GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • centre

    Latin America’s maritime technology centre hosted in UMIP

    The International Maritime Organization has announced that International Maritime University of Panama has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Latin America region, under a project, funded by the EU and implemented by IMO, aiming to mitigate the harmful effects of climate change. ...

  • response

    Oil spill response weaknesses reported in Arctic

    WWF-Canada reported that major weaknesses in response preparedness mean remote Arctic communities face an almost certain environmental catastrophe in the event of an Arctic shipping oil spill. Heavy fuel oil is the standard marine fuel for large ships and also one of the world’s most polluting fuels, and the most difficult to clean up. ...

  • freight

    EU one step closer to the 2010 HNS Convention entry into force

    European shipowners have welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of the Recommendations on the 2010 Protocol to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea 1996 in its Plenary-session this week. ...

  • GREEN4SEA Conference addressed challenges and opportunities for sustainable shipping

    On April 5th, twenty-four global experts discussed the environmental regulatory developments concerning the shipping industry, especially regarding the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap, shipping emissions MRV and BWMC implementation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards. ...

  • The winners of 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards announced

    The 2017 GREEN4SEA Awards were presented at a prestigious ceremony which took place one night before the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference, on April 4th at the Yacht Club of Greece. ...


Latest News

IMO

Specifying the true cost of shipping to the environment

IMO’s Lee Adamson highlighted important measures like the adoption of a mandatory data collection system for ships’ fuel oil consumption and the 2020 reduction in the global sulphur cap, speaking at a CNN’s television programme to share key facts about IMO’s efforts in tackling GHG emissions from ships.

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wind

Thousands of acres auctioned for wind energy in US

U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the completion of US’s seventh competitive lease sale for renewable wind energy in federal waters. The lease area has a potential generating capacity of 1,486 MW, enough energy to power more than 500,000 homes.

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review

Bear Head LNG’s review completed in Canada

Australia-based LNG Limited informed that Transport Canada’s TERMPOL Review Committee has completed the review of Bear Head LNG’s TERMPOL report. The TERMPOL process is a technical review of marine terminal systems and transshipment sites that identifies navigational and marine transportation-related recommendations to support a safe shipping environment.

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tanker

HHI builds “green” tanker quartet for Sovcomflot

Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured an order to build four LNG fueled Aframax tankers for Sovcomflot. The tankers will be eco friendly, targeting to reduce greenhouse gases, such as nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide. The vessels will be used by Shell to transport Russian crude oil.

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engines

MSA reports ECA violations in China

The American P&I Club issued an alert, informing that the Maritime Safety Administrations (MSAs) in Hebei Province and Tianjin Municipality have both reportedly penalized a foreign ship for use of fuel with sulfur content over 0.5%. It is not clear at this stage how the vessel was penalized.

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Shell

Shell meets the IMPA ACT standards officially

Shell Marine has become the first company involved in the development, supply and support of marine lubricants to receive accreditation under the International Marine Purchasing Association’s IMPA ACT Sustainable Maritime Suppliers scheme which seeks to improve the economic, social and environmental sustainability of international shipping and marine industries.

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mfm

IBIA welcomes MPA’s efforts over MFM systems

Effective from January 2017, the use of use of mass flow metres on all bunker vessels licensed by MPA delivering marine fuel oil in Singapore has become mandatory. IBIA believes that this MFM requirement will help create a level playing field in the port, as it should reduce the risk of quantity-related malpractices.

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bwt

Research: Healthcare concern to influence BWT market

Market Research released a report, that says the ballast water treatment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.19% between 2017 and 2022. As the healthcare concern is growing in the shipping industry, it is driving the BWT market to control the waterborne diseases that occur on the ship during the expedition.

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