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EGCSA and Euroshore
News | 12 March 2015

The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) together with Euroshore started a sampling campaign on about 15 vessels equipped with scrubbers.  The idea is to analyze the effluent of open loop scrubbers and the sludge of closed loop...

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The incredible journey of the rubber ducks
News | 09 March 2015

Waste which enters the ocean can turn up anywhere in the world. In 1992 a container ship in the Pacific Ocean lost 30,000 rubber ducks off the coast of China.

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SEREP: Making sure water remains purely water
News | 03 February 2015

Euroshore-member SEREP specializes in industrial outflow treatment and hydrocarbon reprocessing needs. Located in major marine port of Le Havre it offers water treatment at the source or in the SEREP treatment and reprocessing centre.

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From marine waste to eco-friendly soap containers
News | 31 January 2015

Sustainable soap factory signs an agreement with fishermen to catch the plastic that pollute the sea and reuse it for new packaging. A success in France and Belgium, the marine waste fishing project could be exported to Denmark.

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Strong increase of amounts ship waste in Flemish ports (2013)
News | 18 January 2015

The definitive publication of last year’s figures show a substantial increase of the amounts of waste disposed by the ships in the Flemish ports in 2013. The figures concern the ports of Antwerp, Ghent and Zeebrugge.

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New Year wishes
News | 15 January 2015

2014 was a transitional year. Although volumes in ports were picking up, the overall maritime business climate is still slacking. We noticed shipping lines have started to consolidate and/or collaborate to reduce costs and optimize their vessel...

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Port profile: Focus on France ​
News | 12 January 2015

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the English Channel and the North Sea, France is perfectly placed for access to and from Western Europe and beyond. With its dedicated army of employees, the French ports can be relied upon...

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Member profile: SERMAP International
News | 10 January 2015

Based in Marseilles-Fos, SERMAP specialises in the collection, transport, recycling and treatment of industrial waste products and liquid residues from cargo and shipping vessels. With their own vacuum trucks, tank trucks and a barge, they have...

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Cruise Ships Dumped A Billion Gallons Of Sewage
Videos | 10 December 2014

Cruise ships dumped more than a billion gallons of sewage into the ocean in 2014, much of it raw or poorly treated, an environmental group says.

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Latest international developments in ships' waste
Workshops | 22 October 2014

Reducing and recycling ships’ waste remains a serious topic in trying to make marine business greener reducing its carbon footprint, and being more sensitive to environmental considerations.

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China Dongfang Export Water Surface Cleaning Ship , Garbage Collection Boat
Videos | 15 October 2014

China Dongfang Environmental Protection Machinery Company the professional manufacturer to supply Aquatic Weed Harvester and Garbage Collection Boat.

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Too Good To Waste
Videos | 29 September 2014

WASTE MANAGEMENT AT THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM: A SUCCESS STORY!

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Workshop: Latest international developments in ships' waste
News | 14 September 2014

Reducing and recycling ships’ waste remains a serious topic in trying to make marine business greener reducing its carbon footprint, and being more sensitive to environmental considerations. This workshop provides business information...

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Products and solutions: Vapour recovery in inland navigation: still a hot issue !
News | 29 April 2014

The polluter pays: on this principle the CDNI Treaty governing the waste from inland navigation is based. The Treaty deals with the different aspects of waste collection, disposal and treatment for river barges sailing in Belgium, France, Germany...

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Member profile: ATM Moerdijk
News | 28 April 2014

Before each cargo switch, barges need to be cleaned thoroughly. ATM Moerdijk offers high quality cleaning services for inland navigation - at its own jetty. Skippers choosing to clean their ships themselves, can also dispose their wash waters for...

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Nomination of chairman and vice-chairman
Press releases | 21 April 2014

At the Euroshore Annual Meeting which was held in Gibraltar on June 25th 2010,  Mr Wim HULSHOF, CEO of ATM (The Netherlands) was unanimously elected as chairman of Euroshore for the next 2 years.

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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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