Archive for the ‘Oil Spill’ Category

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support
Joe Hughes NAMEPA Houston event receives strong industry support Disruption in Maritime Industry Prompts High Participation, Support  for NAMEPA Houston Conference HOUSTON, TX – February 24, 2020 – Uncertainty and disruption in the maritime industry has drawn unprecedented support from corporate...
February 25th, 2020 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business
2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business 2020 – “SUPER YEAR FOR THE OCEAN”: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR THE GLOBAL OCEAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY? A Series of Major Ocean Events and Developments will Take Place This Year, with Important Implications and Opportunities for Ocean Industries 24...
February 24th, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!
Kyparissia Thines vehicles Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats! The 39th Standing Committee of the Bern Convention (Council of Europe) on the Conservation of European Wild Life and Natural Habitats  fully supported MEDASSET’s complaints about...
January 28th, 2020 | Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program
. New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program A new decade has begun with renewed hopes and aspirations for all of us. Global shipping enters the new era facing a complex, demanding regulatory framework in pursuit of the goal of “Safe, Secure and Efficient Ships on Clean Seas”. To assist its Volunteer...
January 17th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members
ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members An additional benefit of being a Member to the Shipowners’ Club is that all vessels entered are automatically enrolled with the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). The cost of ITOPF membership is paid...
December 31st, 2019 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation, India’s sudden announced ban of all single use plastics on ships in its waters will certainly get people’s interest this week. While such a move is bold and in line with growing...
October 27th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October)

Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October)
Cape Town to host the eighth Regional Conference of the Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF) (28-31 October) Oil spill response in Africa: GI WACAF project, 13 years of success From 28 to 31 October, Cape Town (South Africa) will host the eighth Regional Conference of...
October 24th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route
Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route London, Monday, October 21, 2019:- Responding to the announcement that shipping company MSC “will not explore or use the Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia for container shipping” and that it believes that shipping...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate

4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate
4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate World Ocean Council Engages as Strategic Partner to Advance Science and Solutions for the Future of Shipping 24 September 2019 The 4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam, 8-9 October) again...
September 24th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…
The “Typhoon” Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”… The Athanasios K. Laskaridis Foundation purchase of the Typhoon, a 76 meters long built in 2004 in Norway,  a specialist vessel to clean up the seas and coast lines –  even in areas which are inaccessible,  is a more than welcome...
August 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | 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

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

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services
Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services VeriFuel has now added hydrocarbon forensic services to our service portfolio. Our industry leading marine fuel services can identify specific characteristics of petroleum products to help resolve liability issues...
May 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide
.. HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide This summer, as has been the case for the last 37 years, HELMEPA is circulating motivational posters to remind us all of our duty to ourselves not to throw garbage in seas and on beaches! Featuring the “Seagull”, the two...
May 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New ITOPF 2019 Handbook published

New ITOPF 2019 Handbook published
. New ITOPF Handbook 2019  published ITOPF has just published its annual Handbook for 2019/20. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil, chemicals or other substances from ships. This year’s edition has been fully revised with the...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Oil Spill, Tankers | Read More

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA
l to r:  Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Y. Shimizu and Chr. Prekezes, HELMEPA Executive Coordinator, at the environmental exhibition in Paleon Faliron The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA Today, 4 April 2019, HELMEPA was honored by the visit of Mr. Yasuhiro Shimizu, the Japanese Ambassador in Greece, who has...
April 4th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean
..Seas at Risk EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean The European Parliament plenary voted today on how to spend approximately EUR 6 billion of European taxpayers’ money on ocean-linked activities under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The decision to reintroduce subsidies...
April 4th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!
With the IBIA Annual Convention 2018, in Copenhagen rated as the #1 Convention of 2018 in the Global Shipping industry, by AllAboutShipping.co.uk,  the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 promises to be even better. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) would like to see you at the IBIA Annual...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close
.. HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the Apostolopouleio Cultural Center of Tripolis and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 19 and 28 March 2019. In cooperation...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Early bird rate ending soon The early bird delegate rate ends on 31st March. Book now at the rate of $1,100 + GST. This rate includes the three day conference, Monday and Wednesday cocktail parties, Thursday conference dinner and pre-registered attendance at a choice of Monday and Friday workshops....
March 28th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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