Monthly Archives : December 2014

Ship Intelligence

Rolls-Royce Has Unveiled its ‘Ship Intelligence’ Vision for the Future.

Rolls-Royce says that the ‘big data’ concept is leading to a host of possibilities and has unveiled its ‘ship intelligence’ vision for the future.

No Comments / 24th December 2014

Ballast Water Treatment

Hyde Marine Records 400th Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment System Order

Hyde Marine, announced it recorded its 400th order for its Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment System.

No Comments / 23rd December 2014

Container Vessel

UASC Names First Ever LNG-Ready Ultra Large Container Vessel at HHI Shipyard in Ulsan

United Arab Shipping Company today named the industry’s first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel.

No Comments / 22nd December 2014

Ballast Water Management

ICS changes position on Ballast Water Management Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.

No Comments / 19th December 2014

Ballast Water

Japanese Bulk Carriers to be Fitted With Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems

Six new bulk carriers being built at Japanese Shipyards, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems.

No Comments / 18th December 2014

World Cup

World Cup: To Melbourne With Extreme Sailing

Day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne produced the most thrilling action yet off the front of Sandringham Yacht Club, and the most drama.

No Comments / 15th December 2014

oil spill

BP Appeal Regarding The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Rejected By The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court rejected BP’s attempt at appealing its own settlement with businesses and individuals that lost money due to the massive 2010 oil spill.

No Comments / 14th December 2014

Tanker Safety

New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide Published by ICS

A fully updated edition of the definitive industry guidance on chemical tanker safety has just been published by the International Chamber of Shipping.

No Comments / 13th December 2014

unsafe seas

IMO Calling to Address Unsafe Sea Passages

IMO has joined with other UN agencies in calling for concerted action from the international community to address unsafe sea passages.

1 Comment / 12th December 2014

dead sea animals

500 More Dead Sea Animals

Another mysterious wave of dead sea animals has washed ashore in Peru, the possible consequence of radiation releases from the nuclear facility in Japan.

2 Comments / 11th December 2014

rescue operation

ICS Repsonds to Migrant Crisis with Guidelines for Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea

the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea.

1 Comment / 11th December 2014

climate change

Climate Change Threat Shown by Giant PH Storms

Greenpeace global chief Kumi Naidoo said increasingly violent storms hitting the Philippines showed the world had to act on climate change.

No Comments / 10th December 2014

Cruise Ship

Billion Gallons of Sewage Dumped in the Ocean by Cruise Ships Every Year

Cruise ships are not the most environmentally friendly vacation destination. With over a billion gallons of sewage dumped into the open ocean every year.

3 Comments / 10th December 2014

Marine life

Marine Life: The Invisible Pollution

The oceans are being flooded with a myriad of man-made noises. The impact is producing harmful, and in some cases, even deadly effects on marine life.

No Comments / 6th December 2014

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