Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Focus on GHG emissions

Focus on GHG emissions
27 June 2017 – Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered at IMO Headquarters in London for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (26-30 June). The group,...
June 27th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 884. The Wets still low and Geops (Geopolitics) unpredictably predictable…lead to an all-out war!  John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers managed to clinch 18 points and the BCI 2014 managed to go over and...
June 26th, 2017 | Comment, Energy, Environment, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support
More than 700 organisations and individuals have now signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May which challenges arbitrary deregulation of health and safety. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze, global health and safety professionals, leading academics and some MPs have joined leading...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Jun-2017 SPEED IN RESTRICTED ZONES Hong Kong SEABED STUDIES FOR GREAT ISTANBUL TUNNEL Bosphorus, Turkey Speed in Restricted Zones Monday, June 26, 2017, Hong Kong The attention of owners, coxswains and masters of pleasure vessels and all other vessels are drawn to section...
June 26th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping
TOKYO, 26 June 2017 – Ports worldwide are at the crossroads of land-based and maritime industries and are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather conditions. That is why the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) actively supports the development...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017

GSCC’s Annual Report 2016-2017
The Baltic Exchange where the GSCC offices Viewers can find herebelow the link for the Annual Report 2016-2017 of the G.S.C.C., which is prefaced by the Chairman, Mr. Haralambos J. Fafalios. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 22nd June 2017, at the Baltic Exchange. From the Chairman: Dear...
June 21st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda
GMN maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation 21/06/2017  – The GMN maritime technology project, run by IMO and funded by the European Union, has issued a call for expressions of interest from individuals within specified organizations to become members of the GMN Project’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints new General Manager

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints new General Manager
Tom Holmer, General Manager of the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI). Tom Holmer’s background in sustainability strengthens NGO’s drive to progress the shipping industry’s sustainability agenda LONDON – 21 JUNE 2017 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering...
June 21st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things
… The new service enables applications in utilities, logistics, oil and gas, and renewable energy DUBAI, UAE, 21 June, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP M2M Service to support high volume, high throughput machine-to-machine (M2M) applications....
June 21st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Gas, IT and Communications, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..
Coupled with its vast proven technical experience, we believe LR’s continued responsiveness will be pivotal in accelerating our momentum to successful project completion in 2018. S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register for risk-based inspection analysis of it USD $4.2 billion...
June 20th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, News | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling
Chris Reed of Neometals. Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling By James Brewer Like the motor industry on which it keeps a watchful eye, a burgeoning lithium development company is at a crossroads. Vehicle manufacturers are revving up plans to move production...
June 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Mining, News | Read More

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates

IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
Peter Hinchliffe The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Regulatory | Read More

Ocean Scientists and Subsea engineers gather in Aberdeen for milestone conference

Prof. John Watson Hundreds of delegates are expected to turn out for the 60th 2017 Oceans conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre which opens on Tuesday (June 19). Organised jointly by the IEEE Ocean Engineering Society (OES) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS), this will be the...
June 16th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping
There’s a popular view that the maritime sector is somehow stuck in its ways and resistant to change. But a quick look at some of the innovative and unique companies that make up the UK’s remarkably broad maritime sector would soon dispel that idea. To mark London Tech Week, Maritime UK has been...
June 15th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Environment, News, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Gill Whittaker has gone

Gill Whittaker has gone
Great was the sadness we, in HELMEPA, felt when we were informed that our great friend Gill, is no longer among us. She has been a firm supporter of HELMEPA since the very day it was launched in 1982. Gill believed in the role every aware human being plays and his/her contribution to the joint effort...
June 13th, 2017 | Charity, Communication, Environment, Press and Media | Read More

Ecoslops one step closer to creating a new micro-refinery unit in the port of Antwerp

Ecoslops one step closer to creating a new micro-refinery unit in the port of Antwerp
Vincent Favier Antwerp, June 13th 2017 –  Ecoslops (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker: ALESA / PEA-PME eligible), an innovative technology company that regenerates ship-generated hydrocarbon residues (or “slops”) into valuable new fuels and light bitumen, today announced a new step in the establishment...
June 13th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers
Catja Hjorth Rasmussen Star Cool™ refrigerated containers are now fitted with a new embedded digital feature that offers visibility and precise knowledge of actual energy consumption. To provide transparency into actual energy consumption throughout the transportation window, over land and sea, Maersk...
June 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

What will power shipping in 2050?

What will power shipping in 2050?
Eleni Antoniadou Eleni Antoniadou, Policy and Regulatory Affairs Advisor at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was one of 19 experts asked by KNect365 Maritime “What will power shipping in 2050?” The answers appear on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. This followed a previous...
June 9th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Special Surveys | Read More

NAMEPA: Marina Cleanup Day, June 11th and All Year Long!

NAMEPA: Marina Cleanup Day, June 11th and All Year Long!
Marina Cleanup Day for Trash Free Seas Whether at the Dock or on the Water, Everyone Can Make a Difference What? The Ocean Conservancy, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the California Coastal Commission...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel
… Collaborative initiative paves the way for further dramatic reductions in CO2 and local emissions from both inland and seaborne maritime transport AMSTERDAM, JUNE 8, 2017: HEINEKEN® Netherlands, leading foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More