Environment
APL has signed an agreement to fit the main engine of one of its 10,000 TEU containerships with a fuel savings system that uses cavitation to create a highly stable heavy fuel and water emulsion.…
With the Deepwater Horizon civil trial set to start on March 5, BP announced it had reached a $7.8 billion settlement with the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC), subject to final written agreement, to resolve the…
The Marine Spill Response Corporation reports that it has completed its Gulf of Mexico expansion program known as Deep Blue. The new response capabilities created under this program are now ready to respond to an…
Rolls-Royce has received a second order for a vessel from its award winning Environship range. It covers the supply of all the main systems and equipment, as well as the ship design for the fish…
GEA Westfalia Separator Group reports that its BallastMaster ultraV ballast water treatment system has been type approved as meeting IMO guidelines and regulations. The certification body is the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of the…
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens has filed comments with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicating that New York will pursue a uniform, national ballast water standard that will leave in…
Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) has issued new guidelines for gas-fueled ships. The guidelines specify requirements for the design of natural gas fueled ships based on the current draft of IMO'sInternational Code of Safety…
MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC has agreed to settle its liability in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in a settlement with the United States valued at $90 million, according to the Department of Justice, the U.S.…
Braemar Technical Services says it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with General Dynamics NASSCO to market a new, flat plate technology, LNG containment system developed by General Dynamics.The new containment system is a…
Leading low- and medium-speed engine manufacturers, Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo, have announced the kick off of the next phase of the extensive, long-term HERCULES research program. The overall vision of the program is…
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