Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

ESPO Conference 2017 – 1 and 2 June in Barcelona: let’s go through the programme!

ESPO Conference 2017 – 1 and 2 June in Barcelona: let’s go through the programme!
24 April 2017 “Ports in a changing climate, a changing world”: this is the central theme of the ESPO 2017 Annual Conference, taking place on 1 and 2 June, kindly hosted by the Port of Barcelona. The first conference day will look into ways to limit the increase of global temperature well below 2°C...
April 24th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Norway is first to ratify 2010 compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes

Norway is first to ratify 2010 compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes
Ms. Dilek Ayhan, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, hands over the instrument of ratification of the 2010 HNS Protocol to Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO. Briefing: 12 21/04/2017 – Norway has become the first country to become a Contracting State...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Get ready for our new SDG solutions platform!

Get ready for our new SDG solutions platform!
Global Opportunity Explorer Explore the next frontier of sustainable innovation   For the past five years, we at Sustainia have been sourcing and showcasing sustainable solutions and markets in our Sustainia100 publications and Global Opportunity...
April 21st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions
Marcel Karsijns (Managing Director of Damen Green Solutions), Kees Jan Groen (Commercial Director at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) Highlighting the benefits of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s retrofit experience Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier
l to r: Oliver Darley, Vice President, Head of Ship Systems, Materials & Components and Nils Wegener, MRV Manager at DNV GL. Hamburg, 19 April 2017: Classification society DNV GL has gained the accreditation from German accreditation body DAkkS to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting...
April 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition
Gibdock aerial view After an intensive 10-month review and upgrade of operating processes across the company, Gibdock has made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard, and from ISO 14001:2008 to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. The Gibraltar yard...
April 19th, 2017 | Environment, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT),  Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental tradeoffs finds that using heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping creates such great risks compared to...
April 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Sparta T

HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Sparta  T
The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences” remains in the Peloponnese and following the town of Aigio, it now moves on to the famous city of Sparta. There the Campaign will be carried out from 25 April to 9 May 2017 under the auspices...
April 18th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports
Corvus Energy’s Orca ESS to Power Multiple Hybrid RTG Cranes at Changshu Port Richmond, BC – April 13, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) for CCCC Shanghai Equipment...
April 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”
Anna Stamatiou The international environmental NGO MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), working to protect sea turtles and their marine and coastal habitats in the Mediterranean, launches its new online game “TEAM TURTLE” at the 37th International Sea Turtle Symposium (15...
April 12th, 2017 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ready product image, Ballast Water Management Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 10 April 2017 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements...
April 10th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New boats helps to keep Falmouth harbour ship shape

New boats helps to keep Falmouth harbour ship shape
… This week, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) welcomed a new mooring maintenance vessel to the Port (Monday 3rd April). The boat which has been named ABERFAL (Cornish for Falmouth) will replace FHC’s existing vessel, Pendennis,which has served the Commissioners since 1982. The 12-metre steel-hull...
April 7th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The winners of 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards announced

The winners of 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards announced
The winners of the 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards GREEN4SEA announced the winners of the 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards at a prestigious awards ceremony which took place one night before the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference, on April 4th at the Yacht Club of Greece. The GREEN4SEA Awards were awarded to organizations that demonstrated...
April 6th, 2017 | Awards, Environment | Read More

GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping

GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping
A view of the Eugenides Foundation’s Auditorium On April 5th, twenty-four global experts discussed the environmental regulatory developments concerning the shipping industry, especially regarding the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap, shipping emissions MRV and BWMC implementation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference...
April 6th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV selected to design reclamation project for Angola’s capital

Royal HaskoningDHV selected to design reclamation project for Angola’s capital
Eroding beach along the coast where reclamation is foreseen Amersfoort, The Netherlands, 6 April 2017 – Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Marginal da Corimba reclamation and shore protection project in Luanda, Angola. This major contract was awarded...
April 6th, 2017 | Construction | Read More

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design
Nikolaos Kakalis, DNV GL’s Manager for R&D and Advisory Services in South East Europe and Middle East Tokyo, 5 April 2017: In connection with the Gastech 2017 conference and exhibition in Tokyo, project partners Consolidated Marine Management (CMM), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Wärtsilä Oil...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…
Allen Leatt NEW REPORT CONFIRMS POTENTIALLY SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE DEEPWATER CONSTRUCTION MARKET IN THE US GULF OF MEXICO FROM PROPOSED JONES ACT CHANGES The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) issued its report on 4 April into the potential impact of the Jones Act proposals published...
April 5th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Reports | Read More

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has trusted BIO-SEA systems once again !

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has trusted BIO-SEA systems once again !
The BIO-SEA company won 2 new BWT retrofit projects ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA). BIO-SEA will therefore equip 2 Roros from the group, the ”Ville de Bordeaux” and the “City of Hamburg”, with a 400 m3/h BIOSEA modular system and a 300m3/h BIO-SEA semi-modular system (IMO & USCG...
April 4th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA receives 2nd grant from Patagonia Environmental Grants and Support Program

NAMEPA receives 2nd grant from  Patagonia Environmental Grants and Support Program
(Westport, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) has received a grant from Patagonia’s Environmental Grants and Support Program for the second year. The ultimate goal of the project is “Save Our Seas” by encouraging an entire generation to become responsible...
April 3rd, 2017 | Charity, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä’s solutions selected by Minerva Marine Inc. to ensure compliance with ballast water treatment requirements

Wärtsilä’s solutions selected by Minerva Marine Inc. to ensure compliance with ballast water treatment requirements
Wärtsilä Corporation, 3 April 2017 at 14.00 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to supply globally operating tanker vessels managed by Minerva Marine Inc. with Aquarius ballast water management systems (BWMS). The agreement covers the retrofit of several vessels andrepresents...
April 3rd, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions at Ocean Business 2017

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions  at Ocean Business 2017
With a special focus on its innovations that include OARS® and SEADEVIL®, Fugro is using this year’s Ocean Business event to showcase how to increase efficiency and reduce the costs of offshore operations and exploration campaigns. A visit to the Fugro team will reveal information about its innovative...
March 31st, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…

Markets drop and Geopolitics are a major liability…
John Faraclas The BDI’s fall continues, thanks to the Capers. The Global situation turns sour. John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,324. No steam left as sustainability evaporates yet again… The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 65 points and now stands...
March 30th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy

Valletta Declaration casts important foundation for future EU shipping strategy
Niels Smedegaard European Transport Ministers adopted Wednesday afternoon a ministerial declaration on maritime transport. The declaration outlines priorities for the EU’s maritime transport policy, focusing on competitiveness, digitalisation and decarbonisation. The so-called ‘Valletta Declaration’...
March 30th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, News, Organisations | Read More

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability

Maersk Line partners with AkzoNobel to drive sustainability
André Veneman, AkzoNobel’s Corporate Director of Sustainability, with Annette Stube, Head of Sustainability, Maersk Transport and Logistics March 28, 2017 – AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon...
March 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 26 March 2017
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis The 10 unmanned water craft that talk of the future There are a number of uniquely interesting projects underway that highlight how automation in shipping is advancing. More. FOCUS Short features and analysis Key...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More