Wärtsilä sees a bright future for its LNG ship designs. Credit: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä backs IMO greenhouse gas strategy

Finnish maritime service provider Wärtsilä says it is fully behind the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) initial greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy that was enacted by the regulator on 13 April. Roger Holm, president of Marine Solutions […]

Ships will no longer be able to carry high-sulphur fuel oil. Credit: Joachim Affeldt

IMO approves fuel ban amendments

Delegates to the International Maritime Organization’s 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) approved draft amendments to the MARPOL convention to ban ships from carrying high-sulphur fuel oil. The move was expected, given the industry-wide […]