Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO KUALA LUMPUR, 10 August 2017 – MISC Berhad (MISC) today announced its five-year Sustainability Strategy through the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting the Group’s sustainability performance across a series of Economic, Social...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports | Read More

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms

SEA\LNG calls for compliance and enforcement commitment as 2020 sulphur cap looms
28-strong coalition advocates greater momentum from shipping industry to deliver vital air quality improvements  LONDON, 03rd August 2017: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition working to facilitate and accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today...
August 3rd, 2017 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to  Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.
(l-r): Mr. Akira Hoshi (Director & General Manager of Engineering Department, Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.) Mr. Toshio Koiwa (Director of Assurance Operations Division, ClassNK). Toyko – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued approval certification to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd....
August 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
The NYK BP Handymax Bulk Carriers which will be equipped with Wärtsilä scrubbers to be built at Oshima Shipyard – image courtesy of NYK BP The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being...
July 26th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues
Simon Btennet Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents the world’s national shipowners’ associations – says it is pleased with...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Headlines, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution, Story of the Month | Read More

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula
Fernando Impuesto With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for LNG. DNV GL has addressed this...
July 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO Secretary-General’s opening address

IMO  Secretary-General’s opening address
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 71st session, 3-7 July (opening address) Address by the Secretary-General at the opening of the 71st session of the MEPC Thank you Mr. Chair, Excellences, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning,...
July 6th, 2017 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Featured, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems
Martial Claudepierre, Business Development Manager, Bureau Veritas with Seaspan’s Harly Penner in front of the battery banks on board Seaspan Swift in Vancouver last week With a growing number of hybrid vessels entering service, Bureau Veritas has consolidated its experience in the field with a new...
July 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping
Briefing: 17 29/06/2017 –  Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards...
June 29th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Focus on GHG emissions

Focus on GHG emissions
27 June 2017 – Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered at IMO Headquarters in London for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (26-30 June). The group,...
June 27th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping
TOKYO, 26 June 2017 – Ports worldwide are at the crossroads of land-based and maritime industries and are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather conditions. That is why the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) actively supports the development...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda
GMN maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation 21/06/2017  – The GMN maritime technology project, run by IMO and funded by the European Union, has issued a call for expressions of interest from individuals within specified organizations to become members of the GMN Project’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling
Chris Reed of Neometals. Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling By James Brewer Like the motor industry on which it keeps a watchful eye, a burgeoning lithium development company is at a crossroads. Vehicle manufacturers are revving up plans to move production...
June 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Mining, News | Read More

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers
Catja Hjorth Rasmussen Star Cool™ refrigerated containers are now fitted with a new embedded digital feature that offers visibility and precise knowledge of actual energy consumption. To provide transparency into actual energy consumption throughout the transportation window, over land and sea, Maersk...
June 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel
… Collaborative initiative paves the way for further dramatic reductions in CO2 and local emissions from both inland and seaborne maritime transport AMSTERDAM, JUNE 8, 2017: HEINEKEN® Netherlands, leading foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans
DNV GL – Maritime’s George Teriakidis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East (left) and Andreas Pagalos, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for East Mediterranean (right), present Mattheou Dimitrios, Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More