Environment
DECEMBER 1, 2014 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that the shipping industry is fully committed to total compliance with the 0.1% sulfur in fuel limits mandated in Emission Control Areas from January…
DECEMBER 1, 2014 — The 6,500 cu.m Anthony Veder LNG/LPG/LEG carrier Coral Anthelia is the commercial marine industry's first ship to complete an in-hull dual fuel engine retrofit conversion in hull. The retrofit was performed…
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Swedish ship operator Rederi AB Transatlantic and wood and paper giant Stora Enso have gone to Singapore to find an exhaust gas scrubber that will operate under conditions in the Gulf…
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 — Shell has launched a new range of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs), including Shell Naturelle S4 Stern Tube Fluid 100. The Shell Naturelle range of products enables ships entering U.S .waters to…
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 — The Coast Guard and EPA are getting set to take action to ensure compliance with the forthcoming 0.10 percent fuel sulfur limits in the North American and U.S. Caribbean Sea Emission…
NOVEMBER 18, 2014 — Shipowners still wondering why environmental regulatory pressure on the industry keeps growing might want to take a look at a new study quantifying global ship traffic that has been been accepted…
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…
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