This week, the international shipping political community gathered in London as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) held its 69th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). In this week’s spotlight, we answer the question: “what happened at MEPC 69?”
Crystal Cruises and Scenic have engaged with Foreship to design and construct ice-class vessels that are fully compliant with the Polar Code, which regulates a number of environmental and safety parameters for safe operation in challenging Polar waters.
Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth, has graciously photobombed a Ship Efficiency Review Magazine picture on her 90th birthday.
Thordon Bearings have developed a unique modelling tool that is capable of calculating the amount of operational oil leakage that can be prevented if the propeller shaft is lubricated with seawater instead of oil.
Genoil Inc. has announced that they, in collaboration with Beijing Petrochemical Engineering Co Ltd, have secured a US$5 billion Letter of Intent (LOI) for the funding of a 500, 000 barrel per day bunker fuel desulphurisation and upgrading project that will be located in the Middle East.
ABB’s Azipod-D technology has been selected to efficiently power a 10-deck discovery cruiser, the Scenic Eclipse to remote locations in the Polar Regions. the Azipod-D’s strong environmental credentials were a key driver for investment in Azipod-D.