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Home » News » Environment News - Q4 2016


Environment News - Q4 2016

Auckland to study 'plugging in' cruise ships
28 Dec 2016 08:38 GMT
Feasibility study to examine alternative methods for powering cruise ships when in port.

Alfa Laval sells 100th U-design scrubber
22 Dec 2016 12:57 GMT
Alfa Laval PureSOx systems with U-design scrubbers ordered by Grimaldi.

Danish partnership targets environmental protection and a level playing field
15 Dec 2016 08:43 GMT
Partnership says it will represent Denmark's interests internationally.

New lab to study retrofitting ships to run on two fuels simultaneously
09 Dec 2016 12:11 GMT
Singapore lab to look at modifying ships to operate using both diesel and a clean fuel such as LNG.

Gap analysis for Dynacom ahead of 2017 MRV regulation
08 Dec 2016 12:43 GMT
From August, the Greek firm will be required to outline its plans to monitor fuel consumption and carbon emissions.

US ups renewable fuel requirements for biofuel
29 Nov 2016 10:55 GMT
EPA confirms volume and percentage requirements for four categories of biofuels.

Martek awarded drone emission monitoring contract
22 Nov 2016 11:05 GMT
Drone uses onboard gas analyser to determine possible breaches in EU law on the sulphur content of a ship's fuel.

LA and Long Beach propose 'bold strategies' to slash emissions
21 Nov 2016 08:19 GMT
CAAP 2017 Discussion Document prioritizes reducing GHG emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.

EnSolve scrubber trial 'successful'
15 Nov 2016 11:31 GMT
EnScrub is said to have discharged 97 percent of the SOx scrubber water entering the system during closed-loop operation.

Yara Marine scrubbers for four feeder ships
14 Nov 2016 09:49 GMT
Contract awarded for vessels operated by Jungerhans Maritime Services GmbH.

2018 inspection campaign to focus on sulphur compliance
11 Nov 2016 10:28 GMT
Port State Control (PSC) authorities in 45 countries sign up to inspection initiative.

California At-Berth Regulation advisory becomes effective in January 2017
09 Nov 2016 11:54 GMT
Shipping fleets have two options to ensure they comply with the new regulation.

MAN wins first HyProp ECO system order
07 Nov 2016 09:48 GMT
Hybrid propulsion solution is said to be a fuel-efficient alternative to classic, diesel-mechanical propulsion systems.

Fuel-saving HullWiper completes 100th clean for Maersk Line
07 Nov 2016 06:33 GMT
'We place a high degree of focus to ensure world-class bunker efficiency,' says Maersk Line's Stephan Martinussen.

LNG firms 'prepared and able' to meet future emissions requirements
01 Nov 2016 12:07 GMT
Coalition applauds IMO's decision to implement a 0.5% cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel in 2020.

Closing remarks by Secretary-General at 'momentous' MEPC 70
01 Nov 2016 09:45 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, spoke at the end of the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC).

Coalition calls for Arctic HFO ban following 'crucial' IMO decision
31 Oct 2016 09:27 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls for concrete proposals to be brought forward in time for the next MEPC meeting in May.

Wartsila scrubbers the first to be flag-approved in Asia
31 Oct 2016 08:01 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning systems have been rubber-stamped by Singapore's flag state authorities.

IBIA: 'It would be better to have a more phased introduction'
28 Oct 2016 12:37 GMT
Association says IMO decision gives the industry certainty, but delay would have allowed the market to adapt more gradually.

Global sulphur cap set for 2020
27 Oct 2016 17:23 GMT
Landmark MEPC debate ends in decision to implement a global 0.5% limit on sulphur content in 2020.

Danish Maritime Authority reflects on 'important' MEPC meeting
27 Oct 2016 13:05 GMT
Chief Advisor says it is 'important' the MEPC agrees on a roadmap and that fuel consumption data is collected.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 70
25 Oct 2016 09:35 GMT
IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, addressed the 70th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).

Low Carbon Pathways 2050 study released
24 Oct 2016 08:54 GMT
Study outlines a number of potential pathways for the shipping industry's transition to a low-carbon future.

European ports call for North Sea and Baltic NECA by 2021
24 Oct 2016 08:45 GMT
Designation of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as emission control areas for nitrogen oxides to be discussed at MEPC 70.

Bunker issues top the agenda at MEPC 70
21 Oct 2016 08:08 GMT
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meets in London.

Coalition calls for HFO ban in Arctic waters
19 Oct 2016 08:14 GMT
LNG and distillate fuels are 'a step in the right direction', say NGOs.

Emission Monitoring System fully certified
17 Oct 2016 15:17 GMT
DYNAMARINe system is designed to help operators optimize fuel consumption.

SSI calls for 'commitment' to Paris Agreement at MEPC 70
13 Oct 2016 12:37 GMT
Coalition urges MEPC to ensure shipping contributes to meeting Paris Agreement target of below two degrees.





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