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Marine litter: take action to reduce plastic litter in our oceans
News | 22 March 2016

New reports on marine litter show that we are headed for an ecological crisis in our oceans. However, with appropriate actions we can reduce the impact significantly.

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Probo Koala: 10 years after the toxic waste scandal
News | 16 March 2016

Ten years ago, the maritime press published the scandal about toxic waste of the Probo Koala. Things have evolved since that incident.

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Waste Management at Essar Shipping
Videos | 26 February 2016

Essar Shipping is the first company in India to have published a sustainability report in the financial year 2011. The company has made all efforts to attended Coast Guard drills and seminars thus strengthening operations management.

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Is the low oil price causing more victims?
News | 12 February 2016

Dear reader, please find attached a background article illustrating the difficult situation of oil recycling initiatives in the EU.

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Our best wishes for 2016
News | 02 January 2016

Happy 2016 to you, dear reader. We hope your new year will be full of joyful learning, interesting opportunities and intense pleasure in everything you will undertake.

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Ecoslops transforms oil residues into marine fuels at its Portuguese plant
News | 30 December 2015

Ecoslops produced its first recycled marine fuel products compliant to the ISO 8217 norm, at its industrial plant in Sines, the first commercial port in Portugal, inaugurated in June 2015.

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Ballast Water Management Convention nears its coming into force
News | 28 December 2015

Morocco, Ghana and Indonesia ratified the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments last November, triggering the convention’s entry into force one year after this crucial...

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European shipowners want to include shipping within countries’ emission reduction plans
News | 23 December 2015

European Ship owners, became clear when first Maersk and a few days later the European Community Ship owners’ Association (ECSA) joined Maersk in calling for the re-inclusion of shipping in the COP21 climate deal, a legally binding and...

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Carbon War Room and RightShip have tool to compare over 76,000 vessels' relative GHG emission ratings
News | 16 December 2015

Carbon War Room and RightShip have tool to compare over 76,000 vessels' relative GHG emission ratings in order to increase information flows and transparency around the efficiency of the international shipping fleet.

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European week for waste reduction
News | 26 November 2015

The 2015 edition of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) took place from the 21-29 November 2015. This initiative consists of multiple activities taking place around Europe that promote awareness about sustainable resource and waste...

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Coastal and marine special issue on "The Cleansea Project: An interdisciplinary study of marine litter in the EU"
News | 23 November 2015

The special issue of Coastal & Marine presents some of the results that have been achieved by the CleanSea Project, the first European Framework Programme (FP7) research project aiming to support European efforts to reduce marine litter...

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Climate conference in Paris
News | 20 November 2015

The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) will take place from 30 November to 11 December...

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LNG-powered vessels growth
News | 16 November 2015

The number of LNG-fuelled vessels in operation by 2020 is likely to be around 600, down from the 1.000 originally forecast by classification society DVN GL, said its business development LNG-advisor for small-scale LNG and LNG-infrastructure, Jan...

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EMSA satellite services used in migrant rescue operation
News | 12 November 2015

On 6 and 7 October, more than 370 people were rescued off the Libyan coast after their vessels were detected on satellite images taken as part of Frontex’s Eurosur Fusion Services.

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A European subvention to support your project idea? The Port of Antwerp wants to help you
News | 30 October 2015

European subvention programs offer opportunities for companies linked to the port of Antwerp. These programs are not always well known and are often considered as quite complex.

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Different regulations on Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
News | 28 October 2015

Scrubbers are a hot item in the European Sustainable Shipping Forum discussions. However, the difference in implementation between international (UN) and the United States needs more attention.

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Latest news on the Port Waste Reception directive (EC/2000/59)
News | 26 October 2015

The waste notification has been aligned with MARPOL Annex 5 via secondary legislation and the European Parliament has accepted the changes on 15 September 2015. Once published in the European Journal, the new revised Annex 5 (?) will enter into...

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nvironmentally-minded shipping companies are constructing hybrid transport ships
News | 20 October 2015

Getting a fully-loaded cargo ship across an entire ocean requires enormous amounts of energy—usually derived from pollutant-rich diesel fuel. But environmentally-minded shipping companies have started bucking that convention and...

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Mauro Palmiero, founding member of Euroshore, passed away
News | 01 October 2015

Mauro Palmiero, national president of ANSEP-UNITAM, the National Italian Association of companies carrying out environmental services in ports and harbours and the protection of the marine environment, passed away on June 22.

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G7 countries outline measures against marine litter
News | 29 September 2015

During the G7 summit in Elmau at the start of June 2015, the G7 heads of state and government decided on a G7 action plan to combat marine litter and expressly committed themselves to concrete measures. Establishing practical measures were on the...

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HEC invests in state-of-the-art equipment and new treatment stations in Piraeus
News | 26 September 2015

Our Euroshore member, Hellenic Environmental Centre, uses double bottom and double hull floating separators equipped with the most modern mechanical and electronic systems.

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Antipollution Greece wins major clean-up project
News | 24 September 2015

Antipollution Greece, another Euroshore member, has concluded a clean up project of the Highspeed 5 passenger vessel operated by Hellenic Seaways. In March the vessel suffered extensive damages at the hull and internal structures as a result of a...

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Istaç invests in new installation in Tuzla
News | 23 September 2015

Istaç is a 100% public owned company, belonging to the City of Istanbul, serves the ports, shipyards, fishery ports and marinas in the province of Istanbul. The company operates a fleet of 16 ships, has a total waste collection...

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The journey of microplastics
News | 19 September 2015

Microplastics, tiny bits of plastic measuring 5 millimeters or less, are often the result of larger pieces of plastic breaking down on land before making it into the ocean.

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FFS International has taken over WOS
News | 31 August 2015

WOS (Waste Oil Services), headquartered in Hautrage, Belgium and partially controlled by SITA and the Region Investment Company of the Walloon Region, provides oil and fuel waste processing services.

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The distribution of pests
News | 30 August 2015

Ever since people started to travel by ship, they have inadvertently carried “pests” with them, including diseases, rats and, largely unnoticed, marine organisms. Historical records and studies on modern replicas indicate that wooden...

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Eco Oil acquired by Hydrodec
News | 25 August 2015

The rationalization of waste oil collection and treatment companies change the sector.

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Ship owners who opt for scrubbers invest a lot of money in the wrong technology
News | 22 August 2015

The ecological risks of scrubbers for the marine environment are ignored while at the same time the economic benefits are overestimated, German environmental organisation NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union) said commenting on...

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Euroshore welcomes EPE as a new member
News | 12 August 2015

EPE (Environmental Protection Engineering SA) has been developing innovative machinery for water treatment and environmental response services for 38 years and as such provides worldwide solutions for the maritime sector. EPE was founded on 1977...

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European sustainable shipping Forum (ESSF) mandate extended
News | 31 July 2015

The fourth plenary meeting of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF) was held at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on June 16. At this meeting the mandate of the ESSF, which normally would end in December 2015 got extended for...

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Council agrees new approach on technical requirements for Inland waterway vessels
News | 29 July 2015

On June 11, 2015 the Council agreed that in the future technical standards will be developed in the European Committee for drawing up Standards in Inland Navigation (CESNI). The draft directive is a measure aimed at making better use of Europe...

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Euroshore joined Digital Transport and Logistics Forum
News | 25 July 2015

Euroshore is asked as member in the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF), an initiative of DG Move.

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Swedes recycle 99% of all household waste !
News | 18 July 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if no household waste was wasted? If each and every item of refuse was turned into something else, such as new products, raw materials, gas or at least heat?

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Cannakale visit
Conferences | 29 May 2015

The Euroshore meeting  took place in the Kolin Hotel in Canakkale (Turkey) on the 28th of May 2015 and  was hosted by the Port of Canakkale.

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GreenPort Congress 2015
Conferences | 11 May 2015

GreenPort Congress is a platform for the exchange of information on sustainable environmental best practice and helps maritime ports become more sensitive to the environmental considerations.

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