Environment
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,…
Development of large, LNG-fueled containerships moving ahead. Classification societies DNV and Bureau Veritas have each given approval in principle to designs for such vessels. Kawasaki Heavy Industries has gotten approval for a 9,000 TEU ship…
Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that its subsidiary, Hyde Marine, Inc., has been awarded a contract to supply a total of six Hyde Guardian(R) Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Systems for two LR2 Aframax tankers…
The Balpure ballast water treatment system from Severn Trent De Nora has been selected for use on two oceangoing heavy deck cargo barges being constructed for Norwegian-based Greenway Shipping by Dalian Shipyard, at its shipyard…
South Korean shipping company Keoje Marine Co. Ltd. and two engineers from the M/T Keoje Tiger pleaded guilty January 10  in federal court in Honolulu to environmental crimes violations, says the U.S. Department of Justice.According…
Over the years, Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has invested in research and development to reduce the environmental footprint of its shipping activities. Now, MOL recently announced that it has ordered a new 209,000-dwt Cape-size…
ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai) says it has awarded type approval under PSPC (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) to the world's first alternative coating system for ballast tanks. The approval, the first of its type to…
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Millersville-headquartered Dredge & Marine Co. LLC for 12 safety and health violations. OSHA opened an inspection following a July incident in which one…
ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai) has awarded its first Statement of Fact for Tier III nitrogen oxide (NOx) reductions to a marine diesel engine incorporating a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system. The document, issued November 1,…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has ordered a 209,000 dwt cape-size bulker at Universal Shipbuilding Corporation. Slated for completion in late 2014, the ship will incorporate key technologies from MOL's next-generation ISHIN-III vessel program to…
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