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  • UK shipowner fined over Oz pollution incident

    UK-based Lombard Corporate Finance Limited has been fined AUS$5,000 (US$4,700) after its car carrier, ‘Morning Midas’, was involved in a ‘pollution incident’ in Port Phillips Heads, Australia, in 2012. 24 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Maersk sulphur regulation implications

    Maersk Line says that the projected financial impact of the new Emission Control Areas (ECA) coming into force in January 2015 will cost it more than US$250m. 24 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • New online BWM tool unveiled

    A new online ballast water management tool has been developed by Helcom and Ospar Commissions to make ballast water treatment easier for shipowners. 23 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Dust free loading process

    ISG Pit to Ship Solutions has designed a dust free logistic system to transport products from the mine site into the ship’s hull using sealed containers and a tippler. The product is not handled again until it is tipped into the ship’s hull, says Garry Pinder, Managing Director of ISG Pit To Ship solutions. 22 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • DFDS gets scrubber funding

    The EU has awarded DFDS Seaways funding of DKK47.2m towards the installation of scrubbers on five of its freighters that sail between Gothenburg and Ghent and England. 22 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • New renewable energy partnership

    Japan's Eco Marine Power (EMP) has entered into a new agreement with MINs Control System Solution to sell its renewable energy solutions into Singapore and Myanmar. 22 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Green power for UASC container ships

    Siemens’ Drive Technologies division is equipped 17 container ships owned by the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) with an environmentally-friendly drive and power generation system (Siship SGM). 21 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • 'World first’ at Zeebrugge

    Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) is to build what it said to be the world’s first LNG bunker tanker for Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). 21 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Antwerp moves towards permanent LNG station

    Antwerp Port Authority is continuing its focus on LNG with the aim of setting up a permanent bunkering station at the port by the beginning of 2016. 21 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Hamburg Süd ships equipped for US regulations

    Seven container ships currently chartered by Hamburg Süd have been equipped with L-3 SAM Electronics’ SAMCon high-voltage onshore power connection facilities, enabling them to meet strict US regulations. 18 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Kalama awarded for environmental excellence

    The US Port of Kalama has been awarded with the top ‘2014 Environmental Excellence Award’ in the navigation dredging company by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA). 18 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • ICS tackles Ballast Convention problems

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), in co-operation with international shipping organisations, has submitted a paper to the IMO that proposes solutions to overcoming Ballast Water Management Convention implementation problems. 17 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • PoLB: a Catalyst for Innovative Environmental Programmes

    The port of Long Beach (PoLB) has served as a model for ports around the world with its innovative environmental policies and programmes. In order to become the first zero emissions port in the world, it has implemented a Green Port Policy, says PoLB Media Relations Specialist, Mary Kate McHardy. 15 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • MOL venture signs LNG carrier contract

    A joint venture between Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and China Shipping Group has signed a contract for three ice class LNG carriers. 14 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Portsmouth port looks to LNG bunkering

    The Port of Portsmouth and Lloyd’s Register are working together to establish the port as the UK’s first LNG bunkering facility and hub. 14 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • ExxonMobil responds to ECA fuel challenge

    ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has unveiled a marine fuel designed to help operators comply with the 0.10% ECA sulphur limit set which will enter into force on 1 January 2015. 11 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Jotun wins Triple-E contract

    Marine antifouling coatings specialist, Jotun, has signed a landmark agreement with Maersk Line to supply Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) for the Triple-E new build project. 10 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • €124m LNG investment

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €124m loan to Fjord Line for the expansion of its fleet, starting with two new LNG cruise ferries. 09 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Biosecurity: a front-line battle

    Inevitably ports are increasingly involved in the battle against the flood of intruders piggybacking on global trade. However, some port defences are further developed than others, says Stevie Knight, GreenPort Contributor. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • EU countries enforce emissions regulations

    A number of North Western European counties are joining forces in a bid to make the control of ship’s sulphur emissions more efficient. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ship recycling convention ratified

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) says that France has become the third state to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships 2009. 08 Jul 2014 - GreenPort

  • GDF Suez signs LNG agreement

    GDF Suez has signed a framework agreement with Mitsubishi and NYK to develop the LNG bunkering market through LNG bunkering vessels. 07 Jul 2014 - GreenPort