More Regulation – Page 12

  • Supercapacitor energy storage can offer a rapid power boost during demanding operations

    ABS releases supercapacitor guide


    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published its Guide for the Use of Supercapacitors in the Marine and Offshore Industries to support safe application of hybrid power in the sectors.

  • News

    Sulphur rules could damage health, EGCSA conference hears


    New research suggests that a prescriptive approach to fuel sulphur has resulted in more toxic emissions, according to one of the presenters at the first Asian Emissions Technology Conference organised by the Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA).

  • MAN PrimeServ has identified a need for SOLAS-compliant engine insulation on 44 Norwegian Cruise Line engines

    Norwegian Cruise Line upgrades engine insulation


    Engine insulation retrofits from MAN PrimeServ will ensure that four-stroke engines onboard nine Norwegian Cruise Line ships are compliant with impending SOLAS regulations regarding hot surfaces.

  • Mr Hughes warned that consistent implementation is the only option when it comes to the 2020 0.50% limit

    Consistent implementation the only option for 2020 sulphur limit


    Consistent implementation is the only option when it comes to the 2020 0.50% limit on sulphur in fuel oil if ships want to avoid detention or being classed unseaworthy, says the IMO.

  • Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan’ summit

    Group Partners to facilitate ideas for decarbonisation action plan


    Shipping leaders developing an action plan for the decarbonisation of international shipping have appointed Group Partners to facilitate and capture ideas.

  • Kongsberg has received DNV GL’s first cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system

    First DNV GL cyber security type approval


    Kongsberg Maritime has received DNV GL’s first cyber security type approval for one of its control systems.

  • IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions

    Views differ after IMO emissions reduction talks


    Shipping organisations involved in the IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships are reportedly “broadly satisfied” with progress made during their second meeting last week.

  • German research vessel 'Meteor', host to important trials into the efficacy of sampling equipment

    Monitoring ballast water compliance


    If passing ballast water management regulations into force proved difficult, effectively ensuring that discharge standards are adhered to could also be challenging.

  • Could speed reduction regulations be part of IMO's GHG reduction strategy?

    Speed regulations for carbon crackdown


    Globally enforced speed reductions will be considered by the IMO to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships.

  • Bureau Veritas has joined a project investigating the use of drones in structural and coating surveys

    BV joins enclosed spaces drone survey project


    Classification society Bureau Veritas has joined a joint investment project (JIP) to develop drones with the capability to inspect steel structures in enclosed spaces.

  • The new installation timeframe approved at MEPC 71, as visualised by the American Bureau of Shipping

    Ship owners get ballast water breathing space


    The MEPC’s decision to extend the installation timeframe for the Ballast Water Management Convention was one of the biggest – and most controversial – decisions to come out of its seventy-first sitting.

  • News

    ABS issues sulphur cap advisory


    The ABS Scrubber Advisory has offered comprehensive guidance on the latest available exhaust gas abatement technologies to help the industry prepare for the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap.

  • Verifavia assessment

    1,000 Verifavia EU MRV assessments


    Emissions verification company Verifavia now has over 1,000 ships and Monitoring Plans (MPs) under assessment for compliance with the EU’s Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (EU MRV) regulation.

  • A busy week for the IMO committee charged with legislating for the protection of the marine environment

    Ten take-outs from MEPC 71


    After a busy week at IMO’s headquarters, we choose ten highlights from the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) seventy-first sitting.

  • News

    Sulphur cap conference highlights daunting challenges


    The availability of low-sulphur fuel and the need for consistent enforcement were identified as key issues during class society DNV GL’s ‘Beyond 2020’ conference at Nor Shipping last month, which explored industry readiness for IMO’s global sulphur cap.

  • The PureBilge BlueBox system

    White paper on bilge water non-compliance


    A new white paper from Alfa Laval addresses ship owner concerns to ensure vessel compliance with global bilge water regulations.

  • News

    EGCSA hosts workshop on 2020 sulphur transition


    The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) has invited technical experts to explain the impact of the 2020 sulphur cap, and industry representatives to share best practice, at a workshop on 22 May.

  • News

    Verifavia accreditation as MRV verifier


    Verifavia Shipping has been fully accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) as a global EU monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) verifier.

  • News

    European Parliament votes for shipping emissions trading


    The European Parliament has today (15 February) voted for shipping to be included in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme by 2023, bringing the unpopular move a step closer.

  • News

    Time for shipowners to act on MRV


    An important deadline is looming for compliance with the European Union Regulation on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of carbon emissions, accredited inspection body TÜV SÜD warns.