GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

6 April 2016
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

6 April 2016
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  • Saint Lucia

    Another country accedes to BWM Convention

    IMO announced that the state of Saint Lucia acceded to four IMO treaties, including the Ballast Water Management Convention, however the conditions for entry into force still have not been met. This latest ratification brings the number of States party to the Ballast Water Management Convention to 50, representing 34.81% of the world's merchant fleet tonnage. ...

  • HELCOM

    HELCOM: Work continues towards Baltic Sea NOx control area

    The Russian Federation hosted a workshop on Baltic Sea and North Sea NECAs in St. Petersburg, to advance the action after the decision by the countries of both sea areas to apply in parallel for a NECA status from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). When enforced, the Emission Control Areas (ECA) for Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), will considerably limit the polluting emissions from ships. ...

  • dumping

    Measure supports ballast water dumping in US waterways

    US Congress voted a proposal establishing a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. waterways. Environmental groups opposed to this plan, urging U.S. Senate to protect communities, environment, and economy from ballast water invaders such as zebra and quagga mussels, which have wreaked economic havoc from the Great Lakes to the West Coast. ...

  • BWM

    IBIA: IMO’s BWM Convention may benefit bunker tanker owners

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been deliberating whether to review the procedures for Parties to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention to grant exemptions for vessels operating in a limited geographical area from the requirement to manage ballast water, if it can be demonstrated that they won’t constitute a risk to spreading potentially invasive species. ...

  • Carnival

    Carnival pays fine for breaching new low sulfur fuel regulations

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Carnival PLC $15,000 after one of its P&O Cruises ships, the Pacific Jewel, breached new low sulfur fuel regulations in Sydney Harbour. ...

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Saint Lucia

Another country accedes to BWM Convention

IMO announced that the state of Saint Lucia acceded to four IMO treaties, including the Ballast Water Management Convention, however the conditions for entry into force still have not been met. This latest ratification brings the number of States party to the Ballast Water Management Convention to 50, representing 34.81% of the world's merchant fleet tonnage.

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donates

Wärtsilä donates engine to Texas A&M University

Wärtsilä has donated an 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 engine and generating set, to the Marine Engineering Technology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The donation represents a continuation of Wärtsilä’s ongoing industry support programme aimed at helping future maritime sector leaders to acquire detailed understanding of marine technologies.

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HELCOM

HELCOM: Work continues towards Baltic Sea NOx control area

The Russian Federation hosted a workshop on Baltic Sea and North Sea NECAs in St. Petersburg, to advance the action after the decision by the countries of both sea areas to apply in parallel for a NECA status from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). When enforced, the Emission Control Areas (ECA) for Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), will considerably limit the polluting emissions from ships.

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maersk

Women contribute to the growth in southern Africa

Video illustrates the womens' role and contribution in the shipping industry.Specifically it shows how three women(Carmen Jose, Jacqueline Paye and Carolyn Kathewera) work at Maersk Group.They are not only enabling trade in Mozambique, but also contributing to the growth in southern Africa.

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IMO

Viet Nam workshop promotes dumping of wastes at sea regulations

A national workshop on the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea, the London Protocol, held in Hanoi, Viet Nam .The workshop is raising awareness among stakeholders on the impacts of dumping of wastes and other matters at sea, as well as the regulatory framework provided by the London Protocol. Additionally, participants gained first-hand experience of dredging and disposal activities in a visit to the Lach Hyen Port infrastructure project near Hai Phong.

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