Archive for the ‘Oil Spill’ Category

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

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Register for Spillcon 2019 Do you have funds to expend before the end of the year? Registrations for attendance at Spillcon 2019 are available at the Early Bird Rate of $1,100 plus GST per delegate. This figure includes attendance at the conference itself, from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd May 2019,...
December 17th, 2018 | Associations, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is pleased to announce its acceptance as member to the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), the independent organization acting as the primary forum for interaction between the Arctic Council and the wider...
December 5th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NO to single use plastics…

NO to single use plastics…
Pupils of 1st Primary School of Alimos at HELMEPA’s exhibition “NO to single use plastics” by HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada in Greece Raising awareness among children and adults on the need to reduce single use plastics is the aim of the joint initiative of HELMEPA and the Embassy of Canada...
November 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Booths – expiration of early bird pricing The majority of booths for Spillcon 2019 have been reserved. This is a reminder to anyone still wanting to book a booth that the early bird discount expires on 30th November. Current prices are $4,725 + GST per booth; this will increase to $5,250 + GST...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Tara back from Pacific expedition with startling data: motley map of reef health

Tara back from Pacific expedition with startling data: motley map of reef health
… After two and a half years navigating the Pacific, where over 40% of our planet’s coral reefs are found, the schooner Tara returned to Lorient, its home port in Brittany, on October 27. Led by the Tara Expeditions Foundation, the Tara Pacific expedition deserves a round of applause: it has...
October 27th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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

American Club Loss Prevention: New E-Learning tool- ship-to-ship transfer

American Club Loss Prevention: New E-Learning tool- ship-to-ship transfer
Joe Hughes Following for the American Club members: Your Managers are pleased to announce the release of the American Club’s latest e-learning module, Ship-to-Ship Transfer. Ship-to-ship (STS) cargo transfer operations are significantly more complex than those involving a single vessel discharge...
September 11th, 2018 | Environment, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers  and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor
NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers   Carleen Lyden Walker and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor September 12, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

03-Sep-2018 TUGBOAT ENGINE FAILURE AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Bosphorus Strait, Turkey FUEL OIL LEAKAGE AT ALIAGA NEMRUT BAY Aliaga Nemrut Bay, Turkey CHANGES IN TAMAN PORT TARIFFS Taman, Russia Τugboat engine failure at Bosphorus Strait Monday, September 3, 2018, Bosphorus Strait, Turkey A small tugboat,...
September 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on MARPOL Annex VI

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on MARPOL Annex VI
Richard Schiferli The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI. The main objectives of this CIC are to: establish the level of compliance with the requirements...
August 1st, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News  from GAC
28-Jul-2018 VESSEL CHECKLIST FOR TURKISH STRAITS PASSAGE Turkish Straits, Turkey OIL SPILL OFF PENANG ISLAND Penang, Malaysia WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 JULY-11 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide Vessel checklist for Turkish Straits passage Friday, July 27, 2018, Turkish Straits, Turkey From 1 August, all vessels transiting...
July 28th, 2018 | Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Environmental Ship Index further expands its user base to 7000 vessels with plan for major upgrade

Environmental Ship Index further expands its user base to 7000 vessels with plan for major upgrade
The Environment Ship Index Working Group, meeting in Marseilles last month With a user base now approaching the 7,000 vessel mark and recognised by over 50 ports worldwide, the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) is rapidly becoming the standard tool used by the world’s ports to reward and incentivise...
July 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port Reception Facilities: ESPO welcomes draft report but calls for stricter application of the ‘polluter pays’ principle

Port Reception Facilities: ESPO welcomes draft report but calls for stricter application of the ‘polluter pays’ principle
Isabelle Ryckbost 09 July 2018 The European Sea ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the proposals put forward by the European Parliament Rapporteur Ms Gesine Meissner in the draft report of the Transport Committee on the review of the Waste Reception Facilities Directive (Com (2018) 33).  The Draft...
July 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HELMEPA at the URBAN WASTE project activities in Kavala

HELMEPA at the URBAN WASTE project activities in Kavala
From the conference At the invitation of the Waste Management Authority of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, HELMEPA participated on June 28, in an international meeting in Kavala on waste management, in the framework of the European project URBAN WASTE. The project has received funding from the European...
July 2nd, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments

Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments
UK Hydrographic Office headquarters in Taunton Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments This month the G7 signed a commitment to healthy oceans and ocean science Seven commitments are outlined in the Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Coastal Communities Britain’s...
June 28th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More