BIO-UV Group, the pioneer in UV-based water treatment technologies, and Norwegian marine engineering and technical services provider TECO Tech have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at providing shipowners with a complete turnkey solution for the BIO-SEA advanced ballast water treatment…
Category : Environmental compliance
The agreement will create an action plan in which a specialist team, comprised of Heddle Marine and Thordon Bearings’ personnel, to offer support to ship managers and owners looking to ensure their vessels are fully compliant with environmental legislation prohibiting the discharge of oil from the oil-to-sea interface of ships’ propeller shafts.
Comments Off on Heddle Marine And Thordon Bearings Team Up to Convert Ships to Pollution Free Propeller Shaft Lines / 8th August 2018
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Since its inception, Earth Day has become a substantial part of the modern environmental movement. Bringing the world together for environmental change.
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
HELCOM has adopted an ambitious overarching action plan to drastically reduce pollution to the Baltic Sea and restore its good ecological status by 2021.
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
SEACOR Environmental Services Middle East (SESME) looks forward to a bright future in becoming the major regional emergency response organisation.
The wide participation in HELMEPA’s Month of Action for the Marine Environment, constitutes a hopeful sign.