Tag: <span>Regulatory Compliance</span>

Consort Express Lines rolls out Tero Marine’s TM Master
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Consort Express Lines rolls out Tero Marine’s TM Master

Papua New Guinea based Consort Express Lines has signed a contract with Norwegian technology company Tero Marine to roll out its complete TM Master suite of applications.  The agreement also includes 14 tugs owned by Pacific Towing, both companies being part of Steamships Trading Company, within the Swire Group. Tero Marine will provide the companies...

Rivertrace launches digital calibration portal for water monitoring tech
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Rivertrace launches digital calibration portal for water monitoring tech

Rivertrace, a developer of smart water quality monitoring technology has established a new, web-based calibration portal that will enable complete transparency of compliance and inspection paperwork related to water monitoring equipment. The free-to-access digital portal, which can be retrieved at any time via desktop and mobile browsers, was developed by Rivertrace in conjunction with development...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s marine sulphur oxides (SOx) scrubbers have been successfully installed on 22 ships across three ship types during the last 8 months. The DIA-SOx scrubbers have been installed as scheduled despite COVID-19 restrictions. Remote commissioning conducted via close communication and cooperation with the engineers of its local partners in China and Singapore respectively enabled...

Ankron offers discounts on water sampling and analysis to certified ships
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Ankron offers discounts on water sampling and analysis to certified ships

German provider of testing and consulting Ankron Water Services has joined the Green Award Foundation to provide certified ships with a 5 per cent discount on all their water sampling and analysis. Ankron supports shipowners, manufacturers and authorities in meeting international standards in development, type approval and proper operation of water treatment plants and related...

Oman bans open-loop scrubbers
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Oman bans open-loop scrubbers

The Standard Club has reported that Oman has banned the use of open-loop scrubbers in its territorial waters. This means that only closed-loop scrubbers (or hybrid scrubbers used in closed-loop mode) can be used. Wash-water from scrubbers should not be discharged in Oman’s waters unless an approved private facility is used. The Club’s local correspondent...

Covid-19 weakens case for scrubbers
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Covid-19 weakens case for scrubbers

2020 and the global coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things for many industries, and the marine exhaust gas cleaning segment is no different. “The coronavirus turned our world upside down virtually overnight,” says Ina Reksten, Yara Marine Technologies COO. The scrubber market was in the middle of a historic boom due to the...

Sulphur-sniffing drone patrols Danish strait
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Sulphur-sniffing drone patrols Danish strait

The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has confirmed that over the next four months, a new drone that will sniff out sulphur emissions from ships will be tested over the Great Belt strait in Denmark. The drone is provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency and will operate in a specific area north of the Great...

Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever
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Marine lubricant choice more critical than ever

Lubricants supplier Castrol has urged shipping industry players to take note of the increasingly important role of marine lubricants as the engine room environment changes. More efficient engines, new and varied fuels, and recent changes to leading original engine manufacturers (OEM) cylinder oil strategies are making lubricant choice a more important and complex decision. Castrol’s...

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...

Wärtsilä extends predictive maintenance solution to support 2-stroke engines
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Wärtsilä extends predictive maintenance solution to support 2-stroke engines

Wärtsilä’s digital predictive maintenance product, Expert Insight, has been extended to support 2-stroke engines. Expert Insight uses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and rule-based advanced diagnostics to identify potential issues in asset operating data. Wärtsilä’s experts are then able to provide actionable advice proactively to the customer. This facilitates a predictive maintenance strategy, whereby the health...

Seaspan opts for Alfa Laval steam solution to support IMO 2020 fuels
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Seaspan opts for Alfa Laval steam solution to support IMO 2020 fuels

Seaspan Ship Management has selected Alfa Laval to help resolve steam balance and redundancy issues connected to sulphur-compliant fuels. The solution, which is an integrated steam boiler plant comprising oil-fired steam production, waste heat recovery, advanced control and connectivity, will soon be implemented on eight Seaspan owned large container ships. Seaspan Ship Management is using...