VIDEO: World’s largest plug-in hybrid delivered

Norway’s Ulstein Verft shipyard has delivered the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, to Color Line. Measuring 160 m in length and 27.1 m in beam, the vessel can carry 2,000

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Asao Shirai to lead new Ecochlor office in Japan

Focused on providing a local solution for shipowners with their ballast water management system (BWMS) regulatory challenges, Maynard, Mass., headquartered Ecochlor has appointed Asao Shirai to lead a new office in Japan

Evoqua applies for USCG type approval for SeaCURE BWMS

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has received its 28th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval. It is for the SeaCURE BWMS, manufactured by Evoqua Water Technologies Ltd. MSC will

Marie Curie joins Baleària LNG fueled fleet

Spanish ferry operator Baleària reports that the Marie Curie, its fourth LNG fueled smart ship will enter service on its Valencia-Ibiza-Palma route from Friday, July 26. The ship is a twin of

Euronav opts for Ecochlor BWMS

Maynard, Mass., headquartered Ecochlor,Inc., has won a contract to supply seven Euronav Suezmax and VLCC tankers with ballast water management systems (BWMS). The agreement comes with an option for Euronav to purchase

Mid-life makeover will see sailing clipper emerge as UN green ambassador

Damen Shipyards Den Helder, Netherlands is to carry out a midlife maintenance program on the iconic sailing clipper Stad Amsterdam that will prepare the ship for a round the world voyage as

Time for cruise lines to swap out first-generation BWTS?

French UV-based water treatment specialist Bio-UV Group has secured a contract with Columbia Cruise Services to retrofit a Bio-Sea ballast water treatment system to aa 28,890 gt cruise ship. Installation and commissioning

DNV GL offers web-based IMO 2020 SIP app

DNV GL says that preparation is key as the days count down to the entry into force of the IMO 2020 0.5% sulfur cap. To help with implementation, the classification society is

BHP tenders for LNG fueled ore carriers

In a massive vote of confidence in LNG as a marine fuel, mining giant BHP has released the world’s first bulk carrier tender for LNG-fueled transport for up to 27 million tonnes

Japanese fishing company fined, banned from U.S. waters

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that Japanese fishing company Fukuichi Gyogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Fukuichi), was convicted and sentenced today in the District of Guam for two violations of the Act to

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