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GEA Equips Cruise Ships with Transcritical CO2

ship operator, for its new transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology.The environmentally friendly refrigeration technology has already been installed on board the Arcadia, a 2,000-passenger ship from P&O Cruises, where it provides energy-efficient refrigeration for all the ship's food and beverage refrigeration systems.Further orders for its transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology have now been received by GEA for two new cruise ships to be built in China and for a Dutch fishing trawler, the second largest in the world.In May 2019, GEA signed a contract for transcritical CO2 refrigeration

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EU Moves to Curb Ocean Plastic

, proposed by the European Commission and adopted by the European Parliament this week, places a ban on selected single-use products made of plastic for which alternatives exist on the market, such as cotton bud sticks, cutlery, plates, straws, stirrers, sticks for balloons, as well as cups, food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, and on all products made of oxo-degradable plastic. Also included are measures to reduce consumption of plastic food containers and beverage cups and specific marking and labeling of certain products.Part of the EU Plastics Strategy, the new rules would also

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Offshore: Modern Crewboat Delivered to Brazil Supply

basket. The forward portion, measuring 28 sq. m., is dedicated to cargo, with large cargo rails offering heavy duty protection. The main deck passenger cabin houses 60 seats in a mixture of forward-facing and booth styles. Ample luggage storage is also provided, along with a pair of heads and a beverage counter. A sturdy and safe bow loading platform is integrated into the design to facilitate passenger embarking and disembarking from offshore facilities. This is served directly from a large, sheltered door and companionway at the forward end of the passenger cabin. Served by a stair tower aft

Ezra Holdings Chairman Steps Down

that allows him to continue to contribute his perspective from his extensive experience in the industry. New Chairman Mr Koh Poh Tiong joined Ezra’s Board on 1 October 2011 as non-executive Vice-Chairman. With over 42 years of corporate experience in diverse sectors, ranging from food and beverage to shipping, he is passionate about building global brands and companies. He served as CEO of the Food & Beverage Division of Fraser and Neave Limited from 2008 to 2011. He was CEO of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (APB) from 1993 to 2008. “I am delighted that Mr Koh has agreed to take

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