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Tanker emissions saving scheme takes off

By using OCIMF/Intertanko’s Virtual Arrival scheme, tanker owners and operators could save up to 25% emissions per year, BP Shipping said.
At a launch last week in Brussels, attended by leading EC luminaries, Garry Hallett, OCIMF deputy director, said that 40 trial voyages using the scheme had been undertaken to date. Read more »

Oil Rig Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Affecting Southeastern Louisiana: Last update

Oil Rig Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Affecting Southeast Louisiana

On April 20, 2010, the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and burned approximately 41 miles off the southeast coast of Louisiana. The Deepwater Horizon subsequently sank on April 22, 2010, causing an oil spill. BP initially reported the amount of released oil from the well was approximately 5,000 US barrels per day (794,920 liters).

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“Maritime Environmental Compliance & the U.S. Perspective: Investigate – Criminalize – Prosecute” Seminar on 08 June, 2010

Location Date Schedule Place Attendee
Italy June 8, 2010 (Tuesday) 9:30 → 15:45 Genoa (Italy) Open for ECM & PL Ferrari Clients ONLY (Free)

ECM Maritime Services LLC, a leading U.S. regulatory compliance firm and PL Ferrari & Co., prominent P&I Insurance Brokers are pleased to announce the scheduling of a one-day seminar in Europe this summer, with participation of  The Standard P&I Club and Chalos, O’Connor and Duffy, LLP. Read more »

Introduction of penalties for ship-source pollution in Europe by end of 2010

In October 2009 the European Parliament issued the Directive 2009/123/EC and mandated each Member State to bring it into force by December 2010. This Directive amended the previous Directive 2005/35/EC in regards to ship-source pollution and stricter infringement penalties. Read more »

CLEANSEANET Data Centre online by end 2010

18 November 2009 saw EMSA host a kick-off meeting for the CleanSeaNet Data Centre (CSN DC). Read more »

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