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Home » News » Environment News - Q4 2015


Environment News - Q4 2015

'Valuable fuel ecomony' for boxships with scrubber retrofit
22 Dec 2015 17:15 GMT
Scrubber systems are to be installed on two container vessels at the start of next year.

Advisory issued regarding bunker-related fines in China
21 Dec 2015 09:33 GMT
Ships face fines for failing to comply with ECA directive and not keeping bunker delivery documentation and samples.

Green initiative calls on IMO to 'demonstrate commitment' to CO2 reduction
18 Dec 2015 15:31 GMT
IMO is urged to 'show real leadership' at upcoming MEPC 69 meeting in April 2016.

Algeciras gets eco certification
16 Dec 2015 15:42 GMT
Spanish port achieves Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification.

Ecoslops plans to recycle oil residues in Constantza
16 Dec 2015 10:06 GMT
Study to examine the feasibility of developing an oil residues processing plant in Black Sea Romanian port.

Antwerp records rise in green ship calls
10 Dec 2015 11:21 GMT
The number of ships calling at Antwerp that qualify for an ESI discount has increased every year since the initiative was launched.

Ecoslops sells first volume of light bitumen
08 Dec 2015 11:22 GMT
First company to produce recycled marine fuel from slops confirms first sale of light bitumen.

DNV GL and Hempel in agreement to track fleet performance and cut fuel costs
02 Dec 2015 14:58 GMT
Cooperation agreement signed at Marintec China trade fair.

Ecoslops sells first volume of marine fuel
02 Dec 2015 10:25 GMT
1,000 tonnes of MDO sold back into the market and a further 3,000 tonnes of slops imported to Portugal.

PureSOx offers inline scrubber design
30 Nov 2015 15:44 GMT
Alfa Laval says PureSOx 'is now even more versatile' with the launch of an inline I-design scrubber.

'Cost-effective' pollution solution wins award
24 Nov 2015 14:55 GMT
Seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing system, COMPAC, is designed to reduce oil seepage.

'Breakthrough' scrubber project for Gibraltar yard
17 Nov 2015 11:33 GMT
Project is said to be the first ship-series SOx scrubber retrofit for a yard in southern Europe.

Green Ship Programme reaches milestone
16 Nov 2015 08:29 GMT
Green ships and owners recognised at the Third Singapore Registry of Ships Forum.

MPA calls for integrated approach to the blue economy
11 Nov 2015 12:18 GMT
MPA CEO Andrew Tan says that science and knowledge of the oceans underpins the blue economy.

Emissions analyser certified by Lloyd's Register
11 Nov 2015 10:31 GMT
Analyser monitors up to six gases simultaneously, including SO2, CO2 and NOx.

Verifavia to assess five shipping firms for MRV readiness
11 Nov 2015 09:32 GMT
Emissions verification company has been tasked with performing pre-verification gap analysis for five clients.

New water treatment system for EGR engines using low-sulphur fuel
05 Nov 2015 12:55 GMT
Alfa Laval PureNOx Prime is a streamlined version of its EGR water treatment system for EGR engines operating with low-sulphur fuel.

Shipping award for fuel-saving tugs
05 Nov 2015 10:13 GMT
Towage operator wins prize at awards gala held in Rotterdam.

Long Beach 'the greenest port in the world'
30 Oct 2015 10:05 GMT
Californian port has reduced diesel particulates by 85 percent since 2005.

Navig8 in agreement to buy 'eco-design' tankers
23 Oct 2015 00:05 GMT
Parent of bunker firm Integr8 Fuels secures deal for up to 10 vessels.

ECSA: 2016 climate deadline for IMO 'unrealistic'
23 Oct 2015 00:03 GMT
Trade association is 'concerned' by the deadline adopted by the European Parliament.

Korean Register wins new green award
22 Oct 2015 15:08 GMT
Classification society is the first recipient of Kormarine's new K-Award.

Energy-efficient gas tankers ordered
21 Oct 2015 13:37 GMT
Vessels are scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2016.

World's first guide for SOx scrubber-ready vessels
09 Oct 2015 13:53 GMT
New class notation recognizes vessels designed with SOx scrubber-ready features to facilitate cost-effective and time-efficient retrofits.

'Bumblebee' LNG power plant on tour
08 Oct 2015 10:13 GMT
'Baltic Tour' will take the LNG Hybrid Barge to Copenhagen, Rostock and Kiel during the month of October.

D'Amico launches two eco-ships
08 Oct 2015 09:44 GMT
Vessels are designed to offer improved performance in terms of energy efficiency and fuel consumption.

Green Coastal Shipping Programme wins award
05 Oct 2015 10:28 GMT
Programme aims to ensure that Norway has the world's most environmentally friendly fleet of coastal vessels.

Eco Marine Power granted patent for Aquarius MRE System
05 Oct 2015 09:51 GMT
Patent approval paves way for commercial production of wind and solar power system for ships.





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