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Optimar BWMS approval request first to reach USCG SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 — The application requesting U.S. Coast Guard type-approval for the Optimarin ballast water management system (see earlier story) is the first such request to reach he Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC). The application request was submitted by DNV GL, a U.S. Coast Guard accepted independent laboratory,…
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 — The application requesting U.S. Coast Guard type-approval for the Optimarin ballast water management system (see earlier story) is the first such request to reach he Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC).…
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 — Classification society ABS has updated the ABS Guide for Ballast Water Treatment to support industry in the design and installation of ballast water management solutions that meet both regulatory and operational…
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 — Sandnes, Norway, ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin says it is on the brink of becoming the first UV-based BWT system supplier to gain full U.S. Coast Guard type approval. Optimarin…
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 — Bureau Veritas classed both vessels involved in the world's first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation between two independent ocean-going vessels. It took place September 3, 2016, when M/T Ternsund, owned by Terntank…
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 — Wärtsilä says it has proactively planned and developed its range of Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) solutions in anticipation of the ratification of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) ballast water convention…
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 — The U.S, Coast Guard welcomes the news that the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention has now been ratified and will enter into force in September 2017 as "an important step forward…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 — Chesterfield, U.K., headquartered Cathelco reports that its Evolution ballast water treatment (BWT) system has begun shipboard testing for U.S. Coast Guard Type Approval. The system has been installed on the Svendborg…
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 — Norwegian Cruise Line today reported successful completion of the retrofitting of a new exhaust gas scrubber system on Norwegian Jewel, aimed at significantly reducing air emissions and the ship's environmental footprint.…
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016—Cylinder oil lubrication has become increasingly more complex with the advent of Emission Control Areas (ECAs) requiring the switch to lower sulfur fuels. On top of that, the move to slow steaming adds…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016—The buzz at SMM 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, this past week was of increasing digitalization of the ship, allowing various systems onboard to be connected, enhancing the control of the vessel and providing…
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