Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry
Pictured is MarineTraffic Partner, Business Development, Argyris Stasinakis (L) with IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim MarineTraffic supports GIA partners, Port of Rotterdam and Shell on initial JIT GHG initiative findings. MarineTraffic, the global ship tracking and maritime intelligence provider,...
October 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits
To reduce emissions across the maritime sector, national authorities need to first quantify those emissions and then develop a strategy to reduce them. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the International Maritime Organization...
October 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap

Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners Greek shipowners strongly support the forthcoming discussions at the UN IMO for effective implementation and enforcement of the 2020 0.5% global sulphur cap The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) remains firmly committed to the successful...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, News | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points earlier on today raising eyebrows. Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI fall of 58 points brought the respective index down at 2,106 points; once again: CAUTION! The  Panamaxes’ BPI managed to...
October 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets
. 17 Oct 2017 Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets  Intersessional working group meets to develop a programme of follow-up actions to IMO’s Initial strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships see http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx ...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation
Participants in the second panel discussion – ‘Environmental regulations: Shipping as partof the solution, not the problem’ * Greek conference debates impending challenges facing shipping sector At the 4th annual Naftemporiki Shipping Conference, held in Athens on October 3rd 2018, an assorted...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points thanks to the Capes’ fall… Geopolitics as crucial as ever… particularly on the platoon and financial sector… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was down 25 points at 2,164 – …the classic volatile size… Panamaxes were...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric
Chelsea Technologies’ Wash Water Monitor Order from Japanese scrubber manufacturer reflects moves by Asian shipowners to align with an industry-wide uptake of scrubber technology  15 OCTOBER 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for...
October 15th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”, a software service for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line...
October 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap
Part 1: Scope of the Regulation and the Risks of Non-Compliance With less than eighteen months before Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention comes into effect, there are still numerous challenges surrounding compliance and enforcement, which have cast uncertainty over the effect that...
October 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Legal, Pollution | Read More

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020
Aderco – the world’s leading fuel treatment provider – has launched a new video offering a concise and detailed insight into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 sulphur cap. Available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHkXjsHklw) the 4:27m video outlines in clear, concise...
October 8th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bloc wins MIT solve competition for coastal communities with Blockchain Shipping Emissions MV Solution

Bloc wins MIT solve competition for coastal communities with Blockchain Shipping Emissions MV Solution
Deanna MacDonald CEO of BLOC presenting at the MIT’s Solve’s Coastal Communities Challenge, for its work in developing shipping Emissions Monitoring Reporting (MRV) solutions. Recognition for project focused on custody chain and traceability for marine fuels as part of instigating blockchain...
October 4th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Newport Shipping Group Purchases 100 Scrubbers

Newport Shipping Group Purchases 100 Scrubbers
Newport Shipping’s COO Roy Yap (seated left) and Puyier General Manager Ryan Gao sign a partnership agreement for the supply Puyier’s marine exhaust cleaning systems Newport Shipping Group has purchased 100 scrubbers with options for an additional 100 units from Chinese scrubber manufacturer Weihai...
October 3rd, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

MPA of Singapore joins SEA\LNG coalition

MPA of Singapore joins SEA\LNG coalition
Peter Keller, SEA\LNG chairman and executive vice president, TOTE Inc. (left), shaking hands with Capt M Segar, assistant chief executive (operations), Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (right). MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE (MPA) JOINS SEA\LNG COALITION SINGAPORE, LONDON, 3 October...
October 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios
l to r: Cadets with the Harbour Master of Chios Captain (HCG) Irene Argiri, Danae Bezantakou, Dr.George D. Pateras, Commander (HCG) Panteleimon Vatousis, Director of the Oinoussian Deck Officers Merchant Marine Academy, Athena Kanellatou from platinium sponsor Macgregor and Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos The...
October 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution | Read More

Suppliers need to fundamentally change business models to survive – says 20|20 – marine energy

Suppliers need to fundamentally change business models to survive – says 20|20 – marine energy
Andrian Tolson Fuel suppliers need to transform their business models in line with future marine energy requirements, the convergence of shipping’s Sulphur and GHG emissions challenges, and advancements in technology NEW YORK – 2nd October 2018: Physical fuel suppliers need to fundamentally transform...
October 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More

“Dive into the Ocean”…

“Dive into the Ocean”…
“Dive into the Ocean” HELMEPA’s new environmental education Program It was with great satisfaction that HELMEPA received the approval of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs regarding the “HELMEPA Junior” environmental educational Program for the school year 2018-2019,...
September 28th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause

HFW helps  BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause
Paul Dean, Head of Offshore, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first clause relating to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. The new clause, focused on compliance, has been fast-tracked and may be published...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Legal, News, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS
The innovative Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module establishes a new benchmark in hybrid marine propulsion. Wärtsilä Corporation,  27 September 2018 at 10.30 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle...
September 27th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability
David Pascoe, Senior VP, Maritime Operations and Standards, Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) Liberia has submitted a paper to the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) calling for early reporting on the availability of fuel oil that is compliant with the new 0.50 percent...
September 25th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Flags, Pollution | Read More

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
Closing ceremony of the Green Corridor project in Singapore Singapore, 19 September 2018: The Green Corridor Joint Industry Project (JIP) has ended on a high note, delivering a well-received LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design for transporting iron ore and coal on the Australia–China route in Phase 1a,...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Take advantage of R&D funding

Take advantage of R&D funding
Laurence Kingdon Take advantage of R&D funding by Laurence Kingdon Given the mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce emissions brought on by the IMO’s GHG strategy and commitment to a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050, it is unsurprising that there is a growing desire to innovate...
September 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Technology | Read More

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap

ICS Launches Free Guidance on Preparing for 2020 Sulphur Cap
Guy Platten Secretary General, ICS To assist shipping companies prepare for implementation of the UN IMO global sulphur cap for ships’ fuel oil, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has produced – free of charge – some comprehensive guidance on implementation planning, to help ensure compliance...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More