Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Probunkers’ CEO Alexander Prokopakis with Lloyd’s Register’s Marine & Offshore Regional Manager, South Europe, Theodosis Stamatelos probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Athens, Greece, December 10th 2019 – probunkers...
December 10th, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, LNG | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition
‘Christophe Chauviere, Marine Chief Executive, France for Bureau Veritas formally signs the coalition agreement alongside Elizabeth Borne, Minister for the Ecological Transition. On the left side of Mrs Borne sits Jean-Philippe Bonnet, Délégué régional Méditerranée chez RTE Réseau de Transport....
December 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 9 Dec 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 9 Dec 2019
. Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 9 Dec 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation, There’s a unique project looking to form deep sea shipping’s CO2 emissions into frozen projectiles that can be dropped from the ship and into deep ocean seafloor sediment that...
December 9th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IT and Communications, Oceanology | Read More

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more

European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more
. European reset on climate change, Signs point to global recession, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 2-6 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.49 Most-Read Commentary European reset on climate change: A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building...
December 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou awarded as International Personality of the Year at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, has been awarded as International Personality of the Year at the 16th Lloyd’s List...
December 7th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Dec-2019 WORKS AT VOPAK TERMINAL Singapore EXTENSION OF PORT DUES INCENTIVES ON USE OF LNG AS MARINE FUEL Singapore Works at Vopak Terminal Friday, December 6, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Vopak Terminal (Pulau Sebarok) has been extended. The work will now...
December 6th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum

Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum
Fugro’s first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd, who praised the HSSE leadership shown throughout the campaign Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Fugro has successfully completed...
December 6th, 2019 | Energy, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list

Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list
Teekay first shipping company on the green bond list 06/12/2019 Teekay Shuttle Tankers today became the first shipping company to list green bonds on Oslo Børs. Green finance is growing strongly. In January 2015, Oslo Børs became the first stock exchange in the world with a separate list for green...
December 6th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Dec-2019 NEW PORT TARIFF RELEASED Marmara, Turkey ENHANCEMENTS & EXTENSION OF MARITIME SINGAPORE GREEN INITIATIVE – GREEN PORT PROGRAMME Singapore New port tariff released Thursday, December 5, 2019, Marmara, Turkey The new BOTAS Marmara Ereglisi port tariff has been...
December 5th, 2019 | Automobiles, Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
The GloLitter Partnerships Project agreement was signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Wegger Chr. Strømmen, Norway’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on Thursday 5 December, 2019. Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from...
December 5th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due

Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Giving Credit (Literally) Where Credit is Due The chart below is from Splash, the maritime daily news outlet headed by Sam Chambers and Grant Rowles.  Taken from a survey they conducted, it illuminates the impact that China has had on shipping, with environmental issues right...
December 4th, 2019 | Environment, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bulker-fit configuration for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 matches differentiated ballasting/deballasting flows

Bulker-fit configuration for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 matches differentiated ballasting/deballasting flows
Peter Sahlén Bulker-fit configuration for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 matches differentiated ballasting/deballasting flows Bulk carriers can now benefit from an Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 bulker-fit configuration, which is specifically adapted to their flow needs. The bulker-fit configuration offers savings...
December 3rd, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt
.   European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt Tuesday 3 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.49.1 Commentary: European reset on climate change By David Marsh in London A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building momentum following massive public...
December 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution | Read More

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research

CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research
From the signing of MoU between LR and CSSC CSSC and LR to collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation research MoU signed at Marintec 2019 will see partners jointly establish Technology Research Centre in Shanghai and launch biennial Global Shipping Forum.  Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
December 2nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success
Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success World Ocean Council SOS 2019 Success re “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy” Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 Generates Global, High-Level, High-Energy Dialogue...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)
Guy Platten Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC) LONDON, 29th NOVEMBER – The Indian government has ratified the HKC, significantly...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Ship Demolitions | Read More

A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union

A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union
Martin Dorsman A Globally-Oriented European Commission for a Strong European Union On behalf of the whole European shipping industry, ECSA welcomes the confirmation of the new College of the European Commission, under the leadership of Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. “European shipping...
November 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force
Mr. Gopal Krishna, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping and Mr. Amitabh Kumar, India’s Director General of Shipping, deposited the instrument of accession to the treaty with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (l) today (28 November) during the thirty-first session of the IMO...
November 28th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention
Martin Dorsman ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention The European shipping industry welcomes the recent announcement by the Government of India that the country intends to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention For Safe And Environmentally Sound...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  Wind propulsion is the talk of the town at the moment, and DFDS announced it was testing one system on a vessel because it was simply easy and efficient to do so. Surely that’s...
November 24th, 2019 | Environment, Press and Media, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation
. Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation Over a period of 6 months, from May to November 2019, the research schooner Tara voyaged along the 4 European sea fronts and took samples from 9 major rivers in Europe. This is the very first mission dedicated to...
November 23rd, 2019 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip®

The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip®
… The prestigious German Design Award 2020 given to Vindskip® Vindskip®, developed by company Lade AS, Ålesund, Norway, is the winner of the German Design Award 2020 in the category Excellent Product Design – Conceptual Transport. Organised by the German Design Council and judged by an...
November 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Environment | Read More

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables
… COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables High-Level Plenary Session Sponsored by WOC Member Mercator Ocean International to Explore Investment and Innovation Needs and Opportunities for Expanding Ocean Data Monitoring for...
November 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . . Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019

Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . .  Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019
Wanted: A Glimpse of the Ship of the Future. . .  Headlines of the Week- November 20, 2019  The analysts’ numbers for shipyard productivity are in—and they are down.  Who can blame a shipowner for hesitating to commit to a starting point of $50 million per ship for a vessel whose requirements...
November 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Trade and Commerce | Read More