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Air Pollution

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.

Verifavia warns against 'overcomplicating' EU MRV and IMO DCS regulations
01 Jun 2018 10:44 GMT
Existing laws are 'relatively straightforward', with only 'minor differences' between both systems, firm says.

LAB launches composite scrubber in bid to meet challenge of lifecycle costs
31 May 2018 07:55 GMT
Scrubber is said to be corrosion-resistant; durable; lightweight; bunker-saving; and easier to install, maintain and recycle.

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.

Emissions 'black box' project shows digitalisation is 'likely key' to sulphur cap enforcement: DMA
09 May 2018 10:58 GMT
Technology recently tested in the Baltic Sea with the aim of improving sulphur emissions monitoring.

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).

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.





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