Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services

Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services
Manage risks effectively with VeriFuel’s Oil spills / Hydrocarbon Forensic Services VeriFuel has now added hydrocarbon forensic services to our service portfolio. Our industry leading marine fuel services can identify specific characteristics of petroleum products to help resolve liability issues...
May 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning
Anders Lindmark takes on new role as Business Unit President, Gas Systems Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning Anders Lindmark, formerly Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, has transitioned from ballast water treatment into another compliance application....
May 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation
Timothy Wilson LR Invitation – IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation [16:00-18:30] With the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74  in mind – which took place on 13-17 May 2019, Lloyd’s Register’s Timothy Wilson, Principal Marine...
May 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction
. UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions
Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions in the Solomon Islands as part of a global project to help tackle climate change. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/09-video-launch-global-problem-local-actions.aspx  Watch...
May 15th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London)

WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London)
WOC to Chair Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (20-21 May, London) The World Ocean Council is Working to Engage the Ocean Business Community in Addressing Biofouling and Invasive Species 7 May 2019 – The Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar, presented by Lloyd’s Maritime...
May 7th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania
Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania A meeting was held in Tirana on 2 May 2019 within the framework of the research project “Exploration of potential nesting sites & design of conservation measures for sporadic nesting in Albania “(2018-2019) that is...
May 6th, 2019 | Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System. Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 May 2019 at 10 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management...
May 6th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam
. Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam   Delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about Chelsea’s Sea Sentry fully autonomous wash water monitoring system for both the water inlet and outlet of wet exhaust...
May 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research
PORTS REVOKE SCRUBBER BAN AFTER PUBLICATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. Following...
May 2nd, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide
.. HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide This summer, as has been the case for the last 37 years, HELMEPA is circulating motivational posters to remind us all of our duty to ourselves not to throw garbage in seas and on beaches! Featuring the “Seagull”, the two...
May 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline

Damen’s Invasave mobile BWTS goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline
. Damen’s InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system goes on tour ahead of IMO deadline First stop – Lisbon 16-17 May In less than five months, the IMO’s Ballast Water Convention will be extended to cover existing vessels as well as new builds. As of 8 September, all will be required to comply...
April 26th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity
TARA à l’archipel de François Joseph The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity New results, mainly from data from the Tara Oceans expedition (2009-2013), provide the most comprehensive catalog to date of viruses found in all the world’s oceans, including the Arctic Ocean. Led by...
April 25th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal . The Atlantic Blue Port Services project will be addressing the contentious issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance

V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance
. V.Group urges proactive approach to 2020 compliance London, 24 April 2019: V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, today urged shipowners and operators to take a proactive approach to 2020 compliance. With the global sulphur cap less than nine...
April 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data

Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data
.. Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data Microbiological testing leader LuminUltra Technologies has introduced a cloud-enabled digital platform on which to manage the microbiological quality of all shipboard fuel and water systems, including ballast water. LuminUltra...
April 23rd, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More