Fathom Maritime Intelligence has announced that the global Smart Operations event series has returned for 2016, with the first conference and exhibition set to take place on March 8, 2016 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Six leaders and influencers from across the shipping industry have been recruited to join a heavyweight team of advisors that will sit on global NGO Carbon War Room’s (CWR) Shipping Operation Advisory Board.
The speed at which marine scrubbers have advanced is nothing short of rapid. Such great feats of innovation have been spurred on by ship operator demands for such systems to have limited impact on their operations. In this week’s spotlight, Fathom examines the progressive innovation of scrubbers in the marine market.
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding is to invest 5.5 billion yen ($48.8 million) in marine diesel engine development to ensure that its range meets the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) nitrogen oxides (NOx) emission Tier III requirements.
A ship captain has pleaded guilty to one felony count for obstructing a United States Coast Guard (USCG) investigation into pollution crimes aboard his ship following investigation in late August 2015 into the bypass of pollution prevention equipment, including the use of a “magic device” onboard a 30, 263 GT petroleum and chemical tanker.