AMENDMENTS TO MARPOL ANNEX VI REGULATION 14

AMENDMENTS TO MARPOL ANNEX VI REGULATION 14

03 JULY 2012

The amendments have

been adopted to exempt

certain ships in the North

America ECA and the

United States Caribbean

Sea ECA under MARPOL

Annex VI.



The Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted at MEPC 62 amendments to regulations 13 & 14 through Resolution MEPC.202(62).
The amendments include a new subparagraph 4 added to paragraph 4 in regulation 14 of MARPOL Annex VI as indicated below:
“Prior to 1 January 2020, the sulphur content of fuel oil referred to in paragraph 4 of this regulation shall not apply to ships operating in the North American area or the United States Caribbean Sea area defined in paragraph 3, built on or before 1 August 2011 that are powered by propulsion boilers that were not originally designed for continued operation on marine distillate fuel or natural gas”.


APPLICABILITY

This amendment comes in force on January 1, 2013 and is applicable to existing steamships that:
 operate within the North America ECA or the US Caribbean ECA; and
 built on or before January 1, 2011; and
 powered by propulsion boilers that were not originally designed for continued operation on
marine distillate fuel or natural gas.

The Daily Fixture/Index List of 3rd July 2012

The Daily Fixture/Index List of 3rd July 2012

FIXTURES - 3/JULY/2012



Baltic Exchange Daily Fixture/Index List 03/07/2012


BDI 1063 (UP 50) BCI 1290 (UP 86) BPI 1019 (UP 26)

BSI 1269 (UP 5) BHSI 717 (DOWN 2)

Last published BDTI 677 (DOWN 5) BCTI 561 (DOWN 4)

TIMECHARTER


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redel India $10000 daily + $395000 bb - Oldendorff
'Mega Hope' 2010 79461 dwt dely Porto Vesme 2/5 July 2 laden legs
redel Skaw-Cape Passero $8700 daily - cnr
'Da Ying' 2003 75318 dwt dely Ningbo spot trip via EC South America
redel Singapore-Japan $6750 daily - Beibu
'Apj Suryavir' 1990 71037 dwt 4x30t cranes dely Hong Kong 3/7 July
trip via Indonesia redel India $11000 daily - Bulk Marine
'Sea Lord' 1995 69128 dwt dely Beilun spot trip via China redel EC
India int ferts $6000 daily - cnr -
'H-G Buelow' 2011 56837 dwt dely retro Gibraltar 26 June trip via
EC South America redel Singapore-Japan $22500 daily - HMM
'Green Phoenix' 2011 56116 dwt dely Hong Kong spot trip via
Indonesia redel full India $10000 daily - cnr
'Nord Harmony' 2007 56011 dwt dely Luanda 3/7 July trip via Owendo
redel Singapore-Japan $23500 daily - Setaf
'Angele N' 2010 55804 dwt dely Nouakchott 7/11 July trip via
Buchanan redel China $24000 daily - cnr