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Ship garbage recycling pilot completes at Port of Brisbane

AMSA, the Australian Department of Agriculture, and the Port of Brisbane have conducted a pilot project to investigate the feasibility of recycling garbage from international ships at the Port of Brisbane, in a bid to ensure effective management of biosecurity risks across the country. 

The Nautical Institute joins Green Award scheme

The Nautical Institute has joined the Green Award scheme as an Incentive Provider, in a bid to support an environmentally friendly maritime industry. Green Award identifies and certifies ships that are extra clean, safe, demonstrate excellent performance and have gone beyond the legal standards.

IMO’s technical cooperation committee paves the way for UN SDGs

IMO’s Technical Cooperation Committee, which is meeting for its 68th session, from 18-20 June, will be updated on key IMO capacity-building programmes, including the women in maritime programme and assistance to Member States to develop National Maritime Transport Policies.

New agreement to promote sustainability in cruise industry

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, has signed an agreement of cooperation with Norwegian-based NGO Bellona Foundation to focus in improvement of environmental and sustainability impact, as part of their shared vision of a more sustainable cruise industry.

‘Better shipping for better future’ the theme of WMD parallel event 2018

How to create ‘better shipping for a better future’ was the key theme running throughout the 2018 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event, held in Szczecin, Poland, on 13-15 June. Ministers from 13 countries took part in a roundtable discussion with IMO Secretary-General, focusing on green and smart shipping and capacity-building.

UN Climate Change: Key actions through 2017

UN Climate Change launched its first-ever Annual Report, laying out the key 2017 achievements and pointing to the future of the climate change process. The report covers many areas of the 2017 work of UN Climate Change, which includes the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement.

Transitioning to a blue economy in Eastern Caribbean States

The small island countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States face serious challenges, coupled with low growth, natural disasters, high debt, unsustainable approaches to resource management. Efforts by the World Bank on behalf of the Caribbean’s blue economy have delivered significant results.

Shell sustainability report: Key LNG activities in 2017

In its Sustainability report for 2017, oil major Shell outlined its key activities related to LNG, as part of its overall efforts for a lower-carbon energy system. Shell is the largest LNG marketer of all independent oil and gas companies, selling LNG to around 70 customers in about 25 countries.

New MoU aims to boost social acceptability of ports

Green Marine, the North American environmental certification program for maritime transportation, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Worldwide Network of Port Cities to combine efforts to promote the social acceptability of ports.

New MoU signed to boost World Ports Sustainability Program

The International Association of Ports and Harbors and ICHCA International, the global NGO for cargo handling operations, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the sidelines of the Terminal Operators Conference in Rotterdam, to pursue cooperative projects of mutual interest, with a focus on sustainability.

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How sub-Sahara African countries deal with maritime crime
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Foreman falls down two decks during lifting equipment
Places of Refuge: An overview
Arctic Ballast Emissions Fuels Green Shipping Pollution Ship Recycling Technology
ship garbage recycling
Ship garbage recycling pilot completes at Port of Brisbane
ship recycling in bangladesh
Watch: Working in Bangladeshi ship recycling yards
port related emissions
IMO conducts training to reduce port-related emissions
Connectivity Cyber Security E-navigation Energy Efficiency Maritime Software Smart
euronav and propulsion analytics rewarded
Euronav & Propulsion Analytics rewarded for achieving technology excellence
ports of hamburg and rotterdam digital agreement
Ports of Hamburg, Rotterdam ink digital agreement to optimize operations
autonomous ferry
Norwegian university develops autonomous ferry
CIC Detentions Fines PSC Focus Vetting
uscg ends ship voyage
USCG ends ship voyage after breaching Vessel Passenger Service Act
dirty ballast water fines in ukraine
West of England Club updates on dirty ballast water fines in Ukraine
paris mou detentions
Ships detained in Paris MoU during May
CSR Shipping Sustainability Women in shipping
ship garbage recycling
Ship garbage recycling pilot completes at Port of Brisbane
nautical institute joins green award
The Nautical Institute joins Green Award scheme
imo technical committee
IMO’s technical cooperation committee paves the way for UN SDGs
Finance Fishery Infographic Maritime Knowledge Offshore Ports Reports Shipbuilding Short Sea Yachting
gate terminal increase lng ship flow rates
Gate terminal at Port of Rotterdam to increase ship loading flow rates
port related emissions
IMO conducts training to reduce port-related emissions
south korea supports shipbuilders
South Korea to support struggling shipbuilders