Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions
Theodore El. Veniamis, Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions Ahead of the critical UN IMO Marine Environment and Protection Committee 74 (MEPC 74) meeting of next week, the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) urges IMO Member States...
May 10th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Chesil – The Most Famous Beach we have ever cleaned

Chesil – The Most Famous Beach we have ever cleaned
Chesil – The Most Famous Beach We Have Ever Cleaned The 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 sailors assembled again ahead of the 2019 Volvo European Championship to spend some time cleaning up a local beach to the club we were at. Joined by our partners for the Europeans, the RYA and Volvo Car UK, our...
May 9th, 2019 | Environment, Sailing, Sports | Read More

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level

ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level
. ESPO supports EU proposal to discuss a harmonized approach on scrubbers at IMO level 09 May 2019 IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74), which is commencing next week in London, will discuss an EU proposal on the exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers). The proposal, which has been...
May 9th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WOC Joins World Benchmarking Alliance

WOC Joins World Benchmarking Alliance
WOC Joins World Benchmarking Alliance  WOC Becomes World Benchmarking Alliance Partner to Advance Development of Sustainability Criteria for Global Ocean Business Community 9 May 2019 The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the Global Blue Economy Business Organization – is pleased to announce that...
May 9th, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London)

WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London)
WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London) The World Ocean Council is Working to Engage the Ocean Business Community in Addressing Biofouling and Invasive Species 7 May 2019 – The Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar, presented by Lloyd’s Maritime...
May 7th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania
Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania A meeting was held in Tirana on 2 May 2019 within the framework of the research project “Exploration of potential nesting sites & design of conservation measures for sporadic nesting in Albania “(2018-2019) that is...
May 6th, 2019 | Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions

Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions
Manifesto Calls on Iceland to Take Arctic Council Leadership on Black Carbon Emissions Rovaniemi, May 6th 2019:- As this week’s Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting opens in Rovaniemi, Finland, the Clean Arctic Alliance has released a manifesto urging Iceland, which takes over the chairmanship of the...
May 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System. Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 May 2019 at 10 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management...
May 6th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam
. Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam   Delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about Chelsea’s Sea Sentry fully autonomous wash water monitoring system for both the water inlet and outlet of wet exhaust...
May 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research
PORTS REVOKE SCRUBBER BAN AFTER PUBLICATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. Following...
May 2nd, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

WOC Partners with Africa Blue Economy Forum (25-26 June, Tunis) to Advance Ocean Sustainable Development

WOC Partners with Africa Blue Economy Forum (25-26 June, Tunis) to Advance Ocean Sustainable Development
WOC Partners with Africa Blue Economy Forum (25-26 June, Tunis) to Advance Ocean Sustainable Development  WOC – the Global Blue Economy Business Organization – is named Strategic Ocean Partner for the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF 2019) 2 May 2019 – The second Africa Blue Economy...
May 2nd, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide
.. HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide This summer, as has been the case for the last 37 years, HELMEPA is circulating motivational posters to remind us all of our duty to ourselves not to throw garbage in seas and on beaches! Featuring the “Seagull”, the two...
May 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge

Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
Monaco Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge Principality of Monaco (April 30, 2019) – The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil...
April 30th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina

Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina
. Marina Solutions sails into Edinburgh Marina [London: Tuesday 30th April] – Edinburgh Marina today confirmed that it had appointed Marina Solutions International Ltd (MSI) as its specialist marina consultant. MSI, which operates on a global scale, provides dedicated turnkey services to marina...
April 30th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

David Marsh on Germany, France and Europe, Danae Kyriakopoulou on central bank gender balance, and more

David Marsh on Germany, France and Europe, Danae Kyriakopoulou on central bank gender balance, and more
.. David Marsh on Germany, France and Europe, Danae Kyriakopoulou on central bank gender balance, and more OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 17 2019   / 22-26 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.17 COMMENTARY  Gender balance in central banks One of the oft-cited arguments used to convince organisations to commit to gender diversity...
April 27th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode

A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode
John Faraclas Without Prejudice A Capes “dominated” market… amid an imminent geopolitical episode The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 20 points at 889 amid turbulent Geopolitics in this second pre-Easter week. John Faraclas daily, weekly and fortnight recaps: The BDI was also 99 points better...
April 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New Speaker from Euroshore | GST 2019| Athens, Greece

New Speaker from Euroshore | GST 2019| Athens, Greece
New Speaker from Euroshore | GST 2019| Athens, Greece Good Day and Happy Easter! Please kindly be informed Gala Night Dinner Registration is Open Now! Kind find more details below:     Can’t you see Image? View in browser GST...
April 26th, 2019 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies
.. The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies DURABLE has a budget of € 3.9M and it is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Program. The project launch meeting takes place today in Bidart (France). Alerion Technologies, Lortek S. Coop and...
April 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline
. Damen’s InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline First stop – Lisbon 16-17 May In less than five months, the IMO’s Ballast Water Convention will be extended to cover existing vessels as well as new builds. As of 8 September, all will be required to comply...
April 26th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity
TARA à l’archipel de François Joseph The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity New results, mainly from data from the Tara Oceans expedition (2009-2013), provide the most comprehensive catalog to date of viruses found in all the world’s oceans, including the Arctic Ocean. Led by...
April 25th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal . The Atlantic Blue Port Services project will be addressing the contentious issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

New ITOPF 2019 Handbook published

New ITOPF 2019 Handbook published
. New ITOPF Handbook 2019  published ITOPF has just published its annual Handbook for 2019/20. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil, chemicals or other substances from ships. This year’s edition has been fully revised with the...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Oil Spill, Tankers | Read More

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance
. V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance London, 24 April 2019: V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, today urged shipowners and operators to take a proactive approach to 2020 compliance. With the global sulphur cap less than nine...
April 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

HullWiper signs hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA

HullWiper signs hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA
HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) gears up to clean vessel hull. HullWiper signs hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA   World-class hull cleaning technology to service fleet Norway, 24 April 2019 – HullWiper Ltd has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More