Archive for the ‘Pollution’ Category

MethaShip Project: Renewable Methanol is ‘fuel with a future’

MethaShip Project: Renewable Methanol is ‘fuel with a future’
Much of the bunkering and transport infrastructure for Methanol already exists and can be extended further by adjustments to existing tanks and vessels Cross-industry research finds key advantages for use of methanol in medium speed marine engines for passenger shipping Papenburg and Brussels, 22 October...
October 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits

Tackling maritime emissions – IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits
To reduce emissions across the maritime sector, national authorities need to first quantify those emissions and then develop a strategy to reduce them. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the International Maritime Organization...
October 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…

Falling BDI@1,554 creates uneasiness; wets upwards and stable…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points earlier on today raising eyebrows. Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI fall of 58 points brought the respective index down at 2,106 points; once again: CAUTION! The  Panamaxes’ BPI managed to...
October 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation

MAN Energy Solutions pledges incentives to stimulate Decarbonisation
Participants in the second panel discussion – ‘Environmental regulations: Shipping as partof the solution, not the problem’ * Greek conference debates impending challenges facing shipping sector At the 4th annual Naftemporiki Shipping Conference, held in Athens on October 3rd 2018, an assorted...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric
Chelsea Technologies’ Wash Water Monitor Order from Japanese scrubber manufacturer reflects moves by Asian shipowners to align with an industry-wide uptake of scrubber technology  15 OCTOBER 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for...
October 15th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to help shipping companies comply with the latest requirements...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap
Part 1: Scope of the Regulation and the Risks of Non-Compliance With less than eighteen months before Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention comes into effect, there are still numerous challenges surrounding compliance and enforcement, which have cast uncertainty over the effect that...
October 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Legal, Pollution | Read More

Port Reception Facilities vote: Parliament strengthens ‘polluter pays’ principle for ship waste management

Port Reception Facilities vote: Parliament strengthens ‘polluter pays’ principle for ship waste management
Isabelle Ryckbost 09 October 2018 – The Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted today the Meissner report on the Port Reception Facilities and gave a mandate to the Rapporteur to start negotiations with the Council to finalise the text of the new law. The European Sea Ports Organisation...
October 9th, 2018 | Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Chelsea Technologies’ fastballast compliance monitor selected for Canadian Great Lakes Water trial

Chelsea Technologies’ fastballast compliance monitor selected for Canadian Great Lakes Water trial
CGT’s FastBallast compliance monitor Trial will assess accuracy and responsiveness for ballast water compliance monitoring 09  OCTOBER 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the maritime sector, has today announced that its portable...
October 9th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Row4Ocean: Dakar to Paramaribo

Row4Ocean: Dakar to Paramaribo
ROW4OCEAN training in Dubai for the 14 December departure. Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICA Eight billion kilos of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year. Eight billion kilos of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year. For the number crunchers among...
October 8th, 2018 | Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Pollution, Rowing | Read More

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020
Aderco – the world’s leading fuel treatment provider – has launched a new video offering a concise and detailed insight into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 sulphur cap. Available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHkXjsHklw) the 4:27m video outlines in clear, concise...
October 8th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS
LDA’s Ciudad de Cadiz will be retrofitted with the BIO-SEA UV BWTS BIO-SEA BWTS SELECTED FOR A RAFT OF NEWBUILD AND RETROFIT PROJECTS BIO-UV Group has signed an agreement to supply its fully type-approved BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system for retrofit installation to Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’...
October 4th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios

First Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend 2018 in Chios
l to r: Cadets with the Harbour Master of Chios Captain (HCG) Irene Argiri, Danae Bezantakou, Dr.George D. Pateras, Commander (HCG) Panteleimon Vatousis, Director of the Oinoussian Deck Officers Merchant Marine Academy, Athena Kanellatou from platinium sponsor Macgregor and Capt. Dimitris Bezantakos The...
October 2nd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution | Read More

Cargill celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day to help Save Our Seas

Cargill celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day to help Save Our Seas
.. Cargill celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day to help Save Our Seas NAMEPA on hand to educate and activate September 26, 2018 – NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) supported the staff at Cargill’s ocean transportation office in Teaneck, New Jersey, one of NAMEPA’s...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause

HFW helps  BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause
Paul Dean, Head of Offshore, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first clause relating to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. The new clause, focused on compliance, has been fast-tracked and may be published...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Legal, News, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS
The innovative Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module establishes a new benchmark in hybrid marine propulsion. Wärtsilä Corporation,  27 September 2018 at 10.30 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle...
September 27th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability
David Pascoe, Senior VP, Maritime Operations and Standards, Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) Liberia has submitted a paper to the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) calling for early reporting on the availability of fuel oil that is compliant with the new 0.50 percent...
September 25th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Flags, Pollution | Read More

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea

PD Ports become first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea
Simon Clarke MP presenting an award to David Jones, Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager at PD Ports, to mark their signing up to Operation Clean Sweep, at the British Plastics Federation Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons today, Monday 10 September. Teesport has become the first...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery

An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery
Mikhail Karikis An ocean of outcry at the Whitechapel Gallery – Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest By James Brewer  Greek-born artist Mikhail Karikis has joined with school children aged just seven years old to raise clamorous voices urging society to cleanse the oceans of pollution. Mikhail, who...
September 11th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Music, Pollution, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

American Club Loss Prevention: New E-Learning tool- ship-to-ship transfer

American Club Loss Prevention: New E-Learning tool- ship-to-ship transfer
Joe Hughes Following for the American Club members: Your Managers are pleased to announce the release of the American Club’s latest e-learning module, Ship-to-Ship Transfer. Ship-to-ship (STS) cargo transfer operations are significantly more complex than those involving a single vessel discharge...
September 11th, 2018 | Environment, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers  and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor
NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers   Carleen Lyden Walker and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor September 12, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

03-Sep-2018 TUGBOAT ENGINE FAILURE AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Bosphorus Strait, Turkey FUEL OIL LEAKAGE AT ALIAGA NEMRUT BAY Aliaga Nemrut Bay, Turkey CHANGES IN TAMAN PORT TARIFFS Taman, Russia Τugboat engine failure at Bosphorus Strait Monday, September 3, 2018, Bosphorus Strait, Turkey A small tugboat,...
September 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management System endorsed with USCG Type Approval

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management System endorsed with USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted Type Approval by the United States Coastguard (USCG) authorities. Wärtsilä Corporation, 3 September 2018 at 2 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System (BWMS)...
September 3rd, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval is optimizing the entire fuel line to address 2020 fuel challenges

Alfa Laval is optimizing the entire fuel line to address 2020 fuel challenges
Alfa Laval Adaptive Fuel Line Alfa Laval has a unique depth of expertise in marine fuel treatment, encompassing not just fuel separators but the whole chain from bunker tank to engine. As onboard operations change in response to fuel sulphur regulations, the company is optimizing and updating the technologies...
August 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More