Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Palau supports the responsible final voyage

Palau supports the responsible final voyage
… The world’s SMART flag – Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) – has been one of the major sponsors of the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that took place in Hamburg, Germany from 7-8 March 2018. The event attracted those involved in ship, rig and offshore vessel recycling and offered...
March 12th, 2018 | Environment, Flags, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility…

ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility…
ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility to support the 48 billion EUR European port investment needs 09 March 2018 This week, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has submitted its contribution to the public consultation in preparation of the new Connecting Europe Facility (CEF II)...
March 9th, 2018 | Construction, European Union, Finance, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
London, UK, 7 March, 2018 –The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration. Of the 19 teams that competed in the November 2017 semi-final,...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification
From the conference On Tuesday 27 February 2018, 24 experts in five conference sessions discussed how Eastern Mediterranean region could become emissions-free through the application of electrification technologies in ports and vessels. The Conference entitled “Powering zero-emission marine transportation”...
March 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

MARPOL amendments enter into force

MARPOL amendments enter into force
… MARPOL amendments enter into force – ship fuel oil reporting requirements, garbage classification and IOPP certificate Requirements for ships to collect fuel oil consumption data entered into force on 1 March, along with other amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention...
March 5th, 2018 | Environment, 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

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper
Set up and preparation works on the frontal cross pieces Niron Staal, the specialist steel machining and construction subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, is nearing the completion of its first major machining contract for a skyscraper project for its client Hollandia Structures, partner in the VBH structural...
February 28th, 2018 | Construction | Read More

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush
Markus Aarnio, Chairman, Foreship. Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture and engineering company Foreship has warned.   The consultancy, which has more cruise ship construction,...
February 28th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?
Kim Yeon-tae, Executive Director, Korean Register Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and the approaching Sulphur Cap 2020. The prolonged maritime downturn of the last decade...
February 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”
Snapshot from the audience with Panagiotis Chatziperos at the podium “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront” The outcomes of Poseidon Med II workshop in Piraeus on 16th February 2018 Air quality, the leading priority of European ports, was the focus of last Friday discussion,...
February 23rd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant

Total Lubmarine Introduces Newest Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant
Global marine lubricant provider Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already comprehensive Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) range. Specifically formulated for sensitive applications such as open gears and chains...
February 20th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..

The BDI@1,087: still expecting the Chinese Dog to bark..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) …kept its “pace” thanks to the rising Panamaxes trying to balance the continuous Capers fall. Geopolitics as expected and warned you already, entered the point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily markets and geopolitics briefing: The BDI clinched three...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Energy, Environment, Finance, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) will be launched in Antwerp on 22-23 March. Hosted by Antwerp Port Authority, this exciting two-day event is set to map out ways in which world ports will contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Initiated by the International Association...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | 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

“Air quality measurements in ports”, PPA 16 February 2018

“Air quality measurements in ports”,  PPA 16 February 2018
Piraeus Port Authority “Air quality measurements in ports”, at the Piraeus Port Authority, 16 February 2018 Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will...
February 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed
Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed IMO has agreed to move forward with a prohibition on the carriage of fuel oil for use on board ships, when that fuel oil is not compliant with a new low sulphur limit which comes into force from 2020. ...
February 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions
George Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager DNV GL- Region South East Europe & Middle East The IMO’s Tier III limits for nitrous oxide (NOX) emissions from new ships operating in emission control areas (ECAs) are one of the latest regulatory challenges for many shipowners. DNV GL...
February 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate
Alfa Laval PureBallast Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of the market’s leading ballast water treatment technology, is the first solution to meet the revised IMO G8 testing requirements. DNV GL, acting on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority, issued an updated type approval certificate...
February 6th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim 05/02/2018  – The 0.50% limit on sulphur in fuel oil on board ships (outside designated emission control areas) will come into effect on 1 January 2020. Ensuring consistent implementation of the 0.50% requirement is a key item on the agenda of IMO’s Sub-committee...
February 5th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More