Collaborative Decision Making Council tasked with improving maritime transport both locally and globally.
The Malmö-based World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL will launch a 11 month-long distance learning course in maritime safety and security (MSS).
The company's brand-new LNG-run car carriers Auto Eco and Auto Energy have linked the Baltic and North Seas with the English Channel.
The last award goes to Erik Thun AB and KG Jebsen Cement for deploying Greenland, the world's first dry bulk carrier running on Liquefied Natural Gas.