EghtesadOnline: Iran's shipping fleet requires at least 40,000 tons of low-sulphur fuels per month to comply with the International Maritime Organization’s new regulations demanding a 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuels, managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said.
EghtesadOnline: International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) visited various shipping and bunker participants in Copenhagen earlier in January and said players reported "a surprisingly smooth transition" to the International Maritime Organization's revamped sulfur regulations for marine fuel.
EghtesadOnline: To help improve the quality of low-sulphur fuels and its compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s new rules (sulphur content no more than 0.5%) took effect on Jan 1, a refinery will start work in Bushehr Province in the near future, managing director of Kharazmi Technology Development Company said.
EghtesadOnline: To conform with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new regulations for a 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuels, Nouri Petrochemical Company will start producing low-sulphur fuel from March, head of the Bushehr-based company said.
EghtesadOnline: To comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) new regulations for a 0.5% global sulphur cap for marine fuels, refineries are making concerted efforts to lower sulphur content in mazut production, spokesman of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters' Association said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is one of the most significant member states of the United Nations' International Maritime Organization and is moving toward the objectives of this organization, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary-General of the United Nations International Maritime Organization Kitack Lim will visit Tehran to attend a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the organization on Sept. 8, the deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Ambassador in the UK Hamid Baeedinejad said on Wednesday that Tehran is seeking to promote cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Chargé d'Affairs to London Mohammad-Hassan Habibollah-Zadeh who is Iran’s representative to International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Head of the organization Kitack Lim discussed expanding bilateral ties.