Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range. Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open gears and chains...
February 20th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …kept its “pace” thanks to the rising Panamaxes trying to balance the continuous Capers fall. Geopolitics as expected and warned you already, entered the point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily markets and geopolitics briefing: The BDI clinched three...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) will be launched in Antwerp on 22-23 March. Hosted by Antwerp Port Authority, this exciting two-day event is set to map out ways in which world ports will contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Initiated by the International Association...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

“Air quality measurements in ports”, PPA 16 February 2018

“Air quality measurements in ports”,  PPA 16 February 2018
Piraeus Port Authority “Air quality measurements in ports”, at the Piraeus Port Authority, 16 February 2018 Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will...
February 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed
Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed IMO has agreed to move forward with a prohibition on the carriage of fuel oil for use on board ships, when that fuel oil is not compliant with a new low sulphur limit which comes into force from 2020. ...
February 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions
George Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager DNV GL- Region South East Europe & Middle East The IMO’s Tier III limits for nitrous oxide (NOX) emissions from new ships operating in emission control areas (ECAs) are one of the latest regulatory challenges for many shipowners. DNV GL...
February 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate
Alfa Laval PureBallast Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of the market’s leading ballast water treatment technology, is the first solution to meet the revised IMO G8 testing requirements. DNV GL, acting on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority, issued an updated type approval certificate...
February 6th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim 05/02/2018  – The 0.50% limit on sulphur in fuel oil on board ships (outside designated emission control areas) will come into effect on 1 January 2020. Ensuring consistent implementation of the 0.50% requirement is a key item on the agenda of IMO’s Sub-committee...
February 5th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…
H.E Eng.Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Undersecre-tary for Inspection & Support Services at the Ministry of Education UAE, Mr. Abdulla Alkaabi, Cultural Attache, Ministry of Education UAE, and Eng.Hamdan Alsaedi, EHS Director, Ministry of Education UAE, Chris Wales, Chief Technology Officer at the British...
February 5th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO has launched a new informative web page on sulphur 2020

IMO has launched a new informative web page on sulphur 2020
The main type of “bunker” oil for ships is heavy fuel oil, derived as a residue from crude oil distillation. Crude oil contains sulphur which, following combustion in the engine, ends up in ship emissions. Sulphur oxides (SOx) are known to be harmful to human health, causing respiratory symptoms...
February 2nd, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

RightShip appoints new CEO

RightShip appoints new CEO
RightShip, the world’s leading maritime risk management and environmental assessment organisation, has appointed its new CEO. Martin Crawford-Brunt will replace outgoing CEO Warwick Norman who announced his decision to step down from the position in 2017. The new RightShip CEO Martin Crawford-Brunt Crawford-Brunt...
February 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Environment, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper
l to r: Boris Popovič, Mayor of the City Municipa-lity of Koper; Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Managament Board of Luka Koper; Peter Gašperšič, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia; Nikolas Paterakis, Chief Operating Officer,...
February 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine enter into partnership for sustainable inland shipping

REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine enter into partnership for sustainable inland shipping
. Advanced Biofuels more widely available for European inland shipping Rotterdam, 25 January 2018 – From today, VARO Energy subsidiary REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker and GoodFuels Marine will work together to make European inland shipping more sustainable. As a result, the sustainable advanced biofuels...
January 25th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government
Paris, January 23, 2018, 6.00 pm – Ecoslops announces that it has made further progress in its project to expand in Egypt by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the development of a detailed feasibility study. The potential for recovering oil residues...
January 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches
Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL). The BinForGreenSeas project, organised by the GreenSeas Trust (www.greenseas.org) and supported by Arun District...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

‘Ambition 1.5’ Shipping Decarbonization Initiative shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Award

‘Ambition 1.5’ Shipping Decarbonization Initiative shortlisted for GREEN4SEA Award
LONDON – JANUARY 23, 2018: The organizers of the Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan summit have announced that the high-impact initiative has been shortlisted for the 2018 GREEN4SEA Awards in the category recognizing any organization or association that sparked, realized, or significantly...
January 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

Improved Port Reception Facilities welcomed by European Shipowners

Improved Port Reception Facilities welcomed by European Shipowners
Martin Dorsman European shipowners welcome the Plastic Strategy adopted by the European Commission last week. The coherent and impressively first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastic forming part of the transition towards a more circular economy also included the long awaited revision of the Ports...
January 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel
Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from 1st January 2020 the maximum permitted sulphur content...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme
A view of the famous Port of Taganrog Taganrog Commercial Seaport JSC (TCS, part of UCL Holding) implementing its capacity expansion programme plans to invest a total of $4.2 million in upgrade of handling equipment and port infrastructure modernization. The money will be spent largely on the purchase...
January 20th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More