Archive for the ‘Climate’ Category

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role

Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role
USA’s President Donald Trump Fed urged to block Trump re-election, DeLisle Worrell on the IMF, and the dollar’s reserve currency role THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.37 Most-Read Commentary Fed urged to block...
September 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution Speaking at London International shipping Week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, “The initial strategy adopted last year is a major policy commitment for a drastic reduction of GHG emissions...
September 13th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Aug-2019 ABOVE-NORMAL HURRICANE SEASON FORECAST Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States Above-normal hurricane season forecast Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions...
August 20th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

WOC and PIANC Sign MOU

WOC and PIANC Sign MOU
WOC and PIANC Sign MOU WOC and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure  (PIANC) sign MOU World Ocean Council and PIANC to Partner on Addressing Port/Coastal Infrastructure Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events and Advancing Young Professionals 16 August 2019 The World Ocean Council...
August 16th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic
Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic Journey for the future. . Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic with minimal CO2 emissions, a journey that aims to change the mindset of people around the world. Torqeedo...
August 14th, 2019 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Sailing | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice

Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice
Clean Arctic Alliance asks COSCO to come clean on Arctic Fuel Choice Beijing, 12 August 2019:- Responding to reports that the 190m-long COSCO-owned cargo vessel Tian’en is due to arrive in the Swedish port of Gävle on August 18, having traversed the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route between the Pacific...
August 12th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference

Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference
. Time is ripe for radical EMU reform, OMFIF-DZ BANK capital markets conference Thursday 8 August 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.32.3 Commentary: Time is ripe for radical EMU reform By Marcello Minenna in Rome Euro area reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace. The May European elections exposed a politically...
August 8th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference

Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference
… Accelerating Islamic finance growth, International capital markets conference Commentary: Accelerating Islamic finance growth By Mohamed Damak in Dubai Total Islamic finance assets increased by only around 2% in 2018, compared with 10% in 2017. The market is unlikely to fare much better in the...
August 1st, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather

Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather
The Time to Breathe campaign poster Outdoor workers are most affected by air pollution in hot weather British Safety Council welcomes HSE guidance on working in hot weather and looks forward to the regulator’s advice for outdoor employees working in polluted urban air As temperatures in Britain soar...
July 25th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical

From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical
From Aspirational to Feasible to Practical – the pathway to Zero-Emissions Shipping  Peering into the future – the near future, not the distant future – we see the beginnings of a pathway towards a goal that some believe is only aspirational: a zero-emissions shipping industry. It...
July 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change

Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change
. Shelton far outside the mainstream, Central banks and climate change Commentary: Shelton far outside the mainstream By Mark Sobel in Washington In a recent Washington Post article, Judy Shelton – one of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the Federal Reserve board – called for an internationally...
July 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, News, Pollution, Reports | Read More

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation
. SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation The social and political acceptability of ocean industries, sometimes known as the “social license to operate”, plays a fundamental role in securing the future potential...
July 19th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific
.. IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific In a spate of activity since its formal launch in March, the initial phase of the Glofouling Partnerships project is now well and truly underway with a series of technical workshops in the Pacific. The key message...
July 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire
The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire Summer 2019 Vol.10 Ed.3 Living in a world on fire: Climate crisis requires action now In 1992 Al Gore published Earth in the Balance, his first book on global warming. He wrote, ‘We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we...
July 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change
.. GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change Addressing climate risks to economies The global central banking community spent the last decade repairing the financial system after the international banking crisis. The OMFIF ESG special report, part of the Global Public Investor 2019...
June 30th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology

Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology
RAMMS collected imagery and bathymetry data of a coastal environment Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology Geo-data specialist company Fugro is embarking on a coastal mapping project in Jamaica and Haiti to support The...
June 26th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping
Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping The Clean Arctic Alliance calls on the global shipping industry to immediately reduce ship speed to cut CO2 emissions globally, reduce black carbon emissions by switching to cleaner fuels in the Arctic and for International Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market developments 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA Penalty for Outsourcing Failures The PRA has imposed a penalty of over £1...
June 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released
Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released The World Ocean Council, the unique global Blue Economy Business Organization, brings together the ocean business and investment community to work on Corporate Ocean Responsibility. The annual WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) convenes these ocean...
June 10th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ECOncrete Joins WOC

ECOncrete Joins WOC
ECOncrete Joins WOC Sectoral and Geographic Diversity of WOC Continues to Grow with Membership of ECOncrete, Global Developer of Bio-Enhancing Concrete Technology for Coastal and Marine Construction 8 June 2019 The World Ocean Council is proud to announce that ECOncrete has joined the WOC in support...
June 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019
World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Launches Program for Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) 7 June 2019 Every day is World Oceans Day at the World Ocean Council. And every day presents opportunities for investment and innovation in ocean health and...
June 7th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?
Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope? Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 June 2019 at 1 pm EEST – 2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. The global warming debate intensified when the Intergovernmental...
June 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More