The vast majority of over 3,000 scrubber installations to ships are for open-loop systems despite concerns over washwater, with some countries banning use in their waters, according to classification society DNV GL.
The environment, regulation and technology, and the links between all three, topped discussions at Sea Asia 2019 this week in Singapore.
As the IMO’s 0.5% global sulphur cap looms for the maritime sector from 2020, South Korean shipbuilders have been urged to focus on LNG carriers and product tankers.
Panama Ship Registry has affirmed its commitment to provide holistic services with a focus on helping the maritime industry be in compliance with international maritime regulations.
Shipping is forecast to see a shift toward greater use of non-fossil fuel energy for propulsion by 2050 under influence from environmental concerns and the reality of climate change.
Israeli-based Atlantium Technologies is readying its proprietary ballast water management system (BWMS) for a full commercial launch before the end of this year, as the UV-based system is undergoing a shipboard testing on a Zim mid-sized container...
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined with ST Engineering Electronics, Mitsui & Co., and Smart City Solutions to develop the world’s largest autonomous vessels.
Autonomous vessels have become a recurrent theme in shipping debates in recent years but the focus has to turn to regulations to bring the topic forward, Dualog ceo Morten Lind-Olsen says.