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Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) remains firmly committed to the successful...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, News | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation
Participants in the second panel discussion – ‘Environmental regulations: Shipping as partof the solution, not the problem’ * Greek conference debates impending challenges facing shipping sector At the 4th annual Naftemporiki Shipping Conference, held in Athens on October 3rd 2018, an assorted...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Alternative fuels: the options

Alternative fuels: the options
. DNV GL has issued a new white paper assessing a range of alternative fuels and technologies. Titled “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping”, the paper examines the cost, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies.   by...
October 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Insight | Read More

Call for papers for All-Energy and SUMS 2019 now open and online

Call for papers for All-Energy and SUMS 2019 now open and online
Busy conference session at All-Energy 2018 The Call for Papers for both All-Energy 2018 and the co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions (SUMS 2019) has been launched and is online at www.all-energy.co.uk and www.smarturbanmobilitysolutions.com.  The duo of events will be held at Glasgow’s SEC...
October 11th, 2018 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap
Part 1: Scope of the Regulation and the Risks of Non-Compliance With less than eighteen months before Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention comes into effect, there are still numerous challenges surrounding compliance and enforcement, which have cast uncertainty over the effect that...
October 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Legal, Pollution | Read More

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague

Working together, IMCA’S annual seminar in Hague
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA  ‘Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working’   Highly relevant and topical programme looking at remote DP trials, CPD for the offshore sector, and featuring sector energy...
October 5th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

Newport Shipping Group Purchases 100 Scrubbers

Newport Shipping Group Purchases 100 Scrubbers
Newport Shipping’s COO Roy Yap (seated left) and Puyier General Manager Ryan Gao sign a partnership agreement for the supply Puyier’s marine exhaust cleaning systems Newport Shipping Group has purchased 100 scrubbers with options for an additional 100 units from Chinese scrubber manufacturer Weihai...
October 3rd, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

MPA of Singapore joins SEA\LNG coalition

MPA of Singapore joins SEA\LNG coalition
Peter Keller, SEA\LNG chairman and executive vice president, TOTE Inc. (left), shaking hands with Capt M Segar, assistant chief executive (operations), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (right). MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE (MPA) JOINS SEA\LNG COALITION SINGAPORE, LONDON, 3 October...
October 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 15 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,570; the Geopolitics are turning sour! Ultra-CAUTION should be observed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes increased its fortunes by another 87 points and now the BCI reads 2,148 points… On...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore

GAC South Africa beat the odds to deliver convoy for BW Offshore
… Turnkey agency services for two tugs and FPSO Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2018 – When GAC South Africa’s team in Cape Town was appointed to handle the passage of two tugs, Fairmount Summit and Fairmount Expedition, towing the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Berge...
October 1st, 2018 | Energy, Oil Industry | Read More

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value

Wärtsilä redesigns organisation to enhance customer value
Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 October 2018 at 9.30 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has decided to reorganise into two business areas, Wärtsilä Marine Business and Wärtsilä Energy Business, covering both new sales and services for the respective markets. With this change, Wärtsilä...
October 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity
… Grangemouth, 28 September 2018 – GAC UK has opened its 19th branch, in the heart of Dundee harbour. Together with its long-established branches in Scotland at Aberdeen, Leith, Shetland, Invergordon, Orkney and Grangemouth, the new office enables GAC UK to better respond to the growing needs...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies | Read More

SeaRenergy opens Dutch office in The Hague

SeaRenergy opens Dutch office in The Hague
During the office opening ceremony (from left to right: Maarten Verjaal (SeaRenergy B.V.), Hans Timmers (NWEA), Laurens Kok (The Hague Business Agency), Dr. Benjamin Vordemfelde (SeaRenergy Germany) SeaRenergy announced during the WindEnergy exhibition in Hamburg, that it has opened a new office in the...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg

Damen and HST sign contract for second FCS 2710 at WindEnergy Hamburg
. On 26th September, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710. This is HST’s second FCS 2710 since becoming the launching customer for the vessel type earlier this year. The FCS 2710 builds on the success...
September 27th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators

ICS Announces new edition of Best Practice Safety Guide for Gas Carrier Operators
Cover imageICS Gas Guide The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has announced that it will soon be publishing a new edition of the ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas). The ‘ICS Gas Guide’ is the definitive industry best practice guidance...
September 24th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Gas, Gas Carriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Regulatory | Read More

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application
l to r: David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presents Neale Campbell, Babcock LGE Managing Director RBD approval at Gastech 2018 in Barcelona. Babcock International, the highly-skilled engineering services company, has been recognised by Lloyd’s Register (LR) as having...
September 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
Closing ceremony of the Green Corridor project in Singapore Singapore, 19 September 2018: The Green Corridor Joint Industry Project (JIP) has ended on a high note, delivering a well-received LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design for transporting iron ore and coal on the Australia–China route in Phase 1a,...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Take advantage of R&D funding

Take advantage of R&D funding
Laurence Kingdon Take advantage of R&D funding by Laurence Kingdon Given the mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce emissions brought on by the IMO’s GHG strategy and commitment to a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050, it is unsurprising that there is a growing desire to innovate...
September 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Technology | Read More

Maersk Supply Service completes FSO tow and installation for Culzean Field

Maersk Supply Service completes FSO tow and installation for Culzean Field
Culzean hook up Last week, hook up of the Ailsa Floating Storage and Offloading unit (FSO) was successfully completed. This marks the final step of the FSO transportation and installation for the Culzean field, under the project management of Maersk Supply Service. The project has been delivered to Total...
September 19th, 2018 | Energy, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Supply ships | Read More

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.  It follows an announcement...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AAL delivers multifaceted offshore solution for Technipfmc in key scope of major Australian oil production project

AAL delivers multifaceted offshore solution for Technipfmc  in key scope of major Australian oil production project
AAL delivers multifaceted offshore solution for TechnipFMC Executed with optimum efficiency and safety, AAL performed a 3-month offshore pipe haul and ship-to-ship (S-T-S) operation for the Greater Enfield Project – a subsea oil production project located in Exmouth, Australia. September 17, 2018 –...
September 17th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm
Fugro Pioneer Fugro has commenced a marine site characterisation programme at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will undertake a UXO survey to clear the investigation sites, followed by a geotechnical seabed...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility
The Puregas solution will convert the methane gas from cow manure into a viable and sustainable transportation fuel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 September 2018 at 12 noon EEST – Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has been contracted to supply a turnkey biogas upgrading...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018

The world’s energy demand will peak in 2035 prompting a reshaping of energy investment – DNV GL Energy Transition Outlook 2018
London, September 10 2018 – Global spending on energy, as proportion of economic output, is set to slow sharply because the world’s energy demand will decline from 2035 onwards – that is according to DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook. The historically significant change in our energy needs...
September 12th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points

Capes downs the BDI by 43 points
John Faraclas The fall of the Capes was three times more than yesterday; the Geopolitics continue to be more than dodgy in many regions around Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ brief Market and Geopolitics recap: At 1,439 points the BDI becomes a bit vulnerable widening the gap since the end of December...
September 11th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More