LNG is basically playing with methane and won’t limit CO2 emissions, open loop scrubbers double the pollution problem with food chain and under water marine life, low-sulphur fuel is limiting sulphur emissions yet wont address black carbon...
In the wake of IMO 2020, the Chinese New Year and the coronavirus, the more than usual uncertainty has generated rough sailing throughout all sectors of shipping.
DNV GL’s maritime boss, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, has affirmed the class society’s continued support for LNG as a marine fuel.
One of the largest ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturers Panasia has had type approval of its systems cancelled by the Korean courts.
In June the shipping world will in it sixth month of grappling with new environmental regulations and Posidonia 2020 shipping exhibition will be the ideal place to assess the impact low sulphur regulations implementation have had.
Damen has developed a certified deckhouse for its plug and play Ballast Water Treatment Ex (BWT Ex) so the deck-based system can withstand the slamming of waves.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has arrested a Yang Ming boxship on Sunday over a pollution incident in 2018, as the authority demands the shipowner to pay a pollution debt of up to AUD20m ($13.4m).