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  • Hybrid battery-powered PSV contract

    Norway’s Havyard is to design and build a hybrid battery-powered platform supply vessel (PSV) for Fafnir Offshore HF as part of a NOK 350m (US$58.5m) contract. 24 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Nakilat expands LNG fleet

    Qatar gas transporter, Nakilat, is adding three new LNG vessels to its fleet through its joint venture Maran Nakilat Co Ltd after refinancing US$807.4m with Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) and Barwa Bank. 23 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Simplicity is necessary

    Ballast-water borne invasive species are a major environmental challenge that needs addressing but some are concerned that an important message might get lost: shipowners want technology - and legislation - that above all is workable, says Stevie Knight, GreenPort contributor 22 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • EU approves Maritime Spatial Planning legislation

    The European Parliament approved a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. 22 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • US beach restoration work to begin

    Construction of shore protection and beach restoration at Misquamicut Beach in Westerly, Rhode Island, is set to begin this month. 22 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • US grants to tackle climate change

    Ten US grants of around US$1m in funding are being awarded to coastal communities to help address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. 17 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Unique System expands offering

    Unique System FZE is expanding its offering with the new DIVE MK2 underwater gauge from Cygnus Instruments, for which it is the distributor for the entire Middle East. 16 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • The port of Cork’s future plans for redevelopment

    Since it first developed its Environmental Management System in 2006, the Port of Cork can now demonstrate the significant progress that has been made in managing and reducing the impact of its port operations on the environment, says Finbarr Kearney, Environmental Officer at the Port of Cork Company. 15 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Yara expands with GTM acquisition

    Yara International is expanding its offering after acquiring a 63% stake in Green Tech Marine (GTM), a sulphur oxide (SOx) scrubber supplier. 15 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • US needs to up its game, says GlobalData

    Despite the US being the world’s largest natural gas producer, its lack of approved LNG export terminals is preventing energy companies from competing in the growing global LNG market, says Global Data. 14 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Nauta launches LNG PSV

    Poland’s Nauta Shiprepair Yard has launched a partly outfitted hull of an LNG-powered platform supply vessel (PSV). 11 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • MEPC completes 66th session at IMO

    IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met for its 66th session from 31 March to 4 April 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London. 10 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • BWM Convention problems go unsolved

    The global shipping industry is concerned about “serious” implementation problems associated with the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which governments chose to gloss over at the recent MEPC meeting. 10 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Ports prepare for gas-fuelled future

    More and more ports are either planning for, or are anticipating, the development of LNG bunkering, according to a new survey by Lloyd’s Register. 09 Apr 2014 - GreenPort

  • Breaking boundaries in shore side power

    Schneider Electric is well known for its energy management systems and its new ShoreBoX™ system aims to revolutionise the market thanks to its portability and modularity. 08 Apr 2014 - GreenPort