Environmental

Hullwiper leasing scheme expands availability

Hullwiper as launched its first leasing scheme, enabling the brush and diver free remotely operated vehicle to be used worldwide. Leasi...

New California biofouing rules in force

VESSEL operators with ships entering California’s waters are being warned about new bio-fouling rules that come into force at the end of t...

OceanSaver files for bankruptcy

A reckless IMO-process regarding the implementation of the ballast water management convention has been blamed for the dissolution of BWTS m...

Shipping in Changing Climates closes

A UK-funded research project looking at the need to decarbonise the shipping industry has come to a close. But with much work to do in under...

World energy demand will plateau from 2030

Rapid decarbonisation of the energy supply and increased electrification will lead to a plateau in energy demand from 2030. In DNV GL’s ...

TMS Tankers selects Coldharbour Marine BWTS

Greece-based TMS Tankers has selected Coldharbour Marine’s GLD ballast water treatment system for retrofit to its fleet. TMS Tankers...

From cold ironing to electric bunkering

Cold ironing, as it is known,  has come a long way, and with hybrid power systems on the market, will likely evolve further as a new term, ...

ClassNK updates guidelines on EGCS

ClassNK has released its latest guidelines on exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS). Guidelines are an update to the previous ones releas...

Vessel fined $5,000 for US ballast water discharge

THE  United States Coast Guard has has fined the owners of a foreign flagged vessel for a breach of the country's ballast water regulations...