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Home » News » Environment News - Q2 2013


Environment News - Q2 2013

LA honours speed reduction program participants
27 Jun 2013 08:31 GMT
Shipping firms are applauded for lowering vessel speeds as they approach or depart Los Angeles.

Horizon Lines to convert vessels to burn LNG
26 Jun 2013 07:14 GMT
Ocean shipper says the goal of the project is to reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for Color Line ferry
25 Jun 2013 05:23 GMT
Four scrubber systems will be installed on the company's SuperSpeed 2 ro-pax ferry.

Support for mandatory fuel switch in Hong Kong
19 Jun 2013 08:38 GMT
Think tank submits its views on the mandatory requirement for at-berth fuel switching for ocean-going vessels.

First fuel-saving Environship launched
04 Jun 2013 07:24 GMT
Fuel-efficient vessel is said to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 40 percent.

Fuel-saving ships nominated for award
30 May 2013 13:02 GMT
Award will be presented to the vessel considered to have made the greatest contribution towards energy efficiency.

ECO Research Centre launched in Singapore
28 May 2013 13:14 GMT
First project will be 'Analytical Ship Performance Evaluation and Management'.

Long Beach adopts Energy Policy
23 May 2013 17:45 GMT
Plan will promote efficiency, conservation and innovation.

Safety measure to protect Australian reef from pollution
23 May 2013 12:51 GMT
Ship routing measure will aim to reduce the risk of ship-sourced pollution in Western Australia.

36 vessels could pose oil pollution threat
22 May 2013 08:16 GMT
Sunken vessels are recommended for further assessment and potential removal of fuel oil.

MEPC 65 overview
21 May 2013 14:04 GMT
IMO pushes forward with energy-efficiency implementation.

Bunker fuel report released in Canada
21 May 2013 11:13 GMT
Study examines fuel alternatives, emissions regulations and incentive programs.

New cruise line to launch fuel-efficient vessel
20 May 2013 08:17 GMT
Cruise line business to launch its first vessel in 2015.

ABB to step up promotion of Valve Control Management
16 May 2013 07:09 GMT
System helps a turbocharger to manage air actively so that an engine can operate at different speeds, loads and ambient conditions.

Shipper achieves 'C' efficiency rating
16 May 2013 06:45 GMT
Rating puts shipping firm in the top one-third for energy efficiency.

Emissions monitoring system wins award
14 May 2013 06:50 GMT
Monitoring technology wins Clean Shipping award in London.

Sekimizu addresses MEPC 65
13 May 2013 14:44 GMT
IMO Secretary-General speaks at the opening of the 65th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.

MEPC to meet for 65th session
10 May 2013 08:44 GMT
Guidelines on energy efficiency measures and the development of a study for an updated GHG emissions estimate will be on the agenda.

Canada aligns emissions measures with the US
09 May 2013 20:11 GMT
Government adopts strict environmental standards to reduce air emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters.

GE applies variable frequency to reduce fuel consumption
07 May 2013 12:28 GMT
Power and propulsion system is said to reduce fuel consumption by controlling engine speed on platform support vessels.

ABS releases exhaust gas scrubber advisory
01 May 2013 13:01 GMT
Advisory is designed to help operators assess the viability of utilizing exhaust scrubbers.

Scrubbers to be installed on two cruise vessels
24 Apr 2013 08:21 GMT
Scrubbers will remove over 98 percent of sulphur oxides from the ships' exhaust gas, says manufacturer.

Partnership to develop eco-friendly solutions for shipping
24 Apr 2013 06:14 GMT
Asian firms to work together to develop renewable energy and low emission solutions for the maritime industry.

APL 'honoured' to win green award
16 Apr 2013 07:27 GMT
Imperative that APL continues its efforts to enhance the efficiency of its ships to remain competitive, says President.

Improving the fuel efficiency of recreational crafts
16 Apr 2013 06:58 GMT
Emerging trends to be analysed in upcoming web event.

EC proposes €160.5m funding to combat pollution
12 Apr 2013 19:36 GMT
Funding would be used to maintain the anti-pollution vessel network and develop satellite detection.

Enhancing the competitiveness of Singapore
12 Apr 2013 07:37 GMT
Initiatives include a rise in the port dues reduction for vessels that burn clean fuels or use approved abatement technology in Singapore.

Marine fuel cleanup operation winding down
08 Apr 2013 07:56 GMT
Bunker spill cleanup efforts are wound down. Transpetro is accused of being 'very unprepared' to respond to the incident.

Seattle joins Green Marine Environmental Program
08 Apr 2013 06:01 GMT
Seattle becomes the first U.S. port outside of the Great Lakes region to join Green Marine.

First Onboard DC Grid system delivered
05 Apr 2013 21:33 GMT
First vessel powered with Onboard DC Grid system to provide fuel efficiency and lower emissions.

Port invites entries for 2013 eco awards
05 Apr 2013 16:48 GMT
Annual marine environmental award to be presented next month.





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