Environment
NOVEMBER 12, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has granted Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance to Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). This allows all U.S. and foreign flag ships fitted with…
NOVEMBER 5, 2014 — The JSD 6000 deepwater derrick lay vessel ordered from Chinese shipbuilder ZPMC in January by Petrofac (see earlier story) will be powered by six MAN 16V32/44CR engines and MAN Diesel &…
OCTOBER 30, 2014 — Marseilles, France, headquartered CMA CGM is to retrofit ten more ships with bulbous bows optimized for current operating speeds. The container shipping giant has already carried out similar nose jobs on…
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — A shoreside power system to allow cruise vessels to plug in when calling the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is now complete and fully operational. Shore power is a highly…
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has taken delivery of Harvey Frost, the first of three eco-friendly 95,000 dwt bulk carriers featuring an air lubricated hull. The newly delivered bulk…
OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Japan's Hitachi Zosen Corporation says it has become the first company to receive first-time approval (FTA) for a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system for marine engines from its licensor MAN Diesel…
OCTOBER 24, 2014 — Lysaker, Norway, headquartered Clean Marine AS  says it has been selected by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) for two new 40,000 dwt MR…
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Ferry operators and other short sea operators could be cut a break on the requirement to fit ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) under the pending IMO Ballast Water Management Convention. In…
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Here's another example of how changes to regulations mean changes in the reams of paperwork confronting the marine industry. The text of the supplier's declaration required on the bunker delivery note…
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…
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