GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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

oil spill

Ruptured oil tanker causes spill

According to the Indian Minister of Shipping, Coast Guard teams are responding to an oil spill which occurred after two vessels namely, M.T. BW MAPLE and M.T. DAWN KANCHIPURAM while crossing each other collided on 28th January, 2017 outside the Kamrajar harbour.

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Kenya

Kenya’s university to host MTCC-Africa

IMO has announced that Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Africa region, under an ambitious project, funded by the EU and implemented by IMO, to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change.

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London

IMO: A closer look at the London Protocol

An introductory workshop on the core functions and purpose of the London Protocol was presented in Maputo, Mozambique from 1 through 2 February, providing relevant examples and experiences on the implementation of the Protocol which regulates the dumping of wastes at sea.

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project

New project aims to foster sustainability via LNG bunkers

The S/F SamuelLNG has announced the launch of the first phase of a global project, lead by French DP and named ‘Towards a Blue Atlantic Arch by 2025'. The project aims to improve the sustainability of marine traffic through the use of marine LNG as an environmentally-friendly, and cost-effective, alternative to conventional ship fuels for small vessels.

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scf

SCF arctic tankers set records

Sovcomflot recently announced that three unique Arctic shuttle tankers, of the Shturman Albanov series, have transported one million tonnes of crude oil produced at the Novy Port oil and gas condensate field, from the Gulf of Ob (Kara Sea) to the port of Murmansk.

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FPSO

Keppel delivers FPSO to Yinson

Keppel Shipyard worked on a new FPSO vessel, named John Agyekum Kufuor, on new equipment installation complete with associated piping, electrical and instrumental systems, as well as installation and integration of the FPSO process topsides.

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