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Air Pollution - Q1 2013

Korean Register authorized to verify Clean Development Mechanism
26 Mar 2013 08:14 GMT
Authorization provides the platform to deliver verification services to the shipping sector, says Executive Vice President.

ABB system to receive technology award
22 Mar 2013 13:38 GMT
ABB's Onboard DC Grid is said to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by up to 20 percent.

Maersk: Bunker costs would have been $1.6bn higher
20 Mar 2013 18:50 GMT
Container line says its financial results would have effectively swung from positive to negative had it not improved its energy efficiency.

MSC Preziosa to receive '7 Golden Pearls' award
20 Mar 2013 11:31 GMT
Award is a demonstration that MSC Cruises is committed to the environment, says Bureau Veritas.

Environship concept wins award
19 Mar 2013 19:50 GMT
Ship design includes integrated rudder and propeller system to reduce fuel consumption.

Sekimizu: Community should absorb cost to produce low sulphur fuel
19 Mar 2013 16:33 GMT
IMO Secretary-General also says that shipping should demand the same clean fuels as other industries.

Fuel-saving VLCC awarded Green Passport
19 Mar 2013 09:02 GMT
Vessel is said to significantly reduce fuel consumption and associated emissions.

Gas-to-fuel converter wins award
18 Mar 2013 10:41 GMT
Product converts waste gas into fuel, thus reducing operating costs and enhancing environmental sustainability.

First gas-fuelled supply vessel turns 10
18 Mar 2013 07:14 GMT
Next month will mark 10 years since the world's first LNG-powered supply vessel hit the waves.

Making the next generation of cruise ships cleaner and greener
15 Mar 2013 08:56 GMT
Sea trials completed by power conversion technology firm.

CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment to green shipping
14 Mar 2013 18:37 GMT
New vessels are equipped with the latest environmental technology, says container shipping giant.

Engines cut fuel costs by 7%
13 Mar 2013 14:11 GMT
Type approval test of two ultra-long stroke marine engines is completed.

Fuel-saving marine coating launched in Miami
13 Mar 2013 13:01 GMT
Coating is said to reduce the risk of mechanical damage, decrease drag and achieve fuel savings.

Hong Kong: Cruise ship emissions data published
12 Mar 2013 19:23 GMT
Think tank publishes estimates for cruise ship emissions in Hong Kong.

Report: 2015 targets could cause adverse environmental effects
11 Mar 2013 13:02 GMT
Report claims that sulphur reduction targets could increase carbon emissions and result in the loss of up to 2,000 jobs.

The exhaust gas cleaning evolution
07 Mar 2013 13:13 GMT
Manufacturer puts forward the case for switching to exhaust gas cleaning systems.

Non-compliant ships should be 'named and shamed'
27 Feb 2013 14:45 GMT
Report suggests that the culture of compliance may break down due to the cost savings that can be achieved by running on non-compliant fuel.

Wärtsilä wins repeat order for exhaust gas cleaning systems
26 Feb 2013 13:37 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning technology is to be installed on four vessels being built for Ignazio Messina & Co.

Green initiative launches quarterly newsletter
25 Feb 2013 16:41 GMT
Newsletter includes a roundup of developments over the last few months, including the addition of three new members.

Work begins on updating GHG inventory
25 Feb 2013 11:01 GMT
Workshop is expected to provide a summary of its findings to MEPC 65 in May.

San Diego approves shore power project
22 Feb 2013 20:24 GMT
US port to install shore power at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, currently occupied by Dole Fresh Fruit.

Rotterdam rewards Green Award LNG tankers
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT
European port says it is the first in the world to reward ocean-going LNG tankers with a Green Award certificate.

DNV KEMA launches CO2MPETENCY
19 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
Knowledge management service launched for the CO2 management and CCS industries.

Catalyst test expected to achieve 5-10% fuel savings
15 Feb 2013 13:31 GMT
Three-month evaluation will measure fuel consumption savings and emissions reduction performance.

Teekay LNG Partners orders fuel-saving vessels
14 Feb 2013 07:34 GMT
LNG carriers will each have two dual-fuel, ultra long two-stroke gas injection engines.

Wärtsilä secures EUR 50 million loan for R&D activities
13 Feb 2013 12:28 GMT
10-year loan contract is signed with Nordic Investment Bank.

On-board CO2 capture results
12 Feb 2013 18:57 GMT
Project results are said to show that the concept is feasible and can reduce ship emissions by up to 65%.

NYK achieves highest environmental rating
12 Feb 2013 13:55 GMT
Shipping line receives high ratings for its environmental management and its approach to preservation measures.

Clipper vessels ISO 50001 certified for energy management
11 Feb 2013 09:23 GMT
CEO says certification is a natural step in the group's focus on reducing its fuel consumption.

Norway in pole position for battery-powered ships
08 Feb 2013 21:13 GMT
Norwegian shipping industry is said to be 'well prepared for the future'.

New tool aimed at optimizing energy usage
05 Feb 2013 10:01 GMT
Software tool is aimed at enabling shipowners to maximize the gains in energy efficiency and emission reduction.

Approval of fuel-saving LNG tanker documentation
04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Vessel design is said to meet the highest environmental requirements.

Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 target
25 Jan 2013 10:28 GMT
World’s largest container shipping firm cuts CO2 emissions by 25% from 2007 levels.

Pathways towards low carbon shipping
22 Jan 2013 10:33 GMT
Possible pathways to reduce CO2 emissions from shipping are published in a new position paper.

Ferry first for Bureau Veritas energy-saving notation
21 Jan 2013 16:22 GMT
Bureau Veritas issues the first of its new voluntary SEEMP notations.

Think tank supports decision to regulate fuel switching
16 Jan 2013 07:41 GMT
Public policy think tank says government decision is a 'major policy breakthrough' in ship emissions control.





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