Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

EU Policy Makers Urged to Cut Pollution from Shipping

Environmental experts are ringing the alarm bell and calling upon European policy makers to urgently adopt policies ...

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Aegean Pleads Guilty to US Pollution Charges

Greece-based tanker operator Aegean Shipping Management, S.A., has pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston, ...

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Nor-Shipping: Tackling Ocean Pollution

As an estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic garbage are currently polluting ocean habitats, the international ...

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US DOJ Slaps Polluters with Over USD 363Mn in Fines in 2016

The US Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division imposed criminal penalties to the amount ...

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Ocean Hope Engineers Get Prison for Pollution Crimes

Two Philippine engineers were sentenced to serve jail time for obstructing a US Coast Guard inspection in July 2015 ...

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Doorae Fined Again for Violating US Anti-Pollution Laws

South Korean maritime company Doorae Shipping Co. pleaded guilty for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from ...

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Tanker Manager, Owner Face Multiple Charges in US

A federal grand jury in Charleston, South Carolina, has returned indictment charging Aegean Shipping Management ...

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German Firm Fined USD 1 Mn for Covering Up Oil Dumping

German shipping company MST Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition und Transport GmbH, the owner and operator of M/V ...

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FoE: Cruise Industry Gets “F” for Transparency

There is an ongoing lack of initiative by cruise companies to install technologies that reduce their air and water ...

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10 Pct of Ships in Shanghai Fail to Meet ECA Requirements

Ten ships out of over 100 checked have been found to be in breach of new regulations on ship pollution introduced ...

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DSD Shipping Fined for Discharging Oil into the Ocean

The Norwegian shipping company DSD Shipping (DSD) was sentenced to pay a total corporate penalty of USD 2.5 million ...

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South Korean Shipping Firm Fined for Oil Dumping

South Korean shipping company Doorae Shipping Co. has been fined by the US District Court of Hawaii for dumping ...

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VIDEO: MV Sparna Severely Damaged. No Signs of Pollution

A damage assessment conducted on the grounded bulk carrier Sparna revealed multiple fractures, the largest being ...

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USCG Keeps an Eye on Grounded Bulker for Pollution

A Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Sparna, fully-loaded with grain, is under observation for pollution after it ran ...

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Bulker Releases Oil near Kalama, Cleanup Underway

US Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology personnel are overseeing pollution cleanup after sheening was ...

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Tanker Captain Pleads Guilty to Pollution Cover Up

A Filipino citizen and the captain of the Liberia-flagged tanker T/V Green Sky, Genaro Anciano, 52, pleaded guilty ...

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Israel to Fine Ashdod Port for Mediterranean Sea Pollution

One of Israel’s main cargo ports, the port of Ashdod, is about to be sanctioned financially in the amount ...

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Shipping Dropped from Paris Climate Deal

The global shipping and aviation industries have been left out from the draft Paris climate agreement published on ...

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CLIA: NABU Cruise Ranking Not Scientifically Accurate

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) believes that NABU’s Cruise Ranking 2015, published last week ...

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Tanker Spills at 5-Year Low

Half-way into this decade and the downward trend in oil spills from tankers is sustained reaching a five-year low, ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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