Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Letter from ICS to Canadian Transport Minister

Letter from ICS to Canadian Transport Minister
Peter Hinchliffe Hon. Marc Garneau Minister of Transport 330 Sparks Street Ottawa, Ontario Canada, K1A 0N5 23 September 2016 PROPOSED MORATORIUM ON THE SHIPMENT OF CRUDE OIL Dear Minister Garneau, I am writing on behalf of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which is the principal global trade...
October 18th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Damen in partnership agreement with TeamTec for innovative Ballast Water Treatment System

Damen in partnership agreement with TeamTec for innovative Ballast Water Treatment System
Damen Green Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian company TeamTec to supply and service the innovative AVITALISTM ballast water treatment system. The system combines filtration and a proven, eco-friendly chemical treatment solution optimised for medium-sized to large vessels. The system...
October 18th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LNG sector is ready to meet shipping industry demand

LNG sector is ready to meet shipping industry demand
Peter Keller, Chairman of SEA\LNG Ahead of the 70th Session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the cross-industry coalition SEA\LNG has highlighted the ability of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector to meet the future emissions requirements of the global shipping industry. The...
October 18th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Changes to leadership structure at Ecoslops

Changes to leadership structure at Ecoslops
Ecoslops: – Vincent Favier appointed Chairman – 3% stake acquired by SOPREMA – Pierre-Etienne Bindschedler selected as a Board member PARIS, October 17, 2016 – Ecoslops (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker: ALESA / PEA-PME eligible), an innovative technology company that upgrades...
October 17th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of Damen DOP250 pump

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of  Damen DOP250 pump
Waterway Constructions, based in Sydney, Australia, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The company is a specialist maritime contractor that undertakes construction, maintenance and refurbishment of maritime structures throughout Australia. It owns one of the largest fleets...
October 17th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Autumn 2016 Reporting

Human Rights at Sea: Autumn 2016 Reporting
David Hammond CEO, Human Rights at Sea   Newsletter no.8      Our Reporting: Autumn (Fall) 2016)     View this email in your browser     Read Time: 7 Minutes CEO’s Summary The Autumn (Fall) period has been dominated by the inaugural International...
October 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…

Shipping: All change? Markets and geopolitics falling apart…
John Faraclas Despite the Panamaxes “rally” the BDI closed just seven points up at 892 points which is MINUS 29 since last Friday’s 921 points; Geopolitics will produce tsunamis of 30 meters high… John Faraclas’ weekly Markets and Geopolitics recap: The Capers remained stuck at 2,018 points...
October 14th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, HR, Insight, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Verifavia certifies DYNAMARINe’s Emission Monitoring system for MRV use

Verifavia certifies DYNAMARINe’s Emission Monitoring system for MRV use
Web-based portal offers on-board data to help technical operators optimise the energy consumption of ships ATHENS & LONDON – 14 October 2016: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector, today announced that it has fully certified Greek-based maritime...
October 14th, 2016 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Parliament’s Industry Committee Confirms IMO Regulatory Role on CO2 Emissions

Parliament’s Industry Committee Confirms IMO Regulatory Role on CO2 Emissions
Patrick Verhoeven The Industry Committee, ITRE, of the European Parliament today reached an important agreement concerning the revision of the EU emission trading system (ETS) directive. The report of MEP Fredrick Federley (ALDE / Sweden) was adopted with a clear majority of 45 against 13 votes. European...
October 13th, 2016 | Environment | Read More

LRQA supports Lloyd’s Register Foundation SOMOS Project

Vincent Doumeizel Lloyd’s Register Foundation has agreed a £500k grant to the world leading food sciences institution, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), supporting the Safe production Of Marine plants and use of Ocean Space (SOMOS). The project was developed jointly between LRQA, the Foundation...
October 12th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2016 JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING WORK Singapore UNDERWATER SONAR EXPERIMENT Singapore IMMIGRATION INWARD FORMALITIES Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Jetty construction & upgrading work Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore The working period has been extended...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

See Who’s Being Recognized! – NAMEPA Annual Awards Dinner

See Who’s Being Recognized! – NAMEPA Annual Awards Dinner
Nicky Papapdakis See Who’s Being Recognized!  Jack Buono, President & CEO SeaRiver Maritime Individual Marine Environment Protection Award Harley Marine Services Maritime Industry Marine Environment Protection Award National Ocean Council Government Agency Marine Environment Protection...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Shortlisted finalists announced for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2016

Shortlisted finalists announced for the Ship Efficiency Awards 2016
Now in their third year, the Ship Efficiency Awards have become a sought after recognition of ship efficiency excellence with all entrants assessed on stringent judging criteria by a panel of expert, independent judges.  Award winners will be celebrated at an evening gala ceremony, hosted by Lloyd’s...
October 11th, 2016 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Technology | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 11 October 2016 – HaskoningDHV UK Ltd, in consortium with Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has been selected to perform the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the infrastructure of a world-class and globally competitive maritime yard in Ras...
October 11th, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

European shipowners welcome CO2 deal for aviation and look forward to positive decisions at IMO

European shipowners welcome CO2 deal for aviation and look forward to positive decisions at IMO
Niels Smedegaard European shipowners welcome the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) agreement reached yesterday on a new global market-based measure to control Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from international aviation. “We congratulate our aviation colleagues with this new milestone...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

SeaRenergy and SMC donate EUR 3,500.- to the DGzRS (German Maritime Search and Rescue Association)

SeaRenergy and SMC donate EUR 3,500.- to the DGzRS (German Maritime Search and Rescue Association)
Following from SeaRenergy and SMC: SeaRenergy and SMC want to thank all visitors to our stand on WindEnergy Hamburg for the participation in our charity game which enabled us to donate 3,500 EUR the DGzRS (German Maritime Search and Rescue Association)! All our clients, suppliers, partners and friends...
October 6th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

2016 SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards – Post Event Update

2016 SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards – Post Event Update
A full house – delegates attending the event The 2016 SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards, a PRO BONO event, successfully concluded on Wednesday 5th of October 2016 in Eugenides Foundation, Athens attracting 900 delegates from 25 countries representing a total of 400 organizations. Six panels...
October 6th, 2016 | Awards, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

EU’s Copernicus Programme and EUMETSAT to highlight what satellites can tell us about oceans in new online course

EU’s Copernicus Programme and EUMETSAT to highlight what satellites can tell us about oceans in new online course
Tracking the paths of storms and the spread of pollution, helping improve maritime safety and weather forecasting, supporting fisheries and monitoring the effects of climate change are just some of the myriad uses of data from ocean-monitoring satellites. EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation...
October 6th, 2016 | Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform demands European Ship Recycling Licence

NGO Shipbreaking Platform demands European Ship Recycling Licence
Patrizia Heidegger Brussels, 5 October 2016 – In a position paper published today, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform calls on the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States to support the introduction of a financial mechanism that will enhance safe and environmentally sound ship...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

40 years protecting the Mediterranean

40 years protecting the Mediterranean
IMO joined celebrations marking four decades of cooperation in the Mediterranean to prevent and combat marine pollution from ships under the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC). Speaking at the REMPEC 40th Anniversary Conference during the Malta Maritime...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

World’s national shipowner associations press Shipping’s global regulator to set timeline for reducing GHG emissions

World’s national shipowner associations press Shipping’s global regulator to set timeline for reducing GHG emissions
Esben Poulsson About 90% of global trade is moved by cargo ships which are collectively responsible for about 2.2% of the world’s total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (similar to that emitted by international aviation).  As a considered response to the Paris Agreement on climate change, the world’s...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

The American Club – beach Cleaning event

The American Club – beach Cleaning event
From the Clean-up: members of the American Club, HELMEPA and friends THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB IN COOPERATION WITH HELMEPA SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZES THE FIRST “P&I” BEACH CLEAN-UP IN GREECE The American Club’s Manager’s Piraeus team, with the support of HELMEPA, brought Members and high ranking...
October 5th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, P and I Clubs, Public and Legal Notices | Read More