Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef

Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef
. Hempel World Cup Series Miami participants team up to rescue a coral reef  Ahead of the Hempel World Cup Series event in Miami, USA, sailors and officials teamed up on Friday 17 January to rescue a coral reef. The expedition, led by World Sailing and the University of Miami, and supported by Hempel,...
January 18th, 2020 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Sailing, Sports | Read More

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program

New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program
. New 2020 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program A new decade has begun with renewed hopes and aspirations for all of us. Global shipping enters the new era facing a complex, demanding regulatory framework in pursuit of the goal of “Safe, Secure and Efficient Ships on Clean Seas”. To assist its Volunteer...
January 17th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

WOG engages with ChangeNow Summit 2020

WOG engages with ChangeNow Summit 2020
WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL (WOC) ENGAGES WITH CHANGENOW SUMMIT 2020 (PARIS, 30 JAN-1 FEB) WOC Partners to Advance Solutions and Innovations for the Planet 14 January 2020 The World Ocean Council (WOC) is honoured to become Ambassador Partner to ChangeNOW Summit, the impact-accelerator event designed to bring...
January 14th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 09-Jan-2020 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 1, 2 & 5 Hong Kong SAFETY & SECURITY ZONES FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS New Orleans, United States UPDATE ON SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BAN India Dredging at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 1, 2 & 5 Thursday, January...
January 9th, 2020 | Construction, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Jan-2020 COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF MARPOL ANNEX VI. REGULATION 14 Saudi Arabia IMO 2020 REMINDER Australia RESTRICTIONS AT BOSPHORUS Turkey Compliance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI. Regulation 14 Thursday, January 2, 2020, Saudi Arabia According to Circular...
January 2nd, 2020 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members

ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members
ITOPF — An invaluable resource of marine pollution assistance to Members An additional benefit of being a Member to the Shipowners’ Club is that all vessels entered are automatically enrolled with the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). The cost of ITOPF membership is paid...
December 31st, 2019 | Environment, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Dec-2019 USE OF EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEMS Australia TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF CARGO HANDLING Cagayan de Oro, Philippines PORT AIMS TO FURTHER REDUCE CO2 EMISSIONS Antwerp, Belgium SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF RESORTS WORLD Singapore Use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Friday,...
December 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020

EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020
EU Fisheries Ministers flout law and allow overfishing to continue in 2020 EU Fisheries Ministers today failed to meet their legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020, setting fishing limits for the North Sea and North East Atlantic that go beyond the sustainable limits recommended by scientists (e.g....
December 18th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Fisheries, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more
Boris Johnson Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.50 Most-Read Commentary Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn: Britain will leave the European...
December 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets

Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets
John Faraclas Uncertainty and volatility rule the Markets The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 1,558 – on a weekly tough basis same was up 30 points from 1,528 (29/11). Geopolitics still sour. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down 52 points at 3,273...
December 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
The GloLitter Partnerships Project agreement was signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Wegger Chr. Strømmen, Norway’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on Thursday 5 December, 2019. Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from...
December 5th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt
.   European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt Tuesday 3 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.49.1 Commentary: European reset on climate change By David Marsh in London A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building momentum following massive public...
December 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution | Read More

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success
Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success World Ocean Council SOS 2019 Success re “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy” Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 Generates Global, High-Level, High-Energy Dialogue...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention
Martin Dorsman ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention The European shipping industry welcomes the recent announcement by the Government of India that the country intends to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention For Safe And Environmentally Sound...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation

Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation
. Omnipresence of microplastics in European rivers: update by the Tara Ocean Foundation Over a period of 6 months, from May to November 2019, the research schooner Tara voyaged along the 4 European sea fronts and took samples from 9 major rivers in Europe. This is the very first mission dedicated to...
November 23rd, 2019 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables
… COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables High-Level Plenary Session Sponsored by WOC Member Mercator Ocean International to Explore Investment and Innovation Needs and Opportunities for Expanding Ocean Data Monitoring for...
November 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up

WISTA and CARIBMEPA lead Caribbean Coastal clean up
CARIBMEPA and NAMEPA Board members, and delegates of the 2019 WISTA International AGM and Conference, collect trash on a Grand Cayman beach in the Cayman Islands. WISTA and CARIBMEPA Lead Caribbean Coastal Clean Up  Members of The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Women...
November 20th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel

Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel
Wärtsilä will upgrade the efficiency and environmental performance of the Norwegian fishing vessel ‘Brennholm’. Copyright: Gunnar Larsen Wärtsilä solutions chosen to upgrade efficiency and environmental performance of Norwegian fishing vessel Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 November 2019 at 12pm EET The...
November 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Salamina
.. The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the “Dimitris Bogris” Auditorium of the Town Hall of Salamina Island and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 8 and 14 November 2019. In cooperation with the Directorate for Primary...
November 19th, 2019 | Environment, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security

Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security
. Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security Special Speech by Brune Poirson, Minister of State attached to the Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France, to Precede WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) Plenary Session on Women’s Leadership...
November 18th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets
.. IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of...
November 15th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions The IMO, which met in London this week to discuss how the shipping industry can continue to decarbonise, has agreed that a goal-setting approach is the best way to reduce carbon emissions in...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report
.. General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report ESPO congratulates Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining its first EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). The PERS certificate was...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles
.. The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles New results from the Tara Oceans expedition, led by a collaboration between the Tara Ocean Foundation and teams from the CNRS, EMBL, CEA, Sorbonne Université and Université Paris Science...
November 14th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands
BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands Dutch technology group and sustainable marine fuel pioneer GoodFuels exploring options for joint investment  ENSCHEDE, 14 NOVEMBER, 2019 – More of the world’s international shipping...
November 14th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More