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Home » News » Air Pollution - Q1 2009


Air Pollution - Q1 2009

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association is launched
30 Mar 2009 13:26 GMT
Members will aim to create a regulatory framework for the development of exhaust gas cleaning systems.

'EPA needs to improve its efforts', says report
27 Mar 2009 08:13 GMT
Study calls for Emissions Control Areas for U.S. ports in order to tackle air pollution.

Port moves to boost clean-fuel incentive for ships
19 Mar 2009 11:03 GMT
Long Beach proposes to raise the reimbursement for each vessel trip by 50 percent.

Japan proposes global bunker tax -source
18 Mar 2009 09:57 GMT
Levy plan includes the idea of refunding money to ships to improve their energy efficiency.

IMO reports 'major progress' on energy efficiency
17 Mar 2009 08:11 GMT
Organization says progress has been made in reducing energy consumption.

GHG working group convenes in London
09 Mar 2009 16:52 GMT
Week-long IMO session tasked with developing energy efficiency indices for ships.

Bunker division 'performed well' in 08, says BP CEO
09 Mar 2009 08:02 GMT
Hayward reviews 2008 performance and confirms support for cap-and-trade emissions legislation.

Bureau Veritas develops new fuel cell guidelines
06 Mar 2009 11:09 GMT
Classification society creates new guidelines covering the safe application of fuel cells on ships.

Report: Switch to alternative fuels is gaining momentum
02 Mar 2009 10:12 GMT
Study identifies alternative fuel programs at each of the Top 10 U.S. container ports.

Maersk reaches clean fuel milestone
02 Mar 2009 09:31 GMT
Ocean carrier reports 1000th vessel call for West Coast fuel initiative.

Study provides global ship emission estimates
02 Mar 2009 08:01 GMT
Sulphates make up just under half of shipping’s total particle emissions, says report.

Cold ironing planned for Maasvlakte
11 Feb 2009 10:39 GMT
Maasvlakte agreement includes plans for the use of shore-based electricity.

London to host emissions trading seminar
29 Jan 2009 08:10 GMT
Event will aim to examine strategies for the implementation of emissions trading for shipping.

Study: Great Lakes shipping more fuel-efficient
28 Jan 2009 08:08 GMT
Report claims shipping on the Great Lakes is cheaper, more energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

Fuel-saving alternatives examined at SMM
23 Jan 2009 09:16 GMT
Bazari: 'Fuel cells could become the main energy unit in commercial ships'.

Chemoil adds low sulphur barge in Rotterdam
22 Jan 2009 16:24 GMT
Supplier says dedicated barge will 'improve the efficiency and safety of its services'.

Eco-group calls for bunker tax
13 Jan 2009 14:02 GMT
Letter to New York Governor calls for tax on sales of marine fuel.

'Cold ironing' planned for Tokyo
13 Jan 2009 08:08 GMT
Metropolitan government plans to offer shoreside power for ships by 2011.

Cargo-related emissions drop in Los Angeles
07 Jan 2009 09:40 GMT
Port officials attribute the emissions reduction to the use of cleaner fuels in cargo ships.

GL explores options to reduce bunker costs
06 Jan 2009 08:03 GMT
Newly-acquired firms will focus on reducing marine fuel consumption.

Eco-tug to be launched in January
05 Jan 2009 17:26 GMT
'World’s first hybrid tug' to be unveiled in San Pedro Bay later this month.





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