Archive for the ‘Oil Spill’ Category

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics
This year, on every occasion the international community places an emphasis on plastic pollution and its detrimental impact on the terrestrial, marine and coastal environment. The themes of both the Earth Day, which was recently celebrated and the World Oceans Day that is fast approaching are centered...
May 10th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ESPO publishes its position paper on the Port Reception Facilities for ship waste

ESPO publishes its position paper on the Port Reception Facilities for ship waste
Isabelle Ryckbost 09 May 2018 – For European ports, ship waste has been one of the main environmental priorities, as indicated in the ESPO 2017 Sustainability Report. In its position paper on the revision of the Port Reception Facilities Directive, ESPO welcomes the Commission proposal and its...
May 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off
Porto Lagos, Xanthi The enthusiasm of younger and older volunteers characterized the opening, on Friday 4 May 2018, of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign, which is coordinated by the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA for the 5th consecutive year in our country...
May 8th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Initial GHG strategy for international shipping set for adoption

Initial GHG strategy for international shipping set for adoption
The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) is now under way at IMO Headquarters in London (9-13 April). The adoption of an initial strategy on the reduction of GHG emissions from ships is one of the key items on the agenda.  http://www.imo.org/en/Mediacentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx ...
April 9th, 2018 | EEZ, Environment, Oil Spill | Read More

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19
ITOPF has just published its new Handbook for 2018/19. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil and chemicals from ships. Updated annually, it features information on ITOPF’s technical and information services, oil spill statistics,...
March 27th, 2018 | Books, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.
… ARDENT, VERNICOS and EPE combine forces to provide emergency response services in the eastern Mediterranean PIRAEUS, (20TH MARCH 2018) – GLOBAL MARITIME SERVICES PROVIDER, ARDENT, VERNICOS TUGS AND SALVAGE, A GREEK-BASED TUG & SALVAGE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING...
March 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ITOPF R&D Award 2018 goes to ExpOS’D

ITOPF R&D Award 2018 goes to ExpOS’D
ITOPF’s Managing Director, Dr. Karen Purnell We are pleased to announce that the beneficiary of the 7th annual ITOPF R&D Award is ExpOS’D (Experimental Oil Spill Data-sharing), a research project led by the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands), in partnership with the...
March 22nd, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Day 2 highlights at Oi18

Day 2 highlights at Oi18
Oi18 has had another successful day and we hope you’ve had the chance to explore everything that’s been on offer in the Exhibition and Conference. Don’t worry if you missed anything, we’ve captured the best bits in our day 2 highlights video so you can take a look back at what...
March 14th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…
John Faraclas Not good news yet from the Baltic as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points; Geopolitics in disarray. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Let us hope the Dry and Wet Markets remain same they are today; a fall below the 2,000-point mark will send shocking waves of an unprecedented tsunami....
March 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) invite exhibitors to attend the International Oil Spill Conference for the Asia-Pacific region – Spillcon 2019 – Global, Regional, Local. While proudly organised by Australia ’s key government...
March 13th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New Naval Ltd: Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance…

New Naval Ltd: Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance…
Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance to us! We at New Naval Ltd., the leading Greek manufacturer of Oil Spill Response and Marine Environment Protection Equipment, have achieved a 40 year path of evolution in development of Oil Spill Response Solutions and manufacturing of tailor...
March 13th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Opening day highlights at Oi18

Opening day highlights at Oi18
.. Oceanology International 2018 officially opened its doors today, and what an incredible show it’s been so far! Take a look back at what happened today in our Day 1 highlights video, and keep an eye out for the hashtags #Oi18 and #OiJourney to stay up to date with everyone’s Oi18experiences...
March 13th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Find out what’s new at Oi18

Find out what’s new at Oi18
Register Now Who’s Exhibiting? What’s On Travel & Hotels With less than two weeks to go till doors open, Oi18 will be a bigger and better event than before. A multitude of the biggest names within the...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created
Dimitis Mitsatsos at the podium delivering his speech Yesterday, 28 February 2018, the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and the Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, signed the Inaugural Declaration of UAEMEPA, the United Arab...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government
Paris, January 23, 2018, 6.00 pm – Ecoslops announces that it has made further progress in its project to expand in Egypt by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the development of a detailed feasibility study. The potential for recovering oil residues...
January 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches

New beach bin could help tackle waste on beaches
Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL). The BinForGreenSeas project, organised by the GreenSeas Trust (www.greenseas.org) and supported by Arun District...
January 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points earlier today and now stands at 1,730 points ending the surge(?) a correction or a pre-festive stagnation; the New Yea will tell… On the Geopolitical front things continue its steady course for the forthcoming Armageddon in all fronts. John...
December 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa
… Briefing: 31 17/11/2017  – A regional conference of countries in west, central and southern Africa has committed to continue to work at both national and regional levels to boost preparedness to deal with oil spill incidents which could be devastating both for the marine environment...
November 17th, 2017 | EEZ, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ocean at the heart of COP23

Ocean at the heart of COP23
The Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance launches the first synthesis  of the ongoing actions led by the ocean-climate community Ocean at the heart of COP23 The Presidency of Fiji at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting
Martin Dorsman ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that continuous progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) intersessional meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The meeting has further built on an initial strategy for reducing...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More