GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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Focus

  • sulphur

    IMO issues FAQs on 2020 global Sulphur limit

    IMO has set a global limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% m/m from 1 January 2020. Therefore, heading towards the 2020 sulphur limit, IMO answered the most frequently asked questions on the issue. ...

  • lng

    IGU: LNG promotes cleaner marine transport

    The International Gas Union has released a new report on the crucial role of liquified natural gas in enabling cleaner marine transport – currently a major cause of human health and environmental costs. ...

  • bwms

    Panama issues electronic BWMP approvals

    The Panama Maritime Authority informs that ship-owners and ship-operators are able to upload the Ship’s BWMP online, from March 15, 2017. The BWMP will be approved electronically and electronic copy should be placed on board, and available for inspection at all times. ...

  • zealand

    New Zealand to restrict biofouling

    The ‘’Craft Risk Management Standard for Biofouling on Vessels Arriving to New Zealand’’ has been published highlighting how to comply with the new clean hull requirements and manage the risk of invasive marine species in NZ waters. From May 2018, vessels must arrive in New Zealand with a clean hull. ...

  • NYK

    Two NYK vessels receive Panama Canal’s green award

    Two NYK-operated vessels have been awarded the Panama Canal Authority’s Green Connection Award, a new initiative to recognize vessels who demonstrate excellent environmental stewardship. ...


Latest News

globallast

IMO announces GloBallast successful completion

The International Maritime Organization notified that a decade-long project, which aimed to promote implementation of an international treaty, stemming the transfer of potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water, has reached a successful conclusion at a meeting of stakeholders from Governments, industry and UN bodies, in Panama.

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damen

Damen launches its first Service-Operations vessel

Damen announced that the first of its purpose-built Service Operations Vessels, with Walk-to-Work (W2W) capability, Bibby WaveMaster 1, was officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, on March 24th. The aft ship has been adapted to the tasks that is designed for, including stern to waves operations.

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marine

Wartsila joins NAMEPA to support marine protection

The Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection Association, Carleen Lyden-Kluss, announced that Wärtsilä has joined NAMEPA as a new member, in order to support and participate with other marine industry stakeholders in the association's efforts to “Save Our Seas”.

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wartsila

New system for ship-to-shore transfer to be launched soon

Because of environmental considerations and high investment costs, communities typically have a limited appetite for the major civil works required for building new harbours, quays and jetties. Wärtsilä has entered into a new agreement for the development of an innovative system for transferring LNG from the carrier vessel to shoreline terminals where no jetty exists.

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sulphur

Australian residents urge for broader sulphur limit application

The Bega Valley Shire Residents & Ratepayers Association Inc requested the Australian government to urgently consider the extension of the restriction on maximum fuel oil sulphur content limit of 0.1% m/m, imposed on cruise ships in Sydney Harbour, to other Australian ports subject to visits by cruise ships as well, including the port of Eden.

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oil

Seafood processor fined for polluting Alaska waters

The US Department of Justice announced that the federal court in Washington sentenced East West Seafoods company to pay $50,000 in fines, for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, the Clean Water Act and the Refuse Act, by intentionally discharging oily bilge water into the ocean off Alaska, and then presenting false records to the USCG.

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emissions

How Rotterdam can align with Paris Agreement

A new research has tried to map out which transition pathways Rotterdam’s industrial sector can follow to drastically cut back its CO₂ emissions, concluding that by using a number of different techniques, it is possible to reduce CO₂ emissions by up to 98%

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app

DNV GL launches new BWMP generator app

For establishing a Ballast Water Management Plan more quickly, DNV GL has developed the BWMP generator app which easily generates ship’s BWMP. This web app helps make sure you are compliant with the least amount of effort. Simply enter the pumps available, ballast water tanks and sampling procedures, then upload the relevant plans and drawings.

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