Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

New contract will help speed spill response times

New contract will help speed spill response times
BIMCO and International Spill Control Organisation (ISCO) have launched two new spill response contracts to make the task of arranging clean-up services following a spill incident significantly easier to negotiate in an emergency. The two standard contracts are a first for spill response contractors....
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book

Liberian Registry wins Maritime Services Award for electronic oil record book
Christian Mollitor, vice-president of the Liberian Registry LISCR, the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has won the Lloyd’s List Maritime Services Award 2017 for the innovative electronic oil record book (ε-ORB), which is now accepted for use on board Liberian-flag ships.  The ε-ORB, launched...
June 1st, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Environment, Flags, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire

Boris Johnson, UK Foreign Secretary, visits Coldharbour Marine plant in Lingby, Nottinghamshire
The Foreign Secretary visiting Coldharbour Marine (Credit: Nottingham Post) 1 June 2017 – UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson paid a special visit to Coldharbour Marine recently as the ballast water treatment system manufacturer’s facility in Nottinghamshire gears up for significant export-oriented...
June 1st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd*1 just launched a support service for setting up an EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) Monitoring Plan (MP) in compliance with the EU MRV regulation. This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships...
May 31st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards
Ingvild Jenssen Oslo, 30 May 2017 – Today, during the first day of NOR-Shipping in Oslo, Dutch banks ABN AMRO, ING Bank and NIBC, together with the Scandinavian SEB and DNB, announced that they are all introducing Responsible Ship Recycling Standards (RSRS) for their ship financing. The banks took...
May 30th, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes; geopolitics are worsening and Terrorism of ANY kind must be curbed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI was also down  44 points since last week’s closing...
May 26th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Climate, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Sembcorp Marine signs MOU with De Nora for the supply of BALPURE® system on ballast water technology retrofits

Sembcorp Marine signs MOU with De Nora for the supply of BALPURE® system on ballast water technology retrofits
Leading shipyard to supply patentedslip stream electrochlorination BWTS Singapore, May 25, 2017: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today announced the signing of an MOU with Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine on the supply and installation of De Nora BALPURE® ballast water...
May 25th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sembcorp Marine and Coldharbour sign ballast water treatment system agreement

Sembcorp Marine and Coldharbour sign ballast water treatment system agreement
Coldharbour Inert Gas Generator 25 May 2017 – Coldharbour Marine, developer of a unique in-tank, in-voyage and inert gas-based ballast water treatment system for large tankers, bulkers and LNG vessels, has signed an agreement with Sembcorp Marine that will see the latter offer the Coldharbour GLD™...
May 25th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greece: Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop…

Greece: Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop…
View from the BWMS workshop LR organised Lloyd’s Register holds Ballast Water Management Systems Workshop as action from last Hellenic Technical Committee & Environmental Sub-committee On Thursday May 11th Lloyd’s Register (LR) held at its premises in Piraeus a Ballast Water Management Systems...
May 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Saudi Arabia ratifies BWM treaty

Saudi Arabia ratifies BWM treaty
15/05/2017  – Saudi Arabia has become the latest State to become a Party to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. The treaty will enter into force on 8 September 2017 and aims to counter the threat to marine ecosystems by potentially invasive species transported in ships’ ballast...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO Tier III compliant Wärtsilä engines to power world’s largest expedition mega yachts

IMO Tier III compliant Wärtsilä engines to power world’s largest expedition mega yachts
The new and innovative expedition mega yacht, owned by Genting Hong Kong, will be powered by Wärtsilä engines combined with NOR systems. Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 May 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the main engines for a new and innovative expedition mega yacht,...
May 11th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

De Nora unveils all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 marine sewage treatment system

De Nora unveils all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 marine sewage treatment system
De Nora – OMNIPURE Series 64 MILAN, MAY 05 2017 – De Nora, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrolyzers, electrodes, coatings, electrochemical and water treatment technologies, announced today the debut of the all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 sewage treatment systems. The OMNIPURE™ Series...
May 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference
Carleen Lyden-Kluss of NAMEPA, Sherice Arman of Maples and Calder, and Dr. Pauline Yearwood of CARICOM MARPOL Conference in Cayman Islands Explores Future Implementation in Caribbean a Concern May 4, 2017—Grand Cayman was the site of a pivotal conference on “Implementing MARPOL in the Caribbean”...
May 4th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

DUWEL Group to support SEACURE® system sales

DUWEL Group to support SEACURE®  system sales
“We work with companies with high environmental credentials,” says Roger Duwel Evoqua Water Technologies has signed a sales agency agreement with Duwel Group to market its SeaCURE® ballast water management system for countries in Northern Europe. Roger Duwel, Duwel Group’s founding Managing...
May 2nd, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maurice Meehan takes the lead at Carbon War Room’s Shipping Operation

Maurice Meehan takes the lead at Carbon War Room’s Shipping Operation
LONDON – MAY 1, 2017 – Carbon War Room (CWR)—part of Rocky Mountain Institute, the global NGO that promotes profitable solutions for decarbonisation—today announced the appointment of Maurice Meehan as the director of its Shipping Operation. On 1 May 2017 Meehan, formerly of Maersk,...
May 1st, 2017 | Climate, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”
Anna Stamatiou The international environmental NGO MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), working to protect sea turtles and their marine and coastal habitats in the Mediterranean, launches its new online game “TEAM TURTLE” at the 37th International Sea Turtle Symposium (15...
April 12th, 2017 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ready product image, Ballast Water Management Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 10 April 2017 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements...
April 10th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New boats helps to keep Falmouth harbour ship shape

New boats helps to keep Falmouth harbour ship shape
… This week, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) welcomed a new mooring maintenance vessel to the Port (Monday 3rd April). The boat which has been named ABERFAL (Cornish for Falmouth) will replace FHC’s existing vessel, Pendennis,which has served the Commissioners since 1982. The 12-metre steel-hull...
April 7th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has trusted BIO-SEA systems once again !

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has trusted BIO-SEA systems once again !
The BIO-SEA company won 2 new BWT retrofit projects ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA). BIO-SEA will therefore equip 2 Roros from the group, the ”Ville de Bordeaux” and the “City of Hamburg”, with a 400 m3/h BIOSEA modular system and a 300m3/h BIO-SEA semi-modular system (IMO & USCG...
April 4th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Aderco opens Singapore office

Aderco opens Singapore office
Philippe Lecloux Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximise uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the new office forms a mission-critical...
March 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM

Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on BWM
Ahead of Convention coming into force – the 8th International Conference on Ballast Water Management Since 2001, the international maritime community has met in Singapore to discuss and monitor the administrative and technological developments in ballast water management under the auspices of...
March 10th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission
09/03/2017  – A new centre tasked with promoting technologies and operations to help navigate shipping into a low-carbon future has been launched at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (8 March). The centre will cater to the needs of the Caribbean region under the Global Maritime Technology...
March 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More