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Port State Control: Paris MoU issued its annual report 2018
News | 16 July 2019

Oil record book still in top 5 deficiencies

01/07/2019 SAFETY4SEA

The Paris MoU on Port State Control issued its Annual Report 2018, noting that the detention percentage of 3.15% in...

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INTERTANKO and BIMCO Release Joint Guidance on Contractual Issues Surrounding Scrubber-Fitted Vessels
News | 16 July 2019

Source: www.lexology.com,Winston & Strawn LLP USA May 31 2019

On May 23, 2019, BIMCO and INTERTANKO released contractual guidance applicable to vessels fitted with scrubbers for...

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THE POSEIDON PRINCIPLES AND A 'GREEN TRANSFORMATION' OF SHIPPING
News | 16 July 2019

Barry Parker, Seatrade Marine, 20 June 2019

The official launch of the Poseidon Principles held in New York on expanded how the initiative from major ship finance banks plans to try and take...

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ISRAELI REFINER SUPPLIES FIRST CARGO OF IMO 2020-COMPLIANT BUNKER FUEL
News | 16 July 2019

Lee Hong Liang, Seatrade Marine, 19 June 2019

Israel’s Oil Refineries Ltd (ORL) has supplied its first cargo of IMO 2020 compliant bunker fuel with sulphur content capped at 0.5%,...

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TITAN NEW BARGE COMPLETES FIRST LNG BUNKERING OPERATION IN ROTTERDAM
News | 16 July 2019

Lee Hong Liang, Seatrade Maritime 18 June 2019

Titan LNG announced that its new LNG bunker barge has completed its first bunkering operation in Rotterdam port, and the Dutch firm is already...

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US logistics specialist says no to scrubbers
News | 16 July 2019

Malcolm Latarche, ShipInsight, 18 June 2019

US-based logistic service provider and SeaTrade subsidiary Hudson Shipping Lines (“Hudson”) has announced as part of its ongoing ‘...

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Cruise operator Carnival to pay $20 million in pollution and cover-up case
News | 16 July 2019

04/06/2019, Source: https://gcaptian.com

In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay a $40 million penalty for illegally dumping oil contaminated waste into the sea and trying to cover it up...

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47 ships of cruise operator Carnival emit 10 times more air pollution than all 260 million European cars
News | 16 July 2019

04/06/2019 Source: Transport & Environment

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest luxury cruise operator, emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts...

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SNIFFER DRONES WILL START PATROLLING THE WORLD'S BUSIEST SHIPPING PORTS
News | 16 July 2019

20/05/2019, By Jack Wittels and Ann Koh, Bloomberg

  • Authorities use new tech to catch sulfur-oxide rule breakers
  • Netherlands aims for full compliance with IMO 2020 regulations...
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VARIOUS SCRUBBER NEWS
News | 14 June 2019

The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) to consider EU proposal to discuss discharges from open loop scrubber

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ITOPF published a Handbook, with valuable information and guidance on oil spills, chemicals or other substances from ships.
News | 14 June 2019

Source: Pollution | 03/05/19

The 2019/20 edition has been fully revised, introducing new graphics, further information on ITOPF’s...

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Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic
News | 14 June 2019

Ayesha Anwar April 26, 2019 Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic2019-04-26T16:13:17+05:00 in Technology Pakistan

Our planet is sinking in plastic. Bio-remediation an environmentally...

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HullWiper signs hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA
News | 14 June 2019

Source: International Shipping News 25/04/2019

HullWiper Ltd has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, Far East, Middle...

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Marine industry weighs IMO preparations, cost
News | 14 June 2019

Published date: 26 April 2019
https://www.argusmedia.com/en/news/1892448-marine-industry-weighs-imo-preparations-cost

Tougher global marine fuel specifications will strain the smallest players...

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EU pushes for IMO 2020 implementation consistency
News | 14 June 2019

Source: FreightWaves April 16, 2019 Nick Savvides

The European Commission and European Union (EU) member states, including the United-Kingdom...

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EUROSHORE INTRODUCES NEW DANISH MEMBER AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN LISBON
News | 14 June 2019

Last 16th Euroshore holds its annual General Assembly in Lisbon, during the European Maritime Day. As announced within the previous Newsletter, Euroshore was invited to be part of the panel of a parallel workshop dedicated to ballast water...

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Danish innovation drive finds big emission savings
News | 30 April 2019

A project of controllable pre-swirl stator designs improved fuel efficiency by up to 3.5%. Denmark's largest maritime innovation project has concluded with major emission reductions for shipowners J Lauritzen and Torm and several fuel-saving...

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"Magic Pipe" MARPOL violations can be spotted from space
News | 28 April 2019

Environmental monitoring organization SkyTruth watches for illegal activity using satellite data, and over the past several years, they've made it clear that "magic pipe" bilge water disposal can no longer be hidden at sea.

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MAERSK tightens its ship recycling procedures
News | 26 April 2019

Maersk is introducing contractual steps to ensure that its sales contracts include a strong financial incentive for ship recycling to be carried out responsibly.

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EU ship recycling rules look like protectionism
News | 24 April 2019

“The EU list is hard to take seriously. I called one of these “recycling shipyards” a few months ago, and they hadn’t even started building the yard yet,” says Angus Frew, BIMCO Secretary General & CEO. ”...

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Join us at the European Maritime Day on May 16 & 17 in Lisbon
News | 22 April 2019

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual European meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders from Academia, NGOs, businesses, governments and public institutions. It...

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ECO-OIL and TRADEBE: Two Euroshore members engaged into the Atlantic Blue Port Services Project
News | 20 April 2019

ECO-OIL and TRADERE are part of the 24 partner consortium from the Atlantic Area “Blue Port Services”. This interregional cooperation is funded by the European Union and addresses the issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...

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African Circle gets new patrol boats to curtail pollution
News | 30 March 2019

Poised to continuously control plastic pollution on Nigerian waters, African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML) has procured two more patrol boats, making five in its fleets.

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The introduction of the Global Sulfur by 01.01.2020. PSC performs regular inspections with a focus on Sulfur limits
News | 28 March 2019

As fuels with different sulphur content are in use on board ships, compliance with the limit of the ECAs can be a challenge for the crew. Beside the global 0.50% sulphur cap – entering into force in 2020, and already in force in Chinese...

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Five Ballast Water-related predictions for 2019
News | 26 March 2019

Where there is a regulation, there must follow an example being made of the rule breakers to get the word out about the regulation. Therefore, I make the sad prediction that more ships will be detained and more crew arrested in 2019....

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HSFO in 2020 could contain 4.2% Sulfur prior to scrubber treatment: CONCAWE
News | 25 March 2019

The level of sulfur in marine fuel, before it passes through an exhaust gas cleaning system, or scrubber, could rise from current levels to 4.2% in 2020, an industry expert said.

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Euroshore welcomes delegation of harbour masters and environmental officers of West Africa
News | 22 March 2019

On March 21, 2019, Euroshore welcomed a delegation of harbour masters and port environmental experts of PENAF (Ports Environmental Network-Africa) in Brussels. Euroshore highlighted some new challenges in maritime shipping (ship generated waste...

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The Ocean Cleanup - System 001
Videos | 01 March 2019

System 001 is our first system and we planned to learn a lot from this new technology. During the four months of deployment, the challenges we faced have brought us a greater understanding of the environment of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and...

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Top 10 Global Fleets worth 547 billion USD
News | 27 February 2019

At the start of 2019, the top 10 countries of ship owners account for 547 billion USD worth oif ships, a value which has gone up 6% compared to the start of 2018.

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News from our members
News | 26 February 2019

Ecoslops signs agreement with Suez Canal Economic Zone to build and operate a un it for collection, reception and treatment of oily residues from maritime origin in Port Saïd (Egypt).

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Beware of Local Restrictions Before Discharging Wash water from Scrubbers
News | 25 February 2019

Despite the IMO’s approval for scrubbers as a safe bet for the new sulphur regulations, some local authorities of coastal countries are concerned about the wash water discharged from these scrubbers, reports the Gard.

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744 Large Vessels Scrapped in 2018
News | 23 February 2019

744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to scrap yards in 2018, according to data released end of January 2019 by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform. 518 were broken down on tidal mudflats in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, amounting to a...

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RENEWABLE FUELS: Why should we continue to use palm oil?
News | 21 February 2019

The EU biofuel saga has gone on since 2008. Mixing palm oil and soy in our fossil fuels would increase our green fuel practice in EU. When the EU’s green energy law was updated in 2018, the European Parliament quasi-unanimously decided to...

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Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Cargo Systems on Oil Tankers
News | 20 February 2019

A recent information paper of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) deals with methods, systems and procedures available for controlling Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions from oil tanker loading and during vessel transit....

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