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21Aug

SCALE UP-EVENT on port installations for ballast water treatment

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Six European SMEs pitched their cleantech solution for the treatment of ballast water during the Interreg North Sea Region Scale Up-event* on June 28th, 2018, hosted by Cleantech Flanders together with its sister associations and Euroshore.

15Aug

Installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems accelerated in preparation for the 2020 sulphur cap

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The survey by the Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) reveals 63% of all ships have either been or will be retrofitted with scrubbers, while 37% are new-build installations. 71 scrubbers were ordered in May 2018 alone. The number of ships with exhaust gas cleaning systems installed or on order stands at 983.

25Jun

Shipping Waste and Waste Ships

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Dutch shipowner Seatrade was recently found in breach of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation (the “Waste Regulation”) after selling four reefer ships for scrapping in India, Bangladesh and Turkey in 2012. This case raises interesting questions about the interaction between the Waste Regulation and the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (the “Recycling Regulation”), attracting considerable interest from owners and operators alike.

01Jun

New EU Directive for the delivery of ship generated waste and cargo residues

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Euroshore presented its views on the new legislative proposal of the EU Commission at European Maritime Days in Bourgas.

29May

AVISTA OIL AG and GREENBOTTLE LTD announce INTERNATIONAL RE-REFINERY JV.

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Following the recent acquisition of AVISTA OIL Services UK Ltd by Greenbottle’s subsidiary Slicker Recycling Ltd, the parties have entered into a partnership to build a 100.000 tons feed capacity used oil re-refinery in Kalundborg, Denmark.