GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • ics

    ICS chairman calls IMO to support its CO2 reduction plan

    The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector. ICS hopes that IMO can adopt an ambitious strategy by 2018 matching the spirit of the Paris Agreement. ...

  • GREEN4SEA Awards

    Shortlisted nominees announced for 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards

    GREEN4SEA is pleased to announce for the second year the distinguished shortlisted nominees for the 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards following the successful inaugural awards in 2016. The GREEN4SEA Awards are to be awarded to any organization that demonstrated outstanding performance within the scope of fostering Environmental Excellence & Sustainable Shipping. ...

  • COP21

    Shipping emissions: lessons learned from the aviation industry

    Mr. Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, comments current developments regarding the inclusion of shipping in ETS and stresses that regardless the offsetting scheme is finally run by either IMO or an ETS, it is important for the industry not to deviate from the initial object; the reduction of the GHG emissions from shipping. Mr Dufour shares his long experience from the aviation industry to describe what an EU ETS for shipping would mean, noting that it will be definitely a ‘complex process...

  • ocean

    EU, Indonesia strengthen cooperation for ocean protection

    The European Union announced that is forging ever stronger green and blue links to Indonesia, the largest archipelagic country in the world, as both recognize that the success of the 'blue', sustainable ocean economy depends on keeping oceans healthy. EU is taking the lead to protect oceans and improve ocean governance around the globe and, on this context, they are to host the fourth "Our Ocean" conference in October 2017. ...

  • waste

    Study focuses on ship-generated waste management on-board ships

    A new study conducted by CE Delft & CHEW for EMSA, provides a detailed review of the waste practices and management of ship-generated waste on-board on the range of ships visiting EU ports. The data were collected from ship audits, interviews, a literature review, an online survey among stakeholders and audits of waste notification forms. ...


Latest News

philippines

IMO trains Philippines on energy-efficient shipping

Under its GloMEEP project, IMO continues to promote energy-efficient ship operations, this time in Philippines. A workshop taking place in Manila on 23-24 February is equipping 30 maritime educators from across the country with the knowledge to introduce the topic of ship energy-efficiency into their teaching curriculums.

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green

US jury finds guilty two Green Sky engineers

US Department of Justice announced that a federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina, convicted two chief engineers of the vessel, T/V Green Sky, of falsifying documents in order to conceal illegal discharges of oily bilge waste and obstruction charges.

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sediments

Using dredging sediments to solutions

Video illustrates how usefull are the dredging operations at the Port of Baltimore. Dredging is essential to ensure the shipping channels are clear of material to allow the safe passage for cargo and cruise vessels.

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platform

MOL to invest in self-elevating platform vessel operator

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced a plan to acquire a 5% share in Seajacks International Limited Group, which owns and operates five Self-Elevating Platform vessels, from Marubeni Corporation. This consists the first step to move into the renewable energy business field, through involvement in installation of offshore wind power generation systems, which is expanding in Europe and other areas around the world.

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teekay

Keel laying of first shuttle tanker for ECC

Teekay announced that will be the sole supplier and operator of shuttle tankers services for East Coast Canada. On February 15, the keel laying ceremony for Teekay’s first shuttle tanker newbuilding for East Coast Canada took place at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Korea.

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ics

ICS chairman calls IMO to support its CO2 reduction plan

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector. ICS hopes that IMO can adopt an ambitious strategy by 2018 matching the spirit of the Paris Agreement.

Read More »
tug

USCG authorizes transit plan for damaged tug

US Coast Guard approved a transit plan for the tug Samson Mariner to head south for repairs in Seattle with an escort tug and both departed Ketchikan on 22 February. The vessel ran aground on 15 February and released approximately 1,100 gallons of fuel in the vicinity of Rosa Reef in north Tongass Narrows, Alaska.

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GREEN4SEA Awards

Shortlisted nominees announced for 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards

GREEN4SEA is pleased to announce for the second year the distinguished shortlisted nominees for the 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards following the successful inaugural awards in 2016. The GREEN4SEA Awards are to be awarded to any organization that demonstrated outstanding performance within the scope of fostering Environmental Excellence & Sustainable Shipping.

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abs

ABS to fulfill EU MRV assessments

ABS, provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, was awarded accreditation by Greece’s National Accreditation Body, the Hellenic Accreditation System, to perform assessments for EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification compliance. Central to the EU MRV requirements is the development and implementation of an emissions monitoring plan.

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