GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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Focus

  • marine

    New collaboration aims to protect vulnerable marine sanctuaries and ecosystems

    Liquid Robotics and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Pacific Islands Region announced a multi-year agreement to develop solutions for protection of Hawaiian and American Samoa marine environment. ...

  • spill

    USCG: Gulf of Mexico oil spill greater than estimated

    New data provided indicate that the total volume of oil discharged from the damaged pipeline off Louisiana, may be as much as 672,000 gallons, rather than the 392,700 gallons initially reported, the US Coast Guard informed. ...

  • dirty

    124 ships sent for dirty scrapping in last three months

    There were a total of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017, and 124 of these ships ended up on beaches in South Asia 'for dirty and dangerous breaking', NGO Shipbreaking Platform informed. One worker lost his life at a shipbreaking yard in Alang and another one was reported seriously injured in Chittagong. ...

  • cruise

    NCL retrofits scrubbers to two more cruise ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line announced the successful completion of the retrofitting of a new Exhaust Gas Cleaning system on two of its ships, 'Norwegian Sun' and 'Norwegian Jade', to reduce the ships' emissions and environmental footprint. ...

  • epa

    Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia

    In the last two weeks the presence of organic chlorides has been identified in 4 cases of fuels bunkered in South East Asia, announced Dr. Vis of Viswa Lab. Organic chlorides have been known to cause serious problems to marine machinery even at very low levels, as low as 5 ppm. ...


Latest News

gazprom

Gazprom, Mitsui discuss LNG cooperation

A working meeting between Russian energy giant Gazprom and Japanese trader Mitsui & Co. took place on Tuesday, in Moscow, addressing the ongoing and future partnership between the companies with a focus on LNG.

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uscg

ERMA FIRST granted BWMS USCG Type Approval

USCG Marine Safety Center issued Type Approval Certificate to ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A. for its BWTS consisting of a three step process (filtration and electrolysis during uptake, and neutralization at discharge) The Greek manufacturer is the fifth to receive USCG type approval.

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testing

High sulphur bunkers carriage ban to be discussed at IMO

IMO is set to discuss measures to “promote consistent implementation of the 0.50% global sulphur limit” that takes effect from the start of 2020, at the forthcoming IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5), scheduled for February 2018. As already presented in previous PPR, a possible ban carriage of high sulphur fuel ships without scrubbers has been placed on IMO’s agenda.

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flng

Partners to establish new FLNG business model

Vital for the model's development is the production of an innovative small-scale FLNG vessel. Rather than investing up to five years in identifying a gas resource, the new model will constitute a pre-defined concept incorporating the use of about a 1.0 million ton per annum FLNG vessel and applying it to fields that fit the concept.

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enermech

EnerMech secures Prelude FLNG contract

Aberdeen-based engineering group EnerMech has secured a five-year agreement for Shell’s Prelude floating FLNG facility off Western Australia. The contract will be managed from the company's Henderson base in Perth.

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mexico

Wood wins contract for Gulf of Mexico’s LNG platform

Wood was awarded a $12 million front-end engineering design contract by the Honghua Group Limited for its LNG platform development in the West Delta area of the Gulf of Mexico. The contract is expected to finalize the design of the world’s first offshore platform-based natural gas liquefaction and storage facility.

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