Category : Environmental compliance

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

Green4Sea award

Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System, COMPAC, Nominated for Green4Sea Award

Water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system, COMPAC, has been nominated for the 2018 Green4Sea Technical Award. The Green4Sea award is presented to those companies that have made a significant technological breakthrough or have made a significant contribution in any aspect of environmental maritime activity. 

Comments Off on Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System, COMPAC, Nominated for Green4Sea Award / 26th January 2018

sterntube bearings

As More Sterntube Bearings Fail, Biodegradable EALS Come Under The Spotlight

While many ship operators consider the rise in use of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) a cure-all to meeting environmental regulations, particularly in waters where the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulated the use of mineral oils, their performance as a propeller shaft bearing lubricant has come under increasing scrutiny.

Comments Off on As More Sterntube Bearings Fail, Biodegradable EALS Come Under The Spotlight / 26th January 2018

Natural Gas

Use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Maritime Industries

With the call to fight against climate change and all the efforts to go green, there’s a need for the maritime industry to look beyond conventional fuels. This is especially true with environmental regulations becoming stricter than ever.

No Comments / 17th May 2017

cleaner shipping

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close cooperation between Damen Green Solutions and Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC). The two companies combine their specific skill sets to offer ship owners a smoother transition towards compliance with new environmental regulations and cleaner sailing.

Comments Off on Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions / 21st April 2017

emission reduction rules

Enforcement of Emission Reduction Rules Will Start at Major Ports in China

Last year, three emission-controlled areas were established in China – the Yangtze River delta, Bohai Bay, and the Pearl River Delta. All vessels entering or operating within these parts are subject to the new regulations which specify that they must use fuel with low-sulfur content while berthed at major ports found within the specified areas.

No Comments / 13th January 2017

Wastewater treatment

Wastewater Treatment Solutions: ACO Marine’s Projects in Canada Will be Supported by Marine and Offshore

Ontario-based Marine and Offshore (MAO) Canada will provide sales and technical support across ACO Marine’s range of products, including the MEPC227(64) compliant Clarimar MF and Maripur NF biological sewage treatment plants.

Comments Off on Wastewater Treatment Solutions: ACO Marine’s Projects in Canada Will be Supported by Marine and Offshore / 14th December 2016

environmental change

Earth Day: Bringing the World Together for Environmental Change

Since its inception, Earth Day has become a substantial part of the modern environmental movement. Bringing the world together for environmental change.

No Comments / 22nd October 2015

carriage of biofuels

New Regulations on the Carriage of Biofuels: Time is Running Out for Product Tanker owners

New regulations on the carriage of biofuels could limit the trading flexibility of product tankers.

Comments Off on New Regulations on the Carriage of Biofuels: Time is Running Out for Product Tanker owners / 30th July 2015

Reduce Pollution

Ambitious Plan To Reduce Pollution & Restore The Baltic

HELCOM has adopted an ambitious overarching action plan to drastically reduce pollution to the Baltic Sea and restore its good ecological status by 2021.

No Comments / 22nd July 2015

Environmental Campaign

HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign Moves to Kavala

HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign moves to Kavala under the auspices of the Municipality.

Comments Off on HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign Moves to Kavala / 17th April 2015

Environmental Law

Maritime law expert from Mexico Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado received International Maritime Prize

In a special ceremony on 1 December, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu presented the award, in the form of a silver dolphin, to Dr. Salgado y Salgado

No Comments / 5th December 2014

SEACOR Environmental Services Middle East Looks Forward to a bright future

SEACOR Environmental Services Middle East (SESME) looks forward to a bright future in becoming the major regional emergency response organisation.

No Comments / 5th December 2014

Marine Environment

Marine Environment: Companies, Local Stakeholders and Volunteers for Clean Seas

The wide participation in HELMEPA’s Month of Action for the Marine Environment, constitutes a hopeful sign.

No Comments / 24th October 2014

Nitrogen Oxide Emissions: new product for exhaust after-treatment introduced by L’Orange

L’Orange has introduced L’ONOX, a new concept in the field of exhaust after-treatment for large marine, offshore, power plant and railway engines. With this innovation, the subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, is providing an important component for compliance with the strict emission limits for large engines beginning in 2016.

No Comments / 9th October 2014

Maritime Secutiry

Glamox at the SMM 2014: New Products to Improve Maritime Security

Glamox Group presents special LED luminaires for use in demanding environments as well as innovative searchlights for more maritime security.

2 Comments / 2nd September 2014