Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed

Shipping Sector’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction strategy discussed
Martin Dorsman The European shipowners together with MEP Wim van de Camp yesterday organised a seminar in the European Parliament to discuss the International Maritime Organization (IMO) initial Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy for shipping. The initial strategy was adopted in the 72nd...
June 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation
l to r: Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen, GAC Greece Assistant General Manager Socrates Zorbas, GAC Group Sales Director Neil Godfrey and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou (Green Award Foundation Chairman). Incentive scheme demonstrates commitment to environmental issues Athens, Greece, 6 June 2018 –...
June 6th, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Ship Agencies | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…
… FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR CLEAN SHIPPING FUEL AS POSIDONIA SETS GLOBAL MARITIME ENERGY AGENDA Clean fuel is one of global shipping’s hottest topics as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 deadline for a global sulphur limit in fuel oil used on board ships is fast approaching. And as...
June 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Wärtsilä provides financial predictability and ensures the MARPOL compliance of vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management

Wärtsilä provides financial predictability and ensures the MARPOL compliance of vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management
Wilhelmsen Tarago is one of the three vessels with 25 MW Wärtsilä Hybrid Scrubber System using seawater to remove SOx from the exhaust gas. Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 June 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company,...
June 4th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success

Byron Vassiliades live on Antipollution’s growth and success
Byron Vassiliades – picture credits: Anny Zade Following last year’s interview with Antipollution’s head Byron Vassilades and given whatever has happened ever since in the field of maritime accidents and the environmental sector mainly in Greece, we are honoured to have him live on the occasion...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Interviews, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction
Gibdock, Gibraltar, seen from the air The need for ship owners to comply with new rules on environmental responsibility should not disguise the fact that choosing the right repair facility is a critical commercial decision, according to Gibraltar-based Gibdock. With owners required to respond to new...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel
The SUMMETH project has concluded that methanol fuel offers immediate environmental benefits and a zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft. (Photo credit: Truls Persson ) Project finds methanol offers immediate environmental benefits and zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft, giving...
May 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability
Neil Anderson, Director of Marine Technologies at LAB. Notion that scrubbers, are large, alloy units that are hard to install, maintain, and recycle needs to evolve, says manufacturer PARIS – 30 May 2018 – Global market-leader in flue gas treatment and desulphurisation, LAB, part of the CNIM Group,...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technology | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference

Final design of the BinForGreenSeas revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference
.. GreenSeas Trust marked a big milestone as the final design chosen for manufacture was revealed at this year’s Maritime HR Association conference, which took place in London on 24th – 25th of May. The aim of the eye-catchingly designed garbage bin is to act as a visual trigger for the senses...
May 28th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Safer Arctic Shipping Routes and Protections adopted for Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia

Safer Arctic Shipping Routes and Protections adopted for Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia
Map credits Audubon Alaska Safer Shipping Routes for Arctic’s Bering Strait Receive International Approval This Week After Years of Input from Local Communities and NGOs Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director for Pacific Environment, reports from this week’s London meeting of the...
May 25th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Environment | Read More

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels
Simon Bennett, The ambitious CO2 reduction targets set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the year 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels and propulsion systems says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).     Speaking at the annual Summit of...
May 25th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

The GEODIS organisation evolves to offer its clients easy and full access to end-to-end logistics throughout the world

The GEODIS organisation evolves to offer its clients easy and full access to end-to-end logistics  throughout the  world
As GEODIS’ strategy is to be the growth partner of its clients, the Group is creating a new organization to serve this ambition.  This new organization aims at providing the Group’s clients easy and full access to its unique portfolio of intercontinental transportation, customs clearance, road...
May 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Logistics | Read More

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into...
May 21st, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-May-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PROPOSED ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND TRANSIT RESERVATIONS SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2 PROJECT AREA SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Foreshore development...
May 18th, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates seven Wadden Sea ports for obtaining EcoPorts environmental performance standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates seven Wadden Sea ports for obtaining EcoPorts environmental performance standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost 17 May 2018 – ESPO congratulates the ports of Den Helder (Netherlands), Harlingen (Netherlands), Groningen (Netherlands), Den Oever (Netherlands), Niedersachsen Brake (Germany), Niedersachsen Cuxhaven (Germany) and Niedersachsen JadeWeserPort (Germany) for obtaining EcoPorts’...
May 17th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels closes growth investment round with Social Impact Ventures
… Amsterdam, May 16, 2018 – Pioneer and market leader in sustainable, advanced biofuels for the shipping and heavy land transport sectors, GoodFuels, has secured a major investment round with Amsterdam-based investment fund Social Impact Ventures (SIV). The investment will be used to boost product...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Land Trasnport, Markets, News | Read More

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award
24mx4m Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Viking Grace. Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards HELSINKI – 16 May 2018: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Climate, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference

HELMEPA at GASLOG’s European Crew Conference
GASLOG, an Associate Corporate Member of HELMEPA, held its European Crew Conference at Divani Apollon Hotel, in Athens, 8-9 May 2018, under the title “Guiding the Way into the 21st Century”. During the first day of the Conference, HELMEPA was invited and presented the issue of “Marine Litter, Plastics...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini
.. HEALTHY SEAS JOINS FORCES WITH COUSTEAU DIVERS AND CARVICO SPA, FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST MARINE PROTECTED AREA IN SANTORINI The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organisation founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting...
May 15th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai

RINA-IMarEST meeting 10 May in Dubai
(l to r) Nikeel Idnani, Konstantinos Papalexopoulos, Andrea Di Bella & Stefanos Chatzinikolaou RINA sponsored an interactive knowledge sharing session on Ship Air Emissions – Main Challenges, Policies and Industry Developments at an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)...
May 14th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMarEST, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018
Paul Holthus Participants will include Captain Peter Hammarstedt, Chairman, Sea Shepherd Australia and Dr Kamal-Deen Ali, Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, May 14, 2018/ — The Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) 2018 has announced...
May 14th, 2018 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More