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.



ITOPF’s annual statistics show a promising start to the new decade

(Jan 14 2021)

ITOPF’s annual statistics of oil spills from tankers show that there were only 3 incidents where more than 7 tonnes of oil were spilt in 2020.



Signal launches CO2 emissions tool

(Dec 22 2020)

Tanker and dry bulk market participants are now able to assess the CO2 impact when chartering ships optimally positioned for their cargo, thanks to a new update on the Signal Ocean platform.



Feds shelve plans to dredge San Francisco Bay for oil tankers

(Dec 03 2020)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has abandoned plans to dredge a 13-mile stretch of the San Francisco Bay to make it easier for oil tankers to access refineries in the area.



Stena Bulk’s wind + solar tanker

(Nov 26 2020)

Stena Bulk has designed a product and chemical tanker using wind and solar power, “IMOFlexMAX”.




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