Environmental

Nanotechnology research has resulted in a potential new environmentally-friendly solution to the age-old problem of biofouling.
Norway’s $1.1trn sovereign wealth fund has excluded investing in four well-known shipowners for their use of the beaching method to scrap ships, and placed a fifth under observation.
A lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, said over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives, according to a new…
With the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention in force, owners and shipyards are beginning to look seriously into the retrofit challenges ahead. Having already done so for many years, Alfa…
As more ports look to green operations, solutions such as the recently launched Wärtsilä HYTug concept are gaining acceptance and popularity.
As alternative fuels continue to gain popularity Vard has won an order from Boreal to build an all electric battery-powered car and passenger ferry.
Bimco ceo and secretary general Angus Frew sees the environment as the most important item on the agenda for shipping in 2018.
The British Ports Association (BPA) warns that the government is losing sight of opportunities to develop port areas once the country is free from EU regulations.
The current excitement being seen around LNG as a marine fuel is not the first time it’s been heralded as the fuel of the future, but that this time it…
The Society Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) believes that 2018 will be the “tipping year” for LNG as a fuel for ships.
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