GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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  • wreck

    Wreck removal treaty effective in September for Singapore

    Singapore has ratified the Wreck Removal Convention which will enter into force in the country on 8 September 2017, according to MPA Singapore. All Singapore-registered ships over 300 GT are required to carry on board a WRC State certificate, to attest that insurance or other financial security to cover liability for wrecks is in place. ...

  • biofouling

    California gets ready for new biofouling regulations

    The California State Lands Commission sent a Final Letter to interested parties, informing that the new biofouling regulations become effective on 1st October 2017. These regulations adopt a new annual vessel reporting form and require development of a biofouling management plan and related recordkeeping.  ...

  • maersk

    Total acquires Maersk Oil for $7.45 billion

    French energy company Total informed that it has acquired 100% of the equity of Maersk Oil & Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Danish A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, in a share and debt transaction. The transaction is expected to close in first quarter 2018 and has an effective date of 1st July 2017. ...

  • Carnival

    Carnival releases 2016 sustainability report

    Carnival Corporation has released its 2016 sustainability report, as part of the launch of its new sustainability website. The report and complementary site detail the company's sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals, across its 10 cruise brands. ...

  • rotterdam

    USCG to address risk of Simultaneous Operations during LNG bunkering

    Following a letter released in June, USCG further provides Captains of the Ports with  guidance considering safety issues associated with SIMOPS (Simultaneous Operations) in conjunction with LNG fuel transfer operations. The new notice includes guidance on an optional, formal operational risk assessment, if the vessel operator chooses to conduct one. ...


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rotterdam

USCG to address risk of Simultaneous Operations during LNG bunkering

Following a letter released in June, USCG further provides Captains of the Ports with  guidance considering safety issues associated with SIMOPS (Simultaneous Operations) in conjunction with LNG fuel transfer operations. The new notice includes guidance on an optional, formal operational risk assessment, if the vessel operator chooses to conduct one.

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toolbox

Ecochlor BWTS receives USCG Type Approval

Ecochlor is pleased to announce that its patented BWTS has received USCG Type Approval. The Ecochlor BWTS uses a two-step process that includes filtration and treatment with chlorine dioxide (ClO2). Ecochlor is the fifth company acquiring USCG Type Approval for its BWMS. The other four manufacturers are: Optimarin, Alfa Laval, OceanSaver and SunRui.

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The QUADRIGA project

The QUADRIGA is the first sailing cargo carrier in the world, built to transport goods emission-free, using only wind power to propel her across the ocean. In addition, she is the biggest sailing ship of all time. In the future, goods of all kind could be transported in a 100% positive life-cycle assessment. The project aims to fulfil industry's vision of creating a greener, more sustainable solution for transport across the sea.

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oakland

More vessels are now connected to Oakland’s shore power grid

The port of Oakland has extended its high-voltage cable system to boost access of vessels to shore power grid. Now the port offers a 200-foot cable-on-reel, bolstering efforts to curb diesel emissions from ships.  The Port said the breakthrough will accelerate the program that has helped cut emissions 76 percent in Oakland since 2009.

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Students design autonomous containers for aquaculture products

A DNV GL project team composed of Norwegian graduates, focused this summer on developing smart “robot containers” with cooling systems that can sail to ports without any human interaction. The nine chosen graduates have been assigned the task of finding a solution concerned with overcoming the spiralling costs and sustainability issues currently facing the industry.

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rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam puts sustainability on top of its agenda

Port of Rotterdam announced that it has become member of the WBCSD, being the first port to join this global network which aims to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member companies along and across value chains to deliver high-impact business solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues.

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fine

Court fails to act in Freeport LNG case

A federal court has rejected a challenge to the construction of a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas. Recently, the Court ruled that DOE conducted the necessary environmental and economic reviews before approving the project.

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2020

Cat fines fuels found in Fujairah

FOBAS has issued alert to inform about a number of fuel samples bunkered in Fujairah which were tested and found with Aluminium and Silicon concentration (Al+Si) levels above the 95% confidence limit of the respective ordered grades.

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