With the wide array of ballast water treatment technologies and solutions on the market, it is important that vessel owners carefully assess operational expenditure (OPEX). In this feature, Trojan Marinex present six questions and answers that should help as you evaluate the various ballast water treatment system suppliers.
The International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) 2016 Annual Review of maritime policy developments outlines the key issues faced in 2016 and highlights the importance of industry response to the Paris Agreement. The report has been released ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Tokyo, 1-3 June.
Marorka and SMDERI have signed a cooperation agreement to promote maritime energy management, improve sustainable business development and enhance the green competitiveness of China’s shipbuilding and shipping enterprises.
If an initiative that is aiming to retrofit the high speed ro-pax vessel, the Bencomo Express, to be powered by both diesel and LNG is successful it will both claim a world first and generate initial demand for LNG at Spanish ports.
The Panama Canal expansion will be officially inaugurated on June 26, 2016. The canal underwent an extensive renovation to allow larger cargo ships through its locks, due to the fact that larger modern shipping vessels have literally “out-grown” this vital trade passageway.