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Intercargo: Why must shipowners pay the bill?

In a speech, the departing chairman of dry bulk association Intercargo, John Platsidakis, criticizes authorities for putting the burden of environmental regulations on shipowners rather than shippers or refineries. "It is about time to stand up and explain to the unaware public that shipowners are not the ones to blame," he says.

Major stakeholders working to push back global sulfur carrying ban

A month before a critical IMO meeting concerning the 2020 sulfur regulations, strong industry stakeholders have called for a preliminary "test phase," a move that generates doubts about the adoption of the ban against carrying sulfur fuel on board ships, say critics. (This article has been corrected and updated on Sept. 19 at 11:05 am CET)

Intercargo sees a huge decline in bulk accidents

Bulk organization Intercargo estimates that lost ships and human lives due to bulk accidents has declined significantly. The organization has also identified the five biggest causes of bulk accidents.

Intercargo calls for extreme caution in relation to high-risk cargo

Following the wreck of dry bulker Emerald Star, after which 10 seafarers remain missing, Intercargo calls for extreme caution when transport high-risk cargoes such as nickel ore, and the association urges for an accident report to be submitted to the IMO as quickly as possible.

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