Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award

Still Time to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award
Joe hughes with Jack Buono to his righ, former President and CEO of SeaRiver Maritime, accepts the 2016 NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award in the Individual category There are still 6 days to submit your nomination for the 2017 Marine Environment Protection Awards .   We urge you to consider...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument
… NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable Brussels, 11 August 2017 – The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable ship recycling under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation this week. Whilst it acknowledges...
August 11th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO KUALA LUMPUR, 10 August 2017 – MISC Berhad (MISC) today announced its five-year Sustainability Strategy through the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting the Group’s sustainability performance across a series of Economic, Social...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports | Read More

8th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 9th 2017

8th Hydra Shipping Conference  Saturday September 9th 2017
The 8th Hydra Shipping Conference takes place on Saturday September 9th, in Hydra’s Cathedral Conference Hall and this year’s conference theme is: “MONEY TALKS BUT WEALTH WHISPERS”. Leading Greek ship-owners, as well as senior shipping industry business executives, multinational...
August 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

9 Ways to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award

9 Ways to Win a Marine Environment Protection Award
Only 12 days left to submit your nomination for the 2017 Marine Environment Protection Awards .   We urge you to consider making a submission for one of the nine 2017 NAMEPA Award Categories listed below.  Submission guidance is provided here. 9 Award Categories: ·         Maritime...
August 7th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New global project to address bioinvasions via ships’ hulls

New global project to address bioinvasions via ships’ hulls
… A new global project to help protect marine ecosystems from the negative effects of invasive aquatic species has been given the go-ahead for preparation.  The GloFouling Partnerships project – a collaboration between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme...
August 7th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

PBES Appoints Local Business Expert to Develop Energy Storage Markets

PBES Appoints Local Business Expert to Develop Energy Storage Markets
Eivind Aune Norwegian energy storage company strengthens business development resources Trondheim, Norway – August 1, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced that Eivind Aune has joined the firm to develop energy storage markets. Mr. Aune brings decades of experience in Norwegian business. With...
August 4th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, News | Read More

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms
28-strong coalition advocates greater momentum from shipping industry to deliver vital air quality improvements  LONDON, 03rd August 2017: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today...
August 3rd, 2017 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to  Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.
(l-r): Mr. Akira Hoshi (Director & General Manager of Engineering Department, Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.) Mr. Toshio Koiwa (Director of Assurance Operations Division, ClassNK). Toyko – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued approval certification to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd....
August 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | Read More

IMarEST and IPPIC launch template for Biofouling Management Plan

IMarEST and IPPIC launch template for Biofouling Management Plan
The International Maritime Organization’s Guidelines for the Control and Management of Ships’ Biofouling to Minimize the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species, adopted in July 2011 provide a globally consistent approach to the management of biofouling on ships. The Guidelines give recommendations...
July 26th, 2017 | Environment, IMarEST | Read More

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
The NYK BP Handymax Bulk Carriers which will be equipped with Wärtsilä scrubbers to be built at Oshima Shipyard – image courtesy of NYK BP The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being...
July 26th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…

2017 SAFETY4SEA Awards: And the shortlisted nominees are…
We are so excited to announce the shortlisted nominees of the 2017SAFETY4SEA Awards! Notification procedure was initiated few months ahead of the 2017 SAFETY4SEA Conference with an open invitation to the industry stakeholders to propose nominations online. After SAFETY4SEA Editorial Staff’s...
July 25th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017
Michael Chalos In 2004, the IMO hosted the International Conference on Ballast Water Management to address the problems associated with the introduction of non-native species into aquatic ecosystems when transported in the ballast water of oceangoing vessels.  The members adopted the International Convention...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy
The Astrolabe The Astrolabe, 72 meters long and with a shifting of 2600 tons, is an icebreaker equipped with a BIO-SEA90 ballast water treatment system. The ship was baptized on July, 12th 2017, in Concarneau Piriou shipyards’ in attendance of Mrs Annick Girardin, the French overseas Minister. Built...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More