Archive for the ‘Oil Spill’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Sep-2017 “EXERCISE OVERLOAD” Melbourne, Australia HURRICANE MARIA HEADED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Caribbean Sea “Exercise Overload” Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Melbourne, Australia Port Users are advised that the whole of port all hazards field exercise...
September 19th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters
John Faraclas at Edem beach …Falifornia It is nearly a week now that the entire Athens Riviera in the Saronic Gulf is threatened from a maritime accident leading to a catastrophic pollution with incalculable repercussions on all sector of everyday day life – economic, environmental, financial,...
September 16th, 2017 | Associations, Corruption, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Politics and Government, Pollution | 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

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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

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

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | 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

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards
Ingvild Jenssen Oslo, 30 May 2017 – Today, during the first day of NOR-Shipping in Oslo, Dutch banks ABN AMRO, ING Bank and NIBC, together with the Scandinavian SEB and DNB, announced that they are all introducing Responsible Ship Recycling Standards (RSRS) for their ship financing. The banks took...
May 30th, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Jan-2017 STOWAWAYS & ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ON BOARD BARGES Singapore POLLUTION IN IZMIT BAY Izmit Bay, Turkey Stowaways & illegal immigrants on board barges Wednesday, January 18, 2017, Singapore The Singapore Police Coast Guard has issued an advisory to masters and...
January 18th, 2017 | Environment, Immigration, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Jan-2017 VESSELS AT ANCHOR IN PORT Singapore REDUCTION OF BOOKING SLOTS TO REDUCE BACKLOG Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC PARTIALLY RESUMED AFTER FUEL OIL SPILLAGE Izmit Bay, Turkey Vessels at anchor in port Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Singapore Pursuant to Regulation 9 of...
January 17th, 2017 | Canals, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Successful cooperation for safe sea transport of oil told in new exhibition

Successful cooperation for safe sea transport of oil told in new exhibition
… The 50 years since the grounding of the tanker Torrey Canyon in 1967 have seen dramatic and sustained reduction in major oil spills from ships, thanks to cooperation between Governments and industry.  The story of how that incident served as a catalyst for positive change is told in a new...
January 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!
There is a World to win…! Viewers can read the latest from Van Heck Engineering and be kept updated on their Sea Trophy, green and easy oil recovery. Attached is the respective brochure* showing the specifications and applications of the Sea Trophy. The company’s technical knowhow is bundled...
December 13th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has applauded the agreement, last Friday, by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to develop a comprehensive Road Map for addressing CO2 emissions from international shipping – with initial CO2 reduction commitments to be...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel

MEPC 70: IMO Moves Towards Arctic Phase Out of World’s Dirtiest Fuel
London, October 28 2016: As the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC70) meeting came to a close today [1], the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed the progress made by member countries towards a phase out of the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by vessels operating...
October 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMO sets 2020 date for ships to comply with low sulphur fuel oil requirement

IMO sets 2020 date for ships to comply with low sulphur fuel oil requirement
The decision to implement a global sulphur cap of 0.50% m/m (mass/mass) in 2020 was taken by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the regulatory authority for international shipping, during its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), meeting for its 70th session in London. In a landmark...
October 28th, 2016 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

40 years protecting the Mediterranean

40 years protecting the Mediterranean
IMO joined celebrations marking four decades of cooperation in the Mediterranean to prevent and combat marine pollution from ships under the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC). Speaking at the REMPEC 40th Anniversary Conference during the Malta Maritime...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jul-2016 OIL SPILL AT DOCK Houston/Galveston, USA LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama Oil spill at dock Friday, July 29, 2016, Houston/Galveston, USA VTS Houston/Galveston temporarily suspended vessel movements within Jacinto Port Slip, including Houston Fuel and Oil...
July 29th, 2016 | Environment, Inland Waterways, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ECOSLOPS to meet regenerated slops production targets from Port of Sinès refinery

ECOSLOPS to meet regenerated slops production targets from Port of Sinès refinery
H1 2016 operational report shows target of 30, 000 tons per annum will be delivered by year-end 2017, as production is ramped up in line with expectations.  Company also signs first medium term financing of €1 million with Portuguese bank. PARIS,  July 4, 2016 – ECOSLOPS (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker:...
July 4th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More