Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Major co-operation Framework Agreement signed between Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) and Lloyd’s Register Energy for first-of-a-kind floating nuclear vessel

Major co-operation Framework Agreement signed between Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) and Lloyd’s Register Energy for first-of-a-kind floating nuclear vessel
New Framework Agreement is a powerful alliance to support the safe development of floating nuclear power generation. Lloyd’s Register Energy, a leading integrity, compliance and specialist risk consulting services group, today announces a co-operation Framework Agreement with the Nuclear Power...
October 26th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin 25 Oct. 2015

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin 25 Oct. 2015
  IN THE SPOTLIGHT Hybrid Wind Marine Propulsion Systems In this week’s spotlight, Martyn Lasek, Managing Director of Ship & Bunker discusses the idea of a come-back of wind propulsion and recent developments to this effect. Read The Full Article ► __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Big...
October 25th, 2015 | Associations, Environment, HR, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Shipping & The Law 2015 debates the industry’s role in ‘Brave New World’

Shipping & The Law 2015 debates the industry’s role in ‘Brave New World’
Naples,  25 October 2015. Experts from Italy and around the world gathered in Naples on October 15 and 16 to debate the most pressing issues affecting the shipping industry today. From Mediterranean migration and regulation to finance and risk management, the conference saw two days of unique peer-to-peer...
October 25th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Legal, Marine Insurance, People and Places, Shipfinance | Read More

Investigation on the power efficiency of the Carangiform and Anguilliform LOCOmotion of an articulated robotic fish

Investigation on the power efficiency of the Carangiform and Anguilliform LOCOmotion of an articulated robotic fish
Dimitrios P. Evgenidis Investigation on the power efficiency of the Carangiform and Anguilliform LOCOmotion of an articulated robotic fish, by Dimitrios Evgenidis,  MSc Marine Engineer Abstract* The nature of the project involves two versions- which differ in their locomotion pattern where the first...
October 23rd, 2015 | Fishing Trawlers, Markets, Oceanology, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations

Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations
‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) is to be converted to serve as an offshore wind farm service vessel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 October 2015 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the ship design for the ‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply...
October 23rd, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter

Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter
Five days until UNEP’s first MOOC on Marine Litter starts, sign up today! Did you know that coastal boarder countries produced 2.5 billion tons of waste in the year 2010 and 275 million tons was plastic, the most abundant type of marine litter? To address the global challenge of marine litter, UNEP...
October 22nd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Climate, Education and Training, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

POSEIDON MED Zappeio stakeholders conference

POSEIDON MED Zappeio stakeholders conference
We are pleased to announce the Poseidon Med Stakeholders Conference to be held on Thursday 19 November 2015 at Zappeion, Athens. This will be a full day event starting at 9am with registration and welcome coffee and first speech at 10am. The event will close with a cocktail reception at the “Peristilio”...
October 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center
Dr Park Bum-shik Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it has been selected as the very first recipient of the new ‘K-Award’ launched at the KORMARINE Conference 2015 in Korea. The KORMARINE Conference is part of KORMARINE, one of the world’s largest...
October 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on stored cargo and on marine infrastructure

Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on stored cargo and on marine infrastructure
IUMI loss prevention committee chairman David Taylor and speakers’ panel. Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on stored cargo and on marine infrastructure, experts warn at IUMI gathering By James Brewer Loss potentials have reached new dimensions as natural catastrophes increase dramatically in...
October 21st, 2015 | Claims, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

NOAA Orders Aluminum Research RHIB from Willard Marine, Inc.

NOAA Orders Aluminum Research RHIB from Willard Marine, Inc.
Anaheim, Calif. – October 21, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Willard Marine, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of mission-proven boats, was awarded a contract by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to produce a 20’08” rigid hull inflatable boat for the Pacific Island Fisheries...
October 21st, 2015 | Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The HELMEPA-LRF environmental Campaign in Corinth

The HELMEPA-LRF environmental Campaign in Corinth
Photo of the Exhibition The HELMEPA-LRF environmental Campaign in Corinth under the auspices of the Municipality  The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shippingand Sciences” moves on to the next stop, the city of Corinth, where relevant...
October 21st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Closer collaboration between IMCA and ICES

Closer collaboration between IMCA and ICES
Richard Benzie Two recent events have highlighted how the International Marine Contractors Association and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) are working closely to promote the importance of hydrographic and civil engineering surveying in the marine environment and the competency...
October 21st, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA Members-USCG 3rd annual meeting in Washington

HELMEPA Members-USCG 3rd annual meeting in Washington
HELMEPA Members discuss issues of concern with the United States Coast Guard at their 3rd annual meeting in Washington, DC On Wednesday 14 October 2015, the third annual meeting of HELMEPA member operators and the United States Coast Guard took place at the CG headquarters, in Washington, DC. A delegation...
October 20th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events | Read More

BIO-UV wins a new contract with the STX France shipyards

BIO-UV wins a new contract with the STX France shipyards
BIO-UV has just delivered the STX shipyards from Saint Nazaire – France, with a ballast water treatment BIO-SEA300 skid version system, for their Meraviglia ocean liner from the MSC company. The future biggest ocean liner of the company will bear 315 metres long, 43 metres large, for a capacity of...
October 19th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin

Ship Efficiency Weekly E-News Bulletin
IN THE SPOTLIGHT Optimising Bandwidth And The Journey To The Cloud For this week’s spotlight, Fathom caught up with Dualog CEO, Morten Lind-Olsen to discuss all things big data, ICT infrastructure, bandwidth optimisation and the industry’s journey to the cloud. Read...
October 18th, 2015 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Expert Panel line-up to debate Benefits and Challenges of EU’s MRV Regulation

Expert Panel line-up to debate Benefits and Challenges of EU’s MRV Regulation
 PANEL DISCUSSION AND WEBINAR HOSTED BY NORTON ROSE FULLBRIGHT AND BLUE COMMUNICATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN LONDON,  WEDNESDAY,  21 OCTOBER LONDON, 16 OCTOBER 2015: Experts on shipping, policy and the environment will make-up a panel debate aimed at better understanding the European Union’s...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, Regulatory | Read More

MEPs’ 2016 climate deadline for IMO unrealistic, shipowners say

MEPs’ 2016 climate deadline for IMO unrealistic, shipowners say
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners note Wednesday’s European Parliament resolution, which constitutes the mandate for the EP delegation to the Paris COP 21 meeting in December, and issue a warning call. MEPs call for all Parties to work through the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to develop...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Environment | Read More

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…
Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment of cooperative ITS services in European cities Brussels,  16 October 2015 – After 3 years, Compass4D project announced its continuation to the public at its final event at the 22nd ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, France. The Compass4D consortium and...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Communication, Construction, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Carrier Discusses Lower GWP Refrigerants at White House Roundtable

Carrier Discusses Lower GWP Refrigerants at White House Roundtable
Carrier Makes Progress in Lower Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Across the Cold Chain Representatives participate in White House Roundtable on HFCs WASHINGTON, D.C.,  Oct. 15, 2015 – Against the backdrop of World Food Day and building on a commitment made one year ago to pursue low Global...
October 15th, 2015 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues

Hot debate as Interferry conference airs emissions and fire issues
Michael Cramer Firefighting led a stream of topical debate at trade association Interferry’s 40th annual conference in Copenhagen last week – but not before a record 342 delegates came under fire from a leading Green politician claiming that ‘shipping is currently one of the unaddressed areas of...
October 15th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Groundings, Health and Safety, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

OEEC 2015: constructive, anti-cyclical and energetic

OEEC 2015: constructive, anti-cyclical and energetic
OEEC 2015 –  A view from teh exhibition hall Amsterdam —(October 15, 2015) With 658 exhibitors, 23, 000m2 floor space and visitors from 86 nationalities, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2015 (OEEC) was not only a big success, the event also grew compared to last year. A remarkable...
October 15th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision…

AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision…
AkzoNobel launches Intertrac Vision, the shipping industry’s first consultancy tool to predict the impact of fouling control coatings on ship efficiency IntertracVision provides an instant assessment of ROI from the comparison of fouling control coatings prior to application Advanced science enables...
October 15th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More

Final Free-To-Attend 2015 Fathom Events

Final Free-To-Attend 2015 Fathom Events
SAVE THE DATES   FREE-TO-ATTEND 2015 EVENTS   Join Fathom For Our Final 2015 Events Ship Efficiency: Enabling Big Data  Webinar – November 3, 2015 Prime Performance Conference -November 26, 2015  View Agenda Ship Efficiency: Enabling...
October 14th, 2015 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New Addition to “Clean, Green Fleet” Features First Caterpillar Marine Tier 4 Final Engines

New Addition to “Clean, Green Fleet” Features First Caterpillar Marine Tier 4 Final Engines
For Harley Marine Services, “green” has always been the way to go. So it’s no surprise that this marine transportation company headquartered in Seattle, Washington, was the first to select a Caterpillar Marine engine solution that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 Final emissions...
October 14th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Announcing the launch of OI North America 2017

Announcing the launch of OI North America 2017
The San Diego Convention Center Oceanology International (OI), the world’s largest exhibition and conference for the ocean science and marine technology community, is delighted to announce the launch of the biennial Oceanology International North America (OINA), taking place on 14-16 February...
October 13th, 2015 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More