Environment

OCTOBER 20, 2015 — Shipowners, and ballast water management system manufacturers, have been thrown into confusion by an October 5, 2015, unanimous ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that the…
OCTOBER 16, 2015 — In another indicator that shipping emissions will get a lot of attention at the COP21 UN climate talks in Paris, the European Parliament adopted a resolution October 14 that says that,…
OCTOBER 15, 2015 —Crowley Maritime Corporation and South Korean based Panasia Co., Ltd. have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will see Panasia's GloEn-Patrol ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) installed during retrofitting of Crowley vessels.
OCTOBER 13, 2015 — A comparative handful of shipping industry advocates will be among the 50,000 participants, including 25,000 official delegates, expected to take part at the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) being held…
OCTOBER 12, 2015 — Uncertainty over the date of entry into force of a global 0.5% cap on sulfur in marine fuels means that many shipowners may be reluctant to commit early to the hefty…
OCTOBER 8, 2015—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced that it will provide over $1 million to support the development of two new emission-reducing maritime solutions. The first is a cutting-edge liquefied…
OCTOBER 8, 2015—Classification society DNV GL has recently released an update to its fleet performance solution ECO Insight. DNVGL says that the new features in the updated version draw on the feedback from a rapidly…
OCTOBER 7, 2015 —The amount of hazardous sulfur in the air above Denmark has been reduced by more than half since the introduction in the new year of international regulations requiring ships sailing in the…
OCTOBER 6, 2015—To remain competitive and comply with impending regulations, shipping companies worldwide are adding new energy-efficient, fuel-sipping Eco-Ships. One of these is Italy’s d’Amico International Shipping S.A, which recently launched two eco-ships at Hyundai…
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 — Law firm Blank Rome has alerted clients that the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a new policy letter that streamlines the process for vessel owners and operators to apply for an…
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