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ECA rules: What’s going on?

Four months into the era of stricter sulphur limits, there was still a question hanging over Europe’s emission control areas (ECAs). It wasn’t: Will there be enough low sulphur material? (There was) It wasn’t:  How many shipping lines will close routes ? (Not many) It wasn’t: Will there be a surge in scrubber installations? (There

Spain Critcized for Towing Burning Trawler to Open Seas

The environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Spanish authorities for towing the burning Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov from the port of Las Palmas to the open seas where the vessel sank on Tuesday, laden with 1,409 tons of fuel, Reuters reports. Greenpeace says that the ship poses an environmental threat to the habitat, saying that the