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Environment News

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%.

Rotterdam to usher in EUR5m incentive for ships using low- and zero-carbon fuels
13 Apr 2018 14:41 GMT
Port explains that in order to slash emissions by more than 50%, it will require the use of alternative fuels.

UK government teams up with Marshall Islands to heap pressure on IMO states over GHGs
12 Apr 2018 00:03 GMT
Two nations call on IMO members to reduce GHGs in the spirit of the Paris Agreement.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 72
11 Apr 2018 01:17 GMT
Kitack Lim covered bunker-related issues in his opening address at the MEPC's 72nd session.

MEPs issue unilateral warning as IMO climate goals are deemed 'not good enough'
11 Apr 2018 00:47 GMT
EU politicians draw line in sand with Paris Agreement as one MEP warns: 'the powers that want to water down the proposal are gaining ground'.

HFO ban: Arctic awareness event at MEPC 72
10 Apr 2018 01:19 GMT
Short presentations to be delivered by shipping, science, indigenous and non-governmental representatives.

ECSA backs MEPC to deliver 'ambitious' CO2 reduction strategy
10 Apr 2018 00:13 GMT
European governments could be driving force to help push through agreement, ECSA says.

IMO nations must back Arctic HFO ban: NGO
10 Apr 2018 00:11 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls on MEPC 72 to support ban on heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

'Moment of truth has come for IMO': Marshall Islands environment minister
09 Apr 2018 14:42 GMT
Says island nation has made 'significant compromises' in the draft initial strategy text.

Shipping 'must play its part' in controlling emissions: New Zealand
09 Apr 2018 11:27 GMT
IMO strategy should be 'ambitious', with measures put in place 'as soon as possible', says Associate Minister of Transport.

ICS urges nations - such as US - not to 'derail' GHG reduction agreement
09 Apr 2018 09:07 GMT
Says 'Paris Agreement for the shipping industry' should be ambitious enough to stimulate the development of zero CO2 fuels.

Corvus to supply energy storage system for Stena Line's first zero emissions ferry
03 Apr 2018 08:17 GMT
Stena Line set to be first in Sweden to operate a ferry with zero emissions while berthing and in port.

ECSA urges IMO to press ahead with GHG reduction targets at MEPC 72
26 Mar 2018 12:46 GMT
Reiterates 'strongest possible commitment' to lowering emissions from shipping.

Puget Sound maritime emissions slashed between 2005 and 2016: report
23 Mar 2018 13:23 GMT
Results show that air pollutant emissions fell by up to 97%, including 69% for fine particles.

Arctic ban on HFO: What to expect from MEPC 72
22 Mar 2018 09:45 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance provides summary of latest developments and upcoming MEPC events.

RightShip and CBL Markets deliver carbon neutral solution for Incitec Pivot
20 Mar 2018 11:56 GMT
Charterer offsets almost 150k tonnes of CO2 via joint emissions measurement and carbon offsetting solution.

Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven call for Arctic HFO ban
08 Mar 2018 15:42 GMT
'Heavy fuel oil has no place in Arctic shipping,' says Bremenports CEO.

Alfa Laval launches connectivity solution to simplify SOx compliance
06 Mar 2018 11:45 GMT
Programme provides clients with finished compliance summary to hand over directly to authorities.





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