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Home » News » Environment News - Q2 2014

Environment News - Q2 2014

Engine for 'world's most eco-friendly containership' delivered
23 Jun 2014 14:36 GMT
Engine will primarily operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

GAC launches HullWiper at Sharjah
23 Jun 2014 11:38 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a third UAE port.

Red Funnel: We've been using low sulphur fuel for 18 years
20 Jun 2014 09:10 GMT
With new SECA regulations due to come into force in 2015, ferry operator points out that its vessels have been running on low sulphur fuel since 1996.

Hinchliffe: Shipping industry committed to reducing CO2 emissions
19 Jun 2014 13:00 GMT
ICS Secretary General says the industry is on a pathway to deliver ships by 2030 that will be 30% more efficient than those of just two years ago.

New York launches retrofitted electric canal boat
19 Jun 2014 12:33 GMT
Vessel now runs on a battery-powered all-electric powertrain system.

LR addresses fuel changes when entering and exiting ECAs
18 Jun 2014 13:22 GMT
Lloyd's Register describes the main points to consider when carrying out a fuel changeover.

MSC Cruises gets high score for energy-saving initiatives
18 Jun 2014 11:37 GMT
Cruise line is certified under goal-based scheme that recognizes management excellence, setting standards which go beyond the requirements of statutory rules and codes.

Environmental permit granted for LNG terminal in Gothenburg
12 Jun 2014 06:34 GMT
Once completed, ships will be able to bunker LNG as fuel at Gothenburg's new terminal.

Energy management course launched
10 Jun 2014 15:06 GMT
Course is designed to make a company's progression to ISO 50001 accreditation as straight forward as possible.

OOCL accredited for environmental data integrity
06 Jun 2014 18:21 GMT
Lloyd's Register verifies OOCL's CO2 and SOx emissions data.

EGR boiler ready for testing
29 May 2014 14:34 GMT
Including a pressurized exhaust gas boiler in the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) circuit could lead to 'substantial' energy savings, says manufacturer.

Ardmore acquires fuel-efficient tanker
28 May 2014 09:18 GMT
Eco-design vessel is expected to be delivered between July and August 2014.

Project to build prototype solar-electric unmanned surface vessel
27 May 2014 08:41 GMT
Onboard batteries to be recharged via a solar panel array or via ship or shore power using rapid battery recharging technology.

Maersk ships approach 3,500 hours of EGR operation
27 May 2014 06:46 GMT
Two Maersk ships have logged almost 3,500 hours using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology.

New recommended practice on LNG bunkering
23 May 2014 08:55 GMT
Recommended practice is designed to establish the guidelines and recommendations required to protect people and the environment during the development and operation of LNG bunker facilities.

GAC launches HullWiper at Fujairah
20 May 2014 12:14 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle is now at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Alfa Laval wins order to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems
19 May 2014 06:13 GMT
Delivery is scheduled for 2014.

Scrubber systems for six Finnlines vessels
15 May 2014 08:49 GMT
The two main engines on each vessel are to be connected to a single integrated scrubber system.

Agreement to manufacture fuel-saving rigid sail
12 May 2014 07:04 GMT
First pre-commercial EnergySail is expected to be produced this year.

Scrubber retrofit for AIDA Luna
09 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Cruise vessel has been fitted with the first element of a comprehensive filter and exhaust gas treatment system.

Consultancy emphasizes high cost of environmental regulatory compliance
25 Apr 2014 22:05 GMT
UK firm says that finding enough money to remain compliant with environmental regulation is going to be a challenge for operators over the next few years.

Fishing vessels to be fitted with exhaust after-treatment system
24 Apr 2014 15:04 GMT
System is designed for use in both marine diesel and heavy fuel oil engine operation.

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation
23 Apr 2014 20:33 GMT
Classification society has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria.

Carnival 'well on its way' to meeting GHG reduction target
22 Apr 2014 15:14 GMT
Cruise company says it will meet its goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent.

Port invites entries for 2014 eco awards
22 Apr 2014 06:54 GMT
Annual marine environmental award to be presented next month.

EMSA to receive €160.5m funding to combat marine pollution
16 Apr 2014 16:34 GMT
Funds to be used to maintain EU network of specialised anti-pollution vessels and to invest in satellite technology.

'Milestone' in EU clean fuels policy
16 Apr 2014 14:26 GMT
European Parliament approves rules to ensure the development of refuelling points for alternative fuels.

Japan's first gas engine to get DNV type approval
15 Apr 2014 15:17 GMT
Main engine for large vessels fuelled solely by gas is said to be the first Japanese gas engine to obtain DNV type approval.

DNV GL 'honoured' to win eco award
14 Apr 2014 13:18 GMT
Company says it will continue to help customers become more efficient with further innovations.

MEPC completes 66th session
07 Apr 2014 15:07 GMT
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 66th session, 31 March to 4 April 2014.

Patent issued for glycerol hybrid fuel
07 Apr 2014 14:37 GMT
Researchers are developing eco-hybrid fuel technology for the marine, rail and power generation industries.

Fuel-saving rigid sail technology at Tokyo event
03 Apr 2014 12:51 GMT
Shipping technology to be presented for the first time next week in Japan.

Seattle wins Clean Air Excellence Award
02 Apr 2014 20:48 GMT
US port is presented with award in recognition of its work in reducing maritime-related emissions.

Sekimizu addresses MEPC 66
01 Apr 2014 07:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, speaks at the opening of the 66th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

Port program offers incentives for at-berth ships to burn low sulphur fuel
01 Apr 2014 06:51 GMT
Final year of program continues to reduce pollutants prior to ECA starting in 2015.

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