GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • response

    Oil spill response weaknesses reported in Arctic

    WWF-Canada reported that major weaknesses in response preparedness mean remote Arctic communities face an almost certain environmental catastrophe in the event of an Arctic shipping oil spill. Heavy fuel oil is the standard marine fuel for large ships and also one of the world’s most polluting fuels, and the most difficult to clean up. ...

  • convention

    EU one step closer to the 2010 HNS Convention entry into force

    European shipowners have welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of the Recommendations on the 2010 Protocol to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea 1996 in its Plenary-session this week. ...

  • GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping

    On April 5th, twenty-four global experts discussed the environmental regulatory developments concerning the shipping industry, especially regarding the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap, shipping emissions MRV and BWMC implementation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards. ...

  • The winners of 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards announced

    The 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards were presented at a prestigious ceremony which took place one night before the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference, on April 4th at the Yacht Club of Greece. ...

  • turkey

    Turkey ratifies Hong Kong Convention

    Turkey is the sixth country to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, following Norway, Congo, France, Belgium and Panama. It has been reported that also Denmark plans to ratify the Convention within 2017. ...


Latest News

Panama

Fuel requirements in Panama Canal waters reformed

Panama Canal Authority issued a Marine Advisory, reminding that vessels must complete the switch (changeover) from heavy fuel oil to light fuel to their propulsion engines, auxiliary engines, boilers and other ancillary equipment, prior to arriving at Panama Canal waters, and also informing on the modifications of the requirement.

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regasification

EU’s first LNG bunkering from regasification plant conducted

Repsol and Enagás have for the first time in Europe supplied a ship with LNG fuel directly from a regasification plant. The operation lasted five hours at the Enagás regasification plant, in Cartagena. This type of supply is known as pipe-to-ship bunkering, and was carried out using flexible cryogenic transfer hoses, connecting the ship directly to the terminal.

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electric

More and more makers focus on Asia’s electric vessel prosperity

China is already ranked as the world’s single largest electric vehicle market, and the greater Asia Pacific region is forecast to be the world’s fastest growing market for electric vehicles by 2022. Therefore, the finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains, Visedo, has announced that is focused on hastening the transition to hybrid and electric vehicles in order to reduce marine pollution across the Asia Pacific region.

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ichthys

Ichthys LNG project gas export pipeline

Video depicts operations conducted under the Ichthys LNG project. With the Ichthys LNG Project Gas Export Pipeline, Semac 1, Castorone and Saipem FDS completed 882 km of 42” gas export offshore pipeline, to transfer gas to the LNG process plant in Darwin, Australia.

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hydrogen

Joint venture trio to develop hydrogen projects

Hexagon Composites ASA announced that has finalized a joint venture agreement with Nel ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB, for the development of integrated hydrogen projects. The equally owned joint venture will initially focus on opportunities in the maritime and marine segments, as well as projects to capture stranded renewable energy.

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eu

EIB, ABN to promote greener shipping in EU

The European Investment Bank and Dutch bank, ABN Amro, will sign an agreement to support investments for greening the European shipping fleet. The agreement will ensure that promoters of sustainable projects in the maritime transport sector can benefit from favourable financial terms, as a result of the EIB's AAA rating.

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