Environment
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,…
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…
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