Environment
JULY 3, 2012 — A 1958-built National Parks Service ferry has become the first dedicated Great Lakes vessel to be supplied with a ballast water treatment system (BWT), according to Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly…
JULY 1, 2012—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the completion of the 6,400-auto hybrid car carrier Emerald Ace, designed to generate zero emissions while berthed, at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., in the Kobe shipyard in…
JUNE 27, 2012 —Marine Log is pleased to announce that Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger USCG will deliver the keynote address on environmental compliance on September 20, 2012, the opening day of Marine Log's Global Greenship…
JUNE 11, 2012 — Oil spill response and environmental solutions provider American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) recently exhibited and presented new advances in oil spill technology at the Clean Pacific Conference in Long Beach, Calif.,…
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.,…
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