GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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  • globallast

    IMO announces GloBallast successful completion

    The final meeting of the GloBallast Global Project Task Force (GPTF), held in Panama City, on 16-17 March, highlighted the legacy elements of the GloBallast project, which are expected to be sustained by its main stakeholders, following the formal closure of the project, in June 2017. Specific examples include GloBallast training packages, to support the capacity-building needs of countries implementing the BWM Convention. ...

  • 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. ...


Latest News

wind

Tennet, Energinet plan North Sea Wind Power project

TenneT of Netherlands, Energinet of Denmark and TenneT TSO of Germany will sign an trilateral agreement in Brussels, on 23 March 2017, that will press ahead on developing a large renewable European electricity system in the North Sea. The companies aim to make the energy transition both feasible and affordable and central to the plan is the construction of one or more islands.

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recycle

EU ship recyclers to promote clean and safe practices

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has welcomed the step of five European ship recycling yards which have joined forces to effectively raise awareness of existing best practice and the fact that there is capacity in Europe to properly recycle ships. The organisation further vows to support efforts in attracting more business as long as they maintain sustainable practices.

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amsterdam

Port of Amsterdam reduces CO2 footprint

Port of Amsterdam actively supports the development of marine biofuels. Thus, GoodFuels Marine has won Port of Amsterdam’s tender for its fleet of five patrol vessels, which will now run on fuel containing 30% exceptionally high-quality biodiesel.

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ABS

New dual-fuel design concept gains approval by ABS

ABS is working alongside industry to enable the critical advancement of technically innovative designs. Therefore the Classification Society, has granted Approval in Principle for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept developed by Algoship Designers Ltd which has the capability to accommodate multiple engine types as well as Type-C or membrane containment systems for LNG fuel.

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eti

ETI’s new project on shipping emissions reduction

ETI has launched a new project which aims to develop and demonstrate a Waste Heat Recovery System for ships, that could deliver fuel efficiency savings of at least 8%. The 26 month project should see the waste heat recovery system installed on an offshore support vessel, by end of 2018, ahead of a further six months of testing.

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engine

MAN delivers 2-stroke, multi-fuel engine

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced that its licensee Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding delivered the world’s first ME-GIE ethane combusting two-stroke engine in Japan. Further research has led to new possibilities for this engine leading to new prospects for multi-fuel combustion including the combustion of waste gas.

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nabu

AIDA denies NABU’s pollution accusations

German Cruise Line AIDA responded to NABU's accusations that the company's fleet of ships is a true polluter. The environmental association said that measurements recently conducted on AIDA Prima ship have showed that its chimney belches out a lot of smoke. AIDA's sustainability office issued a statement, claiming the charges scientifically void.

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