GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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Focus

  • Global shipping emissions on the rise, study reveals

    Maritime fuel consumption increased from 291 to 298 million tonnes (+2.4%), while CO2 emissions from global shipping increased from 910 to 932 million tonnes, from 2013 to 2015, according to a study released by the International Council on Clean Transportation. ...

  • canada

    ICS conveys concern over proposed Canadian legislation

    ICS believes that the proposed legislation on the shipment of crude oil concerning the waters of Northern British Columbia, will interfere with international maritime trade and urges Canada to reconsider it and focus on other measures consistent with international best practice. ...

  • 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. ...

  • emissions

    Speed reduction could cut emissions by a third, study says

    A new CE Delft study for NGOs Seas At Risk and Transport & Environment found that a 10% speed reduction would still see a slight increase of emissions between 2018 and 2030, while 20% and 30% would put shipping emissions on a downward path even in the absence of other measures. ...

  • methanol

    India must focus on methanol over diesel, says Transport Minister

    Indian minister for Road Transport and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, said that India must use pollution-free methanol as fuel, in an effort to minimize pollution. To this end, the government has started discussions with engine manufacturers to make bio-fuel compliant engines for ships. ...


Latest News

bwm

How BWM Convention affects ships in New Zealand

Around 20 New Zealand-flagged ships traveling to overseas ports will be affected by the entering into force of the BWM Convention on September 8, along with some recreational vessels, such as ocean-going yachts that carry non-permanent ballast water.

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thordon

Thordon Bearings enhances portfolio

Thordon Bearings informed that it has expanded its Global Service and Support division to meet market demand for installation and maintenance support of its product portfolio. GSS expansion includes installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern tube alignment services.

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imo

IMO releases new video on BWM

IMO issued a short film explaining the key IMO international measure that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water. BWM Convention has officially entered into force from 8 September 2017.

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arctic

Samsung Heavy, Zvezda ink on Arctic shipbuilding

South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries and Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex have signed a Term Sheet for creating a joint venture to manage projects for construction of Arctic shuttle tankers, that will be used for the export of oil produced at the fields of Rosneft and other Russian and foreign producers.

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fpso

BP’s FPSO classed by DNV GL

DNV GL has awarded class to BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO vessel located west of Shetland.  The classification scope covers the essential elements of the marine vessel, the structure, floatability, station keeping, and essential marine systems, and ensuring the asset integrity of these key features.  

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bwm

ClassNK issues technical rules in line with BWM Convention

ClassNK released its new set of technical rules, Rules and Guidance for Ballast Water Management Installations, in accordance with the entry into force of the International BWM Convention, 2004, and amendments to Regulations for the Classification and Registry of Ships, on 8 September 2017.

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emissions

UK commits to ‘greener’ shipping sector

The UK Government announced that it has committed to spending millions on funding innovative technologies and fuels to reduce maritime emissions, and help create a zero-emissions sector. UK has been working closely with industry to develop international regulations to support LNG and other alternative fuels.

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