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    Managing Ballast Water discharge in compliance within the International Convention

    Accession by Finland triggered ratification of The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM 2004 Convention). It will enter into force on 8th September 2017, marking a landmark step towards halting the spread of invasive aquatic species which can cause havoc for local ecosystems, affect biodiversity and lead to substantial economic loss.

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    Pest inspection requirements in the maritime industry

    The maritime industry is the most dangerous sector for spreading various exotic pest species around the world, hence insects or their egg masses can be easily carried on ships and in cargo unnoticed.

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    Pioneering successful testing of R407f as R404A replacement

    With the phase out of R404A refrigerant now gathering pace, due to its sky-high global warming potential (GWP), the search for an environmentally friendly alternative is more pressing than ever.

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    A Low Sulphur Future (video)

    Commenting on the IMO’s recent announcement regarding new global sulphur limits Sachin Gupta, Business Manager, Oil Solutions explains just why systematic fuel treatment is so important as we approach 2020.

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    Preventing wax formations in marine diesel fuels

    While distillate fuels will comfortably keep you within the latest sulphur emission limits all year round, when winter approaches and temperatures drop they can pose more problems than they actually solve.

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    The digital approach to business

    Digitalisation is changing the world and Wilhelmsen is ready to play a key role in shaping it. A new Digital Solutions team is ready to guide the group and transform the way we do business.

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    Fuel Treatment: Efficiency gains more than just hot air

    Systematic fuel treatment can unlock significant operational and financial gains - nowhere during the life cycle of fuel is this more evident than at its end, in the exhaust gas boiler.

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    Precautions against hand and arm vibrations syndrome (HAVS) for welders

    Hand and arm vibrations syndrome (HAVS) is a disabling disease and is a recognized occupational injury commonly experience by welders. As of today, there are limited medical treatments to HAVS, however it can be prevented by taking precautions to protect oneself against high vibration exposure levels.

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    Suez canal rebates guide: Navigating the rebate system

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has implemented a rebate system as an incentive to attract more ships to use the Suez Canal instead of alternative routes. Knowing how to navigate your way through the rebate system's processes is important to understand as it can result in significant reduction in your vessel's toll fee.

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    Steaming into the future

    Vessels need to be run as effective and cost efficient as possible. Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, OW (Wallenius) and StormGeo have created a monitoring and analysing system for the future.

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