Environment
JULY 21, 2014 — Shipowners are fearful that enforcement will be spotty when the 0.1% limit on sulfur in fuel takes effect in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) in January 2015. Last week, Maersk Line noted…
JULY 17, 2014 — Maersk Line says that ECA regulations coming into force in 2015 will cost it around $250 million a year in additional fuel costs. The container shipping giant will pass this on…
JULY 15, 2014—Another milestone was marked in the construction of the world’s first LNG-powered containerships with the delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel slow-speed engine to General Dynamics’ NASSCO’s shipyard in San Diego, CA. Korea’s…
JULY 11, 2014 — A Coast Guard Sector Boston pollution response crew has been responding to an oil spill from the USNS Fisher, drydocked at the Boston Ship Repair facility. The spill, estimated at approximately…
JULY 8, 2014 — To better understand the consequences of an accidental liquefied natural gas (LNG) release, DNV GL has been asked by industry to initiate a Joint Industry Project (JIP).  It will be run…
JULY 4, 2014—Sustainability is a core focus of Maersk Line, particularly when it comes to operating its new Triple-E class of 18,000 TEU containerships. At 400 meters long, 59 meters wide and 73 meters high,…
JUNE 13, 2014 — A new semi-submersible accommodation and construction vessel (floatel) being built for Floatel International AB, the Swedish offshore floatel owner and operator, will feature two Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems…
JUNE 2, 2014 — LNG America has reached an agreement with LNG midstream specialist Liquiline announce an agreement to jointly develop commercial offerings for LNG marine fuel markets in the North American Pacific Northwest and…
JUNE 2, 2014 — Back in October last year, we quoted Laura Langh-Lagerlöf (left), commercial manager of Finland's Langh Ship, as saying the family-owned shipping company has "really hit the nail on the head" with…
MAY 28, 2014 — Damen Shipyards Group is launching an innovative alternative ballast water treatment (BWT) system that enables ballast water to be treated at the point of discharge, rather than by a fixed system…
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