Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report
.. General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report ESPO congratulates Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining its first EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). The PERS certificate was...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ocean Infinity launches third vessel

Ocean Infinity launches third vessel
Ocean Infinity launches third vessel  Addition of Normand Frontier to the fleet expands global offering Ocean Infinity, the next generation sub-sea technology and data company, is pleased to announce the successful launch of its third vessel, Normand Frontier. The vessel has now been mobilised, having...
November 15th, 2019 | Oceanology, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine collaborate to achieve clean energy shipping

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine collaborate to achieve clean energy shipping
The Letter of Intent was signed as part of the events celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the Wärtsilä Acceleration Centre in Singapore. People in the picture, from the left to right: Her Excellency Jaya Mohideen, Ambassador of Singapore to Finland; His Excellency Antti Vänskä, Ambassador...
November 15th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles
.. The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles New results from the Tara Oceans expedition, led by a collaboration between the Tara Ocean Foundation and teams from the CNRS, EMBL, CEA, Sorbonne Université and Université Paris Science...
November 14th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

OI 2020: Key exhibitors you’ll meet

OI 2020: Key exhibitors you’ll meet
OI 2020:  Key exhibitors you’ll meet London ExCel 17 – 19 March 2020 We’ve invited the biggest names in the industry and 100s of new exhibitors to celebrate the 50th-anniversary of the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference next year. At Oceanology International...
November 14th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands
BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands Dutch technology group and sustainable marine fuel pioneer GoodFuels exploring options for joint investment  ENSCHEDE, 14 NOVEMBER, 2019 – More of the world’s international shipping...
November 14th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture

Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture
(L-R) L. Makris, Surveyor (Yachts & Small Crafts) /Hellenic Lloyd’s, Dr N. Mazarakis, Professor /Marine Meteorology, RADM J. Drymoussis, Deputy Commander/Hellenic Navy Fleet, G. Genikaliotis, Chairman/Vourkari Sailing Club and C. Triantafillou, HELMEPA “Enhancing Maritime Safety Culture” The...
November 14th, 2019 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System

Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System
Artist’s illustration of the Fugro RAMMS hydrographic mapping capability, now being used to inform maritime domain awareness for the US Navy Fugro RAMMS Technology Benefits US Navy Mapping System Fugro’s collaboration with Areté to develop the Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System (RAMMS) has...
November 13th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Technology | Read More

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project

Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with Norway’s Sveinung Oftedal Norway boosts IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 GHG project Partnerships and innovations are essential to combat climate change through reductions in GHG emissions. Norway has provided an additional NOK 40,000,000 (US$4.3. million)...
November 13th, 2019 | Environment, Flags, IMO | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Nov-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong Seawall reinstatement at Shek Pik, Lantau Island Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately one month, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines...
November 12th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019

IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer IMCA – HSSE Seminar – “Shaping a sustainable future”, Amsterdam 19/20 Nov. 2019 Senior managers and QHSE professionals from organisations involved in the offshore...
November 12th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety | Read More

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea

Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea
Fishers from Kalymnos island in Chios Looking for sea turtles in the North Aegean Sea Greece hosts some of the most important nesting sites to sea turtles[1] across the Mediterranean Sea, while also holds wintering and foraging sites for resident population of adults and juveniles. In the past few years,...
November 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping No time to lose! The IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions The UK Chamber of Shipping has put tackling climate change at the top of its agenda. Shipping is six times more efficient than trucks and...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IPCC Report on Ocean at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Paris 20-22 Nov)

IPCC Report on Ocean at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (Paris 20-22 Nov)
. Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov) SPECIAL SOS BUSINESS BRIEFING: IPCC OCEAN REPORT SOS 2019 participants will benefit from a special briefing on the “Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” (SROCC) very recently released by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel...
November 11th, 2019 | Environment, Reports | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 10 Nov 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  We focus again on the moves to monitor and reduce shipping’s emissions in this week’s instalment of the Transformation. Man Energy Solutions and Wessels are intent on...
November 10th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Press and Media | Read More

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…

Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change…
John Faraclas Factum: The BDI@1378; Grammenos’ event a sea change… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 50 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,378; it also lost 319 points since last week’s 1,697 points; Geopolitics entering a more than perplexed and messy period with incalculable repercussions...
November 8th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles!

Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles!
Research team using the compaction meter determine the density of the sand Albanian sandy coastline entirely explored for sea turtles! The second year’s fieldwork of “Exploration of potential nesting sites and design of conservation measures for sporadic nesting in Albania “(2018-2019) has successfully...
November 8th, 2019 | Environment | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition

probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition
Prokopakis probunkers joins Getting to Zero Coalition  probunkers takes part in the multi-stakeholder environmental partnership Athens, Greece, 7 November 2019 – probunkers has become member of the “Getting to Zero” Coalition.  Aiming to lead the change towards clean marine fuels through...
November 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG | Read More

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible
Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible Our latest Maritime Forecast to 2050 uses a new model to look at how different policies impact the IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals. With contributions from vessel speed reduction, energy-efficiency measures, and alternative fuels,...
November 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead
‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 5 November 2019  –   Vol.10 Ed.45.1 Commentary: ‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’ By Gary Smith and Danae Kyriakopoulou The climate change...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets

Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets
Anny Zade and John Faraclas                             Reds continue to govern falling Dry and Wet Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today despite a contained fall of the Capes and now stands at...
November 4th, 2019 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Nov-2019 EXPANDED PORT CAPACITY Trincomalee, Sri Lanka MARINE WORKS AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong Expanded port capacity Monday, November 4, 2019, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Night navigation equipment has been installed at Trincomalee harbour, enabling it to handle deep drafts, double capacity...
November 4th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 03 Nov. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  Do you think that the shipping industry, however one wants to define it, can decarbonise? Probably not without a lot of money, collaboration, and a lot of belief pumped into it....
November 3rd, 2019 | Energy, Environment | Read More