Archive for the ‘Climate’ Category

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 18 December 2017 Delegates Lounge, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London 3:00-6:00pm   Objective Getting our trade, finance and investment governance structures fit for purpose within the context of 21st century trade is a prerequisite to regenerative development....
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Finance, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson

Give maritime a fairer share of EU funds, urges Motorways of the Sea coordinator Brian Simpson
Brian Simpson OBE Brian Simpson, European coordinator for the Motorways of the Sea mega-project, has called for the European Union to support more vigorously the maritime sector in the transport network, when future Connecting Europe Facility calls for proposals are launched. He said: “Over 75%...
November 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Insight, News, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

IMO Secretary-General outlines challenges facing the Organization

IMO Secretary-General outlines challenges facing the Organization
… Assembly, 30th session, 27 November to 6 December 2017: Climate change, digital disruption and sustainable development among key areas as IMO moves into new era. The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has urged Member States to seize the opportunity...
November 27th, 2017 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Organisations, Person Profiles | Read More

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation
The ‘RheinFantasie’, moored in the heart of Bonn and close to the main conference centre forUNFCCC, hosted the shipping summit Shipping industry holds own summit at COP 23 climate meeting, pushes for ‘Maritime Energy Transition’ The 23rd session of the UN’s Climate Change Conference, ‘COP...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge
LONDON – NOVEMBER 10, 2017: Wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must rapidly decarbonize has catalyzed some of shipping’s most ambitious and commercially-savvy leaders, strategists and innovators to co-develop an Action Plan for the decarbonization of international shipping in line with...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Ocean at the heart of COP23

Ocean at the heart of COP23
The Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance launches the first synthesis  of the ongoing actions led by the ocean-climate community Ocean at the heart of COP23 The Presidency of Fiji at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing
… The environmental charity GreenSeas and university students are determined to change the ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude to responsible waste disposal.  Their mission began last week on a beach in the South of England ….…. GreenSeas Trust and the University of East London (UEL) design...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Progress made in developing GHG strategy for international shipping

Progress made in developing GHG strategy for international shipping
… The second meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (23-27 October) has made progress in starting to shape a draft initial IMO GHG strategy including refining the vision for IMO, which will express IMO’s further commitment to...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing
Tina Raleigh, left, a member of ABP’s Green Team with local bee keeper Karen Wood. ABP Humber has taken on a green initiative by introducing around 50,000 honey bees to support the local ecosystem. To Port of Hull has recently installed a beehive and bee friendly plants to help preserve these vital...
October 18th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, News, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up
Flagging up a new study by the team @ ICCT which assesses the maritime sector’s GHG from 2013-2015. Key findings include: Fuel consumption is increasing.  Maritime fuel consumption increased from 291 to 298 million tonnes (+2.4%) from 2013 to 2015, compared to a 7% increase in demand for...
October 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day
A full house ! Shipping heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017 Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day of the conference CYPRUS, 11th October 2017: The second day of the “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference successfully kept the momentum that was...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Malta, October 9th, 2017:-  The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th, as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment...
October 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Communication, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference
Wayne Jones Engine-retrofit commitment aims to move world’s fleet towards clean technology Malta set the scene for the invitation-only ‘Our Ocean 2017 Conference’ this past October 5th and 6th that brought together statesmen, government ministers and industry leaders from around the world to look...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

Industry-Led Summit to take action on Shipping’s Decarbonisation Opportunity at UNFCCC COP23

Industry-Led Summit to take action on Shipping’s Decarbonisation Opportunity at UNFCCC COP23
LONDON – SEPTEMBER 19, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders will join forces at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in November to drive industry ambition and action on exploiting opportunities presented...
September 19th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More

IMO Secretary-General’s opening address

IMO  Secretary-General’s opening address
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 71st session, 3-7 July (opening address) Address by the Secretary-General at the opening of the 71st session of the MEPC Thank you Mr. Chair, Excellences, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning,...
July 6th, 2017 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Featured, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping
Briefing: 17 29/06/2017 –  Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards...
June 29th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Focus on GHG emissions

Focus on GHG emissions
27 June 2017 – Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered at IMO Headquarters in London for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (26-30 June). The group,...
June 27th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More