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Home » News » Environment News - Q2 2011

Environment News - Q2 2011

Cruise line to install 'fuel-saving' technology
29 Jun 2011 07:34 GMT
European cruise line aims to reduce fuel consumption with decision support system.

Maritime emissions discussed at EU meeting
29 Jun 2011 07:06 GMT
EU participants meet to discuss the reduction greenhouse gas emissions from shipping.

Seattle welcomes 800th ship in low sulphur fuel program
28 Jun 2011 17:32 GMT
Port initiative is said to have eliminated nearly 500 metric tonnes of sulphur dioxide from local air.

World's first ferry with wind power
28 Jun 2011 07:22 GMT
Reduced air resistance will result in a reduction in fuel consumption.

Maersk orders additional 10 Triple-E vessels
28 Jun 2011 06:58 GMT
Ships will consume around 35% less fuel than vessels being delivered to other shipping lines, says Maersk.

Singapore bunker initiative to begin on July 1st
27 Jun 2011 10:03 GMT
15 percent concession to be granted to ships using scrubber technology or clean fuels.

Overview of exhaust gas treatment systems published
25 Jun 2012 08:04 GMT
New guide aims to provide an overview of scrubbers to assist operators preparing to decide on compliance strategies.

Hydrogen-fuelled concept ship unveiled
20 Jun 2011 09:18 GMT
Vessel powered by liquid hydrogen with a combined fuel cell and battery system.

Clean air initiative shows 'significant improvement'
15 Jun 2011 06:58 GMT
Newly released report documents progress made in reducing air emissions.

Hong Kong: Association calls for mandatory fuel switch
13 Jun 2011 15:21 GMT
Managing director says all vessels should be forced to burn low sulphur fuel when berthed at Hong Kong.

MOL achieves 'highest' eco-rating
08 Jun 2011 19:17 GMT
Japanese firm secures loan based on environmental rating.

Antwerp to reward green ships
08 Jun 2011 13:28 GMT
Port of Antwerp to grant discount on tonnage dues to the most eco-friendly vessels.

Project to cut fuel consumption by up to 10%
08 Jun 2011 10:02 GMT
Joint initiative aims to merge existing technologies to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

North American ECA report published
06 Jun 2011 17:11 GMT
Study examines the impact of the upcoming ECA on bunkering in the region.

Efficiency forum held in Madrid
06 Jun 2011 13:11 GMT
Event looks at the potential impact of SEEMP and ways of reducing fuel consumption.

Ilyichevsk bunkering halted due to spill
03 Jun 2011 11:27 GMT
Local authorities prohibit bunker deliveries at Ilyichevsk.

Eco-ship concept wins award
30 May 2011 08:17 GMT
Ship design includes integrated rudder and propeller system to reduce fuel consumption.

Air emissions on the agenda at US seminar
24 May 2011 07:28 GMT
Seminar to explore environmental issues in shipping.

Initiative calls for action to create sustainable industry
18 May 2011 19:21 GMT
Shipping leaders call on the industry to create a maritime sector that is socially and environmentally responsible and profitable.

Houston emissions four times higher than California
17 May 2011 09:41 GMT
Study says clean fuel regulations have been effective in reducing sulphur pollution in California.

Efficiency must 'take on a new meaning'
16 May 2011 13:12 GMT
Classification society says being efficient means more than simply burning less fuel.

Cockett oil spill response accredited
16 May 2011 10:02 GMT
Bunker supplier is granted high level safety accreditation by the UK Spill Association.

Pollution risk seminar to be held next week
13 May 2011 08:21 GMT
Event to examine whether existing response capacities in the Baltic are enough to tackle major pollution incidents.

Port Dickson fuel oil leak contained
11 May 2011 10:07 GMT
Shell says the clean-up operation at its Port Dickson refinery is now under control.

MOBC stops bunkering due to odours
27 Apr 2011 07:37 GMT
Bunkering operations are suspended as local authority issues supplier with stop order.

Shipping firms fined $161,000 for not switching fuels
21 Apr 2011 07:17 GMT
European companies fined for failing to switch to cleaner-burning distillates in Californian waters.

Ecospec inks 'green solutions' agreement
15 Apr 2011 13:21 GMT
Deal to provide environmental solutions for the marine industry.

Pollution risk seminar scheduled for May
15 Apr 2011 08:08 GMT
Event to examine whether existing response capacities in the Baltic are enough to tackle major pollution incidents.

ClassNK chairman calls for GHG leadership
14 Apr 2011 13:56 GMT
Ueda calls for classification societies to play a more central role in efforts to reduce GHG emissions.

Optimum trim system cuts fuel consumption
07 Apr 2011 10:04 GMT
Pilot test on car carrier is said to have improved fuel efficiency by up to 4 percent.

'Steady progress' on market-based measures
05 Apr 2011 15:46 GMT
IMO provides update on the development of market-based measures for shipping.

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