Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements

BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements
Ludovic Rouzel, BWT Contracts Manager, BIO-UV Group BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements BIO-UV Group has unveiled a modified, more compact version of its low flow rate BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system (BWTS) to meet market demand for retrofit...
September 18th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee

BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee
Peter Sand BIMCO Tanker Shipping 2019/3 report: A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing flee Tanker Shipping A boost from the 2020 sulphur cap will not make up for a fast-growing fleet Demand drivers and freight rates Rising geo-political tensions have led to disruptions...
September 17th, 2019 | BIMCO, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports, Tankers | Read More

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport

Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport
Martin Dorsman Revised Energy Taxation Directive should enable the transition to the decarbonisation of maritime transport The European maritime industry partners – ECSA, INTERFERRY, EUDA and CLIA Europe – welcome the long awaited report on the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive...
September 14th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution Speaking at London International shipping Week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, “The initial strategy adopted last year is a major policy commitment for a drastic reduction of GHG emissions...
September 13th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels at IMO in October

Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels at IMO in October
pic Reinhard Ottway Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels at IMO in October IMO is hosting a Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels  on Thursday, 17 October and Friday, 18 October 2019 in the Main Hall at IMO Headquarters in London, United Kingdom.  Aims of the symposium ​This one and...
September 11th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future
Dimitris J. Fafalios Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.  Top of the agenda were the preparations...
September 10th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series
. Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series Health and safety expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging visitors to this year’s Contamination Expo Series to come and witness its intuitive field hazard-testing and air quality technology to see how it is...
September 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, News, Pollution | Read More

Integrators select ACO Marine equipment

Integrators select ACO Marine equipment
“Failure to effectively separate and remove the galley FOGs and sludge will cause biological overloading of any treatment system,” said Beavis. Pictured left and right are ACO Marine’s Lipator grease separation systems Integrators select ACO Marine equipment SYSTEM INTEGRATORS SELECT ACO MARINE...
September 2nd, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel

Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel
Wärtsilä’s Advanced Waste technology will enable the Regal Princess to dispose of waste safely, efficiently, and with environmental sustainability. Copyright: Princess Cruises Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel Wärtsilä Corporation,...
August 29th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel released on 20 August 2019. The...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IACS, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean
Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean The boating community is being called upon to take part in a beach clean next Saturday (24 August 2019) to protect and support the iconic coastal habitat and wildlife. The clean, organised by Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat,...
August 15th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice
Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice Beijing, 12 August 2019:- Responding to reports that the 190m-long COSCO-owned cargo vessel Tian’en is due to arrive in the Swedish port of Gävle on August 18, having traversed the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route between the Pacific...
August 12th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…
The “Typhoon” Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”… The Athanasios K. Laskaridis Foundation purchase of the Typhoon, a 76 meters long built in 2004 in Norway,  a specialist vessel to clean up the seas and coast lines –  even in areas which are inaccessible,  is a more than welcome...
August 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

AAL’s Adoption Of The IMO Low Sulphur Regulation 2020

AAL’s Adoption Of The IMO Low Sulphur Regulation 2020
The “AAL Melbourne” AAL’s Adoption Of The IMO Low Sulphur Regulation 2020 August 2, 2019 – With widespread discussion and reporting about the IMO 2020 ‘Sulphur Cap’ regulation, coming into effect January 1st 2020, we would like to clarify our position and how we plan to move forward...
August 2nd, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Pollution | Read More

KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans

KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans
KR launches KR GEARs for GHG emission data management and Ship Implementation Plans The Korean Register (KR) has established a new greenhouse gas (GHG) online data management system KR GEARs (GHG Emission Authentic Reporting System). The new service will help shipowners to comply with GHG regulations...
July 31st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather
The Time to Breathe campaign poster Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather British Safety Council welcomes HSE guidance on working in hot weather and looks forward to the regulator’s advice for outdoor employees working in polluted urban air As temperatures in Britain soar...
July 25th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical
From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical – the pathway to Zero-Emissions Shipping  Peering into the future – the near future, not the distant future – we see the beginnings of a pathway towards a goal that some believe is only aspirational: a zero-emissions shipping industry. It...
July 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don

Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don
The “Stena Don” Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don FLAT-PACK CLARIMAR SOLUTION OFFERS EASY ACCESS FOR DAMEN SHIPREPAIR DURING STENA DON REFIT ACO Marine has completed the installation and commissioning of a ClarimarMF-10 wastewater treatment plant supplied to Damen...
July 23rd, 2019 | Drill ships, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”

“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns”
“2020 Global Sulphur Limit implementation: INTERCARGO raises Safety concerns” With 1 January 2020 less than five and a half months away, INTERCARGO expresses its growing concern in view of the magnitude of the challenge lying ahead for the industry and the need for a smooth transition. The global...
July 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo, Pollution | Read More

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation
. SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation The social and political acceptability of ocean industries, sometimes known as the “social license to operate”, plays a fundamental role in securing the future potential...
July 19th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China
The signing ceremony was attended by senior management from both Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry. Copyright: CHI Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China Wärtsilä Corporation, 08 July, 10 AM, EEST – The technology...
July 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific
.. IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific In a spate of activity since its formal launch in March, the initial phase of the Glofouling Partnerships project is now well and truly underway with a series of technical workshops in the Pacific. The key message...
July 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets
The new Ultramax Bulk Carrier design meets the IMO 2030 environmental targets. Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets Wärtsilä Corporation,  02 July 2019 at 10:00 EET The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese...
July 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More