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Home » News » Environment News - Q2 2010


Environment News - Q2 2010

Partnership in the field of environmental risk evaluation
29 Jun 2010 10:32 GMT
Institutions to work together on the development of environmental risk evaluation criteria with a focus on CO2 and methane.

DNV launches ECA Survival Kit
29 Jun 2010 07:22 GMT
New 'toolkit' aims to prepare shipowners for stricter emission requirements.

Aegean receives ISO 14001 certificate
29 Jun 2010 06:41 GMT
Leading bunker supplier is awarded certificate for its commitment to environmental management.

Hanjin receives first 'fuel-efficient' mega-boxship
24 Jun 2010 07:14 GMT
10,000TEU class containership is equipped with a fuel-efficient engine that can cut fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Power system selected for its low fuel consumption
23 Jun 2010 09:53 GMT
Contract signed to supply ship power system offering 'lower emissions and reduced fuel consumption'.

MOL president endorses slow steaming
22 Jun 2010 15:17 GMT
Koichi Muto says slow steaming is 'the most effective method' of reducing CO2 emissions.

Funding for emissions research programme
21 Jun 2010 15:08 GMT
Research programme into shipping emissions is set to receive $1.5 million in funding.

Distribution agreement for emissions reduction system
21 Jun 2010 05:32 GMT
System is said to lower fuel consumption, reduce pollution and extend engine life.

Industry leaders convene at ocean sustainability conference
18 Jun 2010 06:31 GMT
World Ocean Council inaugural event attracts business leaders from across ocean industry sectors.

Royal Caribbean to pilot test CSNOx system
17 Jun 2010 18:40 GMT
Cruise line partners with Ecospec on pilot test of emission abatement system.

Greener ships - cleaner fuels
14 Jun 2010 10:01 GMT

Italian firm orders Hamworthy scrubbers
14 Jun 2010 09:32 GMT
Hamworthy Krystallon secures the first commercial order for its seawater scrubber.

RINA's new rules for green yachts and low-sulphur fuels
11 Jun 2010 07:07 GMT
New class notations for eco-friendly yachts and commercial ships using low-sulphur fuel.

Maritime carbon capture project update
11 Jun 2010 06:42 GMT
Greece-based project takes a leading role in the development of maritime carbon capture technology.

Positive feedback for eco-rating scheme
10 Jun 2010 17:12 GMT
One year of pilot projects for system that allows shipowners to measure energy consumption and monitor improvements.

Solar vessel sets sail in Shanghai
07 Jun 2010 18:42 GMT
Solar-powered passenger vessel is launched on the Huangpu River in Shanghai.

Eco-program results revealed
03 Jun 2010 16:01 GMT
Performance evaluation program shows 'significant improvements' since 2008.

Alliance to cut Great Lakes emissions
03 Jun 2010 15:28 GMT
Partnership to install CSNOx technology within the Canada Steamship Lines fleet.

MPA and DNV sign research agreement
03 Jun 2010 14:05 GMT
MOU to promote research, development and test-bedding projects in the areas of maritime environment and clean technologies.

Japanese firm to build low-emission cruise ships - source
02 Jun 2010 10:01 GMT

Countdown to ocean sustainability conference
02 Jun 2010 07:45 GMT
Sustainability meeting will aim to define priorities and programs for action on ocean protection.

LNG the 'key' to cleaner shipping
01 Jun 2010 13:42 GMT
DNV Vice President says the main challenge is the lack of LNG bunkering infrastructure.

Baltic deal to develop oil spill combat icebreaker
28 May 2010 07:04 GMT
Agreement to build multipurpose vessel capable of collecting oil in demanding ice conditions.

Singapore spill clean-up continues
26 May 2010 16:16 GMT
Dispersants used to break up the oil slick and booms used to prevent the spill from reaching the coastlines.

LNG on the agenda at Copenhagen meeting
26 May 2010 11:52 GMT
LNG as a ship fuel is one of the main topics discussed at Baltic Sea meeting.

World’s most energy-efficient cruise ship
26 May 2010 07:14 GMT
Vessel is said to consume 30 percent less energy than comparable ships thanks to energy-efficient technologies.

Singapore tanker collision update
25 May 2010 14:52 GMT
Spill recovery effort in progress as emergency response teams work to contain oil slick.

Cruise line wins eco-award
25 May 2010 05:47 GMT
Cruise line ships win annual award for their 'outstanding record' in safeguarding the environment.

EU report: Bunker spill decline in 2009
24 May 2010 13:11 GMT
New study says the total amount of bunker fuel spilled in 2009 decreased in comparison with the previous year.

Industry leadership in ocean protection
21 May 2010 09:54 GMT
World Ocean Council says 'corporate ocean responsibility' must define policies in the marine environment.

Fuel oil removed from vessel off St. Lucia
19 May 2010 13:27 GMT
Salvage firm says it has successfully removed 230 tonnes of fuel from a submerged vessel off St. Lucia.

Towage firm orders fuel-efficient eco-tugs
19 May 2010 07:17 GMT
New diesel-electric tugs form part of company's eco-plan to cut fuel consumpton and use alternative fuels.

3-in-1 emission abatement system launched
18 May 2010 07:37 GMT
New system is said to be the first to reduce CO2, SO2 and NOx in a single system and by a single process.

Hamburg Süd to install fuel-saving technology
17 May 2010 13:02 GMT
Ship operator aims to achieve fuel savings of up to 5 percent with new decision support system.

Cruise line wins award for reducing consumption
17 May 2010 07:11 GMT
Holland America Line gets award in recognition of its efforts to cut fuel consumption and emissions.

New cold ironing system launched
14 May 2010 07:42 GMT
New system is said to be a cost-competitive alternative to current freightliner cold ironing systems.

APL launches eco-website
11 May 2010 07:29 GMT
New website highlights initiatives undertaken by APL to reduce air emissions.

Air pollution review and approval service launched
10 May 2010 07:42 GMT
Tanker owners offered new service to help them achieve compliance with impending IMO legislation.

Illegal oil spills decline in Baltic Sea
10 May 2010 07:01 GMT
The number of illicit oil discharges from ships in the Baltic Sea drops by 63 percent over a 10-year period.

OOCL launches CO2 calculator
29 Apr 2010 07:48 GMT
New online calculator is designed to assist customers in measuring CO2 emissions in their supply chain.

WWL cuts GHG emissions by 32 percent
29 Apr 2010 07:32 GMT
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics says it managed to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent last year.

Maersk Line to get $1.5m clean fuel reimbursement
28 Apr 2010 08:31 GMT
Port authority agrees to reimburse Maersk Line for the differential cost of using low sulphur fuel.

Port considers low-emission grant program
27 Apr 2010 07:47 GMT
US port will today consider awarding nearly $1.5 million in low-emission grant program funds.

BC Ferries introduces biodiesel to its fleet
26 Apr 2010 13:06 GMT
Canadian firm says 86 percent of its vessels are now burning B5 biodiesel.

Cold ironing website launched
26 Apr 2010 10:15 GMT
Website dedicated to onshore power supply technology is launched.

Industry leaders to convene at ocean sustainability conference
23 Apr 2010 07:22 GMT
Event on sustainable development of the marine environment to take place in June.

CMA CGM takes delivery of eco-friendly ship
22 Apr 2010 13:06 GMT
Vessel is equipped with Fast Oil Recovery System and electronically-controlled engine to cut consumption.

Port highlights fuels program on Earth Day
22 Apr 2010 07:21 GMT
At-berth green initiative is highlighted in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

Gothenburg welcomes tax break for cold ironing
20 Apr 2010 13:32 GMT
Swedish port says onshore power supply will now become a more financially attractive alternative.

Technology developed to cut diesel engine emissions
20 Apr 2010 10:04 GMT
Two-stage turbocharging technology is said to offer significant advantages in fuel consumption and engine emissions.

Nominations open for Clean Air Awards
16 Apr 2010 13:15 GMT
Deadline for California award nominations is May 14th.

WWL gets shipping's first GHG certification
16 Apr 2010 12:46 GMT
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is first shipping firm to receive third party verification of its inventory processes for GHG emissions.

Queensland oil spill fines skyrocket
13 Apr 2010 13:13 GMT
Premier announces that penalties for oil spills will increase more than fivefold.

Container ship concept to burn less fuel
13 Apr 2010 07:31 GMT
DNV introduces new container ship concept which uses less fuel and runs on LNG.

Deadline date approaches for 2010 eco award
12 Apr 2010 09:44 GMT
Deadline for annual marine environmental award entries is Friday, April 16th.

Hapag Lloyd ship joins clean fuels program
12 Apr 2010 08:54 GMT
Vessel becomes the latest ship to participate in port low sulphur fuels program.

MOL completes concept for next-generation vessels
09 Apr 2010 12:22 GMT
Shipping firm says 'technically practical' vessels will include a high efficiency turbocharger to reduce CO2 emissions.

Crews begin moving Shen Neng 1 fuel onto barge
09 Apr 2010 09:44 GMT
Salvage crews begin pumping fuel oil from stricken coal carrier onto bunker barge.

Reef spill: Bunker barge to leave Gladstone tomorrow
07 Apr 2010 10:36 GMT
Barge expected to leave Gladstone tomorrow as part of the fuel oil recovery operation.

Cruise line wins award for burning low sulphur fuel
06 Apr 2010 08:02 GMT
US firm recognized for its voluntary efforts to cut emissions by using low sulphur fuel in European port.

Panel to investigate bunker spill
05 Apr 2010 10:55 GMT
Special panel to assess damage caused by fuel oil spill in Great Barrier Reef.





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