Environment
APRIL 22, 2014 — IMO's MEPC  (Marine Environmental Protection Committee) has adopted amendments to the MARPOL convention that will require ships built from 2016 onwards to meet "Tier III" standards for NOx emissions.  "We are…
APRIL 22, 2014 — In an Earth Day announcement, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, reports that it will meet its goal of reducing its rate of greenhouse…
APRIL 15, 2015 — The Netherlands-based Green Award Foundation has selected ClassNK Executive Vice President Tetsuya Kinoshita to serve on its Board of Experts from May 1 2014. The Green Award Foundation promotes the safety…
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…
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