Author Page

Cleaner Seas 413 Entries
Cleaner Seas

climate change

Climate Change: Plastic to be Replaced By Paperboard to Reduce Climate Impact

Replacing plastic with a non-fossil material is a clear trend, not least in the packaging industry. Switching from fossil plastic to an alternative material such as paperboard reduces companies’ climate impact. Changing an established infrastructure takes time, though, especially if it means that the packaging must be redesigned, the packing equipment modified or replaced, and the distribution from manufacturer to consumer is affected.

Comments Off on Climate Change: Plastic to be Replaced By Paperboard to Reduce Climate Impact / 22nd June 2018

compressors

TMC Compressors for Joines Act Vessels

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a contract to supply complete marine compressed air systems for two LNG-fueled containerships being constructed at Keppel AmFELS that will join the Pasha Hawaii fleet.

Comments Off on TMC Compressors for Joines Act Vessels / 22nd June 2018

LNG

SEA\LNG LNG Sector Knowledge Broadens With The Addition Of Exeno Yamamizu Corporation & Fearnleys AS

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, announced that it has welcomed Exeno Yamamizu Corporation (Yamamizu) & Fearnleys AS as the first shipbroking companies to join its membership coalition.

Comments Off on SEA\LNG LNG Sector Knowledge Broadens With The Addition Of Exeno Yamamizu Corporation & Fearnleys AS / 21st June 2018

sea installer

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque Completes Eight-day Refurbishment for the Jack-up Vessel Sea Installer

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) has completed an eight-day refurbishment project for the 132-metre DP2, self-propelled, jack-up vessel Sea Installer. Operated by A2SEA, which was purchased in 2017 by DEME’s subsidiary GeoSea, Sea Installer was purpose-built in 2012 for installing the next generation of large wind turbines off the coast of Europe.

Comments Off on Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque Completes Eight-day Refurbishment for the Jack-up Vessel Sea Installer / 15th June 2018

smart ships

SMART Ships Are The Future

SMART ships will continue to be the driving force for the new decade as technology puts the control and management of shipping onto a new level and there is no stopping this and nor should there be, according to Panos Kirnidis, CEO of Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).

Comments Off on SMART Ships Are The Future / 14th June 2018

panama maritime

Verifavia Authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority to Conduct the IMO DCS Verification Services

Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), announced during Posidonia 2018, that it has become the first independent verifier authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority to conduct the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Data Collection System (DCS) verification services for vessels registered in Panama.

Comments Off on Verifavia Authorised by the Panama Maritime Authority to Conduct the IMO DCS Verification Services / 8th June 2018

shipping technology

Posidonia 2018: Experts Agree Shipping Lags Behind in New Tech Adoption

The evolution of shipping from the first to the third industrial revolutions, and from using wind, steam and compasses to oil and satellites, required generations of development, yet it seems that the shipping world today is faced with a revolution which is unfolding with a breakneck speed due to the accelerating advent of new technologies such as the Internet of Things and robotics.

Comments Off on Posidonia 2018: Experts Agree Shipping Lags Behind in New Tech Adoption / 7th June 2018

newport shipping expansion

Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai

A key aspect of Newport Shipping Group’s expansion is to ensure that shipowners with operations in all the major maritime hubs have easy access to Newport Shipping’s unique ship repair and financing capabilities.

Comments Off on Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai / 6th June 2018

ocean network express

GAC Australia Ocean Network Express Deal

Global container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) has awarded GAC the agency contract to handle all its vessel calls in Australia covering the ports of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Fremantle. Under the agreement, GAC Australia will provide agency and husbandry services for approximately 210 calls annually.

Comments Off on GAC Australia Ocean Network Express Deal / 4th June 2018

tailshaft conversion

Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers

The vessel’s steam propulsion plant was replaced with an energy efficient medium-speed diesel arrangement. Major works also included the removal and replacement of the vessels’ tailshaft, stern tube, propeller and hub.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers / 3rd June 2018

palau shipping

Compact Review Agreement Funding Consultation Conducted by Palau-U.S.

The strong relationship Palau has with the USA in terms of its Compact Agreement of Free Association (COFA) has been given a further boost by the announcement of a new economic package and will give an enormous boost to the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).

Comments Off on Compact Review Agreement Funding Consultation Conducted by Palau-U.S. / 11th May 2018

maritime training

Emergence of Thailand as a Maritime Training Centre

Since mid 2015 when MCA first approved a Thailand based seafarer training facility, the growth of that destination as a popular focus for both advanced seafarers and also entry level crew to complete STCW 2010 and the new updating STCW courses, has been nothing short of astonishing.

Comments Off on Emergence of Thailand as a Maritime Training Centre / 9th May 2018

Digital Ship’s Maritime Big Data Forum, Oslo – 29 May 2018

In this era of the connected ship, with increasing reliance on digital paradigms such as the cloud, IoT, sensors, remote monitoring, blockchain, electronic navigational systems, electronic data exchange, we are generating ever growing pools of data. But how does the ship owner control this data?

Comments Off on Digital Ship’s Maritime Big Data Forum, Oslo – 29 May 2018 / 27th April 2018

pulpaper

PulPaper, The Leading Event in the Forest Industry, Will be Held in Helsinki, Finland 29-31 May 2018

PulPaper is the leading exhibition and conference event in the forest industry’s calendar. It will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 29–-31 May 2018. The forest industry is experiencing a transition period as the environmental impact of the sector is known better than before. The event programme takes this into consideration with a strong environmental perspective.

Comments Off on PulPaper, The Leading Event in the Forest Industry, Will be Held in Helsinki, Finland 29-31 May 2018 / 27th April 2018

smart shipping

Palau International Ship Registry Calls For More Technology

Panos Kirnidis, CEO of PISR, believes the next decade in shipping will be dominated by smart technology and increasing concerns about cyber-security – both featuring on the agenda at this year’s Posidonia.

Comments Off on Palau International Ship Registry Calls For More Technology / 26th April 2018

GAC South Africa Opens New Branch and Expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC has served customers with vessels calling at Port Elizabeth through a sub-agent for more than 10 years, and is now expanding its operations in the region in response to growing demand for GAC’s range of shipping, logistics and complementary services.

Comments Off on GAC South Africa Opens New Branch and Expands into Port Elizabeth / 25th April 2018