Tag : environmental regulations

The Green Award scheme: what, when and how

Established in 1994 in Rotterdam, with as the main objective promotion of safe and environmentally friendly operation of ships, the Green Award Foundation (GA) has grown into the quality mark that enjoys international recognition and support from major maritime organisations and maritime community.

2 Comments / 21st August 2014

Global Ocean Commission Report Welcomed By IMO Secretary General

A report of the Global Ocean Commission (GOC) “From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean” has been recently published. It calls to action at all levels to mitigate the threats to the global oceans.

1 Comment / 11th August 2014

Navigating The Environmental Regulations

Environmental regulations are something many find complicated and difficult. The fines for non-compliance can reach the multi-million dollar levels and being, correctly informed and continuously updated of the applicable regulation is more crucial than ever. Marinfloc has developed a GPS…

No Comments / 28th June 2014

Consequences For Lubes From Emissions Regulations

International Maritime Organization sulphur emissions limits will have a major impact on the cost of operations in the Cruise and Ferry sector over the coming years, as all the potential means to meet the requirements will have an impact on…

No Comments / 16th June 2014

EPA Causing Freight Industry To Jump Ship

How well intentioned environmental regulations on the coastal shipping industry will end up increasing fossil fuel emissions. Many outside the transportation industry are unfamiliar with the extensive network of roads, railways, airports, shipping ports, and navigable waterways used to transport…

No Comments / 10th June 2014