COS Weekly Newsletter
Dec 25 - Office Closed – Christmas
January 1 - Office Closed – New Years Day
The Chamber of Shipping offices will be not be issuing port passes for the Port of Vancouver between December 23, 2020 to January 10, 2021. Arrangement for passes expiring during this period should be made before or after the closure period through the normal on-line process. Staff will still be available remotely during this period.
Ship of the Week
MOL recently completed a sea trial on Tamashio 13, one of its tugboats, using next-generation renewable biodiesel fuel developed by euglena Co. Euglena biodiesel fuel is a renewable fuel produced with used cooking oil and Euglena, a type of algae similar to brown seaweed and sea tangle. Marine diesel engines can run on this type of fuel with no modifications. The fuel contains no sulfur, a major source of air pollution, and produces significantly lower levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs) during combustion compared to fossil-derived fuels, according to MOL.
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