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3rd African Ports Environment & Sustainability Conference
Conferences | 16 January 2020

The 3rd African Ports Environment & Sustainability Conference will take place from 12 - 14 February 2020 in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo. More info can be found on the attached image. The registration form can be found below.

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PROVIDING PORT RECEPTION FACILITIES IN AFRICAN PORTS: A NEW AND INCREASING ROLE FOR PRIVATE BUSINESS ACTORS
News | 11 December 2019

By Dr. Harry Barnes-Dabban, Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa*

Most African ports have in the last decade been undergoing institutional restructuring...

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News about Euroshore people
News | 11 December 2019

Mr. Karl SANDRA, Managing Director of MAC2, Belgium, announced that he is on his way out of the company. We will keep you informed as soon as his departure is effective and regarding his/her successor.

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IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council
News | 03 December 2019

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium:

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COMING BACK FROM THE SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT IN PARIS
News | 24 November 2019

The Sustainable Ocean Symposium is an annual international event gathering leaders of the ”Blue Economy” for 3 days workshops and plenary sessions on sustainable development challenges and goals.

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Finland reforms waste rules
News | 14 November 2019

ShipInsight, Malcolm Latarche, 14 November 2019

Finland has announced it is to revise its regulations on waste disposal in a move to improve the treatment and reception of waste in ports and...

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SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT | 20-22 NOVEMBER 2019 | PARIS
News | 13 November 2019

The World Ocean Council (WOC) Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) is the annual gathering of the global Ocean Business Community dedicated to advancing private sector action on responsible use of the seas. With the theme of “Investing in Ocean...

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INDIA BANS SINGLE-USE PLASTIC ONBOARD SHIPS
News | 25 October 2019

in Marine Insurance P&I Club News 25/10/2019

On 16 October 2019, the Indian Directorate General of Shipping issued Order No.05 of 2019, prohibiting the use of single use plastic items...

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EUROSHORE MEETS AT THE TURKISH MARITIME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
News | 27 September 2019

On 27 September, Euroshore, represented by Carlos Cardoso, President of Euroshore, and Sophie Delair, Secretary General, was invited to give a presentation to a seminar organised by the Maritime Chamber of Commerce in Istanbul.

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DISCHARGING ‘SCRUBBER WASH WATER’ POSES SERIOUS DANGER TO OCEANS
News | 14 August 2019

Manila Times, 14 August 2019, Sharp Minds Content

Industry experts have warned that the indiscriminate discharge of scrubber wash water into the sea could pose serious risks to marine life and...

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RECORD KEEPING VITAL TO EXPLAINING IMO 2020 NON-COMPLIANCE
News | 09 August 2019

Record keeping will be key for shipowners to demonstrate compliance or explain non-compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap says North P&I. With the 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel now less than five months from coming into force how the...

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IMO SETS “SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE PLANET” AS 2020 THEME
News | 25 July 2019

ShipInsight, 25 July 2019, Paul Gunton

“Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet" has been selected as the World Maritime theme for 2020. This will provide an opportunity to...

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IMO 2020: THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM
News | 23 July 2019

Petroleum Economist, Alastair O’Dell, 23 July 2019

Prices of bunker fuels and the spreads between them are expected to change rapidly over the next 12 months.

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Port State Control: Paris MoU issued its annual report 2018
News | 16 July 2019

Oil record book still in top 5 deficiencies

01/07/2019 SAFETY4SEA

The Paris MoU on Port State Control issued its Annual Report 2018, noting that the detention percentage of 3.15% in...

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INTERTANKO and BIMCO Release Joint Guidance on Contractual Issues Surrounding Scrubber-Fitted Vessels
News | 16 July 2019

Source: www.lexology.com,Winston & Strawn LLP USA May 31 2019

On May 23, 2019, BIMCO and INTERTANKO released contractual guidance applicable to vessels fitted with scrubbers for...

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THE POSEIDON PRINCIPLES AND A 'GREEN TRANSFORMATION' OF SHIPPING
News | 16 July 2019

Barry Parker, Seatrade Marine, 20 June 2019

The official launch of the Poseidon Principles held in New York on expanded how the initiative from major ship finance banks plans to try and take...

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ISRAELI REFINER SUPPLIES FIRST CARGO OF IMO 2020-COMPLIANT BUNKER FUEL
News | 16 July 2019

Lee Hong Liang, Seatrade Marine, 19 June 2019

Israel’s Oil Refineries Ltd (ORL) has supplied its first cargo of IMO 2020 compliant bunker fuel with sulphur content capped at 0.5%,...

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TITAN NEW BARGE COMPLETES FIRST LNG BUNKERING OPERATION IN ROTTERDAM
News | 16 July 2019

Lee Hong Liang, Seatrade Maritime 18 June 2019

Titan LNG announced that its new LNG bunker barge has completed its first bunkering operation in Rotterdam port, and the Dutch firm is already...

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US logistics specialist says no to scrubbers
News | 16 July 2019

Malcolm Latarche, ShipInsight, 18 June 2019

US-based logistic service provider and SeaTrade subsidiary Hudson Shipping Lines (“Hudson”) has announced as part of its ongoing ‘...

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Cruise operator Carnival to pay $20 million in pollution and cover-up case
News | 16 July 2019

04/06/2019, Source: https://gcaptian.com

In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay a $40 million penalty for illegally dumping oil contaminated waste into the sea and trying to cover it up...

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47 ships of cruise operator Carnival emit 10 times more air pollution than all 260 million European cars
News | 16 July 2019

04/06/2019 Source: Transport & Environment

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest luxury cruise operator, emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts...

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SNIFFER DRONES WILL START PATROLLING THE WORLD'S BUSIEST SHIPPING PORTS
News | 16 July 2019

20/05/2019, By Jack Wittels and Ann Koh, Bloomberg

  • Authorities use new tech to catch sulfur-oxide rule breakers
  • Netherlands aims for full compliance with IMO 2020 regulations...
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VARIOUS SCRUBBER NEWS
News | 14 June 2019

The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) to consider EU proposal to discuss discharges from open loop scrubber

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ITOPF published a Handbook, with valuable information and guidance on oil spills, chemicals or other substances from ships.
News | 14 June 2019

Source: Pollution | 03/05/19

The 2019/20 edition has been fully revised, introducing new graphics, further information on ITOPF’s...

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Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic
News | 14 June 2019

Ayesha Anwar April 26, 2019 Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic2019-04-26T16:13:17+05:00 in Technology Pakistan

Our planet is sinking in plastic. Bio-remediation an environmentally...

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HullWiper signs hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA
News | 14 June 2019

Source: International Shipping News 25/04/2019

HullWiper Ltd has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor ASA for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, Far East, Middle...

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Marine industry weighs IMO preparations, cost
News | 14 June 2019

Published date: 26 April 2019
https://www.argusmedia.com/en/news/1892448-marine-industry-weighs-imo-preparations-cost

Tougher global marine fuel specifications will strain the smallest players...

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EU pushes for IMO 2020 implementation consistency
News | 14 June 2019

Source: FreightWaves April 16, 2019 Nick Savvides

The European Commission and European Union (EU) member states, including the United-Kingdom...

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EUROSHORE INTRODUCES NEW DANISH MEMBER AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN LISBON
News | 14 June 2019

Last 16th Euroshore holds its annual General Assembly in Lisbon, during the European Maritime Day. As announced within the previous Newsletter, Euroshore was invited to be part of the panel of a parallel workshop dedicated to ballast water...

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Danish innovation drive finds big emission savings
News | 30 April 2019

A project of controllable pre-swirl stator designs improved fuel efficiency by up to 3.5%. Denmark's largest maritime innovation project has concluded with major emission reductions for shipowners J Lauritzen and Torm and several fuel-saving...

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"Magic Pipe" MARPOL violations can be spotted from space
News | 28 April 2019

Environmental monitoring organization SkyTruth watches for illegal activity using satellite data, and over the past several years, they've made it clear that "magic pipe" bilge water disposal can no longer be hidden at sea.

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MAERSK tightens its ship recycling procedures
News | 26 April 2019

Maersk is introducing contractual steps to ensure that its sales contracts include a strong financial incentive for ship recycling to be carried out responsibly.

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EU ship recycling rules look like protectionism
News | 24 April 2019

“The EU list is hard to take seriously. I called one of these “recycling shipyards” a few months ago, and they hadn’t even started building the yard yet,” says Angus Frew, BIMCO Secretary General & CEO. ”...

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Join us at the European Maritime Day on May 16 & 17 in Lisbon
News | 22 April 2019

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual European meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth. It targets maritime professionals, entrepreneurs and ocean leaders from Academia, NGOs, businesses, governments and public institutions. It...

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ECO-OIL and TRADEBE: Two Euroshore members engaged into the Atlantic Blue Port Services Project
News | 20 April 2019

ECO-OIL and TRADERE are part of the 24 partner consortium from the Atlantic Area “Blue Port Services”. This interregional cooperation is funded by the European Union and addresses the issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...

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