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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

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance
Foreship has secured a major design consultancy contract covering the first post-Ballast Water Convention treatment systems to be specified by Norwegian Cruise Line.  The contract calls for independent naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy services to ensure installations on five NCL...
March 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems
The Seven Seas Voyager Retrofits are never easy, but getting them right through your selection of partners is critical to keep a vessel profitable. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a six-star-plus cruise line. Its vessels boast the highest standards for their guests, plus the latest in technology in every...
February 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid February 17th, 2017 – Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS): a strong message sent by the European Parliament to all maritime stakeholders Two days ago, the European Parliament has voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission...
February 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament to propose that international shipping (including non-EU flag ships) should be incorporated...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport
Isabelle Ryckbost 15 February 2017 Today the European Parliament voted in favour of  the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of a maritime climate fund “in the absence of progress at international level” as from 2023. Climate change...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More