Environment
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…
MARCH 5, 2014 — The U.S.Department of Justice reports that Singapore-based Odfjell Asia II Pte Ltd (Odfjell) and one of its senior crew members pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Hartford, CT, for violating…
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 — Fireworks marked the first cut of steel in a ceremony last night as construction of TOTE, Inc.'s new Marlin Class, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containerships in the world, began…
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 — More details have been released about the portable hydrogen fuel cell unit being trialed in the Port of Honolulu (see earlier story). The unit is currently in the design phase. Once…
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