Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020
Mark Prendergast Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020 Mark Prendergast, Chief Executive Officer of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company has announced that he is to retire on 30 May 2020. The Harris Pye Engineering Group, global specialists in the provision...
May 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Supply ships, Technical | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-May-2019 TARIFF ADJUSTMENTS ANNOUNCED Mobile, United States PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS CANCELLED Dardanelles, Turkey GREEN CONNECTION ENVIRONMENTAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS Panama Canal, Panama Tariff adjustments announced Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Mobile, United States Mobile...
May 21st, 2019 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning
Anders Lindmark takes on new role as Business Unit President, Gas Systems Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning Anders Lindmark, formerly Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, has transitioned from ballast water treatment into another compliance application....
May 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation
Timothy Wilson LR Invitation – IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation [16:00-18:30] With the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74  in mind – which took place on 13-17 May 2019, Lloyd’s Register’s Timothy Wilson, Principal Marine...
May 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction
. UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74
Theodore El. Veniamis, The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74  The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74 towards a safe and consistent implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels and sustainable environmental policies The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-May-2019 PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS FOR BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Canakkale Strait, Turkey RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR RESIDUES DISPOSAL ARISING FROM EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEMS (SCRUBBERS) Singapore GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS TO CLOSE FOR EID UL FITRI Indonesia Planned traffic suspensions...
May 17th, 2019 | Canals, Emissions, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American
Kris Fumberger, Sustainability Manager, RightShip RightShip and South Pole deliver first reported entirely carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American Global mining company Anglo American has offset the carbon emissions for an ocean freight voyage from South Africa to Europe, using RightShip’s...
May 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell
. Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it will be supporting its partner ‘Guardian Geomatics’ on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell, the leading multinational energy company. The...
May 16th, 2019 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Invest in Change

Invest in Change
Carleen Lyden Walker Invest in Change “Actions not Words” Kitack Lim opened the MEPC meeting in London with a call for “actions not words”.  This refrain is being echoed throughout the world as society demands the shipping industry work to reduce its contribution to climate change by reducing...
May 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

International London Wine Fair

International London Wine Fair
. International London Wine Fair “The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine” – Thucydides What is it that makes Greek wine great today? Well, to begin with, the number of stories it delivers to the modern wine consumer....
May 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions
Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions in the Solomon Islands as part of a global project to help tackle climate change. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/09-video-launch-global-problem-local-actions.aspx  Watch...
May 15th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

ENGIE to host the Natural Propulsion Seminar in Paris May 29th 2019

ENGIE to host the Natural Propulsion Seminar in Paris May 29th 2019 The shipping industry has a major challenge, to decarbonise substantially over the coming decades with an initial target of at least 50% reduction in GHG emissions by 2050. That target will require many low carbon and zero-emission vessels...
May 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions
​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (left) and Mr Sveinung Oftedal, Specialist Director of the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, signed the GreenVoyage-2050 project. UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions A major international project to support the International...
May 14th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 10-May-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE SCHEME Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING OFF JURONG TERMINAL Singapore Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Friday, May 10, 2019, Singapore From 13 to 17 May 2019, an Autonomous...
May 10th, 2019 | Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC

Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC
Professor Dame Jane Francis presents the Seatrade Clean Shipping award to Patrik Wheater, who accepted the award on behalf of Thordon Bearings ©Steve Pope Fotowales Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft system wins seatrade...
May 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

International Green Shipping and Technology Summit 2019

International Green Shipping and Technology Summit 2019
International Green Shipping and Technology Summit 2019 Under the Auspices of Hellenic Chamber of Shipping | GST 2019| Athens, Greece International Green Shipping and Technology Summit 2019 European Event | Athens, Greece | 29-30 May Brochure 2019 Hellenic Chamber of Shipping...
May 10th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technology | Read More