Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation

Grimaldi Orders MAN B&W Two-Stroke Propulsion Engines/Turbocharger Package as Part of New Hybrid Generation
Copenhagen, 2019-02-11 − MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply 18 × MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 TIER II-compliant main engines for 9 × 7,800 lane-metre RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The customer is the Grimaldi Group, the Naples, Italy-based shipping company...
February 11th, 2019 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Sulphur and Greenhouse gas reduction priority for ICS

Esben Poulsson “The 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping” believes Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson. “But there are even more profound changes to come. We are rapidly...
February 11th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@601; enough to buy a pair of jeans…

The BDI@601; enough to buy a pair of jeans…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week down to 601 points – minus nine points since yesterday and 44 since last week’s closing when the BDI stood at 645 points. Geopolitics in total disarray. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes despite a “stabilization” continue...
February 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit
Paul Holthus, CEO, World Ocean Council World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) Launches Flagship Offshore Wind Industry Event with WOC Input on Ocean Industry Leadership, Collaboration and Action 31 January 2019 The World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has invited World Ocean Council (WOC) CEO, Paul Holthus, as opening...
January 31st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Concept Design and Engineering for World’s first Pure-Electric tanker completed

Concept Design and Engineering for World’s first Pure-Electric tanker completed
… Asahi Tanker Co. Ltd, together with its partner Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo, has jointly developed the new domestic shipping tanker design which incorporates “zero emission electric propulsion”. In anticipation of future adaptations to regulatory conformity ClassNK has been appointed...
January 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study
  Katherine H. Palmer 29 January 2019 – Today, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’, a study that aims to show what is needed to enable the transition, both at the ship and supply infrastructure...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Insight | Read More

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality
General Manager José Alberto Carbonell at the launch of the fleet of dual fuel container trucks, June 2018 With support from the European Union’s CEF Program, Port of Barcelona partners with energy suppliers, ship owner-operators, port equipment manufacturers and technological innovators to pilot...
January 28th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell below the 1,000 points psychological threshold; an expected fall and now reads 982 – minus 54 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily markets briefing: The Capes’ triple-digit...
January 24th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jan-2019 MARINE WORKS AT TSIM SHA TSUI Hong Kong CABLE LAYING WORKS IN THE EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE Dampier, Australia BAN ON OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBERS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine Works at Tsim Sha Tsui Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
January 22nd, 2019 | Construction, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

OCIMF releases new information paper on Volatile Organic Compound emissions

OCIMF releases new information paper on Volatile Organic Compound emissions
21 January 2019 – London OCIMF released a new information paper on 17 January on Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Cargo Systems on Oil Tankers.  This information paper presents the technologies and methods that are currently available for controlling or treating Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)...
January 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water
Paris, the River Seine Paris, France (January 21, 2019) – The Seine may soon be the world’s greenest river and Paris boat operators are leading the way. The City of Paris has set ambitious goals to improve air quality and reduce the city’s carbon footprint in conjunction with the upcoming Olympic...
January 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Pollution | Read More

“What’s in Your Stack?”

“What’s in Your Stack?”
l to r: RADM Joe Servidio, Holland America Line; Captain Gordon Loebl, Hornblower Cruises and Events: Chris Brown, Chevron Shipping; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA “What’s in Your Stack?” Conference unites students, regulators, industry, and conservationists to Save Our Seas January 17, 2019 –...
January 17th, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation
l to r: Nicolas Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris, Dimitrios Mattheou (Chairman, Green Award Foundation), George Tsavliris, Jan Fransen (Executive Director, Green Award) Tsavliris Salvage celebrated its induction into the Green Award Foundation during a reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on January 10,...
January 17th, 2019 | Awards, Emissions, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Call for Proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”

Call for Proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”
The Belmont Forum Seeks Proposals to Accelerate Ocean Sustainable Use; the World Ocean Council Will Work to Ensure Industry Engagement 15 January 2019 The Belmont Forum call for proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”, in collaboration with Future Earth and JPI Oceans,...
January 15th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill | Read More

CSA 2020 appoints Ian Adams as Executive Director

CSA 2020 appoints Ian Adams as Executive Director
Ian Adams The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has contracted Maritime AMC (MAMCL), a UK-based association management company, to provide secretariat services, and appointed Ian Adams as its Executive Director. The membership body, whose members include more than 30 shipowning companies, was established...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Person Profiles | Read More

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC

Prohibition of Open-Loop Scrubber systems in all ports and Emission Control Areas (ECAs) of PRC
PROHIBITION OF OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBER SYSTEMS IN ALL PORTS AND EMISSION CONTROL AREAS (ECAs) OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC)   As of January 1, 2019, the use of open-loop scrubbers in the ECAs of the PRC has been banned. These ECAs cover most of the PRC’s coastline and inland waterways.   The...
January 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Markets in despair but hope and success is there only for the adventurous risk-takers…

Markets in despair but hope and success is there only for the adventurous risk-takers…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fall was very much contained, thanks once again to the volatile Capes. The New Year as we believe might begin when the Far East and mainly Japan begin to kick-off. Geopolitics as ever messy. John Faraclas’  daily and …Festive Season’s recaps: The...
January 4th, 2019 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Key industry players join forces to discuss IMO 2020 at the annual Middle East Bunkering Convention

Key industry players join forces to discuss IMO 2020 at the annual Middle East Bunkering Convention
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes The IMO 2020 0.50% Sulphur Cap and the huge impact it will have on the marine fuel supply chain will be the focus of the fourth annual Middle East Bunkering Convention, taking place in Dubai between 21-24 January 2019, less than a year before the new regulation kicks in. The Convention...
January 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Early Warning on Global 2020 Sulphur Cap compliance

Early Warning on Global 2020 Sulphur Cap compliance
Luc Smulders The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will start issuing a letter of warning from 1 January 2019 on the sulphur content of marine fuels during inspections in order to increase awareness of and to encourage timely compliance...
December 21st, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, News | Read More

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum
  … For the maritime industry it is the moment of truth to decide on appropriate solutions to comply with the IMO’s 0.5% global marine fuels Sulphur limit and soon to be followed CO2 emissions compliance regulations. Methanol as marine fuel has the potential to address both the emissions regulations....
December 15th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution, Technical | Read More

The first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean to kick-off at the port of Killini in Greece, 20 Dec.2018

The first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean to kick-off at the port of Killini in Greece, 20 Dec.2018
… The Ro-pax Fior Di Levante will plug into the first shore power facility in Eastern Mediterranean region at a special inauguration ceremony taking place at Killini port on Thursday 20th December 2018 at 10.30. Though the installation of this green pioneering cold-ironing facility, developed...
December 14th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Methanol as Fuel

Methanol as Fuel
.. Weighing in on Methanol as a Marine Fuel Greetings from Dubai where I was invited to present at a conference entitled “Methanol as a Marine Fuel” produced by Capt. Saleem Alavi’s Sea Commerce. What a fascinating voyage into the opportunities, and challenges, presented by methanol as a bridge...
December 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum

NAMEPA Teams Up with Cal Maritime for Emission Forum
.. What’s in YOUR Stack? An industry forum on the rapidly changing “airscape” for ship emissions December 11, 2018 – A complimentary industry forum will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100

Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek Shipowners applaud the important decision of the UN IMO MSC 100 to develop further measures to deal with the safety implications associated with the 2020 compliant marine fuels and their respective challenges The Union of the Greek...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More