Tag: <span>Nor-Shipping</span>

Joining forces to tackle biofouling
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Joining forces to tackle biofouling

A new international effort initiated by environmental NGO Bellona and supported by Jotun and other companies in the maritime industry, aims to develop an industry standard for proactive hull cleaning to tackle the global biofouling issue. The build-up of marine life on ships’ hulls, known as biofouling, is an age-old problem for ship operators and...

Oldendorff secures scrubber deal with Yara
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Oldendorff secures scrubber deal with Yara

Oldendorff Carriers has signed an agreement with Yara Marine Technologies (YMT) for the first installation of YMT’s new U-type SOx scrubbers on board two bulk carriers. The agreement follows previous contracts that have seen YMT install scrubbers and perform MARPOL compliance testing on 96 Oldendorff vessels. The contract was signed at the Nor-Shipping conference and...

Bellona launches clean hull initiative
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Bellona launches clean hull initiative

Bellona launched its Clean Hull Initiative (CHI) at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today (April 6). The event saw keynote speeches ramming home the urgent need to shake up regulations and encourage technology measures to nip biofouling in the bud. In addition to its members, Bellona invited relevant stakeholders in both the private and...

Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy
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Exploit before you explore, says Western Bulk’s head of digital strategy

Recognising current opportunities, exploiting them, allowing yourself to be challenged, and implementing a company culture that focuses on integration and data sharing is vital to efficient and cost-effective shipping. Exploiting current business models and making changes that can be hard for people to accept is where every shipping company should start in their journey of...

ABS to focus on 2030 and 2050 challenges at Nor-Shipping 2019
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ABS to focus on 2030 and 2050 challenges at Nor-Shipping 2019

At Nor-Shipping, classification organisation ABS will focus on its efforts towards meeting the challenges of 2030 and 2050, together with shipping industry partners. Earlier this year ABS opened its Global Sustainability Centre in Singapore to bring together multiple projects around the decarbonisation of shipping. These include studying the viability of alternative fuels and new energy...