Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Lessons from California’s Biofouling Management Regulations

Lessons from California’s Biofouling Management Regulations
Lessons from California’s Biofouling Management Regulations LESSONS FROM CALIFORNIA’S BIOFOULING MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS – GLOFOULING PROJECT WEBINAR WOC Reaches Out On Lessons Learned Through Implementing and Enforcing California’s Biofouling Management Regulations: GloFouling Project Webinar,...
April 9th, 2020 | Environment | Read More

International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event

International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event
International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) Sets New Dates for Triennial Event IOSC, Interspill, and Spillcon shift conference dates in unified response to COVID-19 impact In response to the escalating global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC), in conjunction...
April 8th, 2020 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill | Read More

Fugro wins NOAA contract for shoreline mapping services

Fugro wins NOAA contract for shoreline mapping services
Under the new NOAA mapping services contract, Fugro will produce data such as this Hurricane Harvey (2017) aerial imagery of Galveston Island, Texas, from the previous NOAA contract Fugro wins NOAA contract for shoreline mapping services Fugro has signed a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite...
April 7th, 2020 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye

ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye
.. ABPmer appointed Designated Person for the Port of Rye Marine consultancy ABPmer has been appointed by the Environment Agency to provide independent Designated Person (DP) services for the Port of Rye, as described in the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).  Located on the River Rother with open navigational...
April 6th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Klaveness Ship Management expands contract with Veracity by DNV GL

Klaveness Ship Management expands contract with Veracity by DNV GL
MV Balboa Klaveness Ship Management expands contract with Veracity by DNV GL With the successful outcome of the pilot project, Klaveness Ship Management (Klaveness) now expands its contract with Veracity to include another eight of its vessels. The pilot project has shown that reduction in fuel consumption...
April 2nd, 2020 | Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Triumph of the Human Spirit

Triumph of the Human Spirit
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Triumph of the Human Spirit  During the past week, we have seen signs of anguish and signs of triumph.  We have seen rows of COVID-19 victims being treated in tents, and we have seen the entry of the US Naval Hospital Ship Comfort into New York Harbor.  New testing technologies...
April 1st, 2020 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions

WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions
WOC and GloFouling Tackle Biofouling, Invasive Species and CO2 Emissions GLOFOULING PARTNERSHIP VIDEO ON THE IMPACTS OF BIOFOULING FROM INVASIVE SPECIES AND CO2 EMISSIONS Awareness Raising Animation from the GEF-UNDP-IMO / WOC GloFouling Partnership 27 March 2020 – The World Ocean Council (WOC)...
March 27th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks

Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks
Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks Chugoku Marine Paints to supply solvent-free epoxy for MR tanker newbuildings’ water ballast tanks in South Korea (Hyundai Mipo Dockyard) Following many years of extensive prototype trials in field tests, Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd.,...
March 23rd, 2020 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro and NOAA collaborate on new ‘opportunistic’ approach to EEZ mapping

Fugro and NOAA collaborate on new ‘opportunistic’ approach to EEZ mapping
Fugro’s remote monitoring tools provided data to NOAA as shown on ship position, current weather conditions and sea state, as well as live survey data feeds Fugro and NOAA collaborate on new ‘opportunistic’ approach to EEZ mapping Fugro has partnered with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
March 10th, 2020 | EEZ, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy

BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy
BioFouling and Offshore Renewable Energy BIOFOULING AND OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY – GLOFOULING PROJECT WEBINAR WOC Reaches Out to Engage Offshore Renewable Energy in Ocean re Solutions to Biofouling: Third GloFouling Project Webinar, 17 March 10 March 2020 The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the lead...
March 10th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

UECC and GoodFuels kickstart three month biofuel trial

UECC and GoodFuels kickstart three month biofuel trial
The Autosky UECC and GoodFuels kickstart three month biofuel trial  ROTTERDAM, MARCH 05, 2020: Leading short sea ro-ro operator UECC and sustainable marine biofuel pioneer GoodFuels have launched a joint trial of GoodFuels Bio-Fuel Oil (MR1-100 or BFO) on UECC’s ro-ro vessel M/V Autosky, the companies...
March 5th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020

Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020
Andreas Chrysostomou Tototheo Maritime CSO, Andreas Chrysostomou awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020 Andreas Chrysostomou, has been awarded the GREEN4SEA Leadership Award 2020 at the ceremony held on 03rd March 2020 in Athens. The award is given to the individual who has provided the industry...
March 4th, 2020 | Awards, Company Profiles, Environment, IT and Communications, Person Profiles | Read More

RINA’s Class act with Digitilization at IMarEST event.

RINA’s Class act with Digitilization at IMarEST event.
The RINA team with IMarEST UAE secretary Nikeel Idnani RINA’s Class act with Digitilization at IMarEST event. Dubai, 27 February 2020 – Class societies provide independent assurance of safety and environmental compliance, establishing the bedrock of successful ship operations. To enhance operational...
March 3rd, 2020 | Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

ESPO is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor in the field of environment, sustainable development, cruise and ferry

ESPO is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor in the field of environment, sustainable development, cruise and ferry
ESPO is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor in the field of environment, sustainable development, cruise and ferry 03 March 2020 – The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) represents the port authorities, port associations and port administrations of the seaports of the 22 Member States of...
March 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Environment, Jobs, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

IMO 2020 sulphur limit implementation – carriage ban enters into force

IMO 2020 sulphur limit implementation – carriage ban enters into force
The IMO HQ’s in London IMO 2020 sulphur limit implementation – carriage ban enters into force Consistent implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation which limits sulphur in ships fuel oil is enhanced from 1 March 2020, with the entry into force of a rule to ban the carriage of non-compliant...
March 2nd, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä and partners to pursue greater fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project

Wärtsilä and partners to pursue greater fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project
The bow-mounted wing captures wave energy and dampens the ship’s motion. Wärtsilä and partners to pursue greater fuel efficiency in major EU-funded project Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 March 2020 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä, together with a consortium of six other industry...
March 2nd, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support
Joe Hughes NAMEPA Houston event receives strong industry support Disruption in Maritime Industry Prompts High Participation, Support  for NAMEPA Houston Conference HOUSTON, TX – February 24, 2020 – Uncertainty and disruption in the maritime industry has drawn unprecedented support from corporate...
February 25th, 2020 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020

Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020
. Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020 Prohibiting the use and carriage for use as fuel of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic waters- draft MARPOL amendments agreed The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) agreed draft amendments to MARPOL...
February 25th, 2020 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Flagship Event of BlueGrowth

Flagship Event of BlueGrowth
Flagship Event of BlueGrowth “Emerging Maritime Startups in Greece” Flagship Event of BlueGrowth On March 9, at 17:30 the venue of the Piraeus Port Authority will host the Flagship Event of BlueGrowth “Emerging Maritime Startups in Greece”. The event has an objective to...
February 25th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Fugro completes TenneT UXO risk mitigation project for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Fugro completes TenneT UXO risk mitigation project for Hollandse Kust Zuid
Fugro’s Geowing with three-dimensional steering capability, which successfully located ferrous targets within the project area of interest. Fugro completes TenneT UXO risk mitigation project for Hollandse Kust Zuid Fugro has successfully completed a second marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation...
February 25th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative
Smilling faces, l to r: Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Founders of Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel holding the award Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiative “Kallichoron Room2Give” at Pireos 138 Benaki...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview
The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview In April 2018, the International Maritime Organisation (the “IMO”), took the unprecedented step of committing the shipping industry to a long-term strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, and to phase them...
February 24th, 2020 | Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift Adopts Inatech’s ‘Smart Trader’ to Navigate IMO 2020 Marine Fuel Complexity

SAL Heavy Lift Adopts Inatech’s ‘Smart Trader’ to Navigate IMO 2020 Marine Fuel Complexity
.. SAL Heavy Lift Adopts Inatech’s ‘Smart Trader’ to Navigate IMO 2020 Marine Fuel Complexity Hamburg, 24th February 2020 – German fleet operator SAL Heavy Lift has hired Inatech, a unit of Glencore, to ensure compliance with new low-sulphur emissions rules and optimise bunker strategies. Inatech,...
February 24th, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business
2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business 2020 – “SUPER YEAR FOR THE OCEAN”: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR THE GLOBAL OCEAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY? A Series of Major Ocean Events and Developments will Take Place This Year, with Important Implications and Opportunities for Ocean Industries 24...
February 24th, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World
. Your Transformation Update from Fathom World From Graig Eason:  Hello, I often hear that shipping has an image problem, that its value is underrated, and ships are quickly forgotten as they vanish over the horizon. A return to, or rather a move towards a new age of sail could help counter that. The...
February 23rd, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More