Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark

‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark
Leila Ben Hassen, Founder and CEO of ABEF organiser, Blue Jay Communication Launch event attracts international experts to debate ways to harness Africa’s oceans LONDON, United Kingdom, June 14, 2018/ — The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place...
June 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Fuelsave introduces fuel consumption and emissions abatement game-changer

Fuelsave introduces fuel consumption and emissions abatement game-changer
FS Marine+ efficiency has been verified during pilot tests aboard a heavy lift vessel FUELSAVE GmbH, a German energy efficiency start up for fuel and emissions reduction, has launched a ground-breaking technology capable of optimising the fuel consumption efficiency of all marine diesel engines. The...
June 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business
Featured are (left to right) Sturla Henriksen, UN Global Compact Special Advisor on Oceans, LR’s Suzanne Johnston, Lisa Kingo, UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director, and Tom Boardley, Executive Vice-President, LR. 12th June 2018 – Oceans cover two thirds of the world’s surface but the...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Huge Ghost net removed from Santorini seabed during unprecedented live stream

Huge Ghost net removed from Santorini seabed during unprecedented live stream
… To celebrate World Oceans Day, on June 8th, an international team of 8 volunteer divers from the Netherlands, France and Greece took part in a highly demanding lost or discarded fishing net (also known as ghost nets) removal dive in Santorini. The mission succeeded in cleaning the sea of a huge...
June 12th, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –
The OPV55 TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security – SatCom interception and monitoring fighting IUU Fishing and Terrorism Providing effective tools to meet growing challenges to maritime security, safety and sovereignty....
June 11th, 2018 | EEZ, IT and Communications, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

Posidonia 2018: Prof. Mavrakos live on HCMR

Posidonia 2018: Prof. Mavrakos live on HCMR
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Spyridon A. Mavrakos What a nice encounter we had earlier on today at the stand of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research  – HCMR this last day of Posidonia, thanks to Extrovert Communications initiation. You all know that we are staunch supporters and attend for many years now...
June 8th, 2018 | Environment, Interviews, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”

Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018”
From the UGS Press Conference – George Angelopoulos, Michael D. Chandris, Theodore El. Veniamis and John K. Lyras Statement of the President of the UGS, Mr. T. Veniamis at the “Posidonia 2018” press conference The President of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Mr. Theodoros Veniamis,...
June 8th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Press and Media | Read More

HCMR Centre for Marine Research in Posidonia 2018

HCMR Centre for Marine Research in Posidonia 2018
… Hellenic Centre for Marine Research in Posidonia 2018 to support Greek maritime sector and «Blue Growth» in the Mediterranean Athens, 8 June 2018.  The global shipping industry’s interest is attracted by the presence of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) in Posidonia 2018, the...
June 8th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

INTERMEPA Members focus on fight against plastic pollution

INTERMEPA Members focus on fight against plastic pollution
l to r: Nicolas Bafaloukos, Joseph Hughes, George Tsavliris, Ms Sadan Kaptanoglu, Warwick Norman, Ms Carleen Lyden-Walker, Dr George Gratsos, Ms Christiana Prekezes, Dimitris Mitsatsos and Nicolas Gerassimou Celebrating 12 years of existence, the Steering Committee of INTERMEPA, the International Marine...
June 8th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call to take actions against ship strikes

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call  to take actions against ship strikes
Is your cell phone safe for whales? In occasion of the World Oceans Day, international NGO Friend of the Sea calls both the shipping industry and consumers to take actions to prevent ship strikes. The time you scroll down the news on your smartphone commuting to work, numbers of whales are killed or...
June 7th, 2018 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Plastic pollution: cleaning the Ocean is NOT the solution

Plastic pollution: cleaning the Ocean is NOT the solution
.. Point of view By Jeff Ghiglione, director of research in Ecotoxicology at the CNRS and Romain Troublé, executive director of the Tara Expeditions Foundation Social networks these days are filled with shocking pictures: plastic bags, bottles, fishing nets and other debris floating in the sea. Such...
June 7th, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Piraeus Port Authority sets high standards for quality and environmental management

Piraeus Port Authority sets high standards for quality and environmental management
LR’s Nick_Brown presents certificates to Capt. Weng Lin of PPA at Posidonia Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) awarded double certification against ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 by Lloyd’s Register (LR) 06 June 2018 – At a ceremony today held during international shipping exhibition Posidonia,...
June 6th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners together with MEP Wim van de Camp yesterday organised a seminar in the European Parliament to discuss the International Maritime Organization (IMO) initial Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy for shipping. The initial strategy was adopted in the 72nd...
June 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation
l to r: Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen, GAC Greece Assistant General Manager Socrates Zorbas, GAC Group Sales Director Neil Godfrey and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou (Green Award Foundation Chairman). Incentive scheme demonstrates commitment to environmental issues Athens, Greece, 6 June 2018 –...
June 6th, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Ship Agencies | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…
… FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR CLEAN SHIPPING FUEL AS POSIDONIA SETS GLOBAL MARITIME ENERGY AGENDA Clean fuel is one of global shipping’s hottest topics as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 deadline for a global sulphur limit in fuel oil used on board ships is fast approaching. And as...
June 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Wärtsilä provides financial predictability and ensures the MARPOL compliance of vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Wärtsilä provides financial predictability and ensures the MARPOL compliance of vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management
Wilhelmsen Tarago is one of the three vessels with 25 MW Wärtsilä Hybrid Scrubber System using seawater to remove SOx from the exhaust gas. Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 June 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company,...
June 4th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success
Byron Vassiliades – picture credits: Anny Zade Following last year’s interview with Antipollution’s head Byron Vassilades and given whatever has happened ever since in the field of maritime accidents and the environmental sector mainly in Greece, we are honoured to have him live on the occasion...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Interviews, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction
Gibdock, Gibraltar, seen from the air The need for ship owners to comply with new rules on environmental responsibility should not disguise the fact that choosing the right repair facility is a critical commercial decision, according to Gibraltar-based Gibdock. With owners required to respond to new...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel
The SUMMETH project has concluded that methanol fuel offers immediate environmental benefits and a zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft. (Photo credit: Truls Persson ) Project finds methanol offers immediate environmental benefits and zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft, giving...
May 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability
Neil Anderson, Director of Marine Technologies at LAB. Notion that scrubbers, are large, alloy units that are hard to install, maintain, and recycle needs to evolve, says manufacturer PARIS – 30 May 2018 – Global market-leader in flue gas treatment and desulphurisation, LAB, part of the CNIM Group,...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technology | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More