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Home » News » Environment News - Q1 2015

Environment News - Q1 2015

Carisbrooke: three months of ECA operation 'without a hitch'
24 Mar 2015 15:00 GMT
UK firm explains that it has faced a number of challenges in preparing for the ECA regulation changes.

Bellona Foundation and Damen to cooperate on low-emission designs
20 Mar 2015 11:52 GMT
Bellona's founder says partnership will provide knowledge that will contribute towards the goal of making ships independent of fossil fuels.

Wartsila launches Tier III-compliant engine
16 Mar 2015 10:35 GMT
Engine with high-pressure selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system is said to be the first to comply with IMO regulations for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.

ExxonMobil launches new ECA-compliant fuel
11 Mar 2015 16:10 GMT
Oil major expands product range with Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200).

Keel laying ceremony for LNG-conversion-ready tanker
10 Mar 2015 10:53 GMT
Vessel is one of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Turnkey ro-ro package for dual-fuel ferry
10 Mar 2015 09:56 GMT
Ro-pax ferry is due to operate on the shuttle route between Tallinn and Helsinki.

EcoLiner slashes bunker costs by 'up to 25%'
09 Mar 2015 10:40 GMT
Damen claims ship is 'easily the greenest inland shipping vessel in Europe'.

Svensen: Innovate to stay ahead of the game
06 Mar 2015 15:52 GMT
DNV GL Maritime CEO outlines three priority areas that he says will drive shipping in the decades to come.

EU and IACS discuss marine fuels
05 Mar 2015 14:08 GMT
Topics covered in Brussels include LNG marine fuel and emissions regulation.

System reliquifies 100% of boil-off gas for use as marine fuel
25 Feb 2015 10:38 GMT
Developer claims LNG carriers could save up to 50% in fuel costs.

Environment a 'core priority' for producer of world's smallest scrubber
23 Feb 2015 13:19 GMT
Producer says its scrubber is 'unique' as it is custom built and has been specifically developed for the marine industry.

Costs of low-sulphur fuel regulation offset by falling fuel prices - Drewry
17 Feb 2015 17:34 GMT
New marine fuel pollution regulations have had little effect on costs since their implementation in January, says consultancy.

ClassNK and MPA sign sustainability and safety MoU
17 Feb 2015 13:14 GMT
Joint R&D projects are to focus on enhancing ship safety and environmental sustainability.

First order for in-line closed-loop scrubber system
17 Feb 2015 10:12 GMT
Scrubbers are scheduled to be installed on two Stena Line ferries in 2015 and 2016.

Carnival recognized for saving fuel and reducing emissions
06 Feb 2015 10:11 GMT
Cruise operator wins 'Best Marine Solution' in recognition of its fuel-saving and emission reduction initiatives.

'Major fuel consumption savings' with new general cargo ship
05 Feb 2015 14:57 GMT
Ship designer says fuel consumption is expected to be almost 50% lower than conventional dry cargo vessels of similar type and size.

Bore Ltd orders scrubber system
04 Feb 2015 12:19 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning system is to installed aboard the M/V Seagard to comply with ECA sulphur requirements.

Maersk Line commits to 20% CO2 emissions cut
28 Jan 2015 14:42 GMT
Agreement to reduce the CO2 emissions of every container it ships on behalf of DB Schenker Logistics by 20% between now and 2020.

Option to buy 40 scrubbers in 2015
27 Jan 2015 12:54 GMT
LMS Shipmanagement has until December 31 to exercise its option to buy up to 40 additional fuel purification systems from Triton.

Joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping in Norway
16 Jan 2015 16:31 GMT
Declaration of cooperation has been signed by 18 organizations together with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Seafood policy and Ministry of Climate and Environment.

VLGC fitted with exhaust gas cleaning system
16 Jan 2015 11:55 GMT
Dorian LPG vessel is fitted with Clean Marine scrubber technology.

Shipping firms fined $146,719 for not switching fuels
15 Jan 2015 18:46 GMT
Companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Horizon Lines secures emissions control waiver
12 Jan 2015 06:38 GMT
Shipper will be permitted to burn low sulphur fuel oil while it pursues the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems on its vessels.

Scrubber technology for Stena Forerunner
08 Jan 2015 12:12 GMT
Two open loop exhaust gas cleaning systems are to be installed on the Stena RoRo vessel in 2015.

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