Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!

SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!
Carleen Lyden Walker SHIPPINGInsight ready for business!  Registration open for SHIPPINGInsight 2019: North America’s Premier Shipping Technology Event Convenes in Stamford October 15-17 STAMFORD, Conn., June 24, 2019 – Registration for the 8th annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization and Innovation...
June 23rd, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 Hot Port News from GAC20-Jun-2019 PORT WORKS UPDATE Gilimas, Indonesia SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF TUAS POWER STATION Singapore Port works update Thursday, June 20, 2019, Gilimas, Indonesia Work is progressing at the port of Gilimas in Lembar, West Lombok, Indonesia. 89% of the 440m pier and 11% for...
June 20th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Breathing clean air is a basic human right

Breathing clean air is a basic human right
Breathing clean air is a basic human right New data shows why British Safety Council is calling for urgent action to protect outdoor workers from air pollution On the eve of Clean Air Day, the British Safety Council calls on employers of outdoor workers to join its Time to Breathecampaign. Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

The Power of Poseidon

The Power of Poseidon
… Poseidon meets ship finance Today was the announcement of the “Poseidon Principles” involving 11 major shipping banks, representing a bank loan portfolio to global shipping of approximately $100 billion that will, for the first time, integrate climate considerations into lending decisions...
June 19th, 2019 | Banking, Environment, Shipfinance | Read More

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping
Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping The Clean Arctic Alliance calls on the global shipping industry to immediately reduce ship speed to cut CO2 emissions globally, reduce black carbon emissions by switching to cleaner fuels in the Arctic and for International Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles
.. Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles SOCIETE GENERALE SIGNS POSEIDON PRINCIPLES PROMOTING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DECARBONISATION Societe Generale announces it is one of the founding signatories to the Poseidon Principles in collaboration with the Global Maritime Forum, and in league with a significant...
June 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

Athens seminar provides industry education on use of Methanol as marine fuel

Athens seminar provides industry education on use of Methanol as marine fuel
Athens seminar provides industry education on use of Methanol as marine fuel Low emission methanol is simple to adopt and straightforward to implement, offering compliance with IMO 2020 and a pathway to meeting 2030 and 2050 CO2 emission targets Athens, June 17 2019. Leading figures from the Greek shipping...
June 17th, 2019 | Bunkering, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market developments 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA Penalty for Outsourcing Failures The PRA has imposed a penalty of over £1...
June 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Compliance vs Indifference

Compliance vs Indifference
. Compliance vs Indifference  A tale of two cities… In the last two weeks it has been my pleasure to travel to both Athens (Hellenic American Maritime Forum) and Oslo (NorShipping) and meet with maritime stakeholders.  While all carry the passion for shipping, they are often diametrically opposed...
June 12th, 2019 | Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released
Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released The World Ocean Council, the unique global Blue Economy Business Organization, brings together the ocean business and investment community to work on Corporate Ocean Responsibility. The annual WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) convenes these ocean...
June 10th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ECOncrete Joins WOC

ECOncrete Joins WOC
ECOncrete Joins WOC Sectoral and Geographic Diversity of WOC Continues to Grow with Membership of ECOncrete, Global Developer of Bio-Enhancing Concrete Technology for Coastal and Marine Construction 8 June 2019 The World Ocean Council is proud to announce that ECOncrete has joined the WOC in support...
June 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019
World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Launches Program for Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) 7 June 2019 Every day is World Oceans Day at the World Ocean Council. And every day presents opportunities for investment and innovation in ocean health and...
June 7th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jun-2019 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2019 Hong Kong PORT PRICES FROM 1 JULY 2019 Fremantle, Australia DARDANELLES TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Dardanelles Straits, Turkey Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2019 Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Hong...
June 5th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine
Nick Mahoney Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine Emission Control Technology Provider Pacific Green Builds Out Senior Management Team Appointing Nick Mahoney as head of its new Marine Trading Division Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: PGTK), developer of the ENVI-Marine™ and...
June 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract
Fugro Elda Sun Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract After initial vessel mobilisation and launch in March 2019, Fugro is pleased to confirm that its Edda Sun ROV support vessel has successfully completed its first IRM contract for a major energy company in the Danish...
June 4th, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth
“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim delivered a strong reminder about the vital importance of balanced and sustainable development to delegates at the Ocean Leadership conference at the Nor-Shipping 2019 conference...
June 4th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | Read More

HELMEPA is 37 years old!

HELMEPA is 37 years old!
HELMEPA is 37 years old!  Today, Tuesday 4 June 2019, is a very special day for HELMEPA, who is celebrating 37 years of operations and offering! We would like to express a big “thank you” to all the Members, Greek seafarers, companies and organizations, as well as stakeholders who contributed to...
June 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve
  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presenting at DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve Oslo, 3 June 2019: At its Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal
HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) gears up to clean vessel hull. HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal  In partnership with Talleres Industriales to offer eco-friendly hull cleaning for vessels transiting key waterway Panama, 3 June 2019 – Vessels transiting...
June 3rd, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?
Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope? Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 June 2019 at 1 pm EEST – 2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. The global warming debate intensified when the Intergovernmental...
June 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…
John Faraclas What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended one point down at  1,096 points; on a weekly basis though same was up 30 points – from 1,066 (24/5). Geopolitics already make life uncomfortable all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
May 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution
The Time to Breathe campaign poster There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution British Safety Council, alarmed by new research, welcomes the #AirWeShare campaign in calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution The site engineer at a construction site...
May 29th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach.

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach.
Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach. Athens, Greece, May 29, 2019. The ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” for 2018 was recently presented, for the third year, to Capital Ship Management Corp. by the Port of Long...
May 29th, 2019 | Awards, Environment | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More