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Environmentally sustainable ship recycling

Ship recycling takes place today using various methods such as beaching, sideways, alongside or dry-docking. The majority of recycling occurs in Asia, particularly Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, with some activity […]

| Information Note number 1535


New Publication Alert – Managing environmental risks in the upstream oil & gas industry

In keeping with their members’ commitment to sustainable business, the Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) and IPIECA have updated their widely-read 1997 publication on environmental management in upstream oil and gas, focusing specifically on the operational environmental aspects associated with oil and gas exploration and production[1]. Early on

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| Information Note number 1521 | Original reference(s) IMCA ESB 05/20

An Alternative Fuels Initiative (LNG, GTL, HVO)

Heerema Marine Contractors believes that a responsible company has an obligation to act in a sustainable manner.  This includes the minimisation of our impact on the environment, which is why […]

| Information Note number 1520 | Original reference(s) IMCA ESB 04/20







Biofuels

This is the second IMCA Environmental Sustainability bulletin, and like the first, it is drawn from the inaugural IMCA Environmental Sustainability Awards made at the IMCA Annual Seminar in The […]

| Information Note number 1434 | Original reference(s) IMCA ESB 02/19

Elimination of employee generated single use plastic

TechnipFMC Marine Operations Services (TMOS) won the inaugural IMCA Environmental Sustainability Award with their plan to eliminate employee generated single use plastics from their facilities and vessels by end of year 2018.  This objective was fully in line with their commitment to minimise environmental impact through reduction of company carbon

| Information Note number 1432 | Original reference(s) IMCA ESB 01/19

IMO moves to ban non-compliant fuel on board ships in 2020

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) has proposed to move forward with banning the transport of non-compliant low-sulfur fuel on board ships when the 0.5% low sulfur limit takes effect in 2020, unless a scrubber is fitted. The upcoming IMO rules aim to

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| Information Note number 1403


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