Global fund agrees to compensate Israel for tar pollution by Syrian oil tanker

(Jul 23 2021)

London-based International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund will now discuss how much to award, to whom and according to what timetable.



Navigator Holdings Ltd. announces world’s first carbon neutral ethylene voyage

(Jul 16 2021)

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) and Navigator Holdings Ltd. (“Navigator Gas”), the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handysize liquefied gas carriers, announced that they will achieve an environmental milestone with the world’s fir...



Penfield Marine and Macquarie Group execute carbon neutral voyage

(Jul 09 2021)

Penfield Marine, a leading commercial tanker operator, and Macquarie Group’s Commodities and Global Markets division (Macquarie), announce the execution of Penfield’s first carbon-neutral voyage in a collaboration that will enable Penfield Marine to ...



Furetank’s tanker “meets 2050 emission requirements”

(Jul 01 2021)

When Furetank’s new vessel Fure Viten leaves the shipyard, it is best in class globally when it comes to the UN climate goals for shipping.



Rivertrace publishes new guide to oil in water monitoring & discharge

(Jul 01 2021)

A new guide from water monitoring specialist Rivertrace examines the controversial subject of wastewater discharges and their potential environmental impact.



Minimizing underwater noise from merchant vessels

(Jun 18 2021)

Underwater noise is known to harm marine wildlife and is an increasing concern throughout the industry.



Clean Shipping Alliance: Wash water discharges are not 'sludge'

(May 06 2021)

Following the release of a report by environmental group ICCT, the Clean Shipping Alliance expresses its concern about the wrong perception of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (“scrubbers”) and wash water discharges portrayed in the publication.



Work to remove oil from stricken tanker off China finished

(May 06 2021)

Efforts to remove the cargo of an oil tanker that leaked oil into the Yellow Sea near China’sQingdao after a collision last week should be completed.



Oil tanker leaks crude after collision near China’s Qingdao port

(Apr 29 2021)

A 900-foot crude tanker leaked oil into the ocean just outside China’s biggest refining center, raising the spectre of environmental damage and disruption of shipments.



The youngest and greenest fleet worldwide

(Mar 25 2021)

Another quality milestone for the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry.



Israel clears Greek tanker over Mediterranean oil spill

(Mar 04 2021)

Israeli authorities cleared a Greek tanker of suspicion in relation to an oil spill that caused massive tar pollution on the Mediterranean coastline, devastating marine life. It is seen as Israel's worst maritime pollution incident in decades.



Israel begins disposal of 1,200 tons of tar

(Feb 25 2021)

Environmental Protection Ministry says devastating spill has contaminated 160 kilometers (out of 195) of coastline.



ABS launches digital solution for sustainable marine operations

(Feb 04 2021)

ABS has launched the Environmental Monitor as a key part of its My Digital Fleet risk management platform.



Concern over Shetland 'parking lot' for floating oil storage

(Feb 04 2021)

Concern expressed about the potential risk posed by tankers using Shetland's coastline as a "parking lot" for floating oil storage.



Sri Lanka to demand further compensation from MT New Diamond

(Jan 21 2021)

The Marine Environment Protection Authority has decided to seek further compensation from the crude oil tanker MT New Diamond, which caught fire in the seas off Sri Lanka in September 2020.




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June-July 2021

Stena Bulk and decarbonisation - how BHP makes decarbonisation work financially - update on worldwide piracy - managing security risks of ECDIS - tanker inert gas systems