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Bimco: Sulfur requirements should not be based on death tolls

It makes no sense to submit reports about the risk of premature deaths caused by sulfur emissions at this point in the debate over the implementation of global sulfur requirements in 2020 or 2025, Bimco tells ShippingWatch.

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Hapag-Lloyd negotiating with staff to avoid layoffs

Hapag-Lloyd has launched a comprehensive efficiency process that could result in layoffs in the weeks to come, confirms the liner company to ShippingWatch. The company is currently negotiating with staff through its Work Council.

Lawyer warns of risk of ballast water falsification

There is a risk that some seafarers could resort to falsification of ballast water records in the US if shipowners fail to train them properly, warns a lawyer with extensive experience in environmental matter. This could result in large fines and prison sentences.

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