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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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Cruise Ships - Toxic Waste on the High Seas
Videos | 21 May 2013

More than twenty million people go on cruises each year. Cruise ships burn heavy oil full of pollutants, which are emitted unfiltered into the atmosphere. It does not have to be this way. If the vessels burned diesel instead, the emissions would...

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Opinion: Total marine litter reduction and global ship dismantling solutions? Yes, we can!
News | 01 May 2013
  • Reduction of marine litter: let’s meet the targets
  • Ship dismantling: yes to internationally balanced regulations
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Regulatory developments: NEW MARPOL ANNEX V AMENDMENTS INTO FORCE SINCE JANUARY 2013
News | 30 April 2013

Recently, the new MARPOL Annex V amendments came in force. Under Annex V of the Convention, garbage includes all food, domestic and operational waste. With the exception of fresh fish, this implies all waste generated during the normal operation...

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Port news & backgrounds: Nigeria - Concession boosts port growth
News | 29 April 2013

The 2006 concession of Nigeria’s seaports has triggered economic growth of the country. More and more private investors are venturing into the country’s maritime sector, fostering a higher turnout of goods and services in and around...

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Waste management products and services
News | 21 April 2013

Demulsifier Q3 reduces treating and disposal costs of MARPOL oil

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New Euroshore member: MSR
News | 18 April 2013

Maritime Shipcleaning Rotterdam BV (MSR), represented by CEO Ton van de Waardt, joins Euroshore.

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Did you know how deep the oceans are?
News | 13 April 2013

Did you know that the North Sea has an average depth of 94m ?

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MSC Waste management
Videos | 16 January 2013

MSC Cruises loves the sea, which is why we care so passionately about environmental safety. Take a look at our waste management systems and you'll see just how much we do to keep our environmental impact to a minimum.

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CLEAN ... or not so clean. That is the question. International workshop on ships' waste organized by Euroshore International, ESPO and ECSA.
Workshops | 25 October 2012

The workshop will deal with the newest developments in technology and types of waste: waste from scubber installations which are used to meet the strict emission rules in the Baltic sea and the North sea, ballastwater and cargo residues as well...

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Ship video - Waste disposal vessel Tidy Thames I sailing on the Thames
Videos | 17 July 2012

A short video of the waste disposal vessel "Tidy Thames I" passing North Greenwich on the River Thames.

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European Parliament
Conferences | 09 November 2011

Alternative fuels for maritime transport

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World's biggest ship breaking yard
Videos | 08 March 2011

Ship breaking is one of the most hazardous jobs in the world because most ships are used to carry radioactive materials, toxic wastes, extremely poisonous chemicals and oil. Not only does it directly affect the health of the workers, it is an...

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Cruise ships use Caribbean Sea as a waste dump
Videos | 28 December 2010

Under the current Caribbean regulations, ships can begin dumping garbage, including metal, glass and paper, three miles (five kilometres) from shore as long as it is ground to less than an inch. Almost anything but plastic can be dumped beyond 25...

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Ship's waste: Time for action!
Conferences | 14 October 2010

Organisers: EUROSHORE, FEBEM-FEGE, supported by OVAM

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Waste Disposal Marpol Vessel
Videos | 19 May 2010

SEA HORSE OIL RECOVERY VESSEL OSRV Mavi Deniz market leader worlds largest producer the design and manufacture multi purpose anti pollution work boats. Multi - purpose anti pollution work boats can be supplied already fitted with all the...

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Growing concern for the marine environment
News | 14 February 2005

We are happy to notice a growing concern for the marine environment. The disposal of ships’ waste in Western Europe (Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany) may reach new ‘records’, shipping lines on the other hand are announcing...

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