Environment
FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) is to integrate a package of advanced environmental protection and energy savings systems into a 7,500-unit car carrier on order at shipbuilder Japan Marine…
JANUARY 30, 2014 — The Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) and Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network has announced a "strategic alliance" to support non-tank vessels (NTV) in meeting new Federal regulations and enhance oil…
JANUARY 28, 2014 — DNV GL has released a position paper that looks at what alternative fuels ships will be burning between now and 2050. And while LNG is expected to be an early success,…
JANUARY 27, 2014 — Eleven Hanjin Shipping containerships calling the ports of Long Beach and Oakland, CA, are to be fitted with SAMCon high-voltage onshore power connection facilities from L-3 SAM Electronics. SAMCon will enable…
JANUARY 24, 2014 — The SAM Shipbuilding and Machinery shipyard in Komárno, Slovakia, has laid the keel of the world's first LNG Hybrid Barge. The barge will provide cruise ships visiting the Port of Hamburg…
JANUARY 17, 2014 — Clean Marine AS, Lysaker, Norway has been selected by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, China, to supply exhaust gas scrubbers for two 38,000 dwt chemical tankers being built for Stolt Tankers and NYK Stolt…
JANUARY 15, 2014 — Oslo headquartered Yara International ASA (OSE: YAR) has acquired Germany's H+H Umwelt-und-Industrietechnik GmbH, a leading producer of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems for secondary NOx reduction in marine and stationary engines.…
JANUARY 10, 2014 — MAN Diesel and Turbo says that Crowley Maritime Corporation has ordered multiple main and auxiliary dual-fuel engines for the two LNG fueled ConRo ships it has ordered from shipbuilder VT Halter…
DECEMBER 19, 2013 — The Canadian Shipowners Association says that the U.S. EPA's new Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements, which take effect today, "demand a technical solution that is currently unavailable to the marine industry."…
DECEMBER 18, 2013 — According to Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd, Delta, BC, by December 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expects vessel owners and operators with craft included under the Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements…
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