Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA

Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA
A full house attending Managing Companies’ Executives and HELMEPA On Thursday 18th April, the following day of the 37th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members, 40 Executives of Managing Companies, Members and non Members, were informed at the Piraeus Marine Club by the Association’s Director General,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 18 April 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Huelva (Spain) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS) after obtaining it for the first time in 2016. Being PERS certified requires...
April 18th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch

North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch
Teijha Smyth, Deputy Director (FE&D), North P&I North P&I Club – It’s time to prepare for the big switch 18 April 2019 – North P&I Club has updated its guidance on the 2020 Sulphur Cap for Members, helping them prepare for the big switch to compliance on 1 January 2020....
April 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-Apr-2019 DISCOUNT FOR TRANSITING PLEASURE YACHTS Suez Canal, Egypt RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW Singapore Discount for transiting pleasure yachts Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Suez Canal, Egypt To encourage more pleasure yachts to transit the Suez Canal, the Suez Canal Economic...
April 17th, 2019 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bunkernet is excited for the successful 7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol

Bunkernet is excited for the successful  7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol
a full house with Unni Einemo at the podium Bunkernet is excited for the successful  7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference in Limassol Bunkernet is excited to have welcomed more than 150 participants to the 7th Bunkernet Bunker Conference at Grand Resort Limassol on the 11th of April. Partnered with the...
April 17th, 2019 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Excelling in energy transition – IAPH Climate and Energy Award finalists

Excelling in energy transition – IAPH Climate and Energy Award finalists In this final profile ahead of the IAPH World Ports Conference in Guangzhou, the jury have worked through a long list of innovative projects to reach three finalists The IMO’s 2050 target for greenhouse gas reductions heralds...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI
APRIL 16, 2019   IMO GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR COMPLIANCE WITH 0.50% SULFUR LIMIT UNDER MARPOL ANNEX VI Your Managers would like to draw your attention to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance as set forth in the annex to the attached document MEPC.1/Circ.878, Guidance...
April 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award

SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award
. SCF’s “Green Finance” Wins Marine Money Award  Sovcomflot has won the annual Marine Money “Deal of the Year” in the category Green Ship Finance – West. The publication recognized Sovcomflot’s USD 252M seven-year credit agreement with a consortium of foreign banks...
April 16th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, LNG | Read More

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi

HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi
In Astypalea HELMEPA on the border islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki, Kastelorizo and Symi HELMEPA took part in the 7th crossing of Axion Hellas, between 7 and 13 April, visiting the islands of Astypalea, Tilos, Chalki and Kastelorizo as a member of this year’s educational and cultural team together...
April 16th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, People and Places | Read More

SpaceWave project successfully concludes with plans to launch phase 2 to further promote the use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth

SpaceWave project successfully concludes with plans to launch phase 2 to further promote the use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth
.. SpaceWave project successfully concludes with plans to launch phase 2 to further promote the use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth The EU funded SpaceWave project has come to a successful end with plans to launch a second phase to continue the promotion of Earth Observation technologies...
April 16th, 2019 | Environment | Read More

Unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully

Unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully
The A team – This achievement could not be made possible without the commitment and flexibility of this core team of nine people. They are from the left Pata Gotyi, Irvin Deysel, Malibongwe Lobese, Luvuyo Marangula (sitting down), Melikhaya Freddie (in the centre) Irfaan Johnson, Johnayne van Heerden...
April 16th, 2019 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable

Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable
Belt and Road delivers crucial capital, US-China trade relationship roundtable Commentary: Belt and Road delivers crucial capital By Yaseen Anwar in Singapore China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets that have not had the necessary investment grade...
April 16th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?
John Faraclas The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 12 points and now stands at 38; a good start for the market’s resurrection… Geopolitics still might produce upheavals in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up...
April 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report
. Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report “Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy” Report by WOC, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security and Wageningen University 15 April 2019 – “Social license to operate” is fundamental to all ocean industries...
April 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Reports | Read More

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019

“K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award 2019
(Middle) Mr. Shimogaki, V.P. from “K” Line Mexico, who participated in the awards ceremony as representative of the entire “K” Line group. (Right) Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary General of IMO April 15, 2019 – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd “K” Line Wins Prize at Panama Green Shipping Award...
April 15th, 2019 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Story of the Week | Read More

Recognizing Resilient Infrastructure – IAPH Award to choose from three examples of IT systems built to last that benefit port users

Recognizing Resilient Infrastructure – IAPH Award to choose from three examples of IT systems built to last that benefit port users
Recognizing Resilient Infrastructure – IAPH Award to choose from three examples of IT systems built to last that benefit port users A proven single window system for all stakeholders, a voyage calculator including carbon footprint and a community 5G network – all strong finalists selected...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cleaning up the HazMat act

Cleaning up the HazMat act
Enthusiastic-Middle-East-maritime-fraternity Cleaning up the HazMat act Safety and environmental responsibility related to sustainable ship recycling, was the focus of attention for 87 members representing a cross-section of the shipping industry who attended an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science...
April 14th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%
Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%  Landmark Well-to-Wake study represents definitive figures for GHG emissions and confirms LNG as major contributor in meeting IMO’s 2050 GHG targets for shipping LONDON, 11th April 2019: The independent study report launched...
April 12th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Monty Halls headlines Marina Conference 2019 sponsored by Walcon

Monty Halls headlines Marina Conference 2019 sponsored by Walcon
Lesley Robinson Monty Halls headlines Marina Conference 2019 sponsored by Walcon British TV broadcaster and marine biologist, Monty Halls, will deliver a talk on protecting the environment and the role marinas can play in that at this year’s Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon, which runs from 24-25...
April 11th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!

Kallichoron …occasion for an escape to Astypalaia!
Kallichoron …occasion for escape Astypalaia! Easter or Yoga Retreat in Astypalea? We have both! You just choose what suits you. 25-29 April 2019 Easter getaway in the scenic Astypalaia with the endless blue of the Aegean and island traditions. The...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Religion, Tourism | Read More

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: France, Germany and future of Europe By Sergio Fabbrini in Rome Europe continues to be prisoner to a concept of sovereignty developed for its past. Setting European sovereignty against national sovereignty...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA

Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden Walker Multi-sector shipping giant MSC joins NAMEPA April 9, 2019- NAMEPA Co-Founder and Executive Director, Carleen Lyden Walker, welcomes The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) as a new member of NAMEPA. MSC shares a common interest with NAMEPA in maintaining best industry practices...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May

INTERTWIST 30 April – 16 May
Kira Phoenix K’inan  / INTERTWIST / 30 APRIL – 16 MAY / London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together fine art and craft through her glass sculptures, works on paper and multi-exposure photography in her solo exhibition at The Hellenic Centre, INTERTWIST. INTERTWIST...
April 9th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas

Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas
The Wärtsilä hybrid system has the integrated systems all installed within a single container. Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 April 2019 at 7 pm EEST – A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage...
April 9th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More