Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

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

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping
TOKYO, 26 June 2017 – Ports worldwide are at the crossroads of land-based and maritime industries and are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather conditions. That is why the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) actively supports the development...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | 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

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda

Maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation / autonomous vessels put on agenda
GMN maritime technology project seeks stakeholder participation 21/06/2017  – The GMN maritime technology project, run by IMO and funded by the European Union, has issued a call for expressions of interest from individuals within specified organizations to become members of the GMN Project’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling

Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling
Chris Reed of Neometals. Lithium evolution: Australia’s Neometals advances mining, processing and recycling By James Brewer Like the motor industry on which it keeps a watchful eye, a burgeoning lithium development company is at a crossroads. Vehicle manufacturers are revving up plans to move production...
June 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Mining, News | Read More

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers
Catja Hjorth Rasmussen Star Cool™ refrigerated containers are now fitted with a new embedded digital feature that offers visibility and precise knowledge of actual energy consumption. To provide transparency into actual energy consumption throughout the transportation window, over land and sea, Maersk...
June 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel
… Collaborative initiative paves the way for further dramatic reductions in CO2 and local emissions from both inland and seaborne maritime transport AMSTERDAM, JUNE 8, 2017: HEINEKEN® Netherlands, leading foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, Logistics | 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

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans
DNV GL – Maritime’s George Teriakidis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East (left) and Andreas Pagalos, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for East Mediterranean (right), present Mattheou Dimitrios, Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced
LR’s David Barrow and HHI’s Bong-Jun Jang signing the agreement at Nor-Shipping 01 June 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have today announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers. These designs will...
June 1st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL looks to a greener 2050 with greenhouse gas model for shipping

DNV GL looks to a greener 2050 with greenhouse gas model for shipping
DNV GL Low Carbon Shipping towards 2050. Oslo, 1 June 2017: DNV GL has published a report assessing the potential for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction from shipping towards 2050, based on a new computational model. The model can evaluate various scenarios for both individual ship segments and...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd*1 just launched a support service for setting up an EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) Monitoring Plan (MP) in compliance with the EU MRV regulation. This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships...
May 31st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes; geopolitics are worsening and Terrorism of ANY kind must be curbed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI was also down  44 points since last week’s closing...
May 26th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Climate, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

‘GoodShipping Program’ hands cargo owners control of their carbon footprint

‘GoodShipping Program’ hands cargo owners control of their carbon footprint
Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO, GoodFuels AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: MAY 24, 2017: A new ground-breaking initiative will hand cargo owners the opportunity to control and greatly reduce the carbon footprint of their ocean freight. The ‘GoodShipping Program’ enables ocean cargo owners with a quick, transparent...
May 24th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea
Alliance OneSea MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is one of several leading global companies that have teamed up for the advanced co-creation ecosystem, One Sea. Founded in 2016, the goal for the ecosystem’s partners is to jointly-develop the world’s first system of autonomous ships. The partner’s...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee  Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced that it is now authorized by Germany’s National Accreditation Body (DAkks) to act as a verification body for EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting, Verification). EU MRV refers to regulation...
May 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä 34DF engines awarded EPA Tier III emissions compliance certification

Wärtsilä 34DF engines awarded EPA Tier III emissions compliance certification
A 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 34DF engine. The engine features advanced dual-fuel technology and high efficiency, and its success is evidenced with more than 300 engines delivered globally. Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 May 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded model...
May 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maurice Meehan takes the lead at Carbon War Room’s Shipping Operation

Maurice Meehan takes the lead at Carbon War Room’s Shipping Operation
LONDON – MAY 1, 2017 – Carbon War Room (CWR)—part of Rocky Mountain Institute, the global NGO that promotes profitable solutions for decarbonisation—today announced the appointment of Maurice Meehan as the director of its Shipping Operation. On 1 May 2017 Meehan, formerly of Maersk,...
May 1st, 2017 | Climate, Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier

DNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifier
l to r: Oliver Darley, Vice President, Head of Ship Systems, Materials & Components and Nils Wegener, MRV Manager at DNV GL. Hamburg, 19 April 2017: Classification society DNV GL has gained the accreditation from German accreditation body DAkkS to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting...
April 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT),  Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental tradeoffs finds that using heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping creates such great risks compared to...
April 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports

Corvus Energy to deliver battery solutions to cut emissions in Chinese ports
Corvus Energy’s Orca ESS to Power Multiple Hybrid RTG Cranes at Changshu Port Richmond, BC – April 13, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) for CCCC Shanghai Equipment...
April 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”
Anna Stamatiou The international environmental NGO MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), working to protect sea turtles and their marine and coastal habitats in the Mediterranean, launches its new online game “TEAM TURTLE” at the 37th International Sea Turtle Symposium (15...
April 12th, 2017 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions at Ocean Business 2017

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions  at Ocean Business 2017
With a special focus on its innovations that include OARS® and SEADEVIL®, Fugro is using this year’s Ocean Business event to showcase how to increase efficiency and reduce the costs of offshore operations and exploration campaigns. A visit to the Fugro team will reveal information about its innovative...
March 31st, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More