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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88-tonne fuel tank delivered for Scotland’s first LNG ferry

A major logistical engineering operation took place on the Clyde, on 14th July, when an 88-tonne LNG tank was delivered to Ferguson shipyard, marking a significant milestone in the construction of Scotland’s first LNG ferry. The 147m3 tank is the first to be delivered for two dual fuel ferries being built for Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited.

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Panama Canal reveals new initiatives towards greener shipping

In an exclusive interview with GREEN4SEA, Mr. Alexis Rodriguez, Panama Canal’s Environmental Protection Specialist, discussed the Canal’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. After one year of operation, the Expanded Canal contributed to a reduction of more than 17 million tons of CO2, however, this is only the beginning. Mr. Rodriguez said that the Canal has in store various environmental sustainability and renewable energy initiatives which reinforce that the Panama Canal is a unique ‘Green Route’ for the worldwide trade.

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Steel cutting for Color Line’s plug-in hybrid ferry

Ulstein announced a steel cutting ceremony of the plug-in hybrid ferry for Color Line, held on Friday 14th July. Color Line was accepted by the municipality of Sandefjord for a new ferry for the Sandefjord-Strömstad connection, because they were able to present the most environmentally friendly solution.

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Höegh LNG, Nakilat to cooperate on FSRU business

Höegh LNG announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Nakilat, exploring collaboration for Floating Storage and Regasification Unit business.  FSRU is a floating LNG import terminal, enabling countries without LNG terminal infrastructure a better accessibility of clean energy. 

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Bureau Veritas approves Wison’s floating LNG supply barge

Shangai-based Wison Offshore & Marine announced that its newly-developed floating storage regasification and power generation barge has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. The FSRP will be of shallow draft barge type moored at a jetty, inter coastal or alongside river bank where the environmental condition is benign.

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Canadian study on Arctic cancelled due to climate change

The Science Team of the Canadian Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen cancelled the first leg of the 2017 Expedition, due to southward motion of hazardous Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change. The extreme ice conditions in the south would make the ship arrive too late on site to meet research objectives. 

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IMO updates SOPEP/SMPEP List of National Contact Points

IMO informs about the new contact points responsible for the receipt, transmission and processing of urgent reports on incidents involving harmful substances. The list is updated on a quarterly basis and includes a summary indicating which country has submitted changes to its information, since the previous update.

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DESMI’s oil spill response training gets accredited

Danish oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response training courses. The accreditation, received in March this year, allows operators to obtain fully compliant training directly from the manufacturer. 

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