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  • Allweiler pumps are ready for low-sulfur diesel in ships

    (Radolfzell/Germany) Allweiler AG, a member of Colfax Corporation, is already delivering fuel pumps that are adapted for use with new low-sulfur diesel oil. The company employs an analytical program that shows conversion options or suitable replacements for pumps that are already in service. National and international regulations now require low-sulfur fuels, especially in coastal areas and while ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • IMO U-turn jeopardises citizens` health in EU Year of Air

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) today decided to postpone the entry into force of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions limits for ship engines from 2016 to 2021. Environmental NGOs Transport & Environment (T&E) and Seas at Risk, founding members of the IMO observer organisation Clean Shipping Coalition, condemn IMO’s decision and now call on the EU to adopt its own NOx ...

  • New emissions monitoring system could change face of pollution at sea

    A new emissions monitoring system being developed by a Norfolk, VA, systems engineering firm will allow vessels worldwide to continuously monitor pollutants and readily report findings to regulatory agencies and inspectors. The patent-pending Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS), developed by W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems), is the first technology integration of its kind. A successful ...


    By WR Systems, Ltd.

  • A sea of garbage

    Many businesses are up in arms over the decision of the City of Toronto that merchants must charge consumers five cents for each plastic shopping bag as of June 1st, 2009. The measure is designed to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in city landfills. It would be nice to remind everyone that plastics do not just end up in landfills or pollute city streets. They also twirl inside massive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Allweiler pumps for environmental compatibility and a clean engine room

    Allweiler will present innovative pump sealing technology at the Norshipping trade fair (stand C02-12). Screw pumps made by Allweiler AG are now available with a new opto-electronic module for clean and secure operation. Known as 'ALLSEAL”, this intelligent technology provides safety against uncontrolled leaks and detects wear of the mechanical seal as soon as it begins. The result is an ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

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