Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones

Dr Stelios Kyriacou, General Manager of BALPURE® BWMS, De Nora

De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and
system configuration 

MILAN, November 19, 2018: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today highlighted the superior safety aspects of electrochlorination (EC) ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in large flow, hazardous area installations. Addressing misconceptions in the market relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system...


IMCA announces short-lists for Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards

Allen Leatt

  • Finalists announced for IMCA awards
  • Awards to be presented at IMCA’s Annual Seminar, 28-29 November

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the finalists for its Safety and Environmental Sustainability Awards.

Three companies have been short-listed for each award. Both awards will be presented on Day 1 of IMCA’s Annual Seminar, on 28 November at the World Forum in The Hague, The Netherlands. The awards are based on the best safety and environmental...


Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year

The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install an LNG tank with the work expected to be completed by February 15th.

Thus, the two engines currently on the ship (MAN9L48/60) will become 9L51/60DF versions which are dual-fuel liquefied natural gas...


Bjørn K. Haugland, Executive Vice President and the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) in DNV GL Group

Bjørn K. Haugland, Executive Vice President and the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) in <a href=DNV GL Group" width="300" height="300">

Bjørn K. Haugland is a Naval Architect who got the sustainability perspective when he lived in China a few years ago. He started in the oil & gas industry and then worked with quality assurance of marine operations for a couple of years, but when he saw the environmental challenges his social interest became his focal point and today Bjørn is the Chief Sustainability Officer in the entire DNV GL Group.

We discuss the changes to the industry today, how innovative the maritime industry is but how...