GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

7 Mar 2018
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GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

7 Mar 2018
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  • norway oil exploration

    Oil and gas industry must adapt to decommissioning changes

    Decommissioning is entering more and more into the operations of those involved in the North Sea Oil & Gas industry. With c.$102bn of decommissioning related expenditure forecast to 2040 in Western Europe, it is an opportunity for a supply chain which can adapt to the North Sea basin. ...

  • marine food webs

    How climate change drives collapse in marine food webs

    A new study led by the University of Adelaide has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food, demonstrating in this way how climate change can drive the collapse of marine “food webs”. ...

  • eu proposal

    EU releases proposal for ships waste reduction

    A major change is the proposal for a 100% indirect fee system for waste delivery. This means that all ships pay for the total cost of waste delivery in ports, regardless of whether they deliver any waste, which is considered very important to discourage waste dumping at sea. ...

  • LPG: An alternative fuel for shipping

    The World LPG Association (WLPGA) has issued the “LPG for Marine Engines - The Marine Alternative Fuel” report, dedicated to the use of LPG in the marine sector and its benefits.  ...

  • biofouling

    How to minimize the effects of biofouling

    The introduction of invasive aquatic species as a result from international shipping has been identified as a significant threat to the world’s oceans and research suggests that 70-80% of introductions occur through biofouling. Madlene Wangrau of UK P&I Club, discusses how shippers could reduce biofouling risk. ...


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oakland

Port of Oakland: There is money to clear the air

Port of Oakland officials announced the state of California has millions of dollars available for purchasing new, lower-emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment. The Port is meeting with trucking company owners and harbor drivers to inform them about clean-truck grants. 

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co2

DNV GL issues CO2 certification framework and recommended practice

DNV GL announced the launch of both a framework for certifying geological storage of CO2 and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines, as large-scale roll-out of carbon storage is vital to achieve the climate goals under the Paris Agreement. 

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2020 sulphur limit

Three methods of compliance with 2020 sulphur limit

As new global regulations put in place lower caps on sulphur emissions, there are three methods of compliance with the impending reduction in the permitted levels of sulphur emissions that shipowners should be considering, according to a new report by Marsh insurance.

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port of amsterdam discount

Port of Amsterdam provides discount for emission-free ships

Any vessel carrying the Green Award Platinum label will be granted the discount. The Green Award Platinum is awarded by the the Amsterdam and Zaanstad ports, which became the first ports in the Netherldands to award it. The discount for the vessels is effective as of 1 January 2018.

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fuel savings

EPA provides fund for diesel reduction from Seattle vessels

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $650,000 fund for the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, in a bid to reduce harmful diesel emissions from engines on up to eight vessels operating in the Puget Sound region. 

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china eca

China’s low sulphur requirements in effect from 1st January

The Zhejiang Maritime Safety Agency and the Jiangsu MSA published formal notices regarding the implementation of low sulfur fuel requirements at all ports within their respective sulfur Emission Control Areas, as from 1 January 2018.

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ports of auckland

Auckland to become zero emissions port by 2040

To achieve this goal, Ports of Auckland cooperated with Enviro-Mark Solutions and are using the Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme in order to measure and manage the greenhouse gas emissions. Ports of Auckland is the first port in New Zealand to become a CEMARS certified organisation.

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zero emissions

Green Award gives recognition to zero emissions ships

Green Award certification scheme announced introduction of a Platinum label for inland navigation ships that keep abreast of the times and operate several hours a day with zero emissions of CO2, SOx, NOx and PM.

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