Euroshore welcomes delegation of harbour masters and environmental officers of West Africa

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On March 21, 2019, Euroshore welcomed a delegation of harbour masters and port environmental experts of PENAF (Ports Environmental Network-Africa) in Brussels. Euroshore highlighted some new challenges in maritime shipping (ship generated waste and cargo residues, ballast water, antifouling and biofouling) and organised a presentation of ECOPORT network by ESPO.


Top 10 Global Fleets worth 547 billion USD

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At the start of 2019, the top 10 countries of ship owners account for 547 billion USD worth oif ships, a value which has gone up 6% compared to the start of 2018.


News from our members

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Ecoslops signs agreement with Suez Canal Economic Zone to build and operate a un it for collection, reception and treatment of oily residues from maritime origin in Port Saïd (Egypt).


Beware of Local Restrictions Before Discharging Wash water from Scrubbers

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Despite the IMO’s approval for scrubbers as a safe bet for the new sulphur regulations, some local authorities of coastal countries are concerned about the wash water discharged from these scrubbers, reports the Gard.


744 Large Vessels Scrapped in 2018

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744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to scrap yards in 2018, according to data released end of January 2019 by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform. 518 were broken down on tidal mudflats in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, amounting to a record-breaking 90,4% of the gross tonnage dismantled globally. The question is, do we talk sustainable beaching practices?