From 31st May 2020, a valid Statement of Compliance (SoC) for IMO DCS must be readily available onboard for inspection, together with the Confirmation of Compliance (CoC) for the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) part II. During routine inspections, PSC officers are expected to focus on the SoC for IMO DCS.
The European Maritime Safety Agency along with DNV GL issued a study concerning the use of electrical storage systems, while provided an overview of technology and feasibility of battery systems in maritime applications.
The Finnish technology company, Wärtsilä along with the energy group Vantaa Energy shake their hands in order to collaborate on a carbon neutral synthetic biogas production project in Finland.
EU recently granted funding to ABS for its study on the future of the Ship Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI). In fact, the study will focus on EEDI’s ability to improve designs, boost the deployment of low carbon solutions and provide its recommendations on how to integrate innovative technologies.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that GasLog LNG Services Ltd has received the 2020 GREEN4SEA Tanker Operator Award, sponsored by Wärtsilä, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March 3rd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum.
DNV GL recently launched a venture fund to invest on the energy transition and the fourth industrial revolution challenges. Specifically, the Norwegian classification will build a portfolio of between 15-20 startups in the following four years, taking stakes of up to 20% in the companies.
Cognite collaborates with Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) on a digitalization project, to optimize the performance of its fleet, the energy consumption, as well as the maintenance. To improve data driven insights and efficiency, the two partners launched two digitalization work streams aimed to strengthen PGS’s fleet performance.
Oceans of Energy installed with success the first modules of the world’s first offshore floating solar farm in the Dutch North Sea, while the company informs that since November the system has already survived the first winter storms.
Nauticor, Germany-based LNG supplier, entered into a cooperation with manufacturer of special purpose vessels Fr. Fassmer, in newbuilding and retrofitting projects for ships with LNG engines. The two partners aim to generate synergy effects for the commissioning of newbuild or retrofitted vessels, which have been equipped with LNG engines and the respective system components.
A recent survey found out that the shipping industry sees a vast potential reduction in fuel consumption, while owners, managers, operators and charterers felt that on average, it was possible to reduce 28% of their fuel consumption – a figure that aligns with some recent studies on voyage optimisation.
ABB, DNV GL join forces to accelerate digitalization in the industry04/06/2020
High European gas stocks raise pressure for supply cuts04/06/2020
- Maritime Health
Seafarers' denied access to medical care in the spotlight04/06/2020
COVID-19 increases reserves of global oil and gas assets for sale04/06/2020
- Maritime Software
Aker BP to reduce carbon footprint with new tech deal04/06/2020
Arrested ship allowed to move to safe waters amid cyclone04/06/2020
Drewry forecasts increased officer shortage04/06/2020
UNCTAD: Commodity exports to China could fall by $33 billion04/06/2020
Inmarsat, ISWAN to boost seafarer wellbeing via call service iniative04/06/2020
EU resumes investigation of HHI-DSME merger04/06/2020