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Home » News » Environment News - Q4 2013

Environment News - Q4 2013

Regulatory advisory for At-Berth Regulation
27 Dec 2013 07:27 GMT
ARB describes the steps it is taking to assist vessel fleets to meet the requirements of the At-Berth Regulation.

Project to build Japan's first LNG-powered tug
24 Dec 2013 15:12 GMT
Vessel will be able to run on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or fuel oil.

Emsys upgraded to measure mass emissions rates
24 Dec 2013 13:41 GMT
Monitoring technology is upgraded in anticipation of the introduction of the EU's monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 emissions for maritime transport.

Carnival recognized for its commitment to clean technology
23 Dec 2013 07:08 GMT
Cruise company wins 'Best Marine Solutions Company' at the Clean Tech Awards.

EU initiative aims to optimize bunker consumption
18 Dec 2013 08:45 GMT
Trials due to take place between ports in Germany and Denmark.

Aegean 'extremely honoured' to win award
18 Dec 2013 07:21 GMT
Bunker supplier comments on the award it recently received for achievement in safety and environmental protection.

MPA issues ECA reminder
17 Dec 2013 11:13 GMT
Shipping community reminded about the entry into effect of the US Caribbean Sea ECA in January 2014.

New emissions targets for Pacific Northwest ports
13 Dec 2013 09:08 GMT
Ports aim to cut emissions by 75 percent by 2020.

Dual-fuel propulsion and LNG bunkering system for German ferry
12 Dec 2013 09:06 GMT
New ferry to operate between Cuxhaven and the island of Helgoland in Germany.

New ships to run on methanol
10 Dec 2013 09:01 GMT
Agreement to construct six new vessels, with an option to build an additional three.

Lab to develop sustainable shipping technologies
09 Dec 2013 14:47 GMT
New lab to conduct research into fuel-saving technologies and marine renewable energy systems.

GAC launches eco-friendly hull cleaning solution
09 Dec 2013 12:07 GMT
HullWiper is said to clean the vertical sides of a VLCC in seven hours.

Spliethoff orders exhaust gas cleaning systems
06 Dec 2013 14:47 GMT
Five vessels are to be retrofitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems in 2014.

Meeting demand for sulphur emissions control technology
05 Dec 2013 15:46 GMT
A look at the sulphur emissions control choices for ship owners and the availability of 'reliable' shipyards and suppliers to meet demand.

Marine gearbox designed to 'significantly' reduce fuel consumption
05 Dec 2013 08:31 GMT
A fuel consumption reduction of eight percent is said to have been verified during sea trials.

Twenty companies sign Green Pledge
03 Dec 2013 08:57 GMT
Maritime firms their pledge their commitment to promoting clean and green shipping in Singapore.

'Single answer' to today's fuel conditioning challenges
02 Dec 2013 15:37 GMT
Alfa Laval’s new FCM One is said to offer 'a completely new level of flexibility'.

Dual-fuel engines for new Terntank ships
02 Dec 2013 07:32 GMT
CO2 emissions are said to be around 25 percent lower than conventional marine engines when operating in gas mode.

Contract to build LNG-powered ConRo ships
27 Nov 2013 07:03 GMT
LNG-fuelled vessels to operate between the United States and Puerto Rico.

GE Marine wins first order for marine diesel engine
25 Nov 2013 08:48 GMT
New engine is said to reduce emissions by 50 percent.

Emissions control technology centre prepares for launch
22 Nov 2013 08:52 GMT
New technology facility is scheduled to be inaugurated in January 2014.

Reducing CO2 an economic 'no brainer', says ICS
18 Nov 2013 14:33 GMT
International Chamber of Shipping advises United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw.

Fuel-efficient tanker to be built in California
13 Nov 2013 20:14 GMT
Vessel will be built to accommodate the future installation of an LNG fuel-gas system and Type C LNG tanks.

Exhaust gas cleaning system for Robin Hood
13 Nov 2013 10:12 GMT
TT Line vessel, the M/S Robin Hood, is to be fitted with four scrubber systems.

Project to provide fuel cell technology for marine vessels
08 Nov 2013 15:41 GMT
Fuel cell auxiliary power units to provide vessels with air-independent propulsion.

ICS questions France about CO2 reporting requirements
06 Nov 2013 13:57 GMT
ICS raises concerns about a new requirement for foreign shipowners to provide information about CO2 emissions.

NCL's first vessel with scrubber technology
30 Oct 2013 15:22 GMT
Cruise ship is said to be 'in the final phases of installation'.

Algeciras and CLH in eco-agreement
29 Oct 2013 08:45 GMT
Agreement complements CLH's existing environmental management procedures at its marine fuel storage terminal in Algeciras.

New portable emissions monitoring tool
25 Oct 2013 11:40:41 GMT
Product is said to be suitable for use in boiler, engine, furnace, and other combustion applications.

GE showcases fuel-saving products in Busan
23 Oct 2013 17:28 GMT
GE's latest solutions are designed to deliver fuel efficiency, reliability, lower maintenance and life cycle costs.

Sekimizu calls for low sulphur fuel study to be brought forward
22 Oct 2013 18:41 GMT
IMO chief says a study of the availability of low sulphur fuel in 2020 should be 'accelerated'.

'Most sophisticated emissions monitoring system ever built'
17 Oct 2013 08:46 GMT
Supplier delivers system for the world's largest Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU).

Scrubber systems for Color Line ferries
16 Oct 2013 10:32 GMT
Scrubber systems to be retrofitted on three ferries curently operating in North Europe.

GE Marine engine cuts emissions by 50%
10 Oct 2013 12:32 GMT
Marine diesel engine is said to meet EPA Tier 4i and IMO Tier III emission compliance without exhaust after-treatment.

Cruise ship to save fuel with propulsion system upgrade
04 Oct 2013 08:16 GMT
Fuel savings are said to range from 5 to 15 percent, depending on the type of operation and the performance of the existing propeller.

Two fuel-efficient newbuild VLCCs for AET
03 Oct 2013 09:02 GMT
Enhancements will significantly improve fuel consumption and deliver an EEDI of 16.9%, says shipping firm.

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