With the IMO 2020 regulations already up and running, as well as the promise of further mandates down the line, are pushing ship designs forward, Wartsila believes.
The Energy Outlook 2020 was recently published, exploring the paths of energy transition and the industry’s rapid steps towards renewable energy. The videos below give a taste of what the report is all about, with BP Chief economist, Spencer Dale, commenting that “the issues surrounding the energy transition are hugely interesting and have never been more important.”
MAN Energy Solutions and Wasco recently shaked their hands and inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) so as to boost and commercialize Power-to-X (PtX) projects in South-East Asia.
Partners of an EU initiative have unveiled a recently assembled full-scale section of a ship’s hull made of composite materials to help reduce energy and maintenance costs.
BLUE Insight, the business consultancy practice with BLUE, has developed the first comprehensive Guide tracking the organisations that are driving the low carbon fuels and energy market.
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.
Steering with artificial intelligence to combat maritime piracy21/10/2020
Day 02 of 2020 SAFETY4SEA Virtual Forum focuses on safety and security challenges amid the pandemic crisis21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Fingers must remain out of the line of fire during wire transfer operations21/10/2020
Transport Malta investigation: Serious injury of crew member while testing rescue boat crane21/10/2020
- Maritime Health
Update on crew COVID-19 cases in Western Australia21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Pilot transfers need careful judgment when moving outside the safety zone21/10/2020
Seafarers in Australia forced to stay up to 18 months onboard, ITF says21/10/2020
Near-fatal in New Zealand leads to 1st enforceable undertaking for maritime21/10/2020
- Cyber Security
US charges Russian military intelligence officers for ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack21/10/2020
Port of Antwerp and partners to develop 5G private network21/10/2020