GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • lng

    Drewry: FSRUs better investment than LNG carriers

    In the latest edition of its LNG Forecaster report, global shipping consultancy Drewry suggests that investment returns in floating storage regasification units at current asset prices and charter rates are higher compared with standard LNG vessels, despite falling freight rates for FSRUs. ...

  • biofouling

    AMSA revises biofouling and in-water cleaning guidelines

    AMSA issued a Marine Notice to provide general information on the revised 2015 Anti-fouling and In-water Cleaning Guidelines for Australia and New Zealand, and the IMO's 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling, to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species.   ...

  • tanker

    BWM Convention extension may delay recovery in tanker market

    The delay of the BWM Convention implementation, decided at MEPC 71, is expected to slow demolition activity over the next few years, subsequently postponing any substantial recovery in tanker rates which have been heavily pressured by the perennial state of tonnage oversupply, according to the Ocean Freight Exchange. ...

  • bwm

    California clarifies requirements for Ballast Water Discharge

    California State Lands Commission noted that vessels arriving at a California port must have an alternative, environmentally sound method of ballast water management that has been approved by the Commission or the USCG, as being at least as effective as ballast water exchange. ...

  • rotterdam

    Port of Rotterdam: Heading towards sustainability

    Port of Rotterdam cited a series of objectives and initiatives to achieve sustainability until 2050. The initiatives are related to Paris Agreement signing, promotion of LNG as a marine fuel, heat alliance, waste recycling, among others. ...


Latest News

award

K Line’s eco flagship awarded “Ship of the Year”

Japanese K Line announced that its “DRIVE GREEN HIGHWAY,” a 7,500RT large-scale car carrier won the award of “Ship of the Year 2016” by the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers, on July 7. The ship is equipped with technologies that contribute to reduction of air pollutant emissions.

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institute

WMU, Nippon Foundation launch new Ocean Institute

World Maritime University and Nippon Foundation announced that they operationalize the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, starting from July 6th. The Ocean Institute will be the independent focal point for ocean- science-policy-law-industry interface, where industry representatives meet to discuss how to manage and use ocean spaces.

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oil

Moored fishing vessel sinks causing oil spill in Hoquiam

The US Coast Guard informed that, in cooperation with Washington Department of Ecology, oversaw an oil spill response operation, with a removal of an estimated 150 gallons of diesel from the commercial fishing vessel Donna, after it sank in the Hoquiam River near Hoquiam,Washington, on July 4th.

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viking

Deltamarin signs for Viking Line LNG-fuelled newbuild

Deltamarin announced that it has signed contracts with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry, located in southeast China, for engineering and construction support services for the Viking Line LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessel newbuilding. The new concept is 10% more energy efficient than Viking Grace, the company's most efficient ship.

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wmu

WMU event addresses measures for sustainable oceans

A cross-specialization symposium focused on Stakeholder Engagement for Maritime and Ocean Governance took place at World Maritime University, from 26 to 30 June. The seminar addressed the interdependency between the maritime and ocean environments and communities, to ensure successful long-term management of fragile ocean ecosystems.

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