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Where Ships Go to Die, Workers Risk Everything
Videos | 16 April 2014

In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world's most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease, pollution, and the threat of being crushed or stabbed by steel sliced from the hulls.

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CDNI in a nutshell: Environmentally sound inland waterways transport ​
News | 12 April 2014

Inland waterway transport is deemed to be the most environmentally friendly mode of transport. To ensure it stays that way, the management and the disposal of waste generated by the operation of these inland vessels is in Western Europe regulated...

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Member profile: MAIN bv
News | 08 April 2014

The port of Amsterdam already banned on vapour ventilations, due to their impact on the air quality in the city. MAIN responded to this ban by offering inland barges the service of its vapour recovery installation.

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Port reception facilities for inland barges: Waste disposal facilities in Flanders ​
News | 07 April 2014

The different competent authorities have updated the list of waste disposal facilities in Flanders.

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Port profile: Greece - thriving shipping industry and ports ​
News | 31 March 2014

Strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, Greece has a thriving shipping industry. Dating back to ancient times, its fleet and ports always were key elements of its economic activity. During the 1960s,...

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Euroshore analyses scrubber discharges to speed up ESSF consensus
News | 28 March 2014

The European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF) met on March 12th in Brussels to discuss the use of scrubbers in the perspective of the recent Sulphur Directive implementation. To speed up a break-through in the debate, EUROSHORE has offered to...

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Posidonia opens its doors to global opportunity - Euroshore invites members for a joined participation
News | 25 March 2014

From June 2 to 6, Greek ship owners will once again welcome the international shipping community to Posidonia in Athens for five days of business, debate and social gatherings. For over 40 years this largest shipping event provides unique access...

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Member Profile: Hellenic Environmental Center (H.E.C.) ​
News | 23 March 2014

A member of the international Aegean Group, Hellenic Environmental Center (H.E.C.) is one of the world’s largest companies in the field of liquid oily waste management. With its own fleet of tankers, tanker trucks and auxiliary equipment, H...

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Stricter emission regulation an opportunity for Port Reception Facilities ​
News | 22 March 2014

With the stricter sulphur limits applicable from the 1st of January 2015, the marine industry now faces the challenge of adopting new technologies and/or operational practices. Introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the...

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Member Profile: Antipollution - Environmental protection services around the clock ​
News | 02 March 2014

Antipollution, a leading Greek port reception facility manager, specialises in ship-generated solid non-hazardous, and hazardous waste management, oil spill response and recycling and recovery. It provides its services around the clock in all...

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Garbage Management -- Marpol Annex V Edition 2
Videos | 25 February 2014

Garbage Management -- Marpol Annex V (Edition 2) provides training in how to comply with the revised MARPOL Annex V regulations as regards garbage collection, prrocessing, storage, disposal and record-keeping using the Garbage Record Book. It...

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EU Directive on disposal of ship generated waste and cargo residues
News | 02 January 2014

Apart from the publication of the ship recycling regulation (cfr. further in this issue), 2013 saw little or no progress in European marine environmental legislation, even though EU-regulations concerning ship generated waste and cargo residues...

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Darren Laguea steps down as Euroshore chairman and Chief Operating Officer at Nature Group PLC
News | 01 January 2014

Darren Laguea has decided that - although he wishes to remain in the marine sector - it will be to pursue his own business interests. He therefore steps down as Euroshore’s chairman and Chief Operating Officer at Nature Group PLC.

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Ports of Spain: priority on environmental management
News | 30 December 2013

Spain is the country with the longest coastline in the European Union (8,000 Km.). In addition to its geographic location close to the axis of one of the most important sea routes in the world, it benefits as a strategic area in international sea...

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New MARPOL amendments in force
News | 30 December 2013

As of the 1st of January 2014 new MARPOL amendments entered into force, including a revised Annex III Regulations, and the United States Caribbean Sea Emission Control Area.

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Member profile: Tradebe – solvent recycling and environmental solutions ​
News | 28 December 2013

Tradebe is an expert in the management of ship waste, located strategically in five strategic ports in Spain. Its core activities are collection, cleaning, transportation, storage and fuel recovery. More than 100,000 metric tons are managed at...

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Member profile: SERTEGO - leadership and commitment for global waste management solutions ​
News | 23 December 2013

SERTEGO SA is a Spanish URBASER Group company dedicated to industrial hazardous and non- hazardous waste management. SERTEGO´s global nature, enables it to completely and efficiently solve any problem or requirement on waste management.It...

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Products & Services: SWANET® PLATFORM ​
News | 21 December 2013

A worldwide e-services platform to standardize and ease ship waste management. Ship Waste Agency® SWANET® is the first co-operative eco-responsibility platform, aiming to ease waste management. All operators involved in waste process will...

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Green Award proves the vessel’s highest standards and rewards with benefits
News | 19 December 2013

Ships with a Green Award certificate reap various financial and non-financial benefits. By rewarding high safety and environmental standards in shipping, Green Award makes above standard ship operation economically more attractive. The Green...

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ECOSLOPS first oil waste procession plant operational in fall 2014
News | 16 December 2013

Pollution in the world’s seas poses a significant threat to marine life and is recognized as one of the global community’s most pressing environmental concerns. Ecoslops Portugal SA offers a reliable, comprehensive service for the...

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New EU regulation on Ship Recycling published
News | 13 December 2013

On the 10th of December 2013, the EU has published in the Official Journal the new 1257/2013 Regulation on Ship Recycling, based on the Hong Kong Convention which the IMO adopted in 2009.

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Reduction of marine litter - Stern EU legislation on global waste issues more urgent than ever
News | 01 October 2013

Our seas and oceans are increasingly becoming the waste dump of the planet. Plastics, mostly packaging waste, are the key component of marine litter. It floats in huge quantities on the sea surface before it sinks to the seabed or degrades into...

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Portugal – on the road to privatization
News | 29 September 2013

With its favourable strategic location close to the main sea trade routes, it's no wonder Portugal can boast a rich naval and maritime history.

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MAC² - maritime service providers: a merger closing the circle
News | 28 September 2013

BOS, Marpobel and MAC, three maritime service providers in the Antwerp harbour, merge, continuing their activities and services as MAC²

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Member profile: Eco-Oil provides full service waste treatment ​
News | 26 September 2013

With 12 year of experience, Eco-Oil provides the reception and treatment of slop-oil, sludge and tank cleaning wastes in respect to the best available techniques and looking for the continuous reduction of the environmental impacts. Since 2001,...

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Port reception facilities - Product News: Vapour Recovery ​
News | 19 September 2013

When loading and discharging oil, gases can escape from the fuel in tanks and pipelines. Vapour recycling facilities ingest these gases, and condense them to liquids that are reintegrated in the product flow. Other techniques use absorption on...

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GreenPort and Port of Vigo Congress: Collaboration is crucial! ​
News | 15 September 2013

Recently, Euroshore attended and contributed to two recent congresses, exploring best practises and an improved cooperation to solve environmental port issues.

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Recovering marine litter as a resource - together with fishermen ​
News | 05 September 2013

The approval of the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in July 2013 for the period 2014 – 2020 by the Committee on Fisheries (PECH) of the European Parliament creates new opportunities to co-finance projects for the collection...

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No time to waste
News | 01 August 2013

Following an appeal from Intercargo, the IMO now has eased rules on hold waste water dumping when no compliant portside facilities exist, and allow – in some cases - its discharge outside designated areas, 12 miles from shore until 2016....

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EU institutions agree on ship recycling regulations
News | 31 July 2013

Following difficult negotiations, the European Parliament (EP) and the Council (EU Member States) reached an agreement on the proposed EU Ship Recycling Regulation on 27 June 2013. Opposition throughout the negations notwithstanding, many EU...

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Liquid Natural Gas Best compliance strategy for IMO's NOx-regulations?
News | 30 July 2013

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) demands that the sulphur content in maritime fuel be decreased from 1.0 % to 0.1 % after 1 January 2015. This regulation applies for fuel use in the North Sea, the English Channel, and the Baltic Sea...

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First Euroshore Honorary Chairman retires
News | 26 July 2013

Euroshore Honorary Chairman Wim Hulshof, retired after forty years as a commercial director of waste processor ATM, and fifteen years of building, inspiring and driving Euroshore. Wim was one of the founding members of Euroshore in 1988, and...

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ESPO's Port Performance Dashboard 2013
News | 20 July 2013

On the 31st of May, ESPO held the tenth edition of its annual conference in Varna. The main highlight was a debate on the new ports policy regulation and communication of the European Commission, which were issued mid-May. During the conference,...

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Germany's gateways to the sea
News | 16 July 2013

Germany's most important seaports are located at the coast of the Baltic Sea, and belong to separate states.

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Ship Breakers in Bangladesh
Videos | 15 July 2013

It's one of the most jaw-dropping sights of the modern world. For as far as the eye can see, along a stretch of coastline in Bangladesh, hundreds of mammoth supertankers lie beached on the sand. This is where the world's ships come to die...

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