Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

International Coastal Cleanup – Sept 17th, 2016

International Coastal Cleanup – Sept 17th, 2016
NAMEPA is proud to be part of The International Coastal Cleanup on September 17th, 2016! This is the largest single-day volunteer cleanup effort in the world to tackle the growing threat of trash in our ocean. Every year, an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste flows...
September 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban
Transnet Group Chief HR OfficerNonkululeko Sishi [Durban, South Africa, 2 September 2016] Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa – another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the...
September 2nd, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Julie Elliott MP Visits Morpeth Northern Bypass

Julie Elliott MP Visits Morpeth Northern Bypass
Aerial view of St Leonard’s Underpass (under construction) next to the A1 Julie Elliott, Member of Parliament for Sunderland South, visited Carillion at the Morpeth Bypass in Northumberland on Wednesday 31 August as part of her Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship. During her visit, Ms Elliott...
September 1st, 2016 | Construction, Land Trasnport, News | Read More

Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation

Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation
Camille Wekesa Kenyan painter Camille Wekesa hails the role of art in wildlife conservation By James Brewer Camille Wekesa, a leading muralist and painter who conveys the glory of Kenyan flora and fauna, is marshalling wide enthusiasm for the arts into the campaign for heightened public recognition of...
August 31st, 2016 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems chosen by Maersk Tankers for three tanker newbuildings

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems chosen by Maersk Tankers for three tanker newbuildings
Wärtsilä Corporation,  31 August 2016 at 10 am EET – Maersk Tankers A/S of Denmark has selected Wärtsilä’s Electro Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for three new 50,000 DWT medium range (MR) tankers being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) yard in...
August 31st, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAMEPA in the Wall Street Journal

NAMEPA in the Wall Street Journal
Balancing Commerce with Conservation NAMEPA in the Wall Street Journal   HOME           ABOUT           EVENTS           NEWS           EDUCATION          MEMBERSHIP Scientists...
August 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Press and Media | Read More

A Sea Worthy Summer…

A Sea Worthy Summer…
A SEE WORTHY SUMMER at NAMEPA August 2016   HOME           ABOUT           EVENTS           NEWS           EDUCATION          MEMBERSHIP We have had an exciting Summer...
August 29th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Damen and Evoqua Launches DAMEN BALCON EC 1500 powered by SeaCURE® Systems

Damen and Evoqua Launches DAMEN BALCON EC 1500 powered by SeaCURE® Systems
Damen Green Solutions and Evoqua Water Technologies will launch the DAMEN BALCON EC 1500 powered by the SeaCURE® ballast water management system (BWMS) at SMM Hamburg on 6 September 2016. The BALCON containerized deck house has been developed as a direct result of customer demand for fast plug and play...
August 29th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FUGRO wins global environmental advisory contract from Nexans

FUGRO wins global environmental advisory contract from Nexans
Fugro has been appointed by Nexans Norway AS for the provision of environmental advisory services as part of its global Environmental Advisor Framework. The global framework agreement with Fugro commenced this month and will be in place for one year. Nexans Marine Installation Department installs high...
August 23rd, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas With four points plus since last Friday’s closing the BDI is between the dire straits given also the geopolitical and shipfinance chaos; John Faraclas’ Daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 ended up another five points at 848; The Panamaxes and its respective BPI was surprisingly...
August 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Corruption, Energy, Environment, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Sports | Read More

HARRIS PYE Scruber solutions for exhaust emissions

HARRIS PYE Scruber solutions for exhaust emissions
The Harris Pye Engineering Group is currently engaged in turnkey scrubber installation packages for major cruise line companies. On 3rd August 2016 Harris Pye completed the installation of an Advanced Emission Purification System, fully automated, which was duly DNV GL certified which met with MARPOL...
August 19th, 2016 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA Junior latest activities in Greece

HELMEPA Junior latest activities in Greece
Visit to the Neorion Shipyards-4th Primary School of Ermoupolis, Syros island More than 3,900 environmental activities carried out by HELMEPA Junior members throughout Greece In an era predominated by depressing news from national and international developments, the extensive environmental activities...
August 18th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Reports | Read More

“K” Line Receives Recognition for Vessel Speed Reduction Program…

“K” Line Receives Recognition for Vessel Speed Reduction Program…
“K” Line Receives Recognition for Vessel Speed Reduction Program from Both Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is honored to have received recognition from the port authorities of both Long Beach and Los Angeles, for recording high level of compliance throughout...
August 18th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project announces latest developments and calls for suppliers at SMM

Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project announces latest developments and calls for suppliers at SMM
The Peace Boat – an Ecoship graphic During the SMM 2016, Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project will be one of the members showcasing their initiatives in the International Windship Association (IWSA) booth, A301. Peace Boat, Japan’s largest cruising organization and an NGO in Special Consultative Status...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran
Braemar Adjusting is pleased to announce that it has agreed a strategic partnership with Calm Sea Culture Marine Services Limited (CSC) to act as its local resource partner in Iran.  Braemar Adjusting provides Loss Adjusting, Risk Assessment, Legal/Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution services to the...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Energy, Marine Insurance | Read More

GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends

GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    GreenSeas Trust targets cigarette ends
The UK based charity GreenSeas Trust, with the support of the Mairie de Cannes in France, recently gave away free pocket ashtrays and leaflets at Plage-Midi to residents and tourists taking advantage of this popular beach and the sunny weather.  A group of GreenSeas Trust volunteers, made up of local...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Climate, Environment, Pollution | Read More

GMC makes a splash in the North Sea with connected seawater caissons

GMC makes a splash in the North Sea with connected seawater caissons
  GMC 30″ TSA coated caissons being prepared for safe lift GMC Limited is proud to announce the safe and successful installation of a seawater caisson in the North Sea; eight days ahead of schedule. This is the first installation that has been carried out by the company in the North Sea;...
August 11th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

World’s first ballast water port solution successfully completes tests

World’s first ballast water port solution successfully completes tests
InvaSave designed for uninterrupted port logistics after entry into force of the BMWC Damen Green Solutions is proud to announce that the InvaSave technology has completed shipboard testing onboard the Henrike Schepers. During the shipboard tests, ballast water was taken in untreated and the efficacy...
August 10th, 2016 | Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Organisations, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

“Healthy Seas Fashion Project”: the most eco-friendly fashion exhibition is now in Crete

“Healthy Seas Fashion Project”: the most eco-friendly fashion exhibition is now in Crete
Athens, 5 August 2016: MEDASSET’s (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles) exhibition of clothing made with yarn reclaimed from the sea has reached the second stage of its journey, after a month’s stay at Golden Hall shopping centre in Athens, Greece. CRETAquarium,one of Europe’s largest...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More

IMO: new website on maritime energy efficiency launched

IMO: new website on maritime energy efficiency launched
IMO has launched a new website, a key feature of which is an information portal on energy efficiency technologies – covering areas such as machinery, propulsion and hull improvements, and energy recovery. For each section, different technologies are listed with information on how mature they are. Eg http://glomeep.imo.org/technology-groups/#Machinery Definitions...
August 5th, 2016 | Climate, Communication, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, IT and Communications, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Aug-2016 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING (PREVENTION OF OIL POLLUTION) (AMENDMENT) REGULATION 2016 Hong Kong OPERATIONS RESUME AT OIL TERMINAL Ash Shihr, Yemen ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT MUI WO, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong FLIGHTS HALTED AT AIRPORT AFTER EMERGENCY LANDING Dubai,...
August 3rd, 2016 | Aviation, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Pioneering port welcomes HullWiper

Pioneering port welcomes HullWiper
Christer Sjödoff, GAC Group Vice President – Commercial Rotterdam, 2 August 2016 – Europe’s largest port is the latest to allow the GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly hull cleaning system to operate in its waters. The launch of HullWiper at Rotterdam, widely acknowledged as a pioneer in innovation...
August 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Korean Register leads testing technology for BWMS

Korean Register leads testing technology for BWMS
The Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has significantly expanded its land-based test facilities for Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) by opening a brand new specialist facility. KR has been conducting type approval testing of BWMS since 2004,...
August 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAMEPA: Public Awareness Campaign for the World Maritime Industry and its Seafarers

NAMEPA: Public Awareness Campaign for the World Maritime Industry and its Seafarers
Carleen Lyden-Kluss   Public Awareness Campaign for the World Maritime Industry and its Seafarers   Help NAMEPA raise $25,000 to initiate a video-based public awareness campaignon the importance of the world maritime industry Public...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Environment | Read More

NAMEPA’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner is Nicky Pappadakis

NAMEPA’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner is Nicky Pappadakis
Nicky Pappadakis August 1, 2016 – Joe Hughes, Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced that Nicky Pappadakis has been unanimously selected to receive NAMEPA’s 2016 Lifetime Award. He began his career in 1961 with the family firm A.G. Pappadakis...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Person Profiles | Read More