GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • mfm

    Gard Club notes MFM discrepancies in Singapore

    The use of mass flow meters is mandatory for all fuel oil deliveries in Singapore, as of 1 January 2017. However, issues related to bunker quantity remain prevalent, according to Gard P&I Club. In this context, the Club presents some issues faced by operators, when taking bunkers in Singapore, following the implementation of the MFM requirements. ...

  • bwms

    USCG updates BWMS approval for Sunrui

    The US Coast Guard's Marine Safety Center issued an updated Type Approval certificate to Sunrui Environmental Engineering, for their filtration/side-stream electrolysis BalClor Ballast Water Management System. The updated certificate was issued to clarify the hazardous location installation requirements onboard foreign flag vessels. ...

  • reduction

    Shipping industry proposes CO2 reduction objectives to IMO

    Four major international trade associations, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping and INTERTANKO, have made a joint proposal to IMO, concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions. ...

  • offshore

    Denmark to launch underwater robots for offshore industry

    The Technical University of Denmark inaugurated a laboratory, where researchers will complete a modular robot for use in offshore wind turbine platforms. The robot will be used for inspection, and the long-term vision is that it will be able to carry out underwater repairs on foundations and rigs, independently of weather conditions. ...

  • sulphur

    IBIA discusses safety implications of 2020 sulphur limit

    The International Bunker Industry Association contributed to a discussion at the International Maritime Organization's MSC 98, last week, regarding the potential impact on ship safety associated with meeting demand for fuels complying with the 0.50% sulphur limit, that is due to take effect on 1 January 2020. ...


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offshore

ExxonMobil awards FPSO contract to SBM Offshore

ExxonMobil has awarded contracts to SBM Offshore, for the next phase of the Liza project in Guyana. Under these contracts, SBM Offshore will construct, install, lease and operate a floating production, storage and offloading vessel. This follows completion of engineering studies and the final investment decision on the project by ExxonMobil.

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mfm

Gard Club notes MFM discrepancies in Singapore

The use of mass flow meters is mandatory for all fuel oil deliveries in Singapore, as of 1 January 2017. However, issues related to bunker quantity remain prevalent, according to Gard P&I Club. In this context, the Club presents some issues faced by operators, when taking bunkers in Singapore, following the implementation of the MFM requirements.

Read More »
bwms

USCG updates BWMS approval for Sunrui

The US Coast Guard's Marine Safety Center issued an updated Type Approval certificate to Sunrui Environmental Engineering, for their filtration/side-stream electrolysis BalClor Ballast Water Management System. The updated certificate was issued to clarify the hazardous location installation requirements onboard foreign flag vessels.

Read More »
maersk

DNV GL expands cooperation with Maersk Oil

DNV GL announced that it has won a contract to provide independent verification services for the Maersk Oil redevelopment of the Tyra field, offshore Denmark. The Tyra field in the Danish North Sea has been at the centre of Denmark’s national energy infrastructure since 1984, providing 90% of the country’s gas production.

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north

Statoil, AET extend partnership in North Sea

AET and Norwegian Statoil announced that they are extending their partnership in the North Sea shuttle tanker sector. Statoil has awarded a long-term contract to AET, to own and operate two DP2 Offshore Loading Shuttle Tankers. When in operation from 2019, the two DPSTs are expected to be the world's first LNG fuelled DPSTs.

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2020

Meeting 2020 marine fuel sulphur requirements

The IMO decision on 2020 marine fuel sulphur requirements is a call to action for the industry. For shipping operators, decisions need to be made whether to plan to purchase marine fuel with 0.5% sulphur content or to invest in exhaust gas cleaning systems, that would enable continued use of fuels with a higher sulphur content, says Justin Longhurst, marine fuels manager at BP.

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reduction

Shipping industry proposes CO2 reduction objectives to IMO

Four major international trade associations, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping and INTERTANKO, have made a joint proposal to IMO, concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.

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energy

Beyond low-sulfur and high-technology

Galen Hon, Principal at the PoliSea Group, provides forecast about the future of energy in shipping taking into account the disruptive changes that have started to affect industry as well. High technology shows the path towards a decarbonized future offering many options such as hydrogen power. Mr. Hon believes that we are not far away from the transition to the hydrogen era and he emphasizes that flexibility in design is needed more than ever for a successful energy evolution.

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sulphur

IBIA discusses safety implications of 2020 sulphur limit

The International Bunker Industry Association contributed to a discussion at the International Maritime Organization's MSC 98, last week, regarding the potential impact on ship safety associated with meeting demand for fuels complying with the 0.50% sulphur limit, that is due to take effect on 1 January 2020.

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The best is yet to come for LNG

Sean Lalani, President, Eagle LNG Partners, talks about the prospects of micro-liquefaction in shipping and refers to his company’s new project in Jacksonville, FL where a domestic natural gas liquefaction plant is currently under construction.

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