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Home » News » Environment News - Q3 2016


Environment News - Q3 2016

Scrubber system for Great Lakes cement carrier
16 Sep 2016 10:26 GMT
PureSOx scrubber to be installed on NovaAlgoma's Nacc Quebec.

Hamburg in tie-up to adopt low-emission propulsion technology
12 Sep 2016 09:27 GMT
German port aims to improve the sustainability of its fleet.

Electric-powered tourist vessel named Ship of the Year at SMM
09 Sep 2016 14:10 GMT
Vessel runs on diesel engines and switches to electric power at UNESCO world heritage site.

MoU to develop 'Ecoship' cruise vessel
09 Sep 2016 12:33 GMT
Vessel to incorporate fuel-saving and environmentally friendly technology.

Emissions regulation seminar held at SMM
08 Sep 2016 08:40 GMT
Seminar designed to help owners and operators comply with EU MRV regulation.

Shenzhen outlines 0.5% sulphur cap requirements
05 Sep 2016 09:18 GMT
New Shenzhen circular covers issues such as fuel documents, inspections, LNG, shore power and exemptions.

IBIA 'Be prepared' SMM forum to examine 0.5% sulphur cap
05 Sep 2016 06:41 GMT
Forum to cover the main issues related to IMO's global limit on sulphur content for marine fuels.

D'Amico officers admit oil pollution cover up
24 Aug 2016 12:26 GMT
Engineering officers are to be sentenced in November.

Scrubber producer AEC Maritime teams up with Damen
24 Aug 2016 11:03 GMT
Sales agreement centres around 'one-stop-shop' retrofit concept.

Los Angeles holds the line on emissions targets
24 Aug 2016 09:18 GMT
Air quality programs largely counter the effects of 2015 congestion.

MOL wins eco awards in California
22 Aug 2016 12:52 GMT
Shipping firm receives Green Flag Award and Vessel Speed Reduction Award from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Harris Pye confirms cruise ship scrubber contracts
22 Aug 2016 10:27 GMT
Company currently installing scrubber systems on a number of cruise vessels. Projects to be completed throughout the year.

Corsican vessel operator saves fuel with electric propulsion
18 Aug 2016 09:05 GMT
Hybrid propulsion allows passengers to be ferried to the Scandola nature reserve in Corsica on batteries.

Caribbean Fantasy catches fire near San Juan
18 Aug 2016 00:03 GMT
Fire is said to have started in the engine room of the ship.

ECO notation for first Carnival ship
17 Aug 2016 09:24 GMT
Powered by low-sulphur fuel, the Carnival Vista is the first Carnival ship to be awarded Lloyd's Register's ECO notation.

H.P. Wegener reports fuel savings as scrubber milestone is reached
09 Aug 2016 14:44 GMT
After 1,000 days of continuous scrubber operation, German firm says 'our scrubber investment has basically paid for itself'.

Ottawa launches Canada's largest electric tour boat
08 Aug 2016 09:28 GMT
Second electrically propelled tour vessel is expected to enter service in 2017.

'Up to 40%' fuel savings with Ecospeed coatings
05 Aug 2016 13:45 GMT
Coatings specialist says it has 'cracked a number of really important problems' with its Ecospeed range.

Bulk carrier to use Dupont hybrid scrubber
05 Aug 2016 08:55 GMT
Scrubber is designed to provide flexibility for vessels operating in ECAs because it can operate in open- or closed-loop mode.

Carnival issues sustainability report
04 Aug 2016 15:52 GMT
Report includes scrubber, LNG and emissions reduction data.

Carnival issues sustainability report
04 Aug 2016 15:52 GMT
Report includes scrubber, LNG and emissions reduction data.

New ECA guidelines for Chinese MSA officers
02 Aug 2016 09:25 GMT
Guidlines are designed to help Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) officers check the compliance of vessels in Chinese ECAs.

We4Sea targets fuel savings and 100m-tonne CO2 reduction using existing ship equipment
26 Jul 2016 06:39 GMT
Tool uses equipment that can already be found on board, such as the voyage data recorder (VDR) and sensors.

Updated fuel consumption and emissions monitoring software released
22 Jul 2016 09:48 GMT
Aquarius MAS on Blue Star Delos upgraded with new software which allows real-time reporting and logging of fuel consumption and emissions.

Costa Cruises presents sustainability report
21 Jul 2016 12:35 GMT
Report includes fuel consumption, scrubber and emissions reduction data.

VeriFuel is first marine fuel services provider to join Green Award Incentive Program
12 Jul 2016 10:23 GMT
Certified ships will receive a 5% discount on fuel quality testing and surveys, and a 15% discount on fuel-related training courses.

First vessel with 'Scrubber Ready' notation christened
06 Jul 2016 13:51 GMT
Unique Shipping Group's vessel, the Oriental Jubilee, was christened in Ulsan, South Korea.

Hong Kong ECA planned for Jan 2019
05 Jul 2016 10:04 GMT
Current Hong Kong law only requires ships to switch to low-sulphur fuels while berthed.





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