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Home » News » Air Pollution - Q1 2012

Air Pollution - Q1 2012

India takes steps to ensure emissions compliance
26 Mar 2012 10:42 GMT
Ships to be inspected to ensure they comply with new IMO standards.

$5 million for clean vessels in California
16 Mar 2012 17:18 GMT
Loans to be offered to small businesses wishing to upgrade to cleaner operating vessels.

P&O: Job cuts 'inevitable' after 2015 ECA rules
15 Mar 2012 16:18 GMT
Ferry line warns new sulphur legislation on marine fuels will lead to job losses due to higher bunker costs.

Japan launches hybrid car carrier
13 Mar 2012 15:28 GMT
Vessel is set to be the world's first newly-delivered hybrid car carrier later this year.

Horizon publishes green initiatives report
07 Mar 2012 15:18 GMT
Initiatives include reducing bunker consumption by 3.5% and purchasing fuel with low sulphur content.

'World's first' plugin hybrid green ship
07 Mar 2012 10:33 GMT
New vessel is said to be the first plugin hybrid to be powered by electricity, hydrogen fuel cells and low-emission diesel fuel.

'Fuel-saving' monitoring system launched
06 Mar 2012 17:40 GMT
New system is said to deliver fuel savings of more than five percent.

MBMs discussion continues
06 Mar 2012 06:31 GMT
Further debate on market-based measures is scheduled to take place at next MEPC meeting in October.

Bureau Veritas issues first EEDI certificate
28 Feb 2012 16:11 GMT
GHG performance of bulk carrier is said to be 20 percent better than the requirement under MARPOL Annex VI.

Awards for clean fuels program participants
28 Feb 2012 11:06 GMT
Operators are recognized for their environmental achievements in annual awards event.

Study highlights benefits of regulated slow steaming
28 Feb 2012 07:35 GMT
New report to be launched today at a side event of the Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting in London.

Sekimizu highlights progress on emissions reduction
24 Feb 2012 12:56 GMT
IMO Secretary-General says the organization has 'a very good story to tell' regarding the regulation of international shipping.

MEPC to discuss MBMs in London
24 Feb 2012 07:21 GMT
Market-based measures to be among the key items discussed at the upcoming IMO committee meeting next week.

Fuel cell project to research standalone solution
16 Feb 2012 07:11 GMT
European initiative to undergo further research to develop a standalone solution for industrial-scale production.

Agreement to retrofit 'largest' scrubber system
15 Feb 2012 06:49 GMT
Scrubber system is said to be the largest ever sold and the first to clean exhaust gases for both the main and auxiliary engines.

Total joins World Ocean Council
14 Feb 2012 06:52 GMT
French oil major becomes latest member of alliance to support global leadership and collaboration on ocean sustainability.

Emissions discussed at London meeting
09 Feb 2012 14:37 GMT
ICS confirms its opposition to EEDI for existing ships and Bahamas fuel consumption proposal.

Shipping firms sign up to clean fuel programme
08 Feb 2012 07:42 GMT
Operators to be compensated for burning fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 0.1 percent.

Technology to eliminate particulate emissions from ships
07 Feb 2012 11:13 GMT
Particulate filter to be tested for one year on an ocean-going vessel.

Regulating ships in Hong Kong - progress and incentives
31 Jan 2012 13:54 GMT
Think tank calls on Hong Kong to 'seize the opportunity' and regulate quickly.

Maersk ships switch to MGO in Virginia
27 Jan 2012 17:20 GMT
Fuel switch initiative to run for thirteen months and involve 41 Maersk Line vessels.

Fresh water scrubbers for Great Lakes ships
25 Jan 2012 10:21 GMT
Contract agreed to supply fresh water integrated scrubbers for six vessels in North America.

LNG-powered container ship granted approval
19 Jan 2012 14:37 GMT
Vessel is designed with 'a new type of LNG tank' that is said to provide more space for container cargo.

Design approved for LNG-fuelled ULCS
19 Jan 2012 10:40 GMT
Classification society gives basic design of an Ultra-Large Containership (ULCS) the green light.

LPG tanker to be fitted with scrubber system
10 Jan 2012 06:53 GMT

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