Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Dec-2019 NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Russia CONSTRUCTION OF TANK TERMINAL QUAY WALLS COMPLETE Rotterdam, Netherlands IMO 2020 SULPHUR LIMIT GUIDELINES Dubai, United Arab Emirates TROPICAL STORM 30W (PHANFONE) Philippines RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW, OFF TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore New...
December 23rd, 2019 | Construction, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Dec-2019 USE OF EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEMS Australia TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF CARGO HANDLING Cagayan de Oro, Philippines PORT AIMS TO FURTHER REDUCE CO2 EMISSIONS Antwerp, Belgium SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF RESORTS WORLD Singapore Use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Friday,...
December 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shell and Silverstream sign industry-leading framework agreement to drive clean technology uptake in LNG segment

Shell and Silverstream sign industry-leading framework agreement to drive clean technology uptake in LNG segment
.. Shell and Silverstream sign industry-leading framework agreement to drive clean technology uptake in LNG segment London, United Kingdom; 20 December 2019:  Silverstream Technologies has today announced the signing of a landmark framework agreement for retrofit installation of the Silverstream® System...
December 20th, 2019 | Environment, Technology | Read More

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province

Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province
Star trails in Noudar Park, Portugal. Photo Miguel Claro | Dark Sky® Alqueva. Stargazing in Portugal – heavenly holidays in Alentejo province By Graciete Amaro One of my most remarkable summer holidays, when I was a child, was without doubt the two weeks I used to spend with my father’s uncles...
December 20th, 2019 | Environment, Featured, Holidays, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition

European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition
Frans Timmermans [Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL DAL ZENNARO]European Ports welcome Europe’s Green Deal Ambition 19 December 2019 The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)  welcomes Europe’s ambition as enshrined in the European Green Deal published on 11 December, to become the world’s first climate...
December 19th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives
Awards presented by IMCA Board Member Andy Seymour, Global Director Operational Excellence Fugro; Arjen Leendertse (pictured left), HSE Manager, Norway collected the Environmental Sustainability Award on behalf of Subsea 7 and Eidesvik ; Vincent Doedee (pictured right), Sustainability Advisor collected...
December 19th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

WOC membership continues strong growth in 2019

WOC membership continues strong growth in 2019
World Ocean Council  membership continues strong growth in 2019 A Diverse Range of Companies from Around the World and Across the Sectors This Year Joined the WOC – the Global Blue Economy Business and Investment Organization 19 December 2019 In 2019 the following companies and organizations...
December 19th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Organisations | Read More

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2

“Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2
Dimitris J. Fafalios “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” 2 Joint Media Release – 18 December 2019 “Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions” The global maritime transport industry has submitted a proposal...
December 18th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

IMO 2020 – cleaner shipping for cleaner air

IMO 2020 – cleaner shipping for cleaner air
. IMO 2020 – cleaner shipping for cleaner air Global limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil reduced from 01 January 2020 A global regulation that will substantially reduce harmful sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships comes into effect from 1 January 2020, bringing significant benefits for...
December 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, News | Read More

EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020

EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020
EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020 EU Fisheries Ministers today failed to meet their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020, setting fishing limits for the North Sea and North East Atlantic that go beyond the sustainable limits recommended by scientists (e.g....
December 18th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Fisheries, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions

Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions
. Shipping sector proposes USD 5 billion R&D board to cut emissions Global shipping sector announces $5billion R&D fund to eliminate CO2 emissions • The international shipping community has today announced plans to form a new non-governmental Research & Development organisation to pave...
December 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Crowley Honored for Environmentally Safe Vessel Operations

Crowley Honored for Environmentally Safe Vessel Operations
Pictured: Back row (left to right): Captain Stephen Foster (Sunshine State); Captain Christopher Menezes (Garden State); Kelly Baughman, manager, environment, Crowley Shipping; Captain Kevin Griffith (Empire State), Chambers. Front row (left to right): Christina Menezes, Natalie Griffith. Crowley...
December 17th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-Dec-2019 TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA & SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Transport of sand material to stockpile area & soil investigation works Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Singapore The working period for soil investigation works at Tuas View Extension...
December 17th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester

Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester
Matthias Winkler, Managing Director CMT Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester Fuel compatibility and Diesel engine performance measurement, particularly in respect of reducing maintenance cost, was the focus of attention for over a hundred members of the shipping...
December 15th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more
Boris Johnson Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.50 Most-Read Commentary Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn: Britain will leave the European...
December 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation
Simon Bennett, Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation Today at COP 25, the UN Climate Change Conference, in Madrid, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), and the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) organised...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA

Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA
Ms Irene S. Daifas, General Secretary of the BoD/HELMEPA, receiving the award Τhe Club of Rome presents award to HELMEPA On Wednesday 11 December 2019, during an event hosted at the Athens Club, the Greek Section of The Club of Rome presented an award to HELMEPA for “its diachronic sensitivity and...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment | Read More

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone
The BIMCO House BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone BIMCO welcomes the recognition of the European Commission (EC) that climate change is a global issue that requires mobilisation of partners internationally. In The European Green Deal, published on 11 December...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Climate, Environment, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands

Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands
Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERSHIP ON OCEAN, CLIMATE AND SDGS FOR ISLANDS AT COP 25, MADRID WOC Partners with Cape Verde and Other Island Countries on Advancing Adaptation and Private Sector Engagement for a Climate Resilient Blue Economy in Small...
December 13th, 2019 | Climate, Environment | Read More

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy
Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy Thursday 12 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.3 Commentary: Five ways to advance on climate change By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Madrid This year’s United Nations Conference of the Parties in Madrid has heard plenty of...
December 12th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal

The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal
Martin Dorsman The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal  The European shipping industry fully welcomes the unveiling of the European Green Deal by the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the European Parliament today. “It is an ambitious plan that Europe...
December 11th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift becomes world’s first with new emissions reduction technology

SAL Heavy Lift becomes world’s first with new emissions reduction technology
SAL Heavy Lift becomes world’s first with new emissions reduction technology Hamburg, 11 December 2019 SAL Heavy Lift sets itself as a green-tech front runner and becomes the first shipping company in the world to adopt a new hydrogen/methanol technology to its fleet. With significant emission reductions...
December 11th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro wins nearshore site characterisation contract for Copenhagen megaproject

Fugro wins nearshore site characterisation contract for Copenhagen megaproject
Fugro’s Skate 3 modular jack-up acquiring high-quality geotechnical data in Copenhagen’s harbour for the Lynetteholmen island megaproject Fugro wins nearshore site characterisation contract for Copenhagen megaproject Danish consulting firm COWI has awarded Fugro a nearshore geotechnical site investigation...
December 11th, 2019 | Construction | Read More

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019

probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019
Probunkers’ CEO Alexander Prokopakis with Lloyd’s Register’s Marine & Offshore Regional Manager, South Europe, Theodosis Stamatelos probunkers receives The Sustainability Award  at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019 Athens, Greece, December 10th 2019 – probunkers...
December 10th, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, LNG | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition

Bureau Veritas joins the Coalition for Maritime Environmental and Energy Transition
‘Christophe Chauviere, Marine Chief Executive, France for Bureau Veritas formally signs the coalition agreement alongside Elizabeth Borne, Minister for the Ecological Transition. On the left side of Mrs Borne sits Jean-Philippe Bonnet, Délégué régional Méditerranée chez RTE Réseau de Transport....
December 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News | Read More