Environment
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…
OCTOBER 8, 2012 — The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet, says that governments have acknowledged there will be significant problems with the implementation of the…
OCTOBER 4, 2012 — Helsinki, Finland, headquartered Eniram Limited has completed an analysis on the effects of hull fouling on cruise vessels in different sea areas. Eniram, which provides realtime decision support solutions for the…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 — Four low emission dry cargo vessels have been given energy efficiency design index (EEDI) certificates by Germanischer Lloyd (GL). Built for U.K.-based Carisbrooke Shipping by Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, the…
AUGUST 16, 2012 — A federal jury in Washington, D.C., yesterday returned guilty verdicts against New Zealand fisheries giant Sanford Ltd. on six counts of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and violating the Act to Prevent…
AUGUST 16, 2012 — An Italian headquartered shipping company and the chief engineer of one of its ships were sentenced yesterday in federal court in Mobile, Ala., for deliberately falsifying records to conceal discharges of…
AUGUST 9, 2012 — Students enrolled in a summer project organized by DNV in Oslo have presented the results of seven weeks of intense and targeted work to develop a realistic and suitable concept for…
AUGUST 5, 2012—In a ground-breaking move, Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE), Tacoma, WA, plans to convert its two ORCA Class Roll-On/Roll-Off ships to burn Liquefied Natural Gas, after receiving a permit from the U.S. Coast…
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