GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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  • Arctic ice

    Polar Ship certificates required for certain ships from October

    USCG informs that a final rule is effective from October 23, 2017 requiring certain U.S. and foreign-flag ships to carry on board a Polar Ship Certificate if they engage in international voyages in polar waters. It is expected this rule to ensure that U.S.-flagged ships that need this certificate will be able to obtain it in a timely manner. ...

  • Sewage management for passenger ships in the Baltic Sea

    The MEPC 69 has agreed that the first date of sewage management implementation in the Baltic Sea is 1 June 2019 for new passenger ships, DNV GL reminds. As of 1 September 2017, the MARPOL amendments define a “new passenger ship”, the one contracted on or after 1 June 2019 or delivery of which is on or after 1 June 2021. ...

  • finnlines

    Finnlines lengthens four vessels to reduce emissions

    Finnlines announced commencement of its Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Investment Programme, under which it will lengthen four of its “Breeze series” vessels. The close to 30% capacity increase is expected to reduce the fuel consumption, contributing to emissions reduction. ...

  • assets

    IMS Group purchases OceanSaver assets

    On September 20th, IMS group signed a purchase agreement with the OceanSaver Trustee to acquire all intellectual property, certificates and assets after OceanSaver’s bankruptcy filed on September 13th 2017. ...

  • biofuels

    Industry meets to discuss marine biofuels

    Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, BHP and GoodFuels Marine, the inaugural biofuel roundtable, held in Singapore on September 21, drove discussions on the use of biofuels as a sustainable alternative fuel for the future of shipping. ...


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Greece denies clean up delay after tanker sinking

Greek Deputy Shipping Minister denied accusations that authorities responded slowly to the sinking of the tanker, noting that a floating barrier to contain the leakage of oil had been installed within a few hours. The clean up operations in Athens coasts will take another 20 or 30 days.

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energy

New scheme to accelerate marine energy technology

The initiative is using the expertise from Lloyd's Register in the testing and development of internationally recognised standards and certification schemes for the sector against new marine technology, enabling confidence to private and commercial investors seeking to invest in marine energy projects.

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