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Provisional agreement on the sulphur content of marine fuels

The Committee of Permanent Representatives endorsed on 23 May 2012, the compromise proposal agreed between the Council and the European Parliament regarding the directive amending directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels Emissions from shipping due to the combustion of marine fuels with a high sulphur content contribute to air pollution in the form of sulphur dioxide and particulate matter, which harm human health and contribute to acidification.

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Gestire inquinamenti da idrocarburi in UK

Oil spills can be extremely damaging to sensitive marine environments. Where environmental resources, human health or property are at risk, a range of products and equipment are available to minimise the impact of the oil.

The turbulent nature of UK waters means it is rarely possible to recover the spilled oil. However, treatment products work with the wave action by mixing the product with the oil and encouraging it to disperse.

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Reati ambientali: Il 7 Luglio l’Italia ha recepito le Direttive in tema di tutela penale dell’ambiente

Last year, (19 July 2010) we issued a post on our web site informing that the European Parliament issued the Directive 2009/123/EC and mandated each Member State to bring it into force by December 2010.

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Commission Urges Member States to Implement Sea Pollution Laws

The European Commission gave a series of Member States two months time to transpose EU rules laying down criminal penalties against sea pollution and other environmental offences.

Directive 2009/123/EC (amending Directive 2005/35/EC) on ship-source pollution is part of a set of EU rules to reinforce maritime safety and help prevent pollution from ships. It requires Member States to consider serious and illicit discharges of polluting substances from ships as a criminal offence. Eight states (Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania and Slovakia) have failed to comply with separate rules on pollution from ships. This Directive was due to be implemented by 16 November 2010. Continua »

ECM & PL Ferrari spiegano agli armatori le leggi americane sull’inquinamento

Qui di seguito copia dell’articolo pubblicato sul magazine settimanale Ship2Shore il 14 Giugno 2010 circa il convegno “Maritime Environmental Compliance & the US Perspective” organizzato da ECM Europe, per conto di ECM Maritime Service in collaborazione con PL Ferrari. Per ulteriori informazioni su prossimi eventi contattateci al info@ecmeurope.net

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