Environmental

Following the Marine Environment Protection Committee 74 (MEPC 74) meeting last week the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published guideline adopted for the 2020 sulphur cap online.
The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) has said though a disproportionate share of responsibility is still placed on shipowners, the IMO made "significant progress in terms of addressing a number…
After all the hype and public protests those familiar with the workings of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will not be surprised to learn there were no major announcements coming…
Compliance in ballast water treatment depends on crew knowledge as well as the treatment system. To help customers secure it, Alfa Laval has a complete range of training options for…
The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued advice on reception facilities from waste from closed-loop scrubbers, which is classified as toxic.
Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd has booked the HFO-to-LNG conversion of its 15,000 teu ‘LNG-ready’ container ship, Sajir, acquired in its 2017 take-over of UASC, at China’s Huarun Dadong Shipyard.
With the sulphur cap less than eight months away the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is pushing to get guidelines for non-availability of fuel adopted at the IMO MEPC meeting…
Michael Grey worries that the protests around the IMO’s MEPC 74 meeting could deflect from necessary action for the longer term to tackle environmental issues.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) in collaboration with Norway has launched a major project support its strategy to cut shipping’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2050.
Wärtsilä announced the contract to supply 40 Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines for 12 new LNG-fuelled platform supply vessels (PSVs), which are the first such vessels to be built for China…
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