GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • 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. ...

  • ships

    Europe to manufacture ships of the future

    A new European research project seeks to revolutionise the shipbuilding sector by replacing steel with composite materials for the construction of more efficient large length ships, the University of Limerick announced. ...

  • oil

    PTP seeks $7.4 million over oil spill in Malaysian terminal

    Malaysian Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd has filed a lawsuit against Rising Star Shipping Sdn and The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) Singapore Branch, in relation to the oil spill at its premises from 2016. ...

  • london

    Project underway for Thames air quality strategy

    The Port of London Authority is working with the Mayor of London and Transport for London on new research to help it develop an Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. The project involves shore side power, emissions from vessels during trips and an inventory of all emissions from vessels on the river.  ...

  • 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. ...


Latest News

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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largest

Shell provides lubricants to world’s largest container ship

Orient Overseas Container Line has appointed Shell Marine to provide marine lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong, currently the world’s largest container ship, with a capacity of 21,413 TEUs, measuring 400m. The G-type engine design used in the ship requires close oil performance monitoring and technical support.

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nox

DNV GL updates NOx TIER III compliance guide

Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure, in order to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements and to provide guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.

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underwater

What the world sounds like underwater

The video records the underwater noise, produced by marine inhabitants, as well as ship traffic. The noise produced by ship engines and is a crucial point of concern among international organizations, as it is responsible for devastating marine ecosystems. 

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ferry

Dutch ferry becomes first in Europe to run on CNG

PitPoint BV informed that the Texelstroom, a ferry operated by Dutch shipping firm TESO, is the first ferry in Europe to have run on CNG (compressed natural gas), as of last week. By swithing to CNG, the Texelstroom aims to become more sustainable and to reduce its fuel consumption and harmful emissions.

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