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Published: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:33:09 +0200

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Monaco. Fraser Yachts Partners with Plastic Ocean Foundation to combat Plastic pollution

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:40:31 +0200

Fraser Yachts is delighted to announce its partnership with The Plastic Ocean Foundation as part of its efforts to protect the marine environment that provides the basis of the luxury yacht industry. The Foundation, a global network of independent ...


Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:47:46 +0200

BYMNews STATEMENT WE apoloise to our readers for the discontinuation of the daily  News services since Thursday  15 December. This was due to the sudden collapse and hospitalisation of Cathy McLean, BYM news editor.  BYM Management  

2020 Vision: World Fuel Services prepares for the new global sulphur cap

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:36:23 +0200

  From 1 January 2020, a new global sulphur cap on marine fuels will come into effect which will turn the whole bunker industry upside down; and World Fuel Services is urging the shipping, bunkering and energy sectors to ...

BACTEST Launches Speedy Breedy SeaSure® to determine if treated ballast water complies with standards

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:48:46 +0200

  Cambridge UK based BACTEST®, inventor and manufacturer of Speedy Breedy®, the world’s most sensitive, versatile and portable contamination test has announced a new product variant specifically designed for the maritime market Speedy Breedy SeaSure®. Speedy Breedy SeaSure® is a ...

USA. Call for Nominations: 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:14:24 +0200

General Government Relations The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week its call for nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product helping to protect ...

MEPC 70 must implement changes to Marpol annex VI Line with Kigali Agreement on HFCs

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:16:50 +0200

  Oceanic Technical Solutions has welcomed the decision by the United Nations to amend the Montreal Protocol to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in air conditioning and refrigeration systems, but has warned the shipping industry could be left ...

The Brits are coming to OEEC

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:23:21 +0200

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is proud to welcome the UK pavilion to this year’s event. The Department for International Trade (DIT), responsible for promoting British trade across the world, is organizing a trade mission to the Netherlands and will ...

News. Exciting carbon-saving projects: Shipping, Aruba, Mauritius and more...

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:03:23 +0200

  Yacht Carbon Offset is the first purchaser of units from a pioneering shipping related greenhouse gas reduction project, and is delighted to announce further premium projects, including on the islands of Aruba and Mauritius. Emission reductions achieved by ...

Finland. Wärtsilä has been proactive in preparing for ratified ballast water convention

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:37:56 +0200

Wärtsilä has proactively planned and developed its range of Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) solutions in anticipation of the ratification of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) ballast water convention. The minimum levels of acceptance have now been achieved and ...

The BIO-UV Group reorganises to increase its development and sells its American subsidiary Delta UV while maintaining partnership

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:42:49 +0200

The BIO-UV Group reorganises to increase its development and sells its American subsidiary Delta UV while maintaining partnership With more than 16 years of experience in the UV water treatment (drinking water, waste water, industrial processes,…), BIO-UV, an innovative ...

USA. Proposal to Eradicate California’s Bass Population withdrawn

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:35:35 +0200

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), along with a coalition of leaders in the recreational fishing and boating community, announced last week that striped and black (largemouth and smallmouth) bass, important sportfish species in California, won’t be targeted for eradication ...

Ireland. For the attention of all Masters, Skippers, Vessel Operators and Crews of Fishing Vessels

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:47:41 +0200

Monitoring of Bilges on Fishing Vessels   Marine Notice No. 35 of 2016 The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wishes to bring to the attention of all fishing vessel operators a recent report published by the Marine Casualty ...

Finland. Wärtsilä and Gasum cooperation aims at developing LNG markets

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:24:15 +0200

  Wärtsilä and Finland based Gasum have signed a joint cooperation agreement aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. The agreement was signed in Helsinki today, 29 August 2016. ...

USA. Billy Joel donated his 57-foot (17.35m) modern commuter yacht to the International SeaKeepers Society

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:41:20 +0200

 The International SeaKeepers Society works with the yachting community to promote oceanographic research, conservation, and education and provides yacht owners and crew the unique opportunity to advance marine sciences and to raise awareness about global ocean issues. The SeaKeepers Society ...

UK. Marine South East partners new European project on Clean Inland Shipping

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 18:56:44 +0200

A new European project which will look at Clean Inland Shipping, called CLINSH has been launched under the European LIFE fund. The project, of which Marine South East is a partner aims to cooperate with partners to preserve the ...

Sea Shepherd launches campaign to investigate Farmed Salmon Industry

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:38:01 +0200

Biologist Alexandra Morton, actor/activist Pamela Anderson and environmentalist David Suzuki to speak at press conference on July 18 Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has teamed with renowned Canadian biologist Alexandra Morton and actor/activist Pamela Anderson for Operation Virus Hunter, a ...

New Icelandic Study finds Mesothelioma Cases increasing despite Asbestos Ban, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:18:24 +0200

New published research indicates that mesothelioma continues to rise in Iceland, a country that was once a heavy importer of the mineral asbestos. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the recent Icelandic study. Click here to ...

BYMNews Announcement

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:20:17 +0200

  BYMNews Announcement Due to a Technical fault the daily news service will be temporally reduced in volume until this is rectified.  We regret any inconvenience to readers. All other aspects of BYMNews remain fully functional.   

UK. MDL Marina Consultancy supports Solent Oyster regeneration with 20,000 oysters

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:49:24 +0200

MDL Marina Consultancy, a division of MDL Marinas Group Ltd, is delighted to announce its continued support of the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) in its campaign to restore the historic Solent oyster fishery, donating £500 to purchase 20,000 oysters ...

UK & Finland: New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:37:34 +0200

  A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for UK operator Wightlink, will feature a comprehensive range of modern Wärtsilä equipment and systems to ensure a high level of environmental efficiency. In addition to conventional ...