If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now
TOTE Maritime

LNG-Fueled Ships Get $324.6M Loan Guarantee

US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a $324.6 million loan guarantee to TOTE Shipholdings to finance the construction of two liquefied natural gas-fueled container ships. The vessels will be constructed at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company in San Diego, Calif. As dual fuel vessels, primarily operating with LNG, but … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: Obama Climate Czar, Carbon Capture, CDM

White House deputy director for climate Dan Utech has become President Obama’s top energy and climate change advisor, The Hill reports. Utech replaces Heather Zichal, whose last day was Friday. The Department of Energy will invest nearly $84 million in 18 projects to research second-generation technologies for carbon capture from coal-fired power … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: BP and Chevron Trials, Airliner Carbon, Ameren Sale

Anthony Badalamenti, former cementing technology director at Halliburton, formally pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to destroying evidence connected with the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Reuters reported. Meanwhile a federal court has extended the EPA’s deadline to respond to BP’s lawsuit challenging the freeze on new … Read more »

Regulations Driving Ships to LNG

New regulations on engine exhaust coupled with relatively low natural gas prices are leading commercial maritime firms including Harvey Gulf International Marine and Sea Star Line to power their fleets using liquified natural gas, reports the Wall Street Journal. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations will require ships operating within 200 … Read more »