Environment
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…
Piraeus, Greece, headquartered Ilios Shipping Company S.A., pleaded guilty in federal court in New Orleans for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice, announced Assistant Attorney General Ignacia S.…
Classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and Japanese shipbuilder IHI Marine United Inc. (IHIMU) have signed an agreement for a joint development project  to complete a concept study for a 13,000 TEU container vessel fueled by…
Ballast water technology systems provider Optimarin, Stavanger, Norway, recently signed a framework agreement with offshore vessel owner DOF for high-efficiency BWT systems to be retrofit in existing ships (with options for newbuilds) over a period…
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