Gulf Oil Marine Releases a Comprehensive Position Paper on its Plans to Navigate the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

Gulf Oil Marine is pleased to announce the release of its 2020 position paper. The document explores the various compliance options and challenges ship operators are preparing for to switch to low Sulphur fuel or scrubbers. It presents a range of Gulf Oil Marine’s engine lubricants to give ship operators the widest choice of products
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Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) organised a seminar on trade and investment opportunities in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region to explore the substantial untapped potential for Indian exporters which present opportunities for India due to their high import demand in the LAC region.   The seminar was organised on the sidelines of a visit
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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released a new study conducted by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA), looking at the potential effects of autonomous ships on the role of seafarers and the global shipping industry.  ICS secretary general, Guy Platten commented that the two-year IMO regulatory scoping exercise for Maritime Autonomous Surface
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Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, released a study by the Department of Commerce on India-China Trade.  The report tries to analyze the magnitude, extent and plausible reasons of India’s rising trade deficit with China. The Commerce Minister said that India’s trade relationship with China is unique and no other
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As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these new technologies, DNV GL has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, said,
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on 4 September 2018 released a comprehensive report on India’s aviation market. The report focuses on the challenges of realizing the economic and social benefits of an Indian aviation industry that has tremendous potential for continued high-speed demand growth. Key findings of the report include: Indian aviation is growing
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The United States Trade Representative’s office has unveiled a list of around USD 16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25 percent additional tariff. As informed, the country’s Customs and Border Protection will begin to collect the additional duties on the Chinese imports on August 23, 2018. The move
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The pressure is on for the shipping industry to reduce emissions. In the last few years, both the European Union (EU) and IMO have introduced regulations which require ship operators to gather and report their vessels’ fuel consumption. To help make this reporting process simple, speedy, and streamlined, DNV GL has introduced a combined reporting
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India’s quest for providing best quality begins with identifying standards, stated Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry. He was speaking at the 5th National Standards Conclave – Implementing the Indian National Strategy for Standardization, being held in New Delhi on 19-20 June 2018, organized by Department of Commerce and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
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The UK Hydrographic Office has released a new ADMIRALTY application programming interface (API) that puts UK tidal data in the hands of software developers. The UK Tidal API gives developers access to accurate data from the UK’s largest authoritative network of tidal stations, allowing them to build tidal height and time predictions into their own
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