More Regulation – Page 12

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

    ABS releases supercapacitor guide

    2017-12-01T09:33:00Z

    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

    2017-11-21T09:02:00Z

    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
    News

    Norwegian Cruise Line upgrades engine insulation

    2017-11-21T08:55:00Z

    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
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    Consistent implementation the only option for 2020 sulphur limit

    2017-11-20T14:31:00Z

    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
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    Group Partners to facilitate ideas for decarbonisation action plan

    2017-11-13T11:50:00Z

    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
    News

    First DNV GL cyber security type approval

    2017-11-06T16:28:00Z

    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
    News

    Views differ after IMO emissions reduction talks

    2017-10-30T15:38:00Z

    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
    News

    Monitoring ballast water compliance

    2017-10-30T10:07:00Z

    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?
    News

    Speed regulations for carbon crackdown

    2017-10-18T23:49:00Z

    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
    News

    BV joins enclosed spaces drone survey project

    2017-10-04T21:01:00Z

    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
    News

    Ship owners get ballast water breathing space

    2017-08-08T11:34:00Z

    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

    2017-07-18T12:50:00Z

    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
    News

    1,000 Verifavia EU MRV assessments

    2017-07-11T13:03:00Z

    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
    News

    Ten take-outs from MEPC 71

    2017-07-10T12:49:00Z

    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

    2017-06-20T09:42:00Z

    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
    News

    White paper on bilge water non-compliance

    2017-04-27T17:34:00Z

    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

    2017-04-04T16:11:00Z

    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

    2017-03-02T14:42:00Z

    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

    2017-02-15T15:00:00Z

    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

    2017-02-15T10:05:00Z

    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.