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Home » News » Environment News - Q2 2015

Environment News - Q2 2015

Eco products chosen for new derrick lay vessel
24 Jun 2015 12:14 GMT
Alfa Laval PureDry, PureBilge and PureBallast are to all be installed aboard the Petrofac JSD6000.

GAC joins World Ocean Council
23 Jun 2015 10:02 GMT
Marine services provider joins international alliance for corporate ocean responsibility.

Alfa Laval PureNOx approved for MAN Diesel & Turbo EGR scrubber
23 Jun 2015 08:43 GMT
Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) scrubber is to be used with MAN's two-stroke marine engines to reduce NOx emissions.

Hybrid scrubbers ordered for three container ships
18 Jun 2015 11:13 GMT
Scrubber systems are scheduled for delivery in December 2015.

Carl Buttner tanker to be equipped with scrubber
16 Jun 2015 13:09 GMT
BNG Scrubber is designed as a hybrid system, which means that both open-loop and closed-loop methods can be used.

Contract to build first ever cruise ships powered at sea by LNG
16 Jun 2015 09:15 GMT
Vessels are to be built by Meyer Werft in Germany and Finland.

Fleet management solution to tap into 'world's largest fuel sampling database'
11 Jun 2015 15:15 GMT
Move is designed to help shipping firms make more informed decisions in order to improve fleet performance.

Scrubber installed aboard M/V Bore Song
11 Jun 2015 08:07 GMT
Scrubber system allows both open and closed loop operation.

World's first green-ship equipment certification centre 'formally opened'
28 May 2015 11:14 GMT
New centre has been set up to test, evaluate and certify green-ship equipment.

Alfa Laval to showcase fuel-saving products in Amsterdam
27 May 2015 11:21 GMT
Company's stand is to feature several ways to achieve profitable power.

Belco to introduce scrubber at Nor-Shipping
27 May 2015 10:20 GMT
Scrubber design is 'transformed' to 'dramatically reduce operating and installed costs'.

6% of ships spot-checked by EMSA were non-compliant with EU fuel regulations
21 May 2015 11:33 GMT
Reasons for non-compliance included being unable to produce satisfactory samples, and having fuel with a sulphur content above 0.1%.

Antwerp to offer discount to ships with lower particulate emissions
20 May 2015 12:38 GMT
Discount to be granted from next month to ships that use alternative technology to reduce particulate emissions.

Eight approved AEC scrubbers in operation
20 May 2015 12:22 GMT
AEC Maritime's scrubbing system was approved by Lloyd's Register last year.

MEPC 68: Summary of bunker-related issues
19 May 2015 10:21 GMT
Summary of topics discussed at last week's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting in London.

Sekimizu's speech at MEPC 68
13 May 2015 12:34 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu, spoke earlier this week at the 68th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

DNV GL 'honoured' that ships are first to receive 'Gas Ready' notation
11 May 2015 10:57 GMT
The M.V. Barzan is the first of six 18,800-TEU container vessels ordered by UASC.

Royal Wagenborg orders scrubber systems
11 May 2015 08:58 GMT
The Balticborg and Bothniaborg are to be fitted with exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Royal Caribbean orders scrubbers for four ships
08 May 2015 07:29 GMT
Freedom of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas are all to be fitted with scrubber systems.

Bunker-related issues on MEPC 68 agenda
07 May 2015 09:13 GMT
Issues include the availability of compliant fuel oil in 2020, quality control measures prior to the delivery of bunkers and a data collection system for fuel consumption.

Keel-laying ceremony for first of three fuel-efficient tankers
07 May 2015 07:40 GMT
Vessels are to also include dual-fuel auxiliary engines and the ability to accommodate a future LNG system installation.

50DF engine 'successfully' tested to run on ethane fuel
04 May 2015 09:14 GMT
News is described as being a 'significant breakthrough for Wartsila's multi-fuel technology'.

UASC names LNG-ready ULCS
29 Apr 2015 15:55 GMT
M.V. Barzan is described as being 'the industry's most eco-efficient container vessel'.

Alfa Laval PureSOx water cleaning process now patented
29 Apr 2015 14:58 GMT
Company says the patented technology is vital to secure compliance in either hybrid or closed loop mode.

Rolls-Royce to deliver engines and propulsion to multi-purpose vessel
24 Apr 2015 14:44 GMT
Deal includes order for two azimuth thrusters - designed to help reduce fuel consumption.

Lloyd's Register issues emissions guidance
23 Apr 2015 09:17 GMT
Guidance is designed to support emissions compliance decision-making.

Scrubber systems installed on four Finnlines ships
22 Apr 2015 10:22 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning systems were installed in Estonia.

New vessel design with 'reduction of 20 to 25 percent in fuel consumption'
21 Apr 2015 09:44 GMT
Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel design is being launched at Singapore exhibition this week.

Spanish government confirms sunken trawler is leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 17:13 GMT
Minister says objective is to extract fuel from bunker tanks to minimize the impact on the environment.

Oleg Naydenov incident: Port of Las Palmas in the firing line
16 Apr 2015 13:56 GMT
Port is criticized for allowing marine fuel to be delivered to the Russian fishing vessel.

Moving fuel-laden trawler was 'the worst decision'
16 Apr 2015 12:43 GMT
Greenpeace representative predicts that fuel will eventually leak, 'sooner or later'.

Hernandez Bento: 'Very small' risk of sunken vessel leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 10:01 GMT
Government delegate also says claims the Oleg Naydenov was deliberately sunk are 'false'.

Hong Kong mandatory fuel switch approved. Think tank voices support
15 Apr 2015 12:01 GMT
From July, ocean-going vessels will be required to burn fuel with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5 percent while at berth.

Naming ceremony for triple-fuel LNG carrier
10 Apr 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel is the fourth in a series of triple-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

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