Environment
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…
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…
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