The Sea Cargo Charter (SCC) provides a framework that enables shipowners, charterers and cargo owners in the bulk industry to align their activities and promote shipping’s green transition, explains Mr. Mark Smith, Loss Prevention Executive at The North Club.
The IMO approved Tuesday draft amendments to MARPOL on short-term measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from commercial shipping. The additional regulations were approved at IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75), underway virtually this week.
Following the industry’s efforts to ship efficiency, Lloyd’s Register i4 Insight integrates data and applications to deliver fleet insights, providing a holistic view of both ship and fleet operations.
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.
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- Green Shipping
Norwegian group to boost maritime green shift05/03/2021
Part of Eastern Pacific's fleet to run on methanol and ammonia05/03/2021
New study provides overview of vessels traffic in Canada’s Pacific region05/03/2021
Port Canaveral becomes North America’s first LNG cruise port05/03/2021
MCIB investigation: Drifting cargo ship runs aground after abandonment05/03/2021
New joint venture aims to develop electrically powered, zero-emission vessels05/03/2021
Cyprus’ meeting with IMO Secretary General: An oveview05/03/2021
Watch: What is the cost of corruption at sea?05/03/2021
Watch: Advanced marine simulator with digital twin capability unveiled05/03/2021
- Maritime Health
Update: Live map depicts spread of coronavirusFuels
IMO MEPC 76: Review of 2020 marine fuels qualityCasualties
Deceased Captain of bulk carrier tests positive for COVID-19Casualties
Lessons learned: Fatality from electrocution during maintenance onboard
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