GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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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biofouling

Biofouling management for sustainable shipping

An IMarEST workshop on practical biofouling management strategies was conducted in Melbourne, Australia, on 12-15 September. Biofouling is defined as the undesirable accumulation of aquatic organisms like, plants, algae and animals on ships’ hulls, which pose at risk the conservation of biodiversity. 

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ports

New technology tackles waste pollution in Norwegian ports

Four ports in southern Norway are now using a new, Norwegian-developed technology to collect waste from the water surface, as the country's ports suffer increasing littering that impacts water quality. The new waste collector, dubbed PortBin Fixed, is an automated waste collector for use in ports' "trash coves".

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bunker

Skangas LNG bunker ship delivers first cargo to Norway

Skangas' vessel Coralius, first LNG bunkering vessel built in Europe, has completed its maiden voyage in Norway, delivering LNG to the Skangas-operated terminal in Ora, Fredrikstad, on Thursday. The vessel was loaded with LNG from the company’s production facility in Risavika, Stavanger.

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rotterdam

Electric inland vessel christened in Rotterdam

A naming ceremony was held at the Port of Rotterdam, on 9 September, for the electric container ship BON JOVI, type Gouwenaar 2.0, that was built to transport 600 million beer bottles per year, in a sustainable manner, between Alphen aan den Rijn and Rotterdam.

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award

Green Award welcomes new members

The Korean Register of Shipping and T&T Salvage, US operator of emergency response systems, have joined Green Award scheme. Ships certified by Green Award have a proven record of commitment to safety and quality standards, as well as demonstrating responsible environmental performance. 

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eni

CNPC, Eni sign LNG agreement

China National Petroleum Corporation and Italian energy giant Eni signed a agreement, in order to cooperate in oil & gas exploration and production, gas and LNG value chain opportunities, trading and logistics opportunities, refining and petrochemicals.

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