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IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets
.. IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of...
November 15th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions The IMO, which met in London this week to discuss how the shipping industry can continue to decarbonise, has agreed that a goal-setting approach is the best way to reduce carbon emissions in...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles
.. The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles New results from the Tara Oceans expedition, led by a collaboration between the Tara Ocean Foundation and teams from the CNRS, EMBL, CEA, Sorbonne Université and Université Paris Science...
November 14th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping No time to lose! The IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions The UK Chamber of Shipping has put tackling climate change at the top of its agenda. Shipping is six times more efficient than trucks and...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead

‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead
‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’, Brazil’s economic outlook and challenges ahead Tuesday 5 November 2019  –   Vol.10 Ed.45.1 Commentary: ‘Two degrees’ overtaking ‘2% inflation’ By Gary Smith and Danae Kyriakopoulou The climate change...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee

Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee
Ed Saade Fugro’s Edward Saade reappointed to NOAA Federal Advisory Committee The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has reappointed Fugro USA President Edward Saade to its Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP). The 15-member federal advisory committee comprises individuals...
October 29th, 2019 | Climate, Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Person Profiles | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation, India’s sudden announced ban of all single use plastics on ships in its waters will certainly get people’s interest this week. While such a move is bold and in line with growing...
October 27th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world

Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world
The Viking Glory Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world Thanks to its advanced solutions and technical innovations, M/S Viking Glory will be one of the most climate-smart passenger ships in the world. It is estimated that the ship will consume up to 10% less fuel...
October 24th, 2019 | Climate, Cruise Ferry, Energy, Environment | Read More

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution
Sarah Zitouni Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution By Sarah Zitouni, Lean Marine Sweden AB In a world where ecological concerns run high, every industry is under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. The international shipping industry is no exception. During the 45th G7 summit held...
October 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route
Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route London, Monday, October 21, 2019:- Responding to the announcement that shipping company MSC “will not explore or use the Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia for container shipping” and that it believes that shipping...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping
. Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from...
October 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit

Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit
Ocean Industry Associations to Gather at WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit World Ocean Council to Convene the 2nd Global Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders (ROIAL) at the SOS 2019 (Paris, 20-22 Nov, 2019) 26 September 2019 The 2nd Roundtable of Ocean Industry Association Leaders (ROIAL) will...
September 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London
. IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London International Symposium on Extreme Maritime Weather – Towards Safety of Life at Sea and a Sustainable Blue Economy https://public.wmo.int/en/events/meetings/londonsymposium Identifying ways to reduce the loss...
September 25th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Weather | Read More

4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate

4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate
4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam 8-9 Oct) and WOC Collaborate World Ocean Council Engages as Strategic Partner to Advance Science and Solutions for the Future of Shipping 24 September 2019 The 4th International Green & Smart Shipping Summit (Rotterdam, 8-9 October) again...
September 24th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?
John Faraclas Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 74 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,192 points – for a second day below the “famous threshold” as of the end of Dec 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics in uncharted waters. John...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global BlueTech Summit

Global BlueTech Summit
Global BlueTech Summit SeaAhead’s inaugural Global Bluetech Summit Next Generation Bluetech aAhead’s inaugural Global Bluetech Summit will bring together hundreds of high-level stakeholders from across the marine and maritime ecosystem on October 9th and 10th in New York City for the...
September 19th, 2019 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

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