Ships violating IMO 2020 to face penalties in Sierra Leone

Ships calling to ports in Sierra Leone could face serious fines if found in violation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 measures. From 1 September 2021, ship owners and operators risk penalties of up to $15,000 should they continue … Read More

US sanctions Chinese entities over ties with IRISL

The United States is sanctioning six Chinese entities and two individuals over business relations with Iranian shipping company IRISL and its subsidiary Hafez Darya Arya Shipping Company (HDASCO). The State Department designated IRISL and IRISL’s Shanghai-based subsidiary, E-Sail Shipping Company … Read More