Environment
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…
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) reports that it has agreed to sell part of its environmental business to  private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company. The businesses to be sold include National Response Corporation (NRC),…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has started to test of a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) system installed on the diesel engine used for power generation on an MOL Group-operated oceangoing vessel. The system has been…
Wärtsilä has completed its acquisition of British-headquartered Hamworthy plc.Hamworthy provides a wide assortment of specialist equipment and systems to the shipping industry, and systems that improve process efficiency and environmental compliance in the oil &…
International Paint reports that its principal anticorrosive primers and shop primers have successfully passed IMO PSPC COT (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings of Cargo Oil Tanks) laboratory tests in accordance with the IMO MSC.288 (87)…
U.S.-flag containership operator Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL) will pay penalties of $1.5 million under a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice. The company says that operating subsidiary Horizon Lines, LLC operating subsidiary…
International Paint has introduced Intersmooth 7465Si SPC and Interswift 6900Si silyl acrylate antifouling coatings. Aiming to improve and enhance customer choice, International says that it is the first and only global manufacturer to offer both…
Cell phone photos of an illegal magic pipe in operation, could bring a whistle blowing crew member a nice monetary award. Two corporations have pleaded guilty in separate hearings in Baltimore for their role in…
Wärtsilä is to supply fresh water integrated scrubbers for a series of six vessels, with an option for a further two, being built for Canadian shipowner, Algoma Central Corporation by Chinese shipbuilder Nantong Minde Heavy…
The U.S. Coast Guard and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) have announced an agreement to co-develop and implement outreach, training and educational materials aimed at reducing maritime pollution.Under a memorandum of understanding,…
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