Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment
United We Stand: the Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Holds First Annual Meeting and Elects the Inaugural Board of Directors The New Association is Formed to Give a Voice to the Manufacturing Sector of Ballast Water Treatment ALEXANDRIA, VA – April 24, 2018 – The manufacturers...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping
.. 24 April 2018 – ESPO welcomes the agreement reached at global level within the IMO to peak CO2 emissions from shipping as soon as possible and reduce them by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels. For European ports, the agreement reached last week is a real milestone and sends a strong...
April 24th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean
Mein Schiff 6 cruise docked in the terminal in Barcelona. April 17, 2018 (Author: María García) The German organisation, Control Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (henceforth NABU), together with Ecologists in Action, have carried out measurements of atmospheric emissions from sea traffic...
April 24th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

U.S. Salvors successfully pass every Coast Guard Verification to-date

U.S. Salvors successfully pass every Coast Guard Verification to-date
Jim Elliott, President of the American Salvage Association. April 19, 2018 – On April 18th, Rear Admiral Anthony “Jack” Vogt, Assistant Commandant for Response Policy, released an update on the status of the most recent U.S. Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) industry verification initiative....
April 22nd, 2018 | Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy as a first but critical step towards the industry’s decarbonization The Union of Greek Shipowners welcomes the adoption of the IMO’s initial GHG reduction strategy by...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19

ITOPF Handbook 2018/19
ITOPF has just published its new Handbook for 2018/19. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil and chemicals from ships. Updated annually, it features information on ITOPF’s technical and information services, oil spill statistics,...
March 27th, 2018 | Books, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.

Ardent, Vernicos and EPE combine forces.
… ARDENT, VERNICOS and EPE combine forces to provide emergency response services in the eastern Mediterranean PIRAEUS, (20TH MARCH 2018) – GLOBAL MARITIME SERVICES PROVIDER, ARDENT, VERNICOS TUGS AND SALVAGE, A GREEK-BASED TUG & SALVAGE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING...
March 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

AQUA-TOOLS’ B-QUA to be used in Canadian Ballast water surveillance programme

AQUA-TOOLS’ B-QUA to be used in Canadian Ballast water surveillance programme
The efficiency of various ballast water testing methods was tested onboard the research vessel Meteor The Government of Canada is testing aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water sampling and monitoring kit for possible use in the Canadian ballast water surveillance programme. The programme is being led a research...
March 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

ITOPF R&D Award 2018 goes to ExpOS’D

ITOPF R&D Award 2018 goes to ExpOS’D
ITOPF’s Managing Director, Dr. Karen Purnell We are pleased to announce that the beneficiary of the 7th annual ITOPF R&D Award is ExpOS’D (Experimental Oil Spill Data-sharing), a research project led by the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands), in partnership with the...
March 22nd, 2018 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance

Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance
Dr Brian Phillips “Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance” by Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director, Chelsea Technologies Group for Maritime Reporter. CTG has direct experience of ballast water management and compliance with the high standards demanded by regulators....
March 20th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Day 2 highlights at Oi18

Day 2 highlights at Oi18
Oi18 has had another successful day and we hope you’ve had the chance to explore everything that’s been on offer in the Exhibition and Conference. Don’t worry if you missed anything, we’ve captured the best bits in our day 2 highlights video so you can take a look back at what...
March 14th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…
John Faraclas Not good news yet from the Baltic as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points; Geopolitics in disarray. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Let us hope the Dry and Wet Markets remain same they are today; a fall below the 2,000-point mark will send shocking waves of an unprecedented tsunami....
March 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
The Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP) and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) invite exhibitors to attend the International Oil Spill Conference for the Asia-Pacific region – Spillcon 2019 – Global, Regional, Local. While proudly organised by Australia ’s key government...
March 13th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New Naval Ltd: Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance…

New Naval Ltd: Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance…
Protection of Marine Environment is of paramount importance to us! We at New Naval Ltd., the leading Greek manufacturer of Oil Spill Response and Marine Environment Protection Equipment, have achieved a 40 year path of evolution in development of Oil Spill Response Solutions and manufacturing of tailor...
March 13th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Opening day highlights at Oi18

Opening day highlights at Oi18
.. Oceanology International 2018 officially opened its doors today, and what an incredible show it’s been so far! Take a look back at what happened today in our Day 1 highlights video, and keep an eye out for the hashtags #Oi18 and #OiJourney to stay up to date with everyone’s Oi18experiences...
March 13th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MARPOL amendments enter into force

MARPOL amendments enter into force
… MARPOL amendments enter into force – ship fuel oil reporting requirements, garbage classification and IOPP certificate Requirements for ships to collect fuel oil consumption data entered into force on 1 March, along with other amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention...
March 5th, 2018 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

Find out what’s new at Oi18

Find out what’s new at Oi18
Register Now Who’s Exhibiting? What’s On Travel & Hotels With less than two weeks to go till doors open, Oi18 will be a bigger and better event than before. A multitude of the biggest names within the...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created
Dimitis Mitsatsos at the podium delivering his speech Yesterday, 28 February 2018, the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and the Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, signed the Inaugural Declaration of UAEMEPA, the United Arab...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

“Air quality measurements in ports”, PPA 16 February 2018

“Air quality measurements in ports”,  PPA 16 February 2018
Piraeus Port Authority “Air quality measurements in ports”, at the Piraeus Port Authority, 16 February 2018 Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will...
February 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed

Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed
Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit – ban on carriage of non-compliant high sulphur fuel oil agreed IMO has agreed to move forward with a prohibition on the carriage of fuel oil for use on board ships, when that fuel oil is not compliant with a new low sulphur limit which comes into force from 2020. ...
February 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit

PPR 5 meets – Implementing the 2020 sulphur limit
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim 05/02/2018  – The 0.50% limit on sulphur in fuel oil on board ships (outside designated emission control areas) will come into effect on 1 January 2020. Ensuring consistent implementation of the 0.50% requirement is a key item on the agenda of IMO’s Sub-committee...
February 5th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More