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Home » News » Air Pollution - Q4 2011

Air Pollution - Q4 2011

Imtech awarded ferry hybrid contract
22 Dec 2011 14:47 GMT
Imtech to supply the propulsion system for the 'world's first' diesel electric, hybrid seagoing ferry.

Norway launches fuel-saving initiative
20 Dec 2011 09:28 GMT
Joint project aims to improve industry standards for fuel consumption and emissions from offshore supply vessels.

Le Havre to reward clean ships
14 Dec 2011 15:48 GMT
French port to reward the most environmentally-friendly ships with a reduction on port dues.

Mitropoulos: IMO should push ahead with MBMs debate
12 Dec 2011 14:36 GMT
Secretary-General says IMO should aim to bring its action plan on climate change to a completion in a 'reasonably short time'.

COP17 President's closing remarks
12 Dec 2011 14:08 GMT
Decisions taken in Durban are 'truly historical', says COP17 President.

UNFCCC claims climate change 'breakthrough'
12 Dec 2011 13:33 GMT
COP17 President positive as governments decide to adopt a universal legal agreement on climate change by no later than 2015.

ITF supports levy on bunker fuel
09 Dec 2011 13:14 GMT
Federation backs 'green climate fund', which would include a bunker levy and possible shipping emissions tax.

MOL earns world's first SEEMP certification
07 Dec 2011 19:47 GMT
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan is certified by the American Bureau of Shipping.

NOL cuts fuel costs with 'new era' of ships
05 Dec 2011 13:03 GMT
Newly-christened 10,000-TEU vessels will consume less fuel and emit less greenhouse gases.

Event held to discuss scrubber technology
05 Dec 2011 10:06 GMT
Industry experts discuss the drivers and commercial implications of scrubber technology for shipping.

Energy efficient ship designs unveiled
05 Dec 2011 05:41 GMT
Partnership launches fuel efficient designs to meet the future demands of operators.

NGOs call for IMO-led GHG reduction strategy
30 Nov 2011 10:31 GMT
Organizations call on COP17 delegates to give IMO a clear guidance on reducing emissions via Market-Based Measures.

Agreement to design low-emission tug
28 Nov 2011 13:12 GMT
Vessel is expected to reduce emissions by 30 percent compared to conventional, similar-sized harbour tugs.

LA eyes participation in clean ship program
25 Nov 2011 13:51 GMT
Los Angeles port staff look set to submit recommendations for participation in global clean ship initiative.

Study provides guidelines on cutting GHGs
24 Nov 2011 15:40 GMT
Reduction of ship speeds is a 'promising and simple option' for the shipping sector, says report.

Agreement to install emissions monitoring system
23 Nov 2011 15:12 GMT
Laser-based technology to be installed in order to meet latest air permit requirements.

EU proposes GHG monitoring legislation
23 Nov 2011 14:41 GMT
New proposed legislation aims to enhance the monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions.

Boating industry evaluates butanol
22 Nov 2011 14:52 GMT
Butanol-blended fuels are tested to determine if they could be a better alternative for the boating industry.

SECA scrubber installation deal is signed
17 Nov 2011 16:02 GMT
Three-year cooperation agreement to install scrubbers on board SECA ships.

Swedish suppliers sign up to clean fuel initiative
16 Nov 2011 09:04 GMT
Bunker companies to be compensated for running vessels on fuel containing a maximum of 0.1% sulphur.

ICS publishes CO2 briefing document
16 Nov 2011 07:07 GMT
Document produced in advance of the UN Climate Change Conference at the end of November.

Shippers' forum launches emissions briefing note
15 Nov 2011 13:13 GMT
Trade association aims to bring 'clarity and transparency' to the decarbonising maritime shipping debate.

Study: IMO measures will lead to 'significant' GHG reductions
14 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
Report says mandatory efficiency measures will result in significantly lower emissions and fuel consumption.

Exhaust gas system offers 'full fuel flexibility'
11 Nov 2011 13:42 GMT
New system uses HFO, distillates and natural gas and meets Tier III NOx emission requirements.

Hong Kong to host emissions forum this week
08 Nov 2011 06:16 GMT
Free event to discuss the reduction of ship emissions in the Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta region.

Emissions should be tackled on global scale, warns FTA
07 Nov 2011 17:33 GMT
UK association says emission reduction measures should be tackled through the IMO.

UK body stresses need for global solution
07 Nov 2011 06:31 GMT
Organization says regional measures to cut emissions would only serve to 'distort trade' and 'potentially damage shipping'.

Tech partner selected for solar-wind projects
28 Oct 2011 08:13 GMT

Diesel-electric ferries to launch in France
28 Oct 2011 07:55 GMT
Ferryboats to be equipped with lithium-ion battery systems.

London to host abatement technology conference
25 Oct 2011 16:10 GMT
Event will aim to provide an insight into the factors that lead owners to choose particular abatement technologies

Hong Kong to consider ECA for ocean-going ships
25 Oct 2011 13:14 GMT
Hong Kong looks set to push for regulations requiring ocean-going vessels to switch to using cleaner fuel.

Fuel issues discussed at ferry conference
20 Oct 2011 17:51 GMT
Fuel efficiency, ECA regulations, alternative fuels and scrubbing technology are topics discussed at annual event.

NYK launches CO2 E-calculator
19 Oct 2011 07:31 GMT
New tool calculates the amount of CO2 emitted during cargo transport by a containership.

DNV accelerates its CO2 capture activities in Asia
18 Oct 2011 11:43 GMT
Carbon capture and storage is currently being planned for projects in Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

SEAaT welcomes newest member
17 Oct 2011 17:51 GMT
Oceanox becomes member of SEAaT - the association dedicated to shipping emissions abatement and trading.

Bulk carrier cuts CO2 by 25 percent
14 Oct 2011 10:11 GMT
Green technologies to be incorporated into the commercial development of three grain carriers.

Royal Caribbean wins eco-award
10 Oct 2011 15:56 GMT
Cruise operator is recognized for its fuel consumption reduction programme and 'Save the Waves' initiative.

Order for fuel-efficient power systems
04 Oct 2011 16:38 GMT
Owner orders integrated power and propulsion systems to reduce fuel consumption and improve performance.

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