d’Amico Shipping Italia to Pay $4 Million for Concealment of Pollution From Vessel

d’Amico Shipping Italia to Pay $4 Million for Concealment of Pollution From Vessel

$1 Million Will Go to Projects that Support Cleanup of Marine Pollution, Preservation of Aquatic Life, and Restoration of Shorelines around Newark Bay A shipping company based in Italy Wednesday (Apr17) admitted …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels
BRAvo 2500 Pollution Response Vessel: Purpose Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. to Protect Canada’s West Coast

BRAvo 2500 Pollution Response Vessel: Purpose Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. to Protect Canada’s West Coast

In September 2017, Burnaby BC based Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) awarded a construction contract to ASL Shipyards, Singapore, for three of Robert Allan Ltd.’s BRAvo 2500 Pollution Response …
Oct 5, 2017 /  Vessels
Hong Kong ship regulation on sulphur dioxide emissions set to align with national level

Hong Kong ship regulation on sulphur dioxide emissions set to align with national level

Local authorities say under tweaks, levels of the harmful pollutant from marine sector can be cut by 6,340 tonnes by 2020, among other improvements The tweak in regulations is set to align with Pearl River Delta …
Jul 5, 2017 /  Curious
NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

Environmental NGOs call upon the EU to effectively regulate ship borne pollution From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put …
Feb 28, 2017 /  Curious
China Extends Use of Low Sulphur Fuel to 11 Ports as of January 1, 2017

China Extends Use of Low Sulphur Fuel to 11 Ports as of January 1, 2017

China has enforced the use of fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% on ships berthing at six more key ports starting 2017, extending from five ports that have implemented the regulation in 2016. From 1 January …
Jan 18, 2017 /  Curious
Port State Control across the continents to target sulphur compliance

Port State Control across the continents to target sulphur compliance

The two major port State control regimes - Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU - will increase focus on the sulphur limit regulations. The decision has been made on the basis of a Danish/Dutch proposal. Port State control …
Nov 11, 2016 /  Curious
Major National Oil Spill Exercise Hosted By Port Of Dover

Major National Oil Spill Exercise Hosted By Port Of Dover

Oil spill specialists will be heading for the Dover seafront this month to test their anti-pollution kit and trial their latest emergency procedures as part of a national contingency exercise. The experts - from …
Nov 10, 2016 /  Curious
Tuna vessel operator convicted for oil discharges off American Samoa

Tuna vessel operator convicted for oil discharges off American Samoa

An American tuna fishing company that regularly unloaded its catch in American Samoa, was convicted and sentenced Thursday for discharging oil into the South Pacific and for maintaining false records, announced Assistant …
Oct 31, 2016 /  Curious
Delay on cleaner shipping fuel law would put more than 200,000 lives at stake

Delay on cleaner shipping fuel law would put more than 200,000 lives at stake

The on-time implementation (in 2020) of a global low-sulphur fuel law for ships would prevent 200,000 premature deaths globally, a health study by a group of leading researchers from the United States and Finland …
Oct 12, 2016 /  Curious
Senior tanker officers admit pollution cover-up

Senior tanker officers admit pollution cover-up

Two senior engineering officers employed by Italian shipping company d’Amico have admitted to a court in the USA that they deliberately covered up pollution from their ship. Chemical/Oil Products Tanker Cielo Di …
Aug 31, 2016 /  Curious