Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward

Wartsila Joins NAMEPA as an Environmental Steward
Carleen Lyden-Kluss March 20, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announced today that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member. Wärtsilä joins NAMEPA to support and participate with other marine industry...
March 24th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting. Following discussions on the implementation...
March 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways
Electric highways GEODIS joined a consortium of French companies to commission a study on electric highways from the low-carbon consultancy firm Carbone 4. The study, published on February 27, confirms the interesting possibilities of developing this technology to reduce the CO2 emissions of resulting...
March 22nd, 2017 | Automobiles, Emissions, Environment, Markets | Read More

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary

$3bln of fuel and 32mln tons of CO2 saved as AkzoNobel marks Intersleek’s 21st anniversary
Robert Wong, Marketing Director, Marine Coatings, and Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director, AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, celebrate the milestone with staff. March 21, 2017 – Ship owners and operators using the Intersleek® range of biocide-free marine coatings supplied by AkzoNobel...
March 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Aderco opens Singapore office

Aderco opens Singapore office
Philippe Lecloux Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximise uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the new office forms a mission-critical...
March 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop
Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Alfa Laval Exhaust Gas Cleaning Alfa Laval PureSOx is today’s most complete SOx scrubber platform, with multiple operating arrangements, two scrubber designs and a range of compliance profiles for meeting the 2020 global sulphur cap. Working closely with customers, Alfa...
March 20th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference

NAMEPA and Tall Ships America to sign MOU next week at CMA Conference
Joe Hughes Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director NAMEPA and IMO Maritime Ambassador says: Please join NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) and Tall Ships America as they solidify their collaboration to bring education about protecting the marine environment,...
March 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico
… In collaboration with multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues to map the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. This latest survey, “Otos”, follows the successful completion of another TGS...
March 17th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

EVOQUA secures SEACURE® system contract for South Korean tanker newbuildings

EVOQUA secures SEACURE® system contract for South Korean tanker newbuildings
3000m3/h capacity Evoqua SeaCURE ballast water management solutions will be installed on tankers under construction at a South Korean shipyard Evoqua Water Technologies has secured an order from a South Korean shipyard for the supply and installation of SeaCURE® ballast water management systems (BWMS)...
March 14th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology
Maersk P-Class Illustration with two 30×5 Norsepower Rotor Sails Norsepower’s fuel-efficient technology expected to save approximately 10% in fuel consumption and associated emissions on 109,647 DWT product tanker vessel Copenhagen, Helsinki, & London – 14 March 2017: Norsepower Oy Ltd....
March 14th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Environment, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin

fathom-news e-bulletin
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis Six ways start ups disrupt shipping  THERE are six key approaches that start-up companies will take to totally disrupt shipping according to David Rowan, editor-at-large at the tech publication Wired.  More FOCUS...
March 12th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

EU ship recyclers join voices to promote clean and safe practices

EU ship recyclers join voices to promote clean and safe practices
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 10 March 2017 – Five European ship recycling yards announced yesterday that they have joined forces to effectively raise awareness of existing best practice and the fact that there is capacity in Europe to properly recycle ships. The newly established European Ship Recyclers...
March 10th, 2017 | Environment, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM
Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on Ballast Water Management Since 2001, the international maritime community has met in Singapore to discuss and monitor the administrative and technological developments in ballast water management under the auspices of...
March 10th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro completes a seabed survey for the Viking Link one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity supplies. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt...
March 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission
09/03/2017  – A new centre tasked with promoting technologies and operations to help navigate shipping into a low-carbon future has been launched at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (8 March). The centre will cater to the needs of the Caribbean region under the Global Maritime Technology...
March 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance
Foreship has secured a major design consultancy contract covering the first post-Ballast Water Convention treatment systems to be specified by Norwegian Cruise Line.  The contract calls for independent naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy services to ensure installations on five NCL...
March 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers

Star Bulk Carriers awarded USCG Qualship 21 for 30 bulk carriers
Theo Xenakoudis, Worldwide Business Operations Manager, IRI. Star Bulk Carriers Awarded United States Coast Guard Qualship 21 for 30 Bulk Carriers The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry is pleased to announce the award of Qualship 21 status by the United States (US) Coast Guard (USCG) to...
March 8th, 2017 | Awards, Environment, Flags, News, Regulatory | Read More

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou
The “Panagia Tniou” Antipollution SA, leading Greek company in the management of ship-generated solid waste, after an open competition conducted by Piraeus Port Authority is undertaking the refloating and removal of the “Panagia Tinou” wreck from the port of Piraeus. The 1972-built...
March 6th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The GST Europe and Shipping2030 conferences

The GST Europe and Shipping2030 conferences
K D Adamson, CEO at Futurenautics There’s now less than three weeks to go until over 400 industry leaders from the world of maritime innovation, green technology and ground-breaking digitalisation will come together for GST Europe & Shipping2030 conferences. Taking place between 22-24 March, delegates...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment | Read More

Selektope® shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Technology Award

Selektope® shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Technology Award
I-Tech Managing Director Philip Chaabane Gothenburg-based I-Tech, the inventor and supplier of the pioneering anti-fouling agent Selektope®, has announced that the technology has been shortlisted for the 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards in the category recognizing technological achievement, breakthrough or significant...
March 6th, 2017 | Awards, Environment | Read More

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector
Dr Nikos P. Tsakos Operators of the global fleet of tankers have grounds for market optimism – although they should restrain any impulse to order more tonnage. This was the message from Nikos Tsakos, chairman of Intertanko, when he addressed a meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum...
March 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, IMIF, IMO, Intertanko, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative hosts 3rd annual Roundtable on Sustainable Ship Recycling

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative hosts 3rd annual Roundtable on Sustainable Ship Recycling
Ian Petty London – 1st March 2017 – The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, announced that it is holding its 3rd annual Roundtable on Sustainable Ship Recycling in Singapore today. The roundtable event will be...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Demolitions | Read More