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ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

“Dive into the Ocean”…

“Dive into the Ocean”…
“Dive into the Ocean” HELMEPA’s new environmental education Program It was with great satisfaction that HELMEPA received the approval of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs regarding the “HELMEPA Junior” environmental educational Program for the school year 2018-2019,...
September 28th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology | Read More

Risks of Belt and Road in Africa, Tokyo climate change seminar

Risks of Belt and Road in Africa, Tokyo climate change seminar
.. Commentary: Risks of Belt and Road in Africa By Kat Usita in London Apprehension over China’s Belt and Road initiative continues to build. Some observers have accused Beijing of unduly exerting influence on other countries in the guise of infrastructure assistance. It is increasingly apparent...
September 25th, 2018 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor

NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers  and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor
NAMEPA welcomes its newest Corporate Member – Fairfield Chemical Carriers   Carleen Lyden Walker and announces their participation as an Annual Sponsor September 12, 2018 – Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association...
September 10th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes Russian-Finnish statement on Cleaner Arctic Shipping Fuel

Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes Russian-Finnish statement on Cleaner Arctic Shipping Fuel
.. Moscow, 24 August 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the joint statement by  Russian President Vladimir Putin and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on the need to move to cleaner ships’ fuels such as LNG in the Arctic. Speaking on behalf of the Clean Arctic Alliance, Alexey Knizhnikov...
August 24th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

New report shows poor policies at UN shipping agency put climate goals at risk

New report shows poor policies at UN shipping agency put climate goals at risk
Rueben Lifuka Transparency International offers recommendations to address key vulnerabilities Berlin, Germany – In advance of today’s council meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Transparency International is releasing a new report that highlights several transparency and accountability...
July 2nd, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports | Read More

EDF publishes legal analysis on IMO’s climate powers

EDF publishes legal analysis on IMO’s climate powers
Aoife O’Leary EDF has just published a legal analysis in conjunction with the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, investigating the potential legal bases for the IMO to enact climate measures. To evaluate what policies and measures the IMO could and should implement to meet the goals set out...
June 28th, 2018 | Climate, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments

Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments
UK Hydrographic Office headquarters in Taunton Britain ready to lead the world on G7 Healthy Oceans commitments This month the G7 signed a commitment to healthy oceans and ocean science Seven commitments are outlined in the Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Coastal Communities Britain’s...
June 28th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MEPSEAS project launched to protect South-East Asia marine environment

MEPSEAS project launched to protect South-East Asia marine environment
.. Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment protection treaties. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/11-MEPSEASLAUNCH.aspx Senior...
June 27th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award

Norsepower wins prestigious WWF 2018 Climate Solver Award
24mx4m Norsepower Rotor Sail successfully installed onboard the Viking Grace. Wind-assisted propulsion technology company is the only honouree from the shipping sector in the Nordic awards HELSINKI – 16 May 2018: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data...
May 16th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Climate, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini
.. HEALTHY SEAS JOINS FORCES WITH COUSTEAU DIVERS AND CARVICO SPA, FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST MARINE PROTECTED AREA IN SANTORINI The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organisation founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting...
May 15th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018
Paul Holthus Participants will include Captain Peter Hammarstedt, Chairman, Sea Shepherd Australia and Dr Kamal-Deen Ali, Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, May 14, 2018/ — The Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) 2018 has announced...
May 14th, 2018 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off
Porto Lagos, Xanthi The enthusiasm of younger and older volunteers characterized the opening, on Friday 4 May 2018, of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign, which is coordinated by the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA for the 5th consecutive year in our country...
May 8th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman
Esben Poulsson “Time is fast running out” for implementation by IMO Member States of the 0.5% global sulphur in fuel cap by 1 January 2020, says Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The IMO global sulphur cap for marine fuel is expected to see shipping’s bunker...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation
Martin Dorsman The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is positive towards the proposal for the EU budget 2021 – 2027 published earlier this week. Specifically the large increase of the EU budget for Research, Innovation and Digital and for Climate and Environment could provide resources...
May 4th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping
.. 24 April 2018 – ESPO welcomes the agreement reached at global level within the IMO to peak CO2 emissions from shipping as soon as possible and reduce them by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels. For European ports, the agreement reached last week is a real milestone and sends a strong...
April 24th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…

The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy…
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The UGS welcomes IMO’s ambitious initial GHG reduction strategy as a first but critical step towards the industry’s decarbonization The Union of Greek Shipowners welcomes the adoption of the IMO’s initial GHG reduction strategy by...
April 16th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

IMO gives strong signal to the shipping industry to start decarbonizing

IMO gives strong signal to the shipping industry to start decarbonizing
Martin Dorsman The environmental committee of IMO decided at its 72th meeting to adopt an initial strategy on the reduction of Green House Gases (GHG) emissions from ships. This strategy sets out levels of ambition to reduce GHG emissions on a pathway to full decarbonisation, consistent with the Paris...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO | Read More

Governments Need to Compromise or Risk Having No IMO Strategy At All

Governments Need to Compromise or Risk Having No IMO Strategy At All
Esben Poulsson Ahead of critical meetings at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) which commence on 3 April, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that governments must compromise to help IMO agree an ambitious strategy for the further reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping that...
March 26th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Asian ports face US$49 billion climate adaptation costs

Asian ports face US$49 billion climate adaptation costs
.. Thursday 22 March, 2018: Protecting Asia-Pacific ports against climate change could cost up to US$49 billion, according to new research commissioned by HSBC from sustainability analysts Asia Research and Engagement (ARE). The report – Climate Costs for Asia Pacific Ports – evaluates...
March 21st, 2018 | Climate, Environment, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Find out what’s new at Oi18

Find out what’s new at Oi18
Register Now Who’s Exhibiting? What’s On Travel & Hotels With less than two weeks to go till doors open, Oi18 will be a bigger and better event than before. A multitude of the biggest names within the...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created
Dimitis Mitsatsos at the podium delivering his speech Yesterday, 28 February 2018, the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and the Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, signed the Inaugural Declaration of UAEMEPA, the United Arab...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?
Kim Yeon-tae, Executive Director, Korean Register Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and the approaching Sulphur Cap 2020. The prolonged maritime downturn of the last decade...
February 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More