Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support
Joe Hughes NAMEPA Houston event receives strong industry support Disruption in Maritime Industry Prompts High Participation, Support  for NAMEPA Houston Conference HOUSTON, TX – February 24, 2020 – Uncertainty and disruption in the maritime industry has drawn unprecedented support from corporate...
February 25th, 2020 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020

Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020
. Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 7), 17-21 February 2020 Prohibiting the use and carriage for use as fuel of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic waters- draft MARPOL amendments agreed The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) agreed draft amendments to MARPOL...
February 25th, 2020 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview
The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview In April 2018, the International Maritime Organisation (the “IMO”), took the unprecedented step of committing the shipping industry to a long-term strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, and to phase them...
February 24th, 2020 | Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business

2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business
2020 Ocean Super Year – What Does It Mean for Business 2020 – “SUPER YEAR FOR THE OCEAN”: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR THE GLOBAL OCEAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY? A Series of Major Ocean Events and Developments will Take Place This Year, with Important Implications and Opportunities for Ocean Industries 24...
February 24th, 2020 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion

IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion
ISWA’s Gavin Allwright IMO MEPC submission – Info document on Wind Propulsion  From Gavin Allwright, Secretary of International Windship Association (IWSA) Dear All, I would like to draw your attention to an IMO MEPC info document submission from the Comoros flag regarding wind propulsion...
February 21st, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”

Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous”
Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban Inches Forward, but loopholes denounced as “outrageous” Draft regulation delays implementation of Arctic HFO ban unti 2029 London, Friday February 21, 2020:- NGOs and Indigenous groups today cautiously acknowledged progress by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...
February 21st, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Position of EFIP on the European Green Deal

Position of EFIP on the European Green Deal
.. Position of the European Federation of Inlands Ports (EFIP) on the European Green Deal On 11 December 2019, Commission President von der Leyen presented her Green Deal for Europe. EFIP welcomed the Green Deal’s aim and proposals as they are essential to achieve of a carbon-neutral Europe. However,...
February 18th, 2020 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​

Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​
Wärtsilä will supply customized Hybrid Scrubber systems that meet and exceed the latest emissions legislation to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line. Wärtsilä to supply customized Hybrid Scrubber solution to two Norwegian Cruise Line ships ​​​​​​​ Wärtsilä...
February 17th, 2020 | Cruise Industry, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Decarbonisation, 2020 fuel switchover and digital transformation at the forefront of Lloyd’s Register’s Hellenic Advisory Committee meeting

Decarbonisation, 2020 fuel switchover and digital transformation at the forefront of Lloyd’s Register’s Hellenic Advisory Committee meeting
Nick Brown, LR Marine & Offshore Director at the podium delivering his points Decarbonisation, 2020 fuel switchover and digital transformation at the forefront of Lloyd’s Register’s Hellenic Advisory Committee meeting Industry leaders gather at British Embassy in Greece to share insights on key...
February 14th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

15 organizations from the transport Sector call for a bold and realistic European Green Deal

15 organizations from the transport Sector call for a bold and realistic European Green Deal
15 organizations from the transport Sector call for a bold and realistic European Green Deal Brussels, February 11th, 2020 The Communication on the European Green Deal sets very ambitious objectives for the EU and sends a strong message to the rest of the world regarding Europe’s ambition to reduce...
February 11th, 2020 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Net Environmental Impact

Net Environmental Impact
.. Net Environmental Impact Despite learning this week that Japan plans to construct 22 new coal plants in response to their shift away from nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster, I think it is appropriate to say that industries and countries are trying to identify the most viable pathway forward...
February 5th, 2020 | Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance

WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance
WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance WOC CEO Paul Holthus Keynotes on “Blue Finance” at Inauguration of Centre for Blue Governance at the University of Portsmouth 5 February 2020 The Centre for Blue Governance (CBG) at the University of Portsmouth, UK, will be launched on 13 February...
February 5th, 2020 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Feb-2020 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Q&A China USE OF SCRUBBER AND FUEL IN TURKISH WATERS Turkey HANDLING OF THE CORONAVIRUS Gothenburg, Sweden Novel Coronavirus Q&A Tuesday, February 4, 2020, China GAC China has prepared a list of answers to questions related to the current...
February 4th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

British Safety Council: New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner

British Safety Council: New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner
Matthew Holder, Head of Campaigns, British Safety Council. New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner We are building the evidence base that proves government must act on air quality says British Safety Council An app developed by King College London...
February 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly

Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly
Clemenceau’s sister ship heading for the scrapyard – France must act responsibly  The French Courts stopped the scrapping of the asbestos-laden aircraft carrier Clemenceau on the beach of Alang, India [1]. Fifteen years later, France is faced with a second toxic headache. The Clemenceau’s sister...
January 30th, 2020 | Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

BinForGreenSeas’s success in Northwest leads to Southeast expansion

BinForGreenSeas’s success in Northwest leads to Southeast expansion
.. BinForGreenSeas’s success in Northwest leads to Southeast expansion Three Beaches in Kent to benefit from BinForGreenSeas Following the success of its bins on Blackpool and Bognor Regis, GreenSeas Trust is set to change the mind-set of beach litterers with three new bins in Kent. The first of...
January 29th, 2020 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!
Kyparissia Thines vehicles Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats! The 39th Standing Committee of the Bern Convention (Council of Europe) on the Conservation of European Wild Life and Natural Habitats  fully supported MEDASSET’s complaints about...
January 28th, 2020 | Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market
Photo Credit: Ajax News & Feature Service / Alamy Stock Photo Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market – IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally – Urgent questions to be answered by oil...
January 27th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef
. Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef  Ahead of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Miami, USA, sailors and officials teamed up on Friday 17 January to rescue a coral reef. The expedition, led by World Sailing and the University of Miami, and supported by Hempel,...
January 18th, 2020 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Sailing, Sports | Read More

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program
. New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program A new decade has begun with renewed hopes and aspirations for all of us. Global shipping enters the new era facing a complex, demanding regulatory framework in pursuit of the goal of “Safe, Secure and Efficient Ships on Clean Seas”. To assist its Volunteer...
January 17th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

WOG engages with ChangeNow Summit 2020

WOG engages with ChangeNow Summit 2020
WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL (WOC) ENGAGES WITH CHANGENOW SUMMIT 2020 (PARIS, 30 JAN-1 FEB) WOC Partners to Advance Solutions and Innovations for the Planet 14 January 2020 The World Ocean Council (WOC) is honoured to become Ambassador Partner to ChangeNOW Summit, the impact-accelerator event designed to bring...
January 14th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 09-Jan-2020 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 1, 2 & 5 Hong Kong SAFETY & SECURITY ZONES FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS New Orleans, United States UPDATE ON SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BAN India Dredging at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 1, 2 & 5 Thursday, January...
January 9th, 2020 | Construction, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Jan-2020 COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF MARPOL ANNEX VI. REGULATION 14 Saudi Arabia IMO 2020 REMINDER Australia RESTRICTIONS AT BOSPHORUS Turkey Compliance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI. Regulation 14 Thursday, January 2, 2020, Saudi Arabia According to Circular...
January 2nd, 2020 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More