Environment

APRIL 17, 2018 — The Global 0.5% Sulfur Cap is set to go into effect by 2020 and shipowners will only have a handful of choices to comply. One of those is to install an…
APRIL 13, 2018 — San Francisco tour boat operator Red and White Fleet has switched its entire fleet of vessels from operating on conventional, petroleum based diesel fuel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel. Developed…
APRIL 13, 2018 — IMO's Maritime Environment Protection Committee has agreed an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy that requires international shipping to reduce total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050,…
APRIL 12, 2018 — State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install Ocean Guardian, a digital environmental compliance tool, aboard the Training Ship Empire State for Summer Sea Term 2018 to provide cadets…
APRIL 9, 2018 — IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) is meeting in London this week. The most prominent — and contentious — item on the agenda is setting a strategy for the further…
APRIL 6, 2018 – In the latest development in a father-and-son pollution case, Randall Fox, one-time captain of the fishing vessel Native Sun and son of its owner Bingham Fox, was found guilty yesterday in…
APRIL 4, 2018 — Swedish headquartered appliance giant Electrolux AB is expanding a pilot project with shipping company Hamburg Süd to reduce pollution from high levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) in port areas. Electrolux is…
MARCH 29, 2018 — Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval (TA) after successfully completing all the testing procedures required. Wärtsilä received IMO…
MARCH 28, 2018 — Ahead of critical meetings at IMO that start next month, there are divisions on just how ambitious a strategy on shipping CO2 emissions can be adopted that will match the expectations…
MARCH 26, 2018 — U.K. based ballast water treatment system specialist Coldharbour Marine, has engaged Japanese classification society ClassNK to assist in the process of obtaining Japanese type approval for its system, which is based…
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