Archive for the ‘Climate’ Category

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support

NAMEPA Houston Event Receives Strong Industry Support
Joe Hughes NAMEPA Houston event receives strong industry support Disruption in Maritime Industry Prompts High Participation, Support  for NAMEPA Houston Conference HOUSTON, TX – February 24, 2020 – Uncertainty and disruption in the maritime industry has drawn unprecedented support from corporate...
February 25th, 2020 | Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative

Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its CSR&S Initiative
Smilling faces, l to r: Maria Mavroudi and Carolina Alkalai Founders of Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel holding the award Kallichoron receives the Gold Hellenic Responsible Business Award for its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiative “Kallichoron Room2Give” at Pireos 138 Benaki...
February 25th, 2020 | Awards, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview

The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview
The Poseidon Principles – Part 1 – Overview In April 2018, the International Maritime Organisation (the “IMO”), took the unprecedented step of committing the shipping industry to a long-term strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, and to phase them...
February 24th, 2020 | Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision

Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision
.. Low trust impedes digital currency plans, Tackling climate change: The role of banking regulation and supervision Thursday 20 February 2020 Vol.11 Ed.8.3 Commentary: Low trust impedes digital currency plans Negative interest rates and Europe’s faltering dream By John Orchard in London Lurking in...
February 20th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Reports | Read More

Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis

Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis
Central banks plan radical change in the regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis Central banks plan radical change in regulatory landscape to tackle climate crisis – time for banks to get ready  70% of central banks and regulators see climate change as ‘major threat’ to financial stability Inclusion...
February 19th, 2020 | Banking, Climate, Environment, Reports | Read More

WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance

WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance
WOC Partners in Launch of Centre for Blue Governance WOC CEO Paul Holthus Keynotes on “Blue Finance” at Inauguration of Centre for Blue Governance at the University of Portsmouth 5 February 2020 The Centre for Blue Governance (CBG) at the University of Portsmouth, UK, will be launched on 13 February...
February 5th, 2020 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

British Safety Council: New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner

British Safety Council: New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner
Matthew Holder, Head of Campaigns, British Safety Council. New research shows outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner We are building the evidence base that proves government must act on air quality says British Safety Council An app developed by King College London...
February 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!

Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats!
Kyparissia Thines vehicles Bern Convention fully embraces MEDASSET’s complaints about important Sea Turtle Habitats! The 39th Standing Committee of the Bern Convention (Council of Europe) on the Conservation of European Wild Life and Natural Habitats  fully supported MEDASSET’s complaints about...
January 28th, 2020 | Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market
Photo Credit: Ajax News & Feature Service / Alamy Stock Photo Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market – IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally – Urgent questions to be answered by oil...
January 27th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Panalpina, now part of the DSV Panalpina Group, recognised as an ‘A lister’ for its efforts to combat climate change

Panalpina, now part of the DSV Panalpina Group, recognised as an ‘A lister’ for its efforts to combat climate change
. Panalpina, now part of the DSV Panalpina Group, recognised as an ‘A lister’ for its efforts to combat climate change Panalpina, which was acquired by DSV in 2019, has been commended for its climate action, achieving a place on non-profit CDP’s ‘A List’ for climate change, based on the...
January 21st, 2020 | Climate, Energy, Environment, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

FEPORT welcomes the Green Deal for Europe and its potential to mainstream sustainability into all EU policies

FEPORT welcomes the Green Deal for Europe and its potential to mainstream sustainability into all EU policies
. FEPORT welcomes the Green Deal for Europe and its potential to mainstream sustainability into all EU policies As promised in her political Guidelines, Commission President von der Leyen presented her Green Deal for Europe on December 11th, 2019. The Communication sets very ambitious objectives for...
December 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester

Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester
Matthias Winkler, Managing Director CMT Cutting costs by optimizing engine performance and Fuel Compatibility Tester Fuel compatibility and Diesel engine performance measurement, particularly in respect of reducing maintenance cost, was the focus of attention for over a hundred members of the shipping...
December 15th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more

Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more
Boris Johnson Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn, Five ways to advance on climate change, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 9-13 December 2019, Vol.10 Ed.50 Most-Read Commentary Divisive Johnson, improbable Corbyn: Britain will leave the European...
December 14th, 2019 | Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, News, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation

Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation
Simon Bennett, Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation Today at COP 25, the UN Climate Change Conference, in Madrid, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), and the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) organised...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone

BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone
The BIMCO House BIMCO agrees that climate ambitions will not be achieved by Europe acting alone BIMCO welcomes the recognition of the European Commission (EC) that climate change is a global issue that requires mobilisation of partners internationally. In The European Green Deal, published on 11 December...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Climate, Environment, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands

Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands
Private Sector Leadership on Ocean, Climate and SDGs for Islands PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERSHIP ON OCEAN, CLIMATE AND SDGS FOR ISLANDS AT COP 25, MADRID WOC Partners with Cape Verde and Other Island Countries on Advancing Adaptation and Private Sector Engagement for a Climate Resilient Blue Economy in Small...
December 13th, 2019 | Climate, Environment | Read More

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy

Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy
Five ways to advance on climate change, Outlook for economic stability in Italy Thursday 12 December 2019 – Vol.10 Ed.50.3 Commentary: Five ways to advance on climate change By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Madrid This year’s United Nations Conference of the Parties in Madrid has heard plenty of...
December 12th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, European Union, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal

The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal
Martin Dorsman The European shipping industry welcomes the European Green Deal  The European shipping industry fully welcomes the unveiling of the European Green Deal by the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the European Parliament today. “It is an ambitious plan that Europe...
December 11th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt

European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt
.   European reset on climate change, Ensuring financial stability at a time of high global debt Tuesday 3 December 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.49.1 Commentary: European reset on climate change By David Marsh in London A ‘green deal for Europe’ is building momentum following massive public...
December 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution | Read More

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success

Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success
Blue Economy Finance and Investment News – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Success World Ocean Council SOS 2019 Success re “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy” Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 Generates Global, High-Level, High-Energy Dialogue...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables

COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables
… COPERNICUS Collaborative Vision for a Sustainable Ocean: Investment and Innovation for Ocean Data and Deliverables High-Level Plenary Session Sponsored by WOC Member Mercator Ocean International to Explore Investment and Innovation Needs and Opportunities for Expanding Ocean Data Monitoring for...
November 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security

Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security
. Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership, Sustainable Development and Maritime Security Special Speech by Brune Poirson, Minister of State attached to the Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition of France, to Precede WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) Plenary Session on Women’s Leadership...
November 18th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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