Environment
MAY 11, 2015 — Netherlands shipowner and operator Royal Wagenborg, has ordered Wärtsilä exhaust gas scrubber systems for two of its RoRo carriers, the Balticborg and Bothniaborg. The Balticborg and Bothniaborg] are both powered by…
APRIL 28, 2015 — A vote in the European Parliament today has paved the way for the EU to impose a unilateral, regional regulation requiring shipowners using EU ports to monitor and report CO2 emissions…
APRIL 24, 2015 — Spanish ferry operator Baleària has enrolled its passenger ferry Martin i Soler into an AkzoNobel scheme that financially rewards shipowners by enabling them to generate income in the form of carbon…
APRIL 20, 2015 — There are no global warming skeptics in the Marshall Islands. Lying just two meters above sea level, the atoll island nation has already suffered unprecedented droughts, massive tides and the impact…
APRIL 7, 2015—A ship manager was fined more than a quarter of a million dollars for violating California’s clean air regulations during visits to the state’s ports between 2009 to 2011, according to the International…
MARCH 31, 2015 — Following a conversion in the Remontowa shipyard, Poland, that started in late January, Stena Line's Stena Germanica is now back in service between Kiel, Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden, as the world's…
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Saying that a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges is urgently needed, a broad-based coalition of some 60 organizations that rely on marine vessels to transport essential cargoes…
FEBRUARY 18, 2015 — The innovative ballast water treatment system developed by Danish company Bawat A/S has now received U.S, Coast Guard Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance. Regardless of the status of the pending IMO…
FEBRUARY 11, 2015 — Coast Guard personnel detained the tanker Overseas Jademar in Port Angeles, WA, Monday. OSG shows the ship in its fleet listings as a 100% owned Panamax vessel. The Equasis data base…
FEBRUARY 6, 2015 — The two biofuel-capable 4,700 dwt VG EcoCoaster general cargo ships ordered last month from Dutch shipbuilder Royal Bodewes by Finnish operator Meriaura Group are expected to have fuel consumption near half…
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