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. ...


Latest News

USCG-approved BWMS manufacturer files for bankruptcy

The Norwegian-based manufacturer, OceanSaver, which was one of the first to receive the USCG Type- Approval for its BWTS, is heading towards bankruptcy. The sad news was announced by Aage Bjørn Andersen, who is one of  the two founders of the company.  OceanSaver has not made any official announcement so far. 

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emissions

New submission to IMO on GHG emissions reduction

International shipowner organizations have submitted to IMO a new paper to further elaborate their views on IMO's strategy regarding GHG reduction which is expected for adoption at MEPC72. The submission provides concrete wording on the level of ambition and the accompanying guiding principles.

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mooring

Behind the scenes of Prelude FLNG mooring

After completing a journey of nearly 6000 km, Prelude FLNG has arrived in Australia, where it will produce liquefied natural gas for the next 25 years. The short film shows how the project team conducted the mooring procedure of the largest floating facility ever built.

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emissions

Zero emissions ships to penetrate market by 2030

The shipping industry must and can play a significant role in addressing global warming by reducing its GHG emissions, according to a 4-year research, ‘Shipping in Changing Climates’, supported by over 30 partners from the industry, including Lloyds Register, Rolls Royce, BMT, Shell and MSI.

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boil

New method to predict LNG Boil-off Rate unveiled

ABS and GasLog LNG Services have completed a joint development project, revealing a new approach to evaluating LNG boil-off rate. Accurate assessment of the rate of LNG boil-off gas generation is critical for the design of the cargo tank and the boil-off gas processing system.

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imo

Two more states accede to BWM Convention

IMO announced that Jamaica and Malta have become the latest states to sign up to Ballast Water Management Convention, the international treaty that entered into force a few days ago and requires ships to manage their ballast water to help stop the spread of invasive aquatic species across the globe.

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