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Home » News » Environment News - Q3 2012


Environment News - Q3 2012

Sustainable 'pure thinking' solutions
21 Sep 2012 22:17 GMT
Sustainable solutions are designed to help ship owners comply with current and pending environmental regulations.

North American ECA FAQs
21 Sep 2012 14:31 GMT
Frequently asked questions on the North American Emissions Control Area.

Saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions
18 Sep 2012 08:55 GMT
Company presents fuel-saving waste heat recovery products and fuel treatment line.

Oil spill exercise in the Pacific Northwest
17 Sep 2012 13:51 GMT
Tanker and barge operators to participate in this week's drill.

LNG at the heart of shipping concept
14 Sep 2012 15:20 GMT
A ship powered by LNG is a key part of an integrated concept for the inland shipping industry.

Eco-groups welcome EU sulphur vote
11 Sep 2012 21:31 GMT
Green groups welcome the adoption of the new law to cut the sulphur limit on marine fuels to 0.5% by 2020.

AIDA takes holistic approach to sustainability
11 Sep 2012 10:15 GMT
Cruise firm views sustainability not as a limitation but as a way to improve its services and customer experience.

'No further spillage' in Singapore
10 Sep 2012 17:28 GMT
Vessel traffic in Singapore remains unaffected as containment and cleanup efforts continue.

Bunker spill cleanup in Singapore
10 Sep 2012 07:22 GMT
Patrol and anti-pollution craft are deployed to clean up bunker spill following collision at the Temasek Fairway.

Emission management tool launched
06 Sep 2012 09:41 GMT
New product allows operators to collect, track and calculate the emissions of a ship.

'Smooth operation' with fuel cells
05 Sep 2012 11:36 GMT
Research paper highlights findings from research projects on new technological developments.

Cruise line orders emissions monitoring system
31 Aug 2012 14:37 GMT
Monitoring equipment to be installed on two cruise vessels currently under construction.

BP Marine to stage lubes workshop
30 Aug 2012 18:48 GMT
Workshop on lubrication requirements to be held in London next month.

New certification framework for CO2 storage
29 Aug 2012 11:41 GMT
Framework aims to fill a gap by providing a common international method for CO2 storage site selection, risk assessment, monitoring and verification.

Australia to join EU emissions trading scheme
28 Aug 2012 16:33 GMT

EnergySail design completed
24 Aug 2012 09:41 GMT
Rigid sail will allow ships to harness the power of the wind and sun in order to reduce bunker costs.

New marine fuel developed by scientists
22 Aug 2012 13:57 GMT
Green fuel developed by adding two ingredients to low sulphur diesel.

Sulphur regulation will prove costly, say experts
21 Aug 2012 15:18 GMT
The investments required by shipping firms and refineries are 'burdens' they can ill afford, say analysts.

Keynote speaker to address ship efficiency issue
17 Aug 2012 14:38 GMT
Industry veteran to set the tone in addressing the challenges and solutions for improving ship efficiency and fleet operations.

Survey: SO2 levels fall in EU ports
15 Aug 2012 14:51 GMT
Survey finds that average concentrations of sulphur dioxide fell significantly in EU harbours after January 2010.

Long Beach cuts pollution by 75 percent
10 Aug 2012 11:08 GMT
Pollution from port-related sources is reduced for the fifth consecutive year.

Sekimizu to reiterate IMO’s commitment to sustainable development
10 Aug 2012 09:03 GMT
IMO Secretary-General to particiapte in panel discussion on sustainable maritime activities.

Students develop oil spill contingency concept
09 Aug 2012 13:47 GMT
Concept developed for a year-round Arctic oil spill response system.

US Senator praises LNG ship conversion agreement
09 Aug 2012 09:41 GMT
TOTE's Alaska-bound ships will be converted to run on liquefied natural gas.

New York approves clean vessel initiative
03 Aug 2012 11:06 GMT
$4.9 million program aims to encourage operators to use cleaner fuels and upgrade their technology to reduce emissions.

ECA zone calculator launched
03 Aug 2012 09:43 GMT
Onboard software integrates ECA zone information and calculation tools to evaluate the most cost effective voyage track.

Shipping told to 'get ready' for fuel surcharge increases
30 Jul 2012 12:47 GMT
Shipping community is advised to prepare itself for tariff increases as a result of the upcoming 1% sulphur requirement in North America.

Shoreside power officially launched in Rotterdam
27 Jul 2012 18:39 GMT
Officials dignitaries, and business leaders attend the launch of the first shore power systems for sea-going vessels in Rotterdam.

Wärtsilä propulsion systems chosen for three PSVs
25 Jul 2012 10:07 GMT
Platform supply vessels are scheduled to be operational by the end of 2014.

'First' cruise ferry to be powered solely by LNG
23 Jul 2012 18:57 GMT
Cruise ferry is due to begin operating in Norway in 2013.

ICS presses for early IMO study into LSFO availability
23 Jul 2012 14:45 GMT
Low sulphur switch will have billion dollar implications, says ICS.

Royal Caribbean ships to be fitted with hybrid scrubber systems
18 Jul 2012 07:18 GMT
Wärtsilä Hamworthy signs deal with Meyer Werft to provide scrubber systems for two cruise vessels.

Alaska files lawsuit over low sulphur fuel standards
16 Jul 2012 08:21 GMT
US state aims to prevent new regulations regarding the use of low sulphur fuel from being enforced.

Sulphur directive could push freight costs up by 25%
16 Jul 2012 07:17 GMT
Association voices its concern regarding the recent EU agreement on the sulphur content of marine fuels.

Saving fuel with autopilot system
12 Jul 2012 15:33 GMT
Oil tankers to retrofit autopilot system in a bid to lower fuel consumption and emissions.

SEAaT, UK Chamber of Shipping in membership agreement
10 Jul 2012 20:12 GMT

Operator to cut fuel costs with antifouling paint
10 Jul 2012 13:47 GMT

Deal to supply emission reduction system
09 Jul 2012 15:53 GMT
System is said to reduce NOx emissions by as much as 95 percent.

Japan completes world's first hybrid car carrier
04 Jul 2012 12:24 GMT
Vessel combines solar with lithium-ion batteries and is designed to generate zero emissions while berthed.

New York shore power by 2014
04 Jul 2012 10:32 GMT
Funding approved for the completion of a cruise ship shore power facility in New York.

US fuel regulation advisory issued
04 Jul 2012 06:07 GMT
Notice issued to ship operators ahead of the upcoming changes in sulphur requirements from next month.





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