Environment

AUGUST 11, 2017 — Marking a double first, Maynard, MA, headquartered Ecochlor reports that its patented ballast water treatment system has become the first U.S. manufactured BWTS to receive USCG Type Approval. It is also…
AUGUST 10, 2017 — Classification society ABS has published a report on Best Practices for Operation of Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The report is based on feedback provided by shipowners and operators at an…
AUGUST 8, 2017 — EMSA (the European Marine Safety Agency) yesterday launched THETIS-MRV, a web-based application that enables companies responsible for the operation of large ships using EU ports to report their CO2 emissions, as…
AUGUST 8, 2017 — Classification society ClassNK has issued its first certification since being approved as an EU MRV verifier under the EU regulation on the monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) of carbon dioxide (CO2)…
AUGUST 2, 2017—Shipowners, managers, and operators whose ships call at European ports are continuing to “decarbonize” their vessel operations in line with EU-MRV regulations that came into force July 1, 2015. The environmental regulations require…
AUGUST 2, 2017— Two new research vessels being built for the China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association (COMRA) at CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding and Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group yards will feature Wärtsilä propulsion equipment, including…
AUGUST 1, 2017 — ABB is providing shipboard systems and expertise to support research voyages undertaken by a charitable organization whose mission is to highlight the damage done by the millions of tonnes of plastics…
JULY 27, 2017 — Japanese based NGO Peace Boat is making progress with its plans to build and operate the Ecoship, the world's greenest cruise ship, as the platform for its worldwide educational cruises. It…
JULY 26, 2017 — Two new 56,000 DWT handymax bulk carriers under construction at Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. in Japan are to be equipped with Wärtsilä exhaust gas cleaning systems. The ships are being built…
JULY 21, 2017 — Classification society DNV GL has released a new brochure that offers a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance…
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