GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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Pollution

Two shipping companies pay USD 1.9 million for oil pollution

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Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships and obstruction of justice for covering up the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated bilge water and garbage from one of their ships into the sea, according to the US Department of Justice.

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Vessel taking on water causes oil spill in Mississippi

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The US Coast Guard announced that, along with local agencies, responded to an oil discharge at mile marker 57, on the Lower Mississippi River near Belle Chasse, Louisiana, on June 19th. USCG received a report of a discharge of approximately 20 gallons of oil, when the tug boat HALEY BROOKE began taking on water.

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Simulated oil spill training realized in West Africa

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A tanker collides with an unknown ship off the Ivorian coast, causing a major oil spill. This was the scenario of an oil spill training exercise, that took place in Abidjan and Assinie, Côte d’Ivoire, on 8-9 June. The deployment exercise involved more than 100 participants, working together to fight the simulated spill, first at sea and then ashore.

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British Hull port reaches recycling milestone

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The UK’s first All Weather Terminal at ABP’s port of Hull was awarded a 100 tonnes Achievement Award for recycling wood with the Humber Wood Recycling Project. ABP is committed to help reduce and make use of waste, during trading, that would otherwise be destined to landfill.

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