Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report

MISC releases its 2016 sustainability report
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO KUALA LUMPUR, 10 August 2017 – MISC Berhad (MISC) today announced its five-year Sustainability Strategy through the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report, highlighting the Group’s sustainability performance across a series of Economic, Social...
August 10th, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports | Read More

The overspill limit

The overspill limit
The term ‘overspill’ means that a loss has spilled over, or exceeded, the limits of liability available through the General Excess of Loss Reinsurance Programme which protects Mutual Members of the International Group of P&I Clubs. Currently this would be an individual claim which exceeds USD...
August 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to  Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.
(l-r): Mr. Akira Hoshi (Director & General Manager of Engineering Department, Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.) Mr. Toshio Koiwa (Director of Assurance Operations Division, ClassNK). Toyko – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued approval certification to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd....
August 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
The NYK BP Handymax Bulk Carriers which will be equipped with Wärtsilä scrubbers to be built at Oshima Shipyard – image courtesy of NYK BP The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being...
July 26th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017
Michael Chalos In 2004, the IMO hosted the International Conference on Ballast Water Management to address the problems associated with the introduction of non-native species into aquatic ecosystems when transported in the ballast water of oceangoing vessels.  The members adopted the International Convention...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy
The Astrolabe The Astrolabe, 72 meters long and with a shifting of 2600 tons, is an icebreaker equipped with a BIO-SEA90 ballast water treatment system. The ship was baptized on July, 12th 2017, in Concarneau Piriou shipyards’ in attendance of Mrs Annick Girardin, the French overseas Minister. Built...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance
Ballast water management is among the top environmental issues addressed by new regulations. With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment systems to choose. For manufacturers keen to be selected, attaining type approval by the U.S....
July 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Energy Underwriting: the value of process safety leading indicators

Energy Underwriting: the value of process safety leading indicators
Steven Braithwaite. Energy Underwriting: the value of process safety leading indicators By Steven Braithwaite* Major loss events are a serious and growing concern within the energy industry. Incidents such as Macondo (the explosion and fire in April 2010 on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible) and...
July 20th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pollution | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Coldharbour signs up Lloyd’s Register for US Coast Guard type approval process

Coldharbour signs up Lloyd’s Register for US Coast Guard type approval process
Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director, Lloyd’s Register and Andrew Marshall, Chief Executive, Coldharbour Marine. LR will oversee the complete range of tests required by the US Coast Guard (USCG) in its type approval process. July 19, 2017 – UK-based Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast...
July 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technology | Read More

R.I.NA: BWM – News from IMO Committee

R.I.NA: BWM – News from IMO Committee
BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT – News from IMO Committee –  The BWM Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017 – one year after ratification. The convention stipulates two standards for discharged ballast water. The D-1 standard covers ballast water exchange while the D-2 standard...
July 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ …

Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ …
… Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ – a new e-business solution to help the shipping industry meet the Ballast Water Management deadline D-1 Plan Approvals available online bring e-business to the class business Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, July 12, 2017 – As the Ballast Water Management...
July 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipmanagement | Read More

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment
Alfonso Castillero The Liberian Maritime Administration has welcomed an agreement reached by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on an implementation schedule for the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which broadly incorporates the terms of an amendment initially proposed...
July 10th, 2017 | Environment, Flags, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues
Simon Btennet Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents the world’s national shipowners’ associations – says it is pleased with...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Headlines, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution, Story of the Month | Read More

IMO Secretary-General’s opening address

IMO  Secretary-General’s opening address
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 71st session, 3-7 July (opening address) Address by the Secretary-General at the opening of the 71st session of the MEPC Thank you Mr. Chair, Excellences, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning,...
July 6th, 2017 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Featured, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

European institutions call on EU to address decommissioning of floating oil and gas structures

European institutions call on EU to address decommissioning of floating oil and gas structures
… Brussels, 3 July 2017 – A joint event between the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and three Green Members of the European Parliament highlighted the paradox between the strict rules under OSPAR for the decommissioning of fixed oil platforms from the North Sea with the rules...
July 3rd, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping
Briefing: 17 29/06/2017 –  Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards...
June 29th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

BWM: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field

BWM: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field
Intercargo’s Secretary General Dr. Kostas G. Gkonis Ballast Water Management: Regulation should not distort the market’s level playing field In view of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee upcoming meeting (MEPC 71 during 3-7 July 2017), INTERCARGO...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities

Tsavliris Q2 2017 activities
the “Scandinavian Reefer” Viewers can find hereunder the Tsavliris’ Salvage Group latest activities with relevant photos for the Q2 2017:  Motor Reefer “SCANDINAVIAN REEFER” On 25 March 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the AHT “DUTCH POWER” (3,200 BHP – 45 TBP) from Rotterdam to...
June 26th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More