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Preem and Thun Tankers Focus on More Environmentally Adapted Tankers

On Saturday, December 15, the company Thun Tankers names the new, environmentally adapted tanker “Thun Evolve” in Groningen, Holland. The tanker will be long-term leased by Preem for deliveries to the company’s depots and customers in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The ship will be delivered to Preem at the end of March.

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Ballast Water Treatment UV Doses Must Be Consistent

Ballast water treatment manufacturer BIO-UV Group has noted the U.S. Administration’s approval of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) and the possible acceptance of the Most Probable Number (MPN) methodology, the method currently used by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to test BWMS treatment efficiency.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen supports ship recycling transparency platform

Yesterday, the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative’s (SRTI) online platform for sharing information on shipping companies’ recycling policies and practices is launched. Having practiced responsible recycling for decades, Wallenius Wilhelmsen is proud to be a founding member of SRTI. Demanding transparency holds the shipping industry to account, raising the bar for current practice as well as creating fair competition among shipowners.

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Silverstream welcomes increased air lubrication uptake as more owners seek viable fuel efficiency solutions ahead of 2020

Silverstream Technologies, the leading air lubrication manufacturer for the shipping industry, has welcomed a changing mindset from ship owners and operators that is stimulating an increase in the uptake of proven clean technologies, and, in particular, enthusiasm for air lubrication technology as a fuel and emissions reduction solution.

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