Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting. Following discussions on the implementation...
March 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways
Electric highways GEODIS joined a consortium of French companies to commission a study on electric highways from the low-carbon consultancy firm Carbone 4. The study, published on February 27, confirms the interesting possibilities of developing this technology to reduce the CO2 emissions of resulting...
March 22nd, 2017 | Automobiles, Emissions, Environment, Markets | Read More

Aderco opens Singapore office

Aderco opens Singapore office
Philippe Lecloux Responding to growing demand for fuel treatment solutions that save costs, maximise uptime and reduce emissions in the maritime sector, leading fuel treatment manufacturer Aderco has opened an operational base in Singapore. Strategically located, the new office forms a mission-critical...
March 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution | Read More

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop

Always at the forefront, Alfa Laval PureSOx continues to develop
Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Alfa Laval Exhaust Gas Cleaning Alfa Laval PureSOx is today’s most complete SOx scrubber platform, with multiple operating arrangements, two scrubber designs and a range of compliance profiles for meeting the 2020 global sulphur cap. Working closely with customers, Alfa...
March 20th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission
09/03/2017  – A new centre tasked with promoting technologies and operations to help navigate shipping into a low-carbon future has been launched at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (8 March). The centre will cater to the needs of the Caribbean region under the Global Maritime Technology...
March 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

GHG emissions of shipping: ECSA deplores that port and cargo interests condone regional measures

GHG emissions of shipping: ECSA deplores that port and cargo interests condone regional measures
Patrick Verhoeven ECSA regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour of the European Parliament’s position to conditionally include shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme as of 2023 if the International Maritime Organisation does not have a comparable system operating by...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…

FEPORT: Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)…
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid February 17th, 2017 – Shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS): a strong message sent by the European Parliament to all maritime stakeholders Two days ago, the European Parliament has voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission...
February 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive
Katharina Stanzel By majority vote, the Members of the European Parliament have agreed to include shipping in the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive as of 2023, unless there is a comparable system agreed under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) by the end of 2021. “INTERTANKO...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intertanko, News, Organisations | Read More

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament to propose that international shipping (including non-EU flag ships) should be incorporated...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport
Isabelle Ryckbost 15 February 2017 Today the European Parliament voted in favour of  the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of a maritime climate fund “in the absence of progress at international level” as from 2023. Climate change...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Shipping does not belong in EU Emission Trading Scheme

Shipping does not belong in EU Emission Trading Scheme
Patrick Verhoeven Members of the European Parliament voted today in plenary on the Commission’s proposal to revise the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive. A majority of MEPs voted to include shipping in the scheme as of 2023, if there is no comparable system operating in the International...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today
Alasdair Buchanan Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies...
February 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register
Alasdair Buchanan Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies will have the most...
February 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
February 06, 2016 – Evergreen Line has received recognition for its excellent performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program, which started on July 1 last year and ended on November 15.  The initiative was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding...
February 7th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Torvald Klaveness selects ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help comply with environmental regulations

Torvald Klaveness selects ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software to help comply with environmental regulations
… OCTOPUS performance advisory & reporting solution will be utilized on three Klaveness Combination Carriers. Dalfsen, Netherlands, February 7, 2017 – ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will be installed on three new Torvald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations....
February 7th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up
Hallstein Havåg of Bellona speaking at the event today Tromsø, January 25, 2017: – A world-leading expedition cruise ship operator today joined international environmental organisations to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities and ecosystems from risks posed by the use of marine heavy...
January 25th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

New turbochargers from L’Orange promise more power, less fuel, less emissions.

New turbochargers from L’Orange promise more power, less fuel, less emissions.
Latest turbochargers offer high performance and efficiency for large industrial engines Stuttgart, January 2017 L’Orange – the leading German manufacturer of injection technology – has introduced a new range of high performance and efficient turbochargers for large industrial diesel engines...
January 18th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IMCA welcome’s IMO SG’s call not to threaten IMOI’s emissions global roadmap

IMCA welcome’s IMO SG’s call not to threaten IMOI’s emissions global roadmap
John Bradshaw IMCA WELCOME’S IMO SECRETARY GENERAL’S CALL NOT TO THREATEN IMO’S EMISSIONS GLOBAL ROADMAP The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) believes that the roadmap adopted by the Marine Environment Protection of IMO (MEPC 70) to develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More