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Environment News

Associations call for sulphur cap progress at IMO meeting
19 Jun 2018 07:43 GMT
IMO urged to make progress on key challenges to avoid compromising safety or unfairly penalising individual ships.

Costa Cruises outlines fuel-related measures in Sustainability Report
18 Jun 2018 08:41 GMT
Cruise operator describes the actions it has put in place to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Van Oord inks accord to test semi-dry scrubber system
15 Jun 2018 13:42 GMT
Pilot test using Ionada technology is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Ecoslops' La Mede plant could produce three times less GHG emissions: study
14 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Study outlines the environmental benefits of Ecoslops' new 30,000-tonne facility, due to open in 2019.

EMSA issues sulphur inspection guidance
13 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
Document is aimed at EU port state control (PSC) agencies and also provides information for seafarers.

Top Ships announces time charter for two fuel-efficient 'Eco' tankers
08 Jun 2018 12:42 GMT
Ships to be employed by 'oil major' for 36 months, with the option for two additional 12-month periods.

DNV GL announces new emission reduction notation
08 Jun 2018 12:01 GMT
New notation covers scrubbers, SCR and EGR systems.

ABS issues marine fuel advisory ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
08 Jun 2018 10:23 GMT
Guidance covers key considerations and challenges for meeting new sulpur cap requirements.

GIA Taskforce looks at ways to cut emissions, fuel consumption
01 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Ongoing projects discussed in meeting; first workshop held to brainstorm further ideas.

Iceland mulls HFO ban options in territorial waters
01 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
Nordic nation evaluates strategies to reduce pollution from burning heavy fuel oil.

Oldendorff joins Sustainable Shipping Initiative
30 May 2018 09:37 GMT
Sharing of ideas 'critical' for GHG reduction, says SSI General Manager.

BPA calls for 'credible evidence' on emissions as UK issues 'tight' air quality deadline
23 May 2018 12:07 GMT
'Lack of credible evidence behind [Clean Air] strategy is concerning,' says British Ports Association.

UK sets out plan to tackle maritime emissions
23 May 2018 09:45 GMT
Clean Air Strategy includes measures related to ECAs, zero-emissions shipping, greener fuels and port air quality.

MPA issues smoke emission reminder, warning
22 May 2018 08:01 GMT
Reminds shipowners to 'take all necessary measures' to avoid excessive emission of soot, ash or dark smoke.

Biofuel comes out on top in another Lloyd's Register-UMAS report
16 May 2018 14:41 GMT
Study concludes that biofuel is currently the most affordable zero-emission option for shipping.

Renewable energy for shipping discussed in IMO debate
16 May 2018 13:17 GMT
Decarbonized electricity and renewable electricity from hydropower covered at IMO 70 Forum.

Emission test results prompt NGOs to call for Med ECA
24 Apr 2018 14:33 GMT
Sea traffic measurements said to show that pollution in Gibraltar and Barcelona is up to 70 times higher than most urban areas.

Maersk targets 60% CO2 emissions reduction by 2020
18 Apr 2018 14:08 GMT
Boxship giant has already surpassed IMO's 2030 carbon intensity target after last year achieving a 43% reduction (since 2007).

PPR6 to develop Arctic HFO ban as nations urge 2021 implementation
16 Apr 2018 09:18 GMT
MEPC directs 2019 sub-committee to draw up plan following strongly worded proposal to apply ban 'no later than the end of 2021'.

IMO agrees historic deal to cut carbon in shipping sector
13 Apr 2018 15:21 GMT
GHG emissions to be slashed by 'at least' 50% on 2008 levels by 2050 with emphasis on scaling up action to 100%.





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