Martek Marine is launching a new range of portable gas detectors this month to help ship operators meet new requirements that will take effect under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Solas) as from January 1, 2012.
COATINGS Choosing the right tank coating can make a big difference to a chemical tanker’s earnings. The latest addition to the International Paint range promises to help owners maximise their trading potential and reduce cleaning time
VAPOUR CONTROL VOC management is a requirement and equipment is available to allow shipowners to comply. Nevertheless, there is some way to go before vapour losses are eliminated. Brian Warshaw explains what’s happening
The Liberian Registry is offering tanker owners and operators a VOC Management Plan Review and Approval Service to help them achieve compliance with impending International Maritime Organisation (IMO) legislation governing air pollution.
Swirl pool VAPOUR CONTROL Led by regulatory requirements, Norway continues to push the limits of onboard VOC recovery techniques. Teekay’s latest step will see it adopting an innovative absorption technology for its shuttle tankers