Environment
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — For the Washington State Department of Transportation it boils down to the bottom line. "Washington State Ferries burns more than 17 million gallons of ultra-low sulfur diesel each year – and…
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — A comprehensive report released today has defined the modal and environmental advantages of using marine shipping to transport goods in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway region. The study, entitled "The Environmental…
JANUARY 30, 2013 — GE Marine has signed an agreement with Echogen Power Systems, Akron, Ohio, to be the exclusive provider of Echogen's exhaust heat recovery system for use on commercial and military marine vessels…
JANUARY 30, 2013 — Chinese shipowner Centrans (Tianjing) Ocean Shipping has received EEDI compliance certificates for two 180,000 dwt newbuildings, an achievement it reports as being a world first in the Capesize segment. The bulk…
JANUARY 17, 2013 — Norwegian Cruise Line's 2,124 passenger U.S.-flag cruise ship, Pride of America, is to fitted with Green Tech Marine exhaust gas scrubbers as part of its upcoming $30 million upgrade at BAE…
DECEMBER 6, 2012 — The two LNG fueled containerships ordered at NASSCO by TOTE have given MAN Diesel & Turbo its first order for its low-speed, dual-fuel ME-GI engine. The two 3,100 TEU vessels will…
DECEMBER 5, 2012 — The news at GE Marine's Workboat International show today was the announced of the company's timeline for meeting EPA Tier 3 and Tier 4i, as well as IMO Tier III emission…
NOVEMBER 5, 2012 —Two 160,000 cu.m LNG tankers ordered by Athens-headquartered Alpha Tankers and Freighters International Ltd. will have MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines. They will be MAN Diesel & Turbo's first such installations in the…
OCTOBER 11, 2012 — Wärtsilä says that its Aquarius EC ballast water management system (BWMS) has been granted Basic Approval by IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) during its recent 64th session in London. The…
OCTOBER 8, 2012 — Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has installed its first installation of its Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System (MALS) on a ship with a slender hull form and has confirmed a better…
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