Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine
Nick Mahoney Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine Emission Control Technology Provider Pacific Green Builds Out Senior Management Team Appointing Nick Mahoney as head of its new Marine Trading Division Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: PGTK), developer of the ENVI-Marine™ and...
June 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract

Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract
Fugro Elda Sun Fugro’s ROV support vessel successfully completes first IRM contract After initial vessel mobilisation and launch in March 2019, Fugro is pleased to confirm that its Edda Sun ROV support vessel has successfully completed its first IRM contract for a major energy company in the Danish...
June 4th, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth
“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim delivered a strong reminder about the vital importance of balanced and sustainable development to delegates at the Ocean Leadership conference at the Nor-Shipping 2019 conference...
June 4th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | Read More

HELMEPA is 37 years old!

HELMEPA is 37 years old!
HELMEPA is 37 years old!  Today, Tuesday 4 June 2019, is a very special day for HELMEPA, who is celebrating 37 years of operations and offering! We would like to express a big “thank you” to all the Members, Greek seafarers, companies and organizations, as well as stakeholders who contributed to...
June 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve
  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presenting at DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve Oslo, 3 June 2019: At its Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal
HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) gears up to clean vessel hull. HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal  In partnership with Talleres Industriales to offer eco-friendly hull cleaning for vessels transiting key waterway Panama, 3 June 2019 – Vessels transiting...
June 3rd, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?
Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope? Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 June 2019 at 1 pm EEST – 2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. The global warming debate intensified when the Intergovernmental...
June 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…

What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was…
John Faraclas What an odd Dry and Wet market-week that was… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended one point down at  1,096 points; on a weekly basis though same was up 30 points – from 1,066 (24/5). Geopolitics already make life uncomfortable all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The...
May 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution
The Time to Breathe campaign poster There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution British Safety Council, alarmed by new research, welcomes the #AirWeShare campaign in calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution The site engineer at a construction site...
May 29th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach.

Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach.
Capital Ship Management Corp. receives the ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” 2018 by the Port of Long Beach. Athens, Greece, May 29, 2019. The ‘Green Environmental Achievement Award” for 2018 was recently presented, for the third year, to Capital Ship Management Corp. by the Port of Long...
May 29th, 2019 | Awards, Environment | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-May-2019 BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong VIADUCT CONSTRUCTION AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Breakwater reinstatement at Chai Wan Cargo Handling Basin Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Hong Kong For...
May 28th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining
NOAA stunning octopod: credits to Bruce Strickrott Expedition to the Deep Slope Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining Seas At Risk and the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) welcome the call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining in international...
May 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Fisheries, Mining, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals
ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals World Ocean Council Encourages Submission of Ship-Time Proposals to Carry Out Ship-Based Research Activities in the Arctic Ocean 27 May 2019 ARICE – Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium – has launched a call for ship-time proposals requesting access to MSV...
May 27th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-May-2019 CHANGE TO PORT TARIFFS Australia WORKS SOUTH OF MARINA EAST Singapore LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES SOUTH OF TUAS EXTENSION Singapore DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 7, 8 EAST & 9 NORTH Hong Kong REVISED TRAFFIC SUSPENSION PERIODS Dardanelles, Turkey Change...
May 24th, 2019 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
From the Awards Ceremony ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) 24 May 2019 ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta (Spain), Shannon Foynes Port Company (Ireland) and Port of Melilla (Spain) for getting EcoPorts’...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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