Environment
JUNE 6, 2012 — Wärtsilä says that it now offers the widest range of ballast water management system (BWMS) and associated services in the market. This follows an agreement with Canada-based Trojan Technologies to offer…
JUNE 5, 2012 — Matson Navigation Company, Inc. reports that it has been honored with the U.S. Coast Guard's 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Marine Environmental Award for Excellence.  The Benkert Award was created…
MAY 31, 2012 — Singapore-based Target Ship Management Pte. Ltd., the operator of the M/V Gaurav Prem pleaded guilty and was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Mobile for deliberately falsifying records to conceal pollution…
MAY 30, 2012 — Oil spill response and total environmental solutions provider American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) has been selected by the National Response Corporation (NRC) to store and maintain a large stock of NRC…
May 21, 2012 —An unwanted anchor chain accoutrement is preventing a 31,883 dwt bulker from heading for the U.S. from Brazil with a cargo of pig iron. Actor and human rights activist Q'orianka Kilcher has…
MAY 21, 2012: The Justice Department reports that the former captain of a Panama-flagged cargo ship that discharged hundreds of plastic pipes into the ocean was last week convicted by a jury in Mobile, Ala.,…
"The idea of a single, mid range cylinder oil solution for all vessels as sulfur limits are reduced may be seductive, but our field evaluation shows this does not offer the best margin of safety,"…
Wärtsilä is to supply a complete power system, including two 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel medium-speed engines, for a new dry cargo inland waterway vessel. This will be the first ever medium speed engined, dual-fuel, mechanically…
Sauter Carbon Offset Designs (SCOD) has developed a design for what Richard Sauter calls an "presents the ultra green homeland security vessel that's tough on the bad guys, but kind to the ecology." It would…
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect July 1. The Port of Los Angeles thus becomes the first seaport in North America and…
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