Environment
APRIL 8, 2014 — An articulated tug barge being built by VT Halter Marine for Bouchard Transportation is being fitted with Hyde Guardian ballast water treatment systems. The system being installed on the ATB tug…
APRIL 7, 2014 — Caterpillar Marine reports the first shipment of Cat 3500 series marine gas engines from its Lafayette, IN, manufacturing facility. The five Cat G3516 marine engines will power the LNG-Hybrid Barge that…
MARCH 31, 2014 — More shipowners are deciding that exhaust gas scrubbers are the most practical way to comply with increasingly tough regulations on fuel sulfur and vessel emissions. The trend has seen Wärtsilä receive…
MARCH 21, 2014 — The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) session that starts March 31 will try to make progress on developing a global system of monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from ships.…
MARCH 20, 2014 — Praveen Kumar Mishra, Vice President of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has suggested an innovative solution to the ballast water treatment problem: the BWT Boat. Shipowners continue to face major…
MARCH 18, 2014 — U.K. based Condor Ferries is taking advantage of Wärtsilä's new Aquarius Ready solution to retrofit two RO/RO ferries with ballast water management systems (BWMS). The vessels have been prepared for BWMS…
MARCH 12, 2014 — Color Line's high speed ferry Superspeed 2 is set to enter Denmark's FaYard shipyard later this month for what will be the first installation of Wärtsilä's new inline exhaust gas scrubber…
MARCH 11, 2014 — Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd reports that it has signed shipbuilding contracts with United European Car Carriers (UECC) covering the construction of two 3,800 car capacity pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs).…
MARCH 10, 2014 — Trojan Technologies, London, Ontario, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), reports that its Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det…
MARCH 5, 2014 — Wärtsilä reports that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has completed verification testing for explosion proof (EX) requirements. The verification was handled through DEKRA, a German body that is…
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