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Home » News » Environment News - Q1 2017

Environment News - Q1 2017

Maersk, AkzoNobel in tie-up to slash carbon emissions
29 Mar 2017 10:46 GMT
Companies aim to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10 percent.

California clamps down on methane leaks from oil and gas facilities
24 Mar 2017 13:25 GMT
New regulation requires quarterly monitoring of methane emissions from oil and gas facilities.

Barcelona plans to reward clean ships with 40% incentive
23 Mar 2017 07:52 GMT
Green ship initiative comes as Spanish port develops infrastructure for the supply of LNG.

PureSOx scrubber development continues
20 Mar 2017 12:34 GMT
Alfa Laval pursuing improvements and options to make scrubber more flexible and optimized.

EU Arctic resolution vote calls for HFO ban
16 Mar 2017 13:55 GMT
Resolution passed by European Parliament in 483/100 plenary vote.

Scheveningen launches shore power installation
15 Mar 2017 11:48 GMT
Seven shore power connection points are now available at the Dutch port.

Zim launches emissions calculator
10 Mar 2017 11:27 GMT
Tool calculates CO2 and SOx emissions from Zim vessels.

Rotterdam targets 'virtually zero' emissions by 2050
07 Mar 2017 11:29 GMT
Port aims to play key role in accelerating the 'energy transition'.

ClassNK receives EU MRV accreditation from UKAS
02 Mar 2017 12:53 GMT
Classification society gets green light from UK accreditation body.

Bureau Veritas gains UKAS EU MRV accreditation
02 Mar 2017 12:23 GMT
Classification society approved to carry out assessments and verifications for EU MRV regulation compliance.

Verifavia receives accreditation as a global EU MRV verifier
01 Mar 2017 12:17 GMT
UKAS accreditation recognises Verifavia's ability to offer full scope of EU MRV verification services worldwide.

Scrubbers installed on 60 Carnival ships
28 Feb 2017 00:02 GMT
Company says it is on track to deploy scrubber systems on more than 85 vessels by 2020.

Research lays out approach to assessing climate transition risk of shipping assets
27 Feb 2017 09:33 GMT
Report calls for enhanced due diligence by financiers and shipowners to avoid future losses.

CO2 cuts hard to achieve without alternative fuels: ICS
27 Feb 2017 08:10 GMT
ICS chairman sets out plan for CO2 reduction.

Shanghai Bluesoul signs scrubber partnership with Chinese yard
23 Feb 2017 12:10 GMT
Scrubber manufacturer in tie-up with Shanghai Huarun Dadong Dockyard.

MSC Cruises ship passes MARPOL scrubber test
21 Feb 2017 11:02 GMT
Another vessel, the MSC Preziosa, is scheduled for sea trials in May.

Hyundai, KSS Line ink deal to retrofit ships with scrubbers
21 Feb 2017 08:42 GMT
Hyundai Global Services enters the scrubber market, secures first contract.

ECSA rues port and cargo support for EU ETS
20 Feb 2017 12:39 GMT
Association believes regional ETS jeopardises global roadmap commitment.

Chennai spill enquiry launched as minister claims it was 'human error'
06 Feb 2017 14:25 GMT
Directorate General of Shipping to look into the factors that caused the incident.

Corvus Energy makes Global Cleantech 100 list
06 Feb 2017 07:42 GMT
Energy storage system manufacturer selected by expert panel.

First ship plugs into shore power at Shenzhen terminal
25 Jan 2017 15:18 GMT
OOCL vessel is the first to use shore power at DaChan Bay Terminals.

IMO chief discusses 2017 regulation for polar shipping
24 Jan 2017 08:52 GMT
Kitack Lim comments on new regulations for ships operating in polar waters.

Chinese scrubber manufacturer gets DNV GL approval
24 Jan 2017 07:01 GMT
Approval is the first of its kind for a scrubber according to new DNV GL rule set.

Debris team finds bunker bottles: AMSA investigates
23 Jan 2017 06:47 GMT
Master and chief engineer said to be unable to explain how samples made their way overboard.

Trump's EPA nominee backs biofuels plan, but open to changes
19 Jan 2017 14:45 GMT
Attorney General supports Congress's plan to annually raise renewable fuel content.

Ships earning green discount up 83% in Gothenburg
18 Jan 2017 15:27 GMT
Two LNG-fuelled vessels receive the biggest discount on port fees of 30 percent.

Neste ranked 23rd most sustainable firm in Global 100
18 Jan 2017 14:05 GMT
Best-performing oil and gas company jumps 16 places in list of world's most sustainable businesses.

PPR4 sulphur cap talks 'particularly important', says IMO chief
18 Jan 2017 12:51 GMT
Kitack Lim applauds work carried out on the prevention of air pollution from ships.

Global sulphur cap on the agenda at IMO's PPR4
17 Jan 2017 10:26 GMT
Meeting to consider what additional measures may be needed for the implementation of the 0.5% cap.

Gener8 Maritime takes delivery of 19th 'Eco' VLCC
16 Jan 2017 14:08 GMT
The Gener8 Hector is equipped with technology designed to save fuel and reduce emissions.

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