Among the various emission control applications used in the shipping industry, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System comes out to be the most efficient in effectively reducing ship’s NOx emission by 90-95%. Find out more about SCR systems inside the article.
Ships trading in designated emission control areas will have to use fuel oil on board with sulphur content of no more than 0.10% from 1st January 2015. Learn everything you want to know about the new sulphur limits inside the article.
Working closely with a major operator of gas ships, ICE has developed a “milk run” LNG distribution tanker with a cargo container in two type C semi-pressurised and fully refrigerated bi-lobe cargo tanks.
In 2017, the sale of bunker oil – fuel for shipping – in the Rotterdam bunker port diminished from 10.1 million m3 to 9.9 million m3. Most bunkers contain fuel oil, in 2017, 8.3 million m3.
MES completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “VENEZIA” at its Tamano Works on 25th October, 2017 to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited, Hellenic Republic.
Hong Kong will introduce their own regulation to require vessels plying Hong Kong waters to use cleaner fuel from January 2019.
An alliance of several European environmental organizations, recently adopted a declaration to designate the Mediterranean Sea an ECA, aimed at limiting air pollution from ships.
Silverstream has seen tremendous uptake of its Silverstream® System air lubrication technology, from the cruise industry in particular.
NABU is asking all member states of the EU to take up action on proper implementation of SECAs for the shipping sector.