Tag: Environmental Technology

OneOcean launches EnviroManager+
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OneOcean launches EnviroManager+

OneOcean has launched EnviroManager+, a new add-on to EnviroManager that enables shipping companies to apply their own environmental procedures in an instant, to deliver timely, position-based information and clarity across the fleet with location specific policies. Available to commercial maritime companies as well as cruise and superyacht operators, EnviroManager+ allows company-specific regulations to be applied...

Intership Navigation rolls out OneOcean’s EnviroManager
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Intership Navigation rolls out OneOcean’s EnviroManager

Shipowner Intership Navigation has chosen OneOcean’s digital compliance platform EnviroManager to help the shipping company reduce environmental risks, comply with international regulations and avoid potential fines.   Failing to meet environmental regulations at sea can result in potential fines and detentions as well as affecting company reputation. Currently operating on over 2,000 vessels worldwide, OneOcean’s...

“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050
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“K” Line launches revised Environmental Vision for 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has revised its Environmental Vision 2050 – Blue Seas for the Future report to strengthen its initiatives towards the reduction of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The “K” Line Environmental Vision 2050 was launched in 2015, setting forth long-term goals to reduce emissions and increase research into advanced technology. “K”...

Using digital innovation to promote environmental sustainability
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Using digital innovation to promote environmental sustainability

Tres Solutions’ CEO, Aaron Holton looks closely at how large companies use vessel performance solutions to support ESG initiatives. Background As a former management consultant, I spend a lot of time observing how companies communicate with their shareholders/investors, customers, employees and other stakeholders. Consistently, leaders rally these groups around key strategic themes, which are intended...

Shell to retrofit LNG carriers with Silverstream air lubrication system
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Shell to retrofit LNG carriers with Silverstream air lubrication system

Silverstream Technologies has signed a landmark framework agreement for retrofit installation of the Silverstream System on some of the vessels in the Shell International Trading and Shipping Company LNGC fleet. The agreement will see Shell and Silverstream develop a close working relationship for the design, engineering, procurement, and execution of the Silverstream System for Shell’s...

Chinese shipping companies favour water lubricated propulsion system
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Chinese shipping companies favour water lubricated propulsion system

China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) has reported successful operation with Thordon Bearings’ seawater lubricated propeller shaft system, which has been installed on its two pure car/truck carriers since 2007. An increase in other Chinese shipping companies following suit indicates a move towards seawater over oil-based arrangements. COSCO now has the seawater lubricated propeller shaft system...

Giving vessels fins to optimise performance
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Giving vessels fins to optimise performance

Giving vessels fins to optimise fuel performance An innovative technology by Norwegian company Wavefoil could see ships mimic the way whales move through water to cut fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. A ship sailing through still water faces less resistance, and therefore consumes less fuel than one navigating a more turbulent environment.  Waves that are...

Hudson supports anti-scrubber group and withdraws from Trident Alliance
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Hudson supports anti-scrubber group and withdraws from Trident Alliance

Hudson Shipping Lines has announced that it is withdrawing from the Trident Alliance and is supporting the anonymous environmental organisation, Environmental Protection Alliance (EPA). In a statement released by the shipping company, it says that it will be withdrawing its membership from the Trident Alliance due to the organisation’s incompatible views with Hudson on the...

LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes
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LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes

Microbiological monitoring equipment developer LuminUltra has advised the shipping industry of the importance of testing all sizes of ballast water organisms identified by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. More than 4000 species of organism are carried in ballast water, ranging in size and resilience to treatment, with...