GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • engines

    First ship with IMO Tier III EIAPP certified engines launched

    The first vessel operating with the IMO Tier III Engine International Air Pollution Prevention certified Wärtsilä diesel engines was launched on July 12, Wärtsilä informed. Wärtsilä’s NOR system enables vessels to be compliant with global NOx emission control area regulations and boosts overall performance of the engine. ...

  • industry

    New report supports gender balance in oil and gas industry

    The report, prepared by the World Petroleum Council and The Boston Consulting Group, examines gender balance at three stages of career development and draws on different perspectives to provide new insights into the challenges that women and companies interested in advancing gender balance face at each stage. ...

  • clean

    San Pedro Bay ports call for zero-emissions technology

    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach released the draft of their proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan update. The document reveals near-term and long-term strategies for the nation’s busiest harbor complex, to further reduce air pollution from port activities. ...

  • charging

    BPO: Environmental port charging should stay voluntary

    Commenting on a recent EU report, that tackled the topic of differentiated port infrastructure charges and the benefits and challenges of their implementation, the Baltic Ports Organization expressed the opinion that the use of environmental charging should stay voluntary at the EU level. ...

  • lng

    US exports introduce positive disruption for LNG

    DNV GL's Maritime Trend report foresees that US is going to dominate LNG growth in 2019. US, as "a new kid on the bloc", seems to be introducing new dynamics, such as increased tonne-mile demand, attractive price arbitrage and much more flexible terms of contracts. ...


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oil

New Bedford Harbor suffers “chronic oil spill problem”

Since 2016, more than 70 oil sheens were reported in the water between New Bedford and Fairhaven, for which no one has claimed responsibility, according to US Coast Guard. Patrols are regularly looking for oil in high traffic areas and when discovered, the teams investigate it to determine if the amount is recoverable, and collect a sample.

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ballast

Ballast water treatment systems at a glance

With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment systems to choose. For manufacturers keen to be selected, attaining type approval by the U.S. Coast Guard can be a deciding factor. DNV GL provides comprehensive review on the issue.

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MEPC71: Good news for the environment?

Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director Marine Coatings at AkzoNobel International Paints, comments on MEPC71 decisions and suggests ways to move on with the decarbonisation strategy.  He talks about the challenges that the coatings industry face, highlighting the importance of practical solutions for sustainability, ahead of regulation. 

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lng

US exports introduce positive disruption for LNG

DNV GL's Maritime Trend report foresees that US is going to dominate LNG growth in 2019. US, as "a new kid on the bloc", seems to be introducing new dynamics, such as increased tonne-mile demand, attractive price arbitrage and much more flexible terms of contracts.

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