SAL Heavy Lift, based in Hamburg, is the world’s first shipping company to equip vessels with a new hydrogen/methanol injection technology, dealing with shipping emissions and aiming towards a greener environment.
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has expanded its industry-leading EcoAction Program, encouraging vessels that call on the Port of Vancouver to quiet the waters for the endangered whale population along the southern coast of British Columbia. Specifically, the program got into force on January 1, 2019.
Fincantieri announced that “Kronprins Haakon”, the oceanographic icebreaker which is building for the Norwegian government, has been launched at the shipyard in Muggiano. Fittings will continue leading the vessel to its delivery, scheduled by the end of 2017.
Vard has announced that it has secured a contract for the design and construction of one krill fishing vessel, specially developed for sustainable fishing operations in Antarctica, for Aker BioMarine in Norway.
INIDEP has selected an extensive suite of Simrad marine ecosystem assessment technology from Kongsberg Maritime for installation aboard its new oceanographic and fishing research vessel.
The National Oceanography Centre has launched a new collaborative way of working with the oil and gas industry. NOC will provide innovative science and technology to enable industry to work safely and efficiently, with minimum impact on the marine environment.
During the Shakedown event on 30 June, twelve selected start-ups presented the fruits of 100 days of ‘business building’ together with a team of mentors, partners and experts. RanMarine was one of the participating firms.
Boskalis will transport and install The Ocean Cleanup’s North Sea prototype, the first ocean cleanup system ever tested at sea, 23 km (12 NM) off the Dutch coast. The goal of the test is to see how the floating barrier design is able to cope in extreme weather at sea during a 12 month period.
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