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Home » News » Environment News - Q4 2012


Environment News - Q4 2012

UK defers carbon budget decision
24 Dec 2012 13:32 GMT
Government to wait until 2016 to decide on whether to include shipping emissions in carbon budgets.

Think tank calls for pollution control at Hong Kong terminal
24 Dec 2012 07:12 GMT
Fuel switching at berth and shore power requested for new cruise ship terminal.

Laying the groundwork for LNG
19 Dec 2012 19:11 GMT
Project participants gather to discuss LNG fuel issues.

US Senator calls for 'hybrid' approach to fuel use
19 Dec 2012 13:47 GMT
Proposal suggests cruise ships burn cleaner fuels near communities and more cost-effective fuels when in remote areas.

Multiple shore power orders at Los Angeles
12 Dec 2012 13:33 GMT
Electrical power systems to be used at four separate container terminals in Los Angeles.

Reduced fuel consumption with 'new generation' ships
11 Dec 2012 16:35 GMT
New ships are said to offer significant improvements in fuel consumption.

Commercial dual-fuel engine now available
10 Dec 2012 14:44 GMT
New dual-fuel engine can burn gas or fuel oil at any ratio.

Seattle 'sets the record straight' on maritime emissions
10 Dec 2012 08:11 GMT

LNG-fuelled containerships to serve Puerto Rico
05 Dec 2012 11:31 GMT

ICS at climate change conference
27 Nov 2012 12:14 GMT
ICS will report on the progress being made by shipowners to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.

Rolls-Royce to develop gas-powered ferry design
27 Nov 2012 11:34 GMT
Agreement signed with Italian ferry operator Lauro Shipping.

Manufacturer provides summary of fuel-related products
21 Nov 2012 08:06 GMT
Company gives an overview of its marine business with focus on environmental and energy applications.

HK regulations 'badly required' to control ship emissions
20 Nov 2012 13:57 GMT
Hong Kong government is urged to act quickly to improve air quality.

Oil spill research report released
20 Nov 2012 08:02 GMT
Document includes recommendations for future work including oil spill response technologies.

Respondents 'unaware' of potential fuel savings
16 Nov 2012 12:34 GMT
Majority of survey respondents were said to be unaware of the scope of potential fuel savings the SEEMP could trigger.

UK to launch vessel efficiency competition
13 Nov 2012 14:22 GMT
Competition is aimed at accelerating innovation and technologies for the UK marine industry in the area of vessel efficiency.

Manufacturing firm orders LNG-fuelled ships
13 Nov 2012 07:41 GMT
LNG-powered vessels commissioned for both environmental and economic reasons.

Lower fuel consumption with modified system
13 Nov 2012 06:40 GMT
New modified system will use patent pending technology to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Wärtsilä sells more than 2000 gas-fuelled engines
12 Nov 2012 12:57 GMT
Finnish firm says the engines have together accumulated more than 7 million operational running hours.

'Large orders' for emissions monitoring system
07 Nov 2012 08:03 GMT
Manufacturer says over 100 of its systems have already been installed, clocking up millions of operating hours.

Maritime emissions fall in the Pacific Northwest
31 Oct 2012 09:20 GMT
Study finds that air pollution from the shipping industry decreased by as much as 40 percent.

NAMEPA to host New York conference
26 Oct 2012 11:04 GMT
Association to also host Marine Environment Protection Awards at New York venue.

Shore power proposal for San Diego terminal
26 Dec 2012 08:02 GMT
The Port of San Diego plans to install shore power at its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, currently occupied by Dole Fresh Fruit.

ABS releases environmental management software
24 Oct 2012 14:33 GMT
New software module is aimed at helping owners meet environmental and operational demands.

Wärtsilä launches efficient tanker design
22 Oct 2012 18:27 GMT
Aframax tanker design includes Wärtsilä's fuel-saving X62 engine and an integrated exhaust gas scrubber.

Oil spill exercise in Singapore
19 Oct 2012 10:55 GMT
Oil pollution exercise held in conjunction with SIBCON 2012 event.

Fuel-saving tanker for Green Pledge operator
18 Oct 2012 07:31 GMT
SIBCON Green Pledge firm AET is to take delivery of its new 'eco-design' tanker by the end of October.

NYK ships to be fitted with energy-saving technology
17 Oct 2012 16:41 GMT
Shipping line to build four PCTC vessels equipped with technology to improve fuel performance.

Companies pledge commitment to green shipping
17 Oct 2012 07:57 GMT
Thirteen more organizations sign up to the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge.

U.S. meeting focuses on LNG, ECA and efficiency
16 Oct 2012 11:28 GMT
GL looks at some of the key topics in North America at its committee meeting in Houston.

Interferry welcomes EEDI decision
12 Oct 2012 15:17 GMT
Trade association welcomes MEPC decision to proceed with a sector-specific methodology for establishing energy efficiency requirements for ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels.

SEEMP Manual published
10 Oct 2012 14:43 GMT
BIMCO launches Step-by-Step SEEMP Manual in association with Fathom Shipping.

Star Bulk receives carbon emissions management certificate
08 Oct 2012 15:34 GMT
Shipping firm is awarded the first Certificate of Measurement from the Carbon Positive Programme for Ships.

Catamaran fitted with fuel-efficient engines
05 Oct 2012 10:31 GMT
Fuel savings achieved during the first two months of operation.

Manufacturer welcomes EU move to monitor emissions
05 Oct 2012 09:13 GMT
Manufacturer of emissions monitoring technology says decision will ensure a 'step-change' in the maritime sector.

'Disappointment' at IMO fuel study vote
04 Oct 2012 09:43 GMT
Concern voiced over decision to reject a call to accelerate a study into the global availability of low sulphur fuel.

NGOs call for GHG-reducing measures
03 Oct 2012 16:33 GMT
Green groups call for an early decision on EU market-based measures and a solution to ensure that ships do not increase speed.

Commitment to charter efficient vessels
03 Oct 2012 12:03 GMT
Companies pledge that they will only charter the more energy-efficient vessels operating in the shipping market.

Report calls for Arctic fuel oil ban
03 Oct 2012 08:02 GMT
New report suggests that shipping should be banned from using heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters.

IMO urged to develop standard methodology
03 Oct 2012 06:44 GMT
Organizations call on the MEPC to develop a standard methodology to determine the fuel-saving impact of clean technologies.

Shore power meetings in California
03 Oct 2012 05:45 GMT
Meetings to be held to discuss the implementation of air quality regulations regarding ocean-going vessels at berth.

MEPC to discuss deferring 0.5% rule to 2025
01 Oct 2012 10:17 GMT
IMO committee meets to consider deferring the requirement for all ships to use fuel oil with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% to 2025.





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