GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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  • 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. ...

  • industry

    New report supports gender balance in oil and gas industry

    The report, prepared by the World Petroleum Council and The Boston Consulting Group, examines gender balance at three stages of career development and draws on different perspectives to provide new insights into the challenges that women and companies interested in advancing gender balance face at each stage. ...

  • clean

    San Pedro Bay ports call for zero-emissions technology

    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach released the draft of their proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan update. The document reveals near-term and long-term strategies for the nation’s busiest harbor complex, to further reduce air pollution from port activities. ...

  • charging

    BPO: Environmental port charging should stay voluntary

    Commenting on a recent EU report, that tackled the topic of differentiated port infrastructure charges and the benefits and challenges of their implementation, the Baltic Ports Organization expressed the opinion that the use of environmental charging should stay voluntary at the EU level. ...

  • 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. ...


Latest News

tool

New tool enables use of LNG as a marine fuel

DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder, a new tool on its LNG portal "LNGi", that is expected to help shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge, connecting them directly with LNG suppliers.

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market

New facility for small-scale LNG market

The proposed LNG facility in Jacksonville, FL will serve both domestic and international markets. Eagle LNG will receive and liquefy natural gas, temporarily store the produced LNG, and periodically load LNG onto ocean-going vessels for export to countries currently using heavy fuel oil or diesel for power generation, as well as for use in domestic marine fueling.

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oil

USCG: Best practices for detection and recovery of sunken oil

On the occasion of the recent International Oil Spill Conference, the USCG issued a bulletin with presentations focusing on detection and recovery of sunken oil. Commander Mark Sawyer shared some of the challenges responders faced when recovering sunken oil, lessons learned, and recommendations for future incidents.

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communities

How listening to communities can help save our oceans

Listening to communities in remote parts of the world and integrating health and conservation programmes is the key to making a positive impact. Dr Vik Mohan realised this through his work with the marine conservation organisation Blue Ventures. Here he explains how family planning and regenerating fish stocks go hand in hand.

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cylinder

LUKOIL gets ready for the 2020 sulphur cap

On the occasion of the challenge put by IMO with the 2020 sulphur limit cap regulation, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants launched NAVIGO MCL Extra, a 40 BN marine cylinder oil for distillate, ultra-low Sulphur fuel oil (<0.1%S) and low Sulphur heavy fuel oil applications.

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PSSA

AMSA: Updates on designated PSSA

AMSA has compiled the following table to provide latest updates regarding the designated Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (as of May 2017). According to IMO, a PSSA should meet three key elements: the area must have recognised heritage or scientific attributes; the recognised attributes of the area must be at risk and there must be associated protective measures adopted by IMO.

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industry

Denmark gets stricter with sulphur limit violations

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency said that has come down hard on sulphur polluters at sea. The first fines have now been imposed on two shipping companies, who have been using non compliant fuel causing illegal air pollution. In order to strengthen supervision of the sulphur regulations even more, in the last six months of 2017 the EPA will commence mobile monitoring of ships’ sulphur emissions in Danish waters.

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mammals

New WWF guide helps ships avoid vulnerable Arctic species

A new WWF-Canada guide, aiming to help mariners in the Hudson Strait to identify and avoid marine mammals, is being unveiled at a Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada meeting in Montreal. The Hudson Strait Mariner’s Guide is made up of two large posters to be hung on the ship’s bridge: a chart that will help mariners identify mammals and maps of marine mammal habitat in both summer and winter.

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