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. ...


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dues

Marseille Fos to limit port dues for eco-friendly ships

French Port Marseille Fos said that it has joined the World Ports Climate Initiative and is now set to reduce port dues for ships performing better than required, under air pollution regulations. From July 1 this year, the incentive will apply to eligible ships among the 236 container carriers and cruise vessels – a 60/40% split – that call at the port.

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eni

Eni, Fincantieri join forces for LNG

Eni announced that it has signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding with Fincantieri, in order to establish a research and development partnership, that will include the possibility to carry out studies on energy projects related to natural gas.

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turbine

How a hydro turbine gets greener

In this video, Thordon Bearing explains how to convert a hydro-turbine main shaft guide bearing from an oil lubricated system to water. Providing water as an alternative to oil lubrication is a long standing area of expertise for Thordon Bearings. Their non-metallic bearings have been operating in the hydro industry for over 30 years.

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Wärtsilä to provide first supply vessel with hybrid battery system

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore to install a hybrid system with batteries on board of its vessel "Viking Princess". It will become the first offshore supply vessel in which batteries reduce the number of generators on board. The new energy storage solution will improve engine efficiency, generating fuel savings and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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ports

New Zealand calls on ports to stop spewing methyl bromide

The Maritime Union of New Zealand announced that it welcomes the decision by Ports of Auckland to stop releasing methyl bromide emissions into the air. The move to fully recapture the toxic gas after fumigation sets a new benchmark for industry best practice. Methyl bromide, linked to motor neurone disease and harmful to the ozone layer, is used to kill insects in logs before export.

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deltamarin

Deltamarin to deliver first three eco container ships

Deltamarin announced that Icelandic Eimskip Ltd and Greenland-based Royal Arctic Line A/S ordered the first three container vessels from its energy-efficient cargo ship family. The ships will be built at the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, with which Deltamarin (China) Co., Ltd has signed a design contract.

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