FEATURE: Marine insurers brace for new sulfur emission normsA common refrain among the insurance executives is that the new regulations are creating a "perfect storm" like situation.
INTERVIEW: IMO's Hughes talks sulfur cap, quashes talk of a delayIMO to request ISO consider 0.50% fuel specifications
Bunker traders may need to cut staff numbers as margins shrink: consultantThe resultant drop in profits for traders will mean many will need to lose staff, he said.
IMO warns non-compliance with sulfur cap may cause more regulation of shippingNon-compliance may risk governments abandoning the IMO-led process on shipping pollution regulation and imposing their own, stricter rules.
SINGAPORE DATA: Apr bunker fuel sales rise 3.5% on year to 4.25 mil mtTraders attributed the month on month slight drop in April's bunker sales to weak global trade and seasonality.