Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems: Scrubber Overview

Marine Scrubber technology: Overview What is a Scrubber? An exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) is a device installed onboard...

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Bunker Adjustment Factors Are a Thing of the Past

The changing landscape of the maritime shipping industry highlighted the distortions and inefficiencies in shippers’ existing marine fuel practices....

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What is the IMO 2020 Sulfur Regulation?

Beginning January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is calling for the reduction of allowable sulfur content in...

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What’s in Your Barrel? A Breakdown of Refined Products and Price Implications for Transportation

Information updated from the original post date of 9/28/2018. Consumers are often familiar with the gas and diesel used...

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Summer Driving Season and its Effect on OTR Diesel

In the US, the summer driving season occupies the majority of the summer months, and in this time refiners...

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IMO 2020 Compliance | MEPC 74 Promises Future Emissions Reductions

The 74th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) approved a resolution offering further guidance through the...

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Strait of Hormuz | Tension in a Key Crude Oil Chokepoint

Much like other vital commodities in the world economy, the price of crude oil is subject to pressures from...

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Senators to President Trump: IMO 2020 Supports US Competitive Advantage | Advisor Pulse

The last time the international maritime industry experienced broad changes to its conventional fuel sulfur limits was 2015, when...

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IMO 2020 Impacts on Marine and OTR Shipping | Update

Upcoming IMO sulfur regulations are expected to be felt most acutely by the maritime shipping industry—and persist in doing...

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CERAWeek 2019 Summary | The World’s Premier Energy Event

Last week at the world’s premier energy conference, CERAWeek 2019 convened stakeholders, subject matter experts, and leaders from across...

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TPM Conference 2019 | Key Takeaways for BCOs

This year’s Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) Conference—the annual gathering of the trans-Pacific and global maritime container shipping and logistics community—highlighted...

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LNG Opportunities and Challenges | Diversifying Shippers’ Marine Fuel Portfolio

With less than a year remaining before IMO 2020 sulfur regulations take effect, shippers and carriers alike are finalizing...

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Top Five Sources of Marine Fuel Price Volatility in 2019

With the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 Sulfur Regulation deadlines looming on the not-so-distant horizon, tumultuous marine fuel prices...

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Continuing Response to IMO 2020 | New Carrier BAF Formulas

In response to upcoming IMO 2020 sulfur regulation changes, a number of ocean freight carriers are revisiting and adjusting...

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4 Cost Implications For Shippers as IMO Regulatory Changes Take Effect

IMO 2020 Sulfur regulations are fast approaching, and while conversations in the industry tend to focus on the impact...

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