New environmental regulations for ‘green shipping’ vision

The global shipping industry is under growing pressure to ensure its compliance with looming new environmental regulations, Kitack Lim, secretary-general of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), has warned. Lim’s comments were made at the opening of the Hamburg SMM maritime trade fair, one of the world’s most important events of its kind for the shipping
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Leading classification society DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier. Johan Petter Tutturen, Business Director Gas Carriers, DNV GL – Maritime, presented the AiP certificate to Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd, at
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BIO-UV Group has successfully installed and commissioned its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system to CMA CGM’s new flagship, the 400m long, 20,600TEU CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupéry. The vessel, one of the largest containerships to be built by Hanjin Heavy Industries’ yard in the Philippines, and the largest to fly the French flag, was
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GANDHIDHAM : Mystic Shipping Pvt Ltd has achieved a new record of loading Longest Wind Mill Blades of 67.2 Mtrs in length for the first time ever in the Country at Deendayal Port (Kandla). The vessel mv. DA JI arrived at Deendayal Port at 2155 Hrs on Sept. 9 2018 and berthed at Berth No-13
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SHANGHAI: The Shanghai International Shipping Institute’s (SISI) most recent second quarter Global Port Development Report showed the effect of some the current trade and economic issues on the global sea freight market. As a result of the continued global economic recovery, SISI said global port throughput continued to rise in the second quarter, with the
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In response to an appeal to the logistics fraternity by Mr Neeraj Bansal, IRS, Chairman, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Seahorse Ship Agencies Pvt. Ltd donated a sum of Rs 3 lakh towards relief measures in the flood-affected state of Kerala. Capt. Avinash Batra, Chairman of the Seahorse Group, presented the cheque to Mr Neeraj
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Fishing is one of the world’s most dangerous occupations. Literally thousands of fishers lose their lives at sea each year. An international treaty addressing safety in the fishing industry (the Cape Town Agreement) has been developed and adopted through IMO but is not yet in force because it lacks sufficient ratification at national level. As
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All the stakeholders of the shipping industry have been grappling with this new strict regulation that demands the industry to change and change fast with just two years to go. It appears to be the biggest disruptions in the shipping industry in living memory, SeaNews rightly argues.  The IMO ruling will certainly lead to such
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Bureau Veritas, a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services, on 17 September announced that it has formally issued GTT with an approval in principle (AiP) for the development of a new CCS evolution of the NO96 range. This CCS, named NO96 Flex, benefits from the NO96 proven technology as well as the
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Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Ausca Shipping Limited, Hong Kong, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Artemis. The gross charter rate is US$12,600 per day,
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