Environment

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Netherlands headquartered ING Bank have signed an agreement to support EUR 300 million (about $370 million) of green investments for the European shipping market. ING…
FEBRUARY 15, 2018 — With the global 0.5% sulfur cap fast approaching, owners that are committed to retrofitting exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) on their ships need to keep in mind that no “one size…
FEBRUARY 9, 2018 — IMO is to move forward with a prohibition on the carriage by ships of fuel oil that is not compliant with the 0.50% limit on sulfur content (outside designated emission control…
FEBRUARY 6, 2018 — Alfa Laval reports that its third generation PureBallast 3 ballast water treatment technology has become the first BWTS solution to meet revised IMO G8 testing requirements. DNV GL, acting on behalf…
JANUARY 22, 2018 — Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have submitted a proposal to IMO calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulfur…
JANUARY 18, 2018 – DESMI Ocean Guard A/S, Aalborg, Denmark, has finalized a contract with Turkish company MISHA Shipping for fleet wide supply of its CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The contract includes delivery of…
JANUARY 4, 2018—While new tugs and workboats are beginning to incorporate new clean-burning, EPA-compliant Tier 3 and Tier 4 engine technologies, the majority of existing tugs still operate with less-efficient, legacy diesel engines. With support…
JANUARY 4, 2018 — Envirocleanse LLC, a division of Charter Brokerage, a Berkshire Hathaway company, reports that its patented inTank ballast water treatment system has completed all land-based and shipboard testing. Envirocleanse says it will…
DECEMBER 26, 2017—In its latest Member Alert, The American Club is reminding ship operators that ships operating in China’s three Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will be required to burn low sulfur fuel when at berth…
DECEMBER 11, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd's Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released a new study that aims to demonstrate the viability of zero emission vessels (ZEVs). Called "Zero Emission Vessels…
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