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30 Jun 2016



Australian BWM requirements according to Biosecurity Act 2015

On 16 June 2016 a new Biosecurity Act entered into force in Australia, replacing the Quarantine Act of 1908. The main legislative change, in relation to the operation of vessels, is alignment of Australian ballast water management requirements with those in the IMO’s BWM Convention.


Damen’s BWTS first used at Groningen Seaports

The first production version of Damen’s InvaSave ballast water treatment system – intended for use at Groningen Seaports – will be on display at the upcoming ‘DelfSail’ sailing festival between 30 June and 3 July in the city of Delfzijl.



How the Panama Canal expansion affects bunker industry

Bunker company Monjasa provides five insights to explain how the expanded Panama Canal affects the local bunker industry as it is anticipated an increased number of Post-Panamax container ships, Capesize dry cargo vessels and specialised large scale gas carriers to pass through the new locks.



Royal Caribbean to build new cruise terminal at Port Miami

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced an agreement with Miami-Dade County to construct and operate a dramatic new cruise terminal at PortMiami, on land leased from the County, serving as homeport to Royal Caribbean International ships, including a 5,400-passenger Oasis-class ship.




WSS supports World Food Programme

WSS has provided essential Maritime Logistics support to the World Food Programme, handling 4000 metric tonnes of date shipments from its base in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The dates will supplement the diets of vulnerable people in countries across Africa and the Middle East.


The ocean and our health

The first animated film produced by the Sea First Foundation in Netherlands , explains what we can do to help our oceans.



VeriFuel to join Green Award Incentive Program

Bureau Veritas – VeriFuel, announced that they will officially join the Green Award program as an incentive provider at a commencement ceremony to be held at their laboratory in Athens, Greece, on Friday (1st July).

Finnlines gets EU fund for technology retrofit program

The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with Finnish ferry operator Finnlines regarding its Environmental Technology Investment programme which aims to reduce SOx emissions and the company's overall environmental footprint.

California extends deadlines for At-Berth Regulation

The California Air Resources Board has issued a notice to provide information about the extension of the submission deadline for the At-Berth Regulation. The submittal of the vessel and terminal plans for the upcoming 70 percent reduction requirement is now due to ARB on October 1, 2016.

ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance

ClassNK has amended its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships in response to the latest industry developments, including amendments made to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code).

What Panama Canal expansion means for Port of Long Beach

This video is the first in a new video series featuring Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup. In this segment, Slangerup speaks about how he expects the expanded Panama Canal to affect the Port of Long Beach.

Interviews @ Posidonia 2016

Albert Leyson, Drew Marine


Olav Voie, TeamTec


Michael Lassen, DESMI

Read latest edition of our Paper Magazine

GREEN4SEA Log Issue 07

In this issue:

2016 GREEN4SEA Forum program
BW Sampling Challenges and Best Practices
EU MRV Challenges for Ship Operators
How Polar Code protects the environment
Global energy demands continues to rise
EU bunker testing for compliance with sulphur limits
Safe handling and berthing of methanol
China – Emission Control Area Update
Arctic shipping routes may be open by 2040
The LNG ship of the future

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