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  • UAE- Mohammed Al Sharqi inaugurates Second...

    FUJAIRAH, 10th January, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, has said that the emirate has contributed to promoting environmental initiatives, raising awareness about the protection of maritime resources and intensifying cooperation and coordination to protect maritime biodiversity under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah.

  • Risky Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Proposal...

    The Department of the Interior announced a proposal to greatly expand the areas available for offshore oil and gas leases. It also proposes the largest number of lease sales in U.S. history. In response, The Nature Conservancy released the following statement from Co-Chief External Affairs Officer Lynn Scarlett:

  • Wilhelmsen: Considerations for scrubber...

    Looking at current conditions of the industry and expected cost and availability of low-sulfur marine fuel after two years, we expect many shipowners will consider the option to retrofit exhaust gas scrubbers for their active vessels.

  • First installation a success: GADCOOLER(TM) saves...

    The new GADCOOLER(TM) ship cooling technology provides major energy savings in generating ship cooling. Primarily intended for cruise ships and passenger ferries, the product is a smart solution to cut fuel costs. It uses existing onboard excess waste heat sources to provide chilled cooling water for the vessel’s air-conditioning needs, thus replacing the need to run onboard cooling compressors.

  • Shipping Heat Index: Time For A Winter Warmer?

    At this time of year, icy conditions are not uncommon, but the warmth of the festive season is usually enough to melt even the coldest of hearts. Going into this year, shipping market activity might have still felt pretty iced up for many, but increased activity in a number of core areas in 2017 has seen the shipping market temperature rise a little…

  • Re-Cycling: Taking A Tour Around Demolition Trends

    In 2017 so far, as some sectors have begun to move away from the bottom of the shipping market cycle, demolition levels have declined year-on-year. However, with a range of factors at play, many believe recycling volumes are likely to remain at elevated levels in the medium term. This month’s Shipbuilding Focus takes a look at how recent demolition trends have panned out across the key sectors.

  • CTG and GSA Lead Ballast Water Compliance...

    Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG) and Global Strategic Alliance Saudi Arabia (GSA), Chelsea’s exclusive agent and distributor agent in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), have provided in-depth training to Saudi Aramco inspectors to ensure ships visiting Saudi ports are compliant with ballast water discharge regulations.

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UAE- Mohammed Al Sharqi inaugurates Second Fujairah International Conference for Maritime Environment and Coasts

FUJAIRAH, 10th January, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, has said that the emirate has contributed to promoting environmental initiatives, raising awareness about the protection of maritime resources and intensifying cooperation and coordination to protect maritime biodiversity under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah.

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Wilhelmsen: Considerations for scrubber retrofitting

Looking at current conditions of the industry and expected cost and availability of low-sulfur marine fuel after two years, we expect many shipowners will consider the option to retrofit exhaust gas scrubbers for their active vessels.

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First installation a success: GADCOOLER(TM) saves fuel and reduces emissions

The new GADCOOLER(TM) ship cooling technology provides major energy savings in generating ship cooling. Primarily intended for cruise ships and passenger ferries, the product is a smart solution to cut fuel costs. It uses existing onboard excess waste heat sources to provide chilled cooling water for the vessel’s air-conditioning needs, thus replacing the need to run onboard cooling compressors.

English

Shipping Heat Index: Time For A Winter Warmer?

At this time of year, icy conditions are not uncommon, but the warmth of the festive season is usually enough to melt even the coldest of hearts. Going into this year, shipping market activity might have still felt pretty iced up for many, but increased activity in a number of core areas in 2017 has seen the shipping market temperature rise a little…

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