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Home » News » Environment News - Q3 2010

Environment News - Q3 2010

Barging 'the most fuel-efficient' mode of transportation
29 Sep 2010 14:07 GMT
US firm says barging is the most eco-friendly mode of transportation due to higher fuel efficiency and lower spill rate.

World Ocean Council attracts new members
29 Sep 2010 07:07 GMT
Alliance adds new members from an array of ocean industries.

'Strategic importance' of new green initiative
28 Sep 2010 09:44 GMT
Shipowner stresses the importance of new initiative as the industry faces the challenge of climate change and rising bunker costs.

'Baywatch' stunt at MEPC meeting
27 Sep 2010 13:22 GMT
Organisation calls on MEPC to 'be a life saver' and consider measures to reduce emissions.

Oxfam calls for 'fair scheme' to control emissions
27 Sep 2010 10:36 GMT
Oxfam in plea to raise climate cash via the auctioning of emission permits.

UK CO2 emissions 'up to six times higher'
27 Sep 2010 07:19 GMT
Study says CO2 emissions from UK shipping could be up to six times higher than current estimates.

GHG measures high on agenda at MEPC meeting
24 Sep 2010 12:42 GMT

EEDI measured for ships in Japan
22 Sep 2010 18:44 GMT
Energy Efficiency Design Index is measured for two vessels built in Japan.

New propeller range cuts fuel costs
22 Sep 2010 13:33 GMT
New range of propellers is said to lower fuel consumption and cut exhaust gas emissions.

Agreement to develop dry scrubbing technology
22 Sep 2010 07:48 GMT
Partnership aims to jointly develop customer solutions for dry scrubbing technology.

Demand for fuel-efficient ships 'rising rapidly'
21 Sep 2010 07:59 GMT
Group chairman says there has been a rapid increase in demand for eco-friendly vessels.

Eco summit sets the green course
13 Sep 2010 07:51 GMT
Solar, wind power, LNG and fuel cells discussed at summit meeting for the maritime industry

Wärtsilä in fuel-saving product agreement
09 Sep 2010 09:03 GMT
New product is said to cut fuel consumption and emissions using Organic Rankine Cycle technology.

Cutting fuel costs via efficient energy utilization
08 Sep 2010 09:46 GMT
New system is said to reduce fuel consumption by up to 12 percent.

Eco-efficiency tool developed to compare costs
06 Sep 2010 06:26 GMT
Decision-making tool developed to assist operators in choosing the most eco-efficient hull coatings.

US port receives green award
02 Sep 2010 08:22 GMT

Lubmarine to hold press conference at SMM
31 Aug 2010 13:02 GMT
Supplier to discuss its ECA-ready marine lubricant and developments made in the bio-lubes sector.

Wärtsilä to convert ship to LNG propulsion
31 Aug 2010 09:05 GMT
Product tanker to be converted to use dual-fuel engines that will operate on liquefied natural gas.

Norden saves fuel with design changes
26 Aug 2010 16:22 GMT
A change in the design of two dry cargo vessels has been found to cut fuel consumption by 11 percent.

Royal Caribbean: Fuel use down 3.7% in '09
25 Aug 2010 20:14 GMT
Cruise operator says performance optimization measures and new ships have enabled it to cut fuel consumption.

DNV launches sustainability division
25 Aug 2010 17:28 GMT
New division aims to steer DNV towards green service growth and sustainability services.

MOL vessels join low sulphur fuel program
24 Aug 2010 19:44 GMT
MOL becomes first Japanese carrier to join US port authority low sulphur fuel program.

New green awards to launch in November
20 Aug 2010 17:19 GMT
Awards will recognize the environmental achievements of cruise and containership operators.

EcoloCap announces EPA testing on M-Fuel
20 Aug 2010 10:02 GMT
US firm to start testing emulsified diesel fuel as it aims to get EPA approval.

EGCSA announces emissions workshop
13 Aug 2010 12:51 GMT
Event to provide delegates with information on sulphur and particulate matter legislation.

Launch date for emissions monitoring system
12 Aug 2010 07:08 GMT
Laser-based marine emissions monitoring system to launch in September 2010.

Mumbai spill: Focus shifts to fuel removal
10 Aug 2010 10:18 GMT
Specialist team from Europe is contracted to help pump out the remaining fuel on board the MSC Chitra.

First LNG-fuelled ship in China's waterways
09 Aug 2010 07:10 GMT
LNG-powered vessel successfully completes test navigation in Yangtze River.

Students make strong case for LNG
09 Aug 2010 06:44 GMT
Report concludes that LNG could easily become the most feasible means of fuel in short sea shipping.

Vancouver launches emissions reduction award
05 Aug 2010 18:54 GMT
Blue Circle Award launched to reward shipping lines for their efforts in cutting air emissions.

IBIA Convention to debate greenhouse gases
05 Aug 2010 13:08 GMT
Annual event will include a major debate on the issue of greenhouse gas emissions.

Strategy to reach IMO III requirements
04 Aug 2010 09:19 GMT
Engine manufacturer looks forward to the next major regulations milestone.

Clean fuels program reaps rewards
23 Jul 2010 13:31 GMT
US port says it has made significant reductions in air pollution due to its clean air strategy.

Emissions meeting held in London
19 Jul 2010 08:44 GMT
Participants meet to discuss the issue of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.

Fuel cell testing project continues
16 Jul 2010 07:02 GMT
Testing of new fuel cell technology is scheduled to continue until the end of October.

Wärtsilä signs slow steaming kit deal
12 Jul 2010 13:02 GMT
Contract signed for the installation of Slow Steaming Upgrade Kits on 34 container vessels.

Catalyst system boasts 'significant' fuel savings
08 Jul 2010 14:52 GMT

Air pollution cut with MARPOL amendments
06 Jul 2010 07:02 GMT

Event looks at green ship energy solutions
06 Jul 2010 06:41 GMT
Topics discussed include alternative fuel sources and green shipping technology.

Launch date for emissions monitoring system
05 Jul 2010 13:25 GMT
Laser-based marine emissions monitoring system to launch in September 2010.

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