Monthly Archives : March 2018

Canadian Ballast Water Surveillance Programme to Use Aqua-tools’ B-QUA

The aqua-tools equipment was one of the methods employed in sampling the ship’s ballast water during 28 trials of paired sampling devices. These trials, believed to be the first time that multiple sampling devices had been tested under real operational conditions, compared the capability of various sampling and analysis tools for measuring organisms of various sizes, zooplankton, phytoplankton and bacteria.

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environmental regulations

SMM 2018 Hamburg: Green Shipping on the Rise

New, stricter environmental regulations are forcing the shipping industry to take action. At SMM 2018, exhibitors will present future-proof technologies. At the concurrent environmental conference Global Maritime Environmental Congress (gmec), experts will discuss challenges and opportunities facing the industry. A new theme route will guide fair visitors to cruise-related exhibition highlights.

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Survey vessel

SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel

From mid-April 2018, Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service and Amsterdam-based Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel.

Comments Off on SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel / 16th March 2018

ballast water

Aqua-tools to Show Tanker Owners the Importance of Assessing Treated Ballast Water

Water microbiology expert aqua-tools will present a paper to Asian tanker owners on the importance of taking onboard analysis of ballast waters in verifying system performance and compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention.

Comments Off on Aqua-tools to Show Tanker Owners the Importance of Assessing Treated Ballast Water / 15th March 2018

ballast water treatment system

SeaCURE® Ballast Water Treatment System Nominated for Green Technology Award

Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE® Ballast Water Treatment system has been nominated in the technology category of the GST & Shipping2030 Europe Conference and Awards, which takes place in Copenhagen later this month.

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green technologies

Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs

Thordon Bearings will present a paper at a major conference in Copenhagen, next week, where the polymer bearings specialist will emphasise how the adoption of green technologies can slash ship operation costs.

Comments Off on Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs / 14th March 2018

Dry dock

Dye’s Dry Dock: Innovative Modular Floating System for Marine Repairs

This drydock is environmentally pure when draped properly. Air is pulled from work chamber with blowers, air is then pushed through air filter system and goes back to atmosphere. The decks are sealed water tight, nothing gets into waterway, no air or water pollution.

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Environmental defenders

Governments and Businesses Called by UN Environment to Promote, Protect and Respect Environmental Rights

UN Environment is taking a stand against the ongoing threats, intimidation, harassment, and murder of environmental defenders around the world, with the launch of the UN Environmental Rights Initiative in Geneva.

Comments Off on Governments and Businesses Called by UN Environment to Promote, Protect and Respect Environmental Rights / 8th March 2018

Interspill Conference & Exhibition 2018 in London

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