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Home » News » Air Pollution - Q4 2010


Air Pollution - Q4 2010

Report examines GHG-reducing options
29 Dec 2010 08:04 GMT
Article with link to 68-page report included.

EPA 'moving forward' on GHG standards
24 Dec 2010 16:47 GMT
Plan issued to establish new GHG pollution standards for fossil fuel power plants and refineries.

Wärtsilä joins green initiative
15 Dec 2010 11:28 GMT
Engine manufacturer becomes latest high-profile firm to join industry taskforce.

IMO: Cancun Conference 'a success'
14 Dec 2010 07:47 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO will need to 'redouble its efforts' to make further progress.

Air technology program wins green award
13 Dec 2010 09:38 GMT
Initiative lauded for seeking to accelerate the commercialization of port-related emission reduction technologies.

Shore power launched in San Diego
13 Dec 2010 06:36 GMT
San Diego becomes the fifth port in the world to provide shore-side electrical power for cruise ships.

Cruise line lauded for green initiatives
10 Dec 2010 08:54 GMT
US firm honoured for its efforts to conserve fuel and its use of shore power in a number of ports.

ICS: Carbon War Room data 'misleading'
10 Dec 2010 07:01 GMT
ICS says it is inappropriate for the EEDI to be used to derive scores for different classes of ships.

Deal to develop integrated ship solutions
09:Dec 2010 16:42 GMT
Joint project will aim to optimize integrated propulsion and manoeuvring solutions to reduce fuel consumption.

Web service tracks shipping emissions
06 Dec 2010 09:23 GMT
New online service compares the carbon emissions of shipping vessels.

CMA CGM: 'Committed' to cutting emissions
03 Dec 2010 06:54 GMT
Shipping group aims to further reduce CO2 emissions with its environmental strategy.

Project to develop LNG-fuelled towboat
01 Dec 2010 14:44 GMT
Key driver behind the project is said to be the limited refining capacity for low sulphur fuel.

US port approves 2011 green budget
01 Dec 2010 07:42 GMT
Port to continue investing in emissions reduction programs following 2011 budget approval.

MARPOL amendments circulated for 2011 adoption
25 Nov 2010 19:10 GMT

California: Clean Air Action Plan approved
23 Nov 2010 19:14 GMT
New plan sets long-term goals to slash air pollution at Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Contract to build first LNG-fuelled fast Ro-Ro ship
18 Nov 2010 07:07 GMT
High speed passenger vessel to be the first of its kind to be powered by liquefied natural gas.

EU shipping emissions fall 2.1 percent
17 Nov 2010 08:56 GMT
Newly-published report shows that CO2 emissions from maritime transport dropped by 2.1 percent year-on-year.

Fuel efficient engine for inland cargo ship
15 Nov 2010 06:08 GMT
Main propulsion engine chosen after fuel efficiency comparison with other engines in the same power range.

Maiden voyage for fuel-saving ship
10 Nov 2010 06:52 GMT
Latest NYK Line vessel, NYK Altair, is said to consume less fuel than ships with conventional engines.

Ship paint cuts fuel consumption by 4 percent
09 Nov 2010 16:50 GMT
Sea trials are said to have shown that new paint improves fuel efficiency and reduces CO2 emissions.

ICS gives 'cautious welcome' to UN report
09 Nov 2010 06:27 GMT

Wärtsilä Sustainability Report wins award
08 Nov 2010 12:20 GMT
Finnish firm wins sustainability reporting competition.

UN panel calls for CO2 transport tax
08 Nov 2010 07:11 GMT
UN group looking to raise $10 billion a year from taxes on international transport.

Bulk carrier cuts fuel consumption
05 Nov 2010 13:42 GMT
'Next generation' vessel is said to save fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by up to 30 percent.

Call for shipping to 'act now' to cut emissions
05 Nov 2010 07:11 GMT
Consultancy calls for the maritime industry to develop voluntary market-based measures to reduce GHG emissions.

Dutch ports to reward clean ships
04 Nov 2010 07:02 GMT
Ports will begin rewarding clean ocean-going vessels with discounts on their port dues in 2011.

OOCL joins Hong Kong low sulphur initiative
04 Nov 2010 06:22 GMT
OOCL vessels will switch to low sulphur fuel while at berth in Hong Kong.

Flowmeters installed to cut fuel costs
02 Nov 2010 06:31 GMT
Rederi AB Transatlantic installs mass flowmeters on several ships in its fleet.

Eco-tug greener than initial estimates
29 Oct 2010 07:31 GMT
Independent testing confirms 'world’s first hybrid tug' significantly reduces emissions.

Fuel-saving ship delivered to Royal Caribbean
28 Oct 2010 12:32 GMT
Allure of the Seas uses common-rail technology to achieve lower fuel consumption and reduced emissions.

Agreement to build 'new generation' ferry
26 Oct 2010 07:18 GMT
Vessel construction project includes plan for cruise ferry to be powered by LNG.

APL switches to low sulphur fuels in New York
25 Oct 2010 10:01 GMT
Shipping line to burn low sulphur fuels when calling at the US ports of New York and New Jersey.

MHI steps up low-speed engine testing
18 Oct 2010 06:36 GMT
New testing equipment to be used to verify that technologies satisfy new IMO emission standards.

Agreement to manufacture shore power system
15 Oct 2010 06:17 GMT
Partnership to convert cold ironing system to support the global 50Hz market.

Containership to cut CO2 emisisons by 35%
14 Oct 2010 15:21 GMT
New vessel uses proprietary air lubrication system to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide.

Caribbean ECA approved for adoption
12 Oct 2010 15:53 GMT
Waters adjacent to Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands to be put forward for adoption at MEPC 62.

Award for emissions control program
11 Oct 2010 18:42 GMT
Program aimed at identifying new emissions reduction technologies receives award.

APL switches to LSFO in Hong Kong
08 Oct 2010 14:32 GMT
Shipping line says voluntary switch will cut sulphur dioxide emissions from ships at port by 87 percent.

Wärtsilä in scrubber system partnership
07 Oct 2010 07:43 GMT
Wärtsilä in alliance with Ecospec to integrate CSNOx abatement system into various engine applications.

IMO releases MEPC 61 update
06 Oct 2010 07:38 GMT

K Line installs control system to cut bunker costs
05 Oct 2010 09:14 GMT
Shipping line aims to increase fuel economy with the installation of a new heading control system.

Cruise line saves fuel with drives solution
04 Oct 2010 16:14 GMT
Annual fuel consumption is said to have been reduced by up to 1,600 tonnes per vessel.





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