Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition
Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor UK-based Rivertrace will be show casing its new Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor, at booth 501 of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 1-4 May 2017 in Houston, Texas. Currently undergoing sea trials in the Norwegian North Sea Sector, the monitor measures...
February 27th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety
… Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service. Reckoned to...
February 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers
Engineers at Saab Seaeye continue to create pioneering electric robotic systems for a widevariety of tasks across many different market sectors. Here, the company’s smallest vehicle is seen undertaking scientific research into the ocean’s ecosystems at depths of 1000m. Larger systems can operate...
February 24th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sea Worthy News

Sea Worthy News
  SEA WORTHY NEWS February 2017 In this issue: An Alert to the Shipping Industry Student Art Contest – “Connecting Ships, Ports & People” Seafood: To Eat or Not to Eat? Market Your...
February 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays | Read More

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems
The Seven Seas Voyager Retrofits are never easy, but getting them right through your selection of partners is critical to keep a vessel profitable. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a six-star-plus cruise line. Its vessels boast the highest standards for their guests, plus the latest in technology in every...
February 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…
Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters within the National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering in Newcastle. From left to right: Nick Ridley, Project Manager & Technical Advisor, Jeff Neasham, Sonar Expert & Developer, Chris...
February 21st, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed building and civil engineering company Britcon to build a new £2.1 million ‘bulk store’ at its busy port in King’s Lynn.   The contract includes the delivery of an 85m by 40m, steel-framed, reinforced concrete building to store dry bulk in four separate...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon
The world’s most successful underwater electric robotic vehicle of its class now boosted withthe highly advanced iCON behaviour-based intelligent control architecture. On permanent display at the Offshore Experience Exhibition in Rotterdam is the most successful underwater robotic vehicle of its class...
February 20th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

GHG emissions of shipping: ECSA deplores that port and cargo interests condone regional measures

GHG emissions of shipping: ECSA deplores that port and cargo interests condone regional measures
Patrick Verhoeven ECSA regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour of the European Parliament’s position to conditionally include shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme as of 2023 if the International Maritime Organisation does not have a comparable system operating by...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

The Time is now

The Time is now
Spyridon Zolotas, Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus on the podium with Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, Manager of RINA Academy Hellas, Alessandro Pescetto, Sector Manager Innovation of RINA Services, Giorgos Plevrakis, Business Development Manager of RINA Hellas and Michael Markogiannis, Manager of Plan Approval...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid February 17th, 2017 – Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS): a strong message sent by the European Parliament to all maritime stakeholders Two days ago, the European Parliament has voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission...
February 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Fugro will use its deepwater survey expertise to support the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE with high resolution bathymetry data of the competition area. Fugro today announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which...
February 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Announcing Shipping2030 Europe, co-located with Green Ship Technology

Announcing Shipping2030 Europe, co-located with Green Ship Technology
Creating the future of shipping New technologies, shifts in the global economy and demographics, rapidly evolving consumer demands and environmental pressures are reshaping the market shipping serves. The industry’s regulatory structure, communications, financing, commercial and operational practices...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive
Katharina Stanzel By majority vote, the Members of the European Parliament have agreed to include shipping in the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive as of 2023, unless there is a comparable system agreed under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) by the end of 2021. “INTERTANKO...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intertanko, News, Organisations | Read More

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament to propose that international shipping (including non-EU flag ships) should be incorporated...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport
Isabelle Ryckbost 15 February 2017 Today the European Parliament voted in favour of  the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of a maritime climate fund “in the absence of progress at international level” as from 2023. Climate change...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Shipping does not belong in EU Emission Trading Scheme

Shipping does not belong in EU Emission Trading Scheme
Patrick Verhoeven Members of the European Parliament voted today in plenary on the Commission’s proposal to revise the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive. A majority of MEPs voted to include shipping in the scheme as of 2023, if there is no comparable system operating in the International...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today
Alasdair Buchanan Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies...
February 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä joins Seabin Project in the battle against ocean plastics

Wärtsilä joins Seabin Project in the battle against ocean plastics
The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the Seabin Project to join their global pilot programme, which addresses the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans. The project aims at approaching the challenge from multiple angles with a key emphasis on education, research...
February 10th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More