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A proposal by China to mandate specific ISO test methods for sulphur, after a proposal made by IBIA to the IMO, has won support to be further considered as the IMO consider measures to ensure uniform implementation of the 0.5% sulphur limit. China submitted that the methods should be ISO 8754:2003 or ISO 14596:2007.
As ship owners and operators work to improve their fleet and hull performance, and reduce their fuel bills and emissions, the industry welcomes new ISO 19030 standard for measurement of changes in hull and propeller performance, Jotun announced. In cooperation with DNV GL, the company hosted several seminars, to raise awareness on the new standard.
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AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business has announced the launch of a new shipping industry engagement programme to support the widespread and successful adoption of ISO 19030, the new global standard for hull and propeller performance measurement.
As the use of LNG-fuelled vessels spreads to other parts of the world and many more parties become involved, there is a clear need to standardize LNG bunkering operations at the international level. Therefore, a new ISO standard will ensure LNG-fuelled vessels can bunker in a safe and sustainable way.
Damen has announced that a number of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion yards have recently or will soon achieve new ISO certifications as part of an ongoing initiative to standardise operating procedures across the group.
ISO has published the long-awaited ISO 19030, a new standard conceived to measure changes in ship-specific hull and propeller performance. Jotun, an expert in marine antifouling coatings, says this move has the potential to reduce the industry’s green house gas emissions by 10 %, while saving operators up to USD 30 billion in annual energy costs.
MPA Singapore announced that a network of ports and maritime authorities in Asia, Europe, and North America have agreed to work toward establishment of harmonized LNG bunkering standards.
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