Environment
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Another ballast water management (BWM) system has joined those certified as an Alternate Management System (AMS) by the U.S. Coast Guard. The BallastMaster ultraV developed by GEA Westfalia Separator Group was…
DECEMBER 5, 2013 — Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DS) today announced that its subsidiary, Diana Shipping Services S.A.  was sentenced by the United States District Court in Norfolk, Virginia to a fine of $1,100,000 and a…
DECEMBER 4, 2013 — IMO's 28th Assembly, meeting in London from November 25 to December 24, has adopted a resolution on the application of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast…
AUGUST 2, 2013—The Finnish Border Guard dual fuel offshore patrol vessel UVL10, currently being built at STX Finland Oy’s Rauma shipyard, was christened "Turva" today at a festive naming and launching ceremony. The Finnish Minister…
JULY 25, 2013 — Though coal may not be a particularly eco-friendly fuel, that doesn't mean that the ships that carry it can't be green. Soyo, an NYK-owned coal carrier, has been selected as the…
JULY 24, 2013 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) reports  that its electrolysis-based ballast water treatment system, HiBallast (pictured left), has been accepted as an Alternative Management System (AMS) by the United States Coast…
JULY 24, 2013 — Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) GmbH (CSM-D), a German corporation, and Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. (CSM-CY), a Cypriot company, were yesterday sentenced in in federal court in Newark, N.J., to pay a $10.4 million…
JULY 2, 2013 — MAN Diesel & Turbo is responding to market developments pushing further optimization of the propulsion efficiency of large containerships. It has announced two significant additions to its engine program. S90ME-C10.2 (left)…
JUNE 12, 2013 — Nils Høy-Petersen, CEO of Clean Marine AS, Oslo, Norway, says contracts from shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to supply Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) for two new shuttle tankers being built for…
JUNE 7, 2013 — MAN PrimeServ – MAN Diesel & Turbo's service division – recently retrofitted its 20,000th slide fuel-valve. Introduced at the turn of the millennium, slide fuel-valves improve the low-load operating capability of…
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