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Home » News » Environment News - Q1 2014


Environment News - Q1 2014

MEPC to meet for 66th session
27 Mar 2014 11:42 GMT
Session is due to take place next week at IMO's headquarters in London.

Awards for clean fuels program participants
20 Mar 2014 12:18 GMT
Operators are recognized for their environmental achievements in annual awards event.

Bunker fuel on the agenda at SMM 2014
19 Mar 2014 08:17 GMT
'Setting the Green Course' event to tackle the fuel issue on 'Environmental Protection Day' in September.

Diesel particulate filter order for luxury boat market
18 Mar 2014 20:38 GMT
Order worth $450,000 is received from firm that specializes in the emission control of industrial combustion engines.

Scrubber technology for Scandlines ferry
18 Mar 2014 14:34 GMT
Closed loop scrubber installation is completed on board the M/V Schleswig-Holstein.

ECSA opposes MRV regulation extension
18 Mar 2014 11:32 GMT
Secretary General suggests the EU would be "shooting itself in the foot" and potentially hinder a speedy agreement at IMO level.

Patent for fuel-saving bow technology in China
18 Mar 2014 07:55 GMT
Patent is granted for the Environship wave-piercing bow technology for merchant vessels.

Baleària aims to cut fuel consumption by over two percent
14 Mar 2014 13:42 GMT
Spanish ferry operator expects to achieve fuel savings with energy management solution.

Contract to build two PCTCs with LNG fuel propulsion system
07 Mar 2014 17:13 GMT
Two dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) are scheduled to be delivered in 2016.

DNV GL and MPA collaborate in maritime research & development
28 Feb 2014 21:12 GMT
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed to promote research & development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry.

Construction starts on world's first LNG-fuelled containership
27 Feb 2014 20:41 GMT
Marlin class vessels are scheduled to enter service in late 2015 and early 2016.

Low sulphur fuels program changes to 'per metric tonne' incentive
27 Feb 2014 14:43 GMT
Incentive payout will depend on the amount of fuel burned and could be as much as $7,400 per vessel.

San Diego celebrates shore power installation
26 Feb 2014 14:33 GMT
San Diego has switched on its new shore power system at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

Event to explore sustainable and e-navigation solutions
26 Feb 2014 14:18 GMT
Organizations convene next week to discuss solutions to keep North Sea shipping safe.

At-Berth Regulation forms now available
24 Feb 2014 15:36 GMT
Fleets are required to submit documentation by March 21 in order to qualify for temporary relief.

Shore-to-ship power system for Color Line ferry
24 Feb 2014 13:34 GMT
System is designed to allow operators to reduce fuel consumption and costs.

Project to use hydrogen fuel cells to power ships at berth
19 Feb 2014 13:24 GMT
Fuel cell system to be used at the Port of Honolulu.

Totem Ocean in LNG ship conversion agreement
19 Feb 2014 08:02 GMT
Vessels will be able to run on either natural gas, light fuel oil or heavy fuel oil.

Integrated solutions for four new LNG-powered PSVs
17 Feb 2014 18:38 GMT
New vessels to include dual-fuel propulsion that will enable them to operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

New scrubber project participant announced
17 Feb 2014 13:41 GMT
Asian joint research project aims to reduce CO2 emissions through the use of new maritime technology.

ICS 'fully supports' global CO2 monitoring
11 Feb 2014 11:57 GMT
ICS Board discusses CO2 monitoring and reporting ahead of IMO's MEPC meeting in April.

Report: Long-term effects of oil spills must be explored further
10 Feb 2014 12:18 GMT
Report looks at the impact of the oil and gas industry on EU fisheries.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for VLGC
30 Jan 2014 15:08 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for a Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC).

Scrubber test facility up and running in Denmark
30 Jan 2014 14:43 GMT
Development project aims to bring solutions to the market that can lower the scrubber investment cost as well as the operation cost of the systems.

Emission systems for cleaner and greener ships
30 Jan 2014 12:51 GMT
Bosch Emission Systems after-treatment technologies are designed to help make marine vessels greener and provide an economic advantage.

IMO's Polar Code 'ignores environmental dangers'
29 Jan 2014 14:23 GMT
IMO criticized for not addressing the issue of using residual fuel oil in Arctic waters.

Keppel Offshore joins World Ocean Council
28 Jan 2014 14:31 GMT
Singapore-headquartered firm becomes member of business leadership alliance on ocean sustainability, science and stewardship.

Canadian ports first to offer financial incentives using A-G ratings
28 Jan 2014 08:03 GMT
Efficient vessels meeting specific GHG emission levels will receive a discount on port dues.

EC criticized for wanting to scrap GHG reduction target
23 Jan 2014 17:31 GMT
EC paper calls for an end to the 6% greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target for transport fuels.

Ardmore remains focussed on fuel efficiency
22 Jan 2014 08:41 GMT
Ardmore Shipping takes delivery of Eco-design tanker and emphasizes 'particular focus' on fuel efficiency.

Exhaust gas cleaning systems for two chemical tankers
20 Jan 2014 12:21 GMT
Norwegian firm selected to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems for two vessels.

EnergySail passes lab tests
15 Jan 2014 15:04 GMT
Japanese firm eyes commercial production once sea trials have been completed.

Qatar champions LNG as cleaner marine fuel
15 Jan 2014 08:02 GMT
Q-Max vessel to be converted to use LNG as an alternative to heavy fuel oil in the main engines.

MoU on environmental initiatives in South Korea
08 Jan 2014 13:12 GMT
Korean Register and Busan Port Authority to cooperate on environmental initiatives.

MARPOL, SOLAS amendment summary
07 Jan 2014 08:41 GMT
A summary of the amendments that entered into force on 1 January 2014.





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