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Future short sea ships: battery powered and unmanned?

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL thinks that an unmanned, battery powered vessel could revolutionize short sea shipping. DNV GL says that short sea shipping is a promising alternative to overstretched land based logistic networks. In...

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OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Shipowners' organizations are welcoming a decision on Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) taken at this week's meeting of IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC). IMO's Ballast Water Management Connvention is getting…
OCTOBER 16, 2014 — European shipowners are urging EU regulators not to go ahead with a unilateral EU Regulation for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification system of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (EU MRV Regulation),…
OCTOBER 15, 2014 — A breakthrough ballast water treatment system developed by Danish company  Bawat A/S is soon to enter the market. It has successfully completed all IMO-mandated tests, as verified by DNV GL, and…
OCTOBER 6, 2014—There are now more than $3 billion worth of orders at North American shipyards to build new vessels that will burn Liquefied Natural Gas or be readily convertible to do so. But the…
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), has been selected as a strategic supply partner for ballast water treatment (BWT) systems by Edison Chouest Offshore…
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 — Law firm Blank Rome has issued an advisory on the Small Vessel General Permit (sVGP) that is scheduled to come into effect on December 19, 2014. It will apply to non-military,…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL thinks that an unmanned, battery powered vessel could revolutionize short sea shipping. DNV GL says that short sea shipping is a promising alternative to overstretched land based…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — Damen Shipyards Group,Gorinchem, the Netherlands, says that the final touches have been made to its Walk 2 Work offshore windfarm support vessel and that it will start building it on speculation.…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 — Classification society ABS has launched a Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) Selection Service to assist designers, shipyards, owners and operators in selecting the solution suited to the unique needs of each…
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — The SAM Shipbuilding and Machinery shipyard in in Komárno, Slovakia has launched the LNG Hybrid Barge being built for Hybrid Port Energy GmbH, a subsidiary of Becker Marine Systems, Hamburg, Germany.…
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