Tag : environmental compliance

fuel oil

Technical And Material Impact on Shipowners as High-Sulphur Fuel Ban Takes Place

Finland-based exhaust gas cleaning pioneer Langh Tech has explained how last week’s decision to prohibit the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil will have a material and technical impact on commercial ship operations.

Comments Off on Technical And Material Impact on Shipowners as High-Sulphur Fuel Ban Takes Place / 20th April 2018

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.

Comments Off on SMM 2018 Hamburg: Green Shipping on the Rise / 29th March 2018

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

Stern tube seal

Avoid Drydock and Off-hire Costs With Underwater Stern Tube Seal Repairs

Following a spate of stern tube seal failures, Antwerp-based Hydrex has reiterated its capability in carrying out repairs to stern tube seals during a ship’s routine port visit, saving the expense and loss of revenue of unscheduled drydocking.

Comments Off on Avoid Drydock and Off-hire Costs With Underwater Stern Tube Seal Repairs / 2nd February 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

shipping

First Dedicated Shipping Verification Service Launches as EU MRV Rules Come Into Force

Verifavia, unveiled its dedicated shipping service to coincide with the coming European Commission’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification rules.

Comments Off on First Dedicated Shipping Verification Service Launches as EU MRV Rules Come Into Force / 18th July 2015

WISTA-UK

WISTA-UK Aims to Help the Maritime Industry Combat Bribery and Corruption

Combating corruption and bribery in the maritime industry was the key topic of conversation at the WISTA-UK Annual General Meeting.

No Comments / 11th May 2015

Environment protection

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Set to Adopt Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization meets for its 68th session from 11 to 15 May 2015, in London.

No Comments / 8th May 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