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Home » News » Environment News - Q1 2011

Environment News - Q1 2011

WWL cuts CO2 emissions by 21 percent
30 Mar 2011 17:31 GMT
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics says it managed to cut its CO2 emissions last year compared to 2009.

Shipping’s dilemma as sulphur rules tighten
28 Mar 2011 09:03 GMT
To scrub or not to scrub? - Exhaust scrubbers are predicted to play an important role in the coming years as regulations become more stringent.

Eniram joins environmental performance program
25 Mar 2011 15:41 GMT
Provider of decision support systems becomes member of voluntary North American eco-program.

World’s first Tier-III-compliant, two-stroke engine unveiled
24 Mar 2011 11:43 GMT
New engine is said to meet the IMO's strictest emission standards, due to come into force in 2016.

Exhaust gas cleaning system guide released
21 Mar 2011 13:13 GMT
Guide aims to help operators decide whether to switch to distillates or install EGCS technology.

CMA CGM to launch eco-calculator
15 Mar 2011 18:31 GMT
Tool uses fuel consumption, freight volume and vessel speed data to calculate the carbon footprint of a journey.

Carbon War Room to host presentation
15 Mar 2011 12:43 GMT
Webinar to be held later this week to present ship efficiency initiative.

Maersk extends fuel switch programme to New Zealand
09 Mar 2011 10:51 GMT
Shipping line expands its fuel switch programme to include nine New Zealand ports.

NPRA issues GHG regulation warning
07 Mar 2011 15:26 GMT
Association says emissions regulation could drive many refineries out of business.

Cargill to install kite on handysize ship
02 Mar 2011 10:46 GMT
Vessel set to be the largest in the world to be powered by kite propulsion technology.

Three cruise lines 'plugged in' at LA
01 Mar 2011 09:37 GMT
US port becomes the first worldwide to provide onshore power to three cruise lines.

Maersk cuts CO2 and sulphur emissions in 2010
28 Feb 2011 07:33 GMT
Shipping line says emissions reduction is a result of slow steaming and its global fuel switch programme.

Solar and wind power project continues
22 Feb 2011 15:53 GMT
Decision taken to proceed with project to develop a solar and wind power system for ships.

Ship achieves trim-related fuel savings
22 Feb 2011 13:57 GMT
Vessel cuts fuel consumption by 3.1 percent over a 500-day period.

Oil spill ship carrying 800mt of fuel
21 Feb 2011 15:51 GMT
Containership is estimated to have been carrying as much as 800 tonnes of bunker fuel when it ran aground.

ECA fuel management system launched
18 Feb 2011 07:28 GMT
System is said to switch fuels and mix them in correct ratios in accordance with ECA regulations.

Oil spill contingency plan for Barents Sea
16 Feb 2011 10:39 GMT
Owners invited to participate in newly-established oil spill response initiative.

IBIA attends EU GHG meeting
16 Feb 2011 10:12 GMT
Association attends Brussels meeting on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.

Ferry line to install 'fuel-saving' technology
09 Feb 2011 10:14 GMT
Leading cruise ferry line aims to reduce fuel consumption with decision support system.

Oakland a step closer to shore power
04 Feb 2011 14:31 GMT
Air District approves $5 million for port’s shore power project.

Asphalt tanker sinks off Bintan
28 Jan 2011 07:49 GMT
Singapore-registered vessel sinks carrying unconfirmed amount of marine fuel.

Californian ports to test scrubber technology
27 Jan 2011 07:32 GMT
Trials of exhaust gas cleaning technology are scheduled to begin later this year.

Germany launches emissions test centre
27 Jan 2011 07:02 GMT
New centre to focus on developing optimized technologies to reduce marine emissions.

Gothenburg launches new onshore power facility
27 Jan 2011 06:33 GMT
One third of vessels calling at Gothenburg will be able to turn off their diesel engines at the quayside.

77 oil tankers could pose pollution risk
21 Jan 2011 13:57 GMT
Tankers unable to show that they were loaded in accordance with international rules on pollution prevention.

Awards for clean fuels program participants
20 Jan 2011 17:28 GMT
Operators participating in Seattle's At-Berth Clean Fuels program are recognized in first ever Green Gateway Partners Awards.

Guide to ship efficiency technologies launched
20 Jan 2011 08:51 GMT
Report examines fuel-saving technologies that are currently commercially available.

California to test seawater scrubber
18 Jan 2011 13:31 GMT
Seawater scrubber to be tested on a container vessel over a 36-month period.

International Paint joins SEAaT
17 Jan 2011 07:34 GMT
Marine coatings specialist becomes associate member of industry association aimed at reducing emissions.

MOL launches energy efficiency plan
13 Jan 2011 14:14 GMT
Shipping firm introduces efficiency plan to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in its tanker fleet.

New York: Plan to develop hybrid electric tug
06 Jan 2011 08:51 GMT
Concept tug to use port electricity for some or all of its energy needs.

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