Environment
JULY 11, 2014 — A Coast Guard Sector Boston pollution response crew has been responding to an oil spill from the USNS Fisher, drydocked at the Boston Ship Repair facility. The spill, estimated at approximately…
JULY 8, 2014 — To better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by industry to initiate a Joint Industry Project (JIP).  It will be run…
JULY 4, 2014—Sustainability is a core focus of Maersk Line, particularly when it comes to operating its new Triple-E class of 18,000 TEU containerships. At 400 meters long, 59 meters wide and 73 meters high,…
JUNE 13, 2014 — A new semi-submersible accommodation and construction vessel (floatel) being built for Floatel International AB, the Swedish offshore floatel owner and operator, will feature two Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems…
JUNE 2, 2014 — LNG America has reached an agreement with LNG midstream specialist Liquiline announce an agreement to jointly develop commercial offerings for LNG marine fuel markets in the North American Pacific Northwest and…
JUNE 2, 2014 — Back in October last year, we quoted Laura Langh-Lagerlöf (left), commercial manager of Finland's Langh Ship, as saying the family-owned shipping company has "really hit the nail on the head" with…
MAY 28, 2014 — Damen Shipyards Group is launching an innovative alternative ballast water treatment (BWT) system that enables ballast water to be treated at the point of discharge, rather than by a fixed system…
MAY 22, 2014 — Houston based LNG America has selected ABS as the classification society for North America's first LNG bunker barges, currently being designed by Jensen Maritime. ABS will assist LNG America in working…
MAY 21, 2014 — Jordan-based Arab Ship Management Ltd. yesterday pleaded guilty today in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, to one count of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships In accordance with the…
MAY 15, 2014 — With stringent new sulfur oxide (SOx) emission regulations due to be enforced from January 2015, Finnlines has ordered Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems for six of its Baltic and North Sea…
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