CEO of The Ocean Cleanup announced that the world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is to be deployed in 2016.
Archives for May 2015
A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short on Friday of placing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on an “in danger” list, but raised long-term concerns about its future.
IRS achieved a zero excess factor, placing the society just seven places behind IACS member societies on the list of high performing recognised organisations (ROs). In its Annual Report 2014, the Tokyo MoU reported that of the 863 inspections carried out on IRS-classed ships only 1.16% resulted in detentions across the three-year period.
Leading standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue will on Friday 29th May, unveil the third new vessel in the past 12 months as part of its fleet modernisation programme, representing an investment totaling £300 million.
South Korean shipbuilder, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, announced that they now offer a tailored NAPA-DSME Power solution for LNG carriers built by DSME
Israeli dockworkers ended a two-day strike on Thursday that had shut down the country’s two main seaports in protest at the creation of new foreign-run ports.
BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been appointed Owners Engineer and lead design consultant by Endeavour Energy for the development of the LNG storage and regasification facility, a part of the Ghana 1000 Gas to Power Project and Africa’s first LNG import terminal.
The International Register of Shipping has submitted goal-based new ship construction standards for verification audit by the International Maritime Organisation.
LR recently signed a significant contract with COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard in China for the classification of seven new 3,600 teu container ships. Owned by Maersk Line, the vessels will be built to Danish Flag and have a length of 200 meters and a breadth of 35.2 meters.