Polaris Shipping to retrofit seven ships with Langh scrubbers

JANUARY 9, 2019 — South Korea’s Polaris Shipping is to retrofit four 180,000 dwt bulkers and three 300,000 dwt VLOCs with exhaust gas scrubber systems. Under a deal signed with scrubber manufacturer

Damen land-based BWMS to be demonstrated in Port of Las Palmas

JANUARY 9, 2019 — A Damen InvaSave 300 Mobile Ballast Water Treatment System has been shipped to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where it will be used in a demonstration that will

BIMCO: China open loop scrubber discharge ban not yet total

JANUARY 8, 2019 — Regulators have updated part of China’s domestic emission control area (DECA) regulations with effect from January 1, 2019, but, says BIMCO, they have not yet placed a full

NYK gets green loan to finance methanol-fueled newbuild

DECEMBER 27, 2018 — Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) is to receive 2 billion yen (about $18 million) from Taiyo Life Insurance Company as a green loan to finance the building

DeNora Balpure BWMS gains U.S. Type Approval

DECEMBER 19, 2019 — The U.S, Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued its fifteenth 15th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to De Nora Water Technologies Texas, LLC, after a

Machine learning can help cut ship emissions and save fuel

DECEMBER 19, 2018 — By using modern technology like machine learning to create virtual fuel meters, the shipping sector can reduce both its emissions and its fuel consumption, according to Fredrik Ahlgren,

Denmark to name and shame sulfur emission offenders

DECEMBER 16, 2018 — With the support of all parties in the Danish Parliament, the Danish Government has adopted a new law that allowing the publication of the names of ships and

Discharge caught on camera by crew member leads to $2 million fine

DECEMBER 14, 2018 — A thumb drive containing videos were given to the Coast Guard by a crew member of Navios Tankers Management-managed ship has led to Navimax Corporation, incorporated in the

MSC fined $630,625 for breach of CARB at-berth regulation

DECEMBER 7, 2018 — MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violating the California Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth regulation. The violations were

ClassNK Consulting partners with Carbon Trust

DECEMBER 6, 2018 —The Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. have agreed to develop a commercial partnership offering climate change and sustainability services. The partnership will initially explore opportunities to