Environment
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 — Law firm Blank Rome has issued an advisory on the Small Vessel General Permit (sVGP) that is scheduled to come into effect on December 19, 2014. It will apply to non-military,…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL thinks that an unmanned, battery powered vessel could revolutionize short sea shipping. DNV GL says that short sea shipping is a promising alternative to overstretched land based…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — Damen Shipyards Group,Gorinchem, the Netherlands, says that the final touches have been made to its Walk 2 Work offshore windfarm support vessel and that it will start building it on speculation.…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 — Classification society ABS has launched a Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) Selection Service to assist designers, shipyards, owners and operators in selecting the solution suited to the unique needs of each…
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — The SAM Shipbuilding and Machinery shipyard in in Komárno, Slovakia has launched the LNG Hybrid Barge being built for Hybrid Port Energy GmbH, a subsidiary of Becker Marine Systems, Hamburg, Germany.…
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — Helsinki headquartered shipowner Bore Ltd. is to retrofit the M/V Bore Song with an exhaust gas scrubber and has selected the DeltaLangh scrubber technology originally developed by Langh Shipping. M/V Bore…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 — If anyone had any doubts about the ongoing availability of LNG as a marine fuel, Federal Maritime Commissioner William P. Doyle laid them to rest today, noting that the U.S. is…
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 — Ecoships, the technical ship management arm of London-headquartered Newport Shipping Group, has introduced the Greenlotus 32, a next generation bulk carrier design developed to set the standard in ecologically compatible marine…
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Norfolk, VA, based WR Systems (WR) is launching a new variant of its Laser Based Emissions monitor at the upcoming SMM event in Hamburg, Germany. Called the Emsys-iS, the new system…
AUGUST 19, 2014 — The Coast Guard, EPA and Ohio and Kentucky officials are responding to a reported 8,000 gallon diesel spill from the Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord Power Station near Cincinnati, Ohio. Duke Energy…
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