Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark

‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark
Leila Ben Hassen, Founder and CEO of ABEF organiser, Blue Jay Communication Launch event attracts international experts to debate ways to harness Africa’s oceans LONDON, United Kingdom, June 14, 2018/ — The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place...
June 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Fuelsave introduces fuel consumption and emissions abatement game-changer

Fuelsave introduces fuel consumption and emissions abatement game-changer
FS Marine+ efficiency has been verified during pilot tests aboard a heavy lift vessel FUELSAVE GmbH, a German energy efficiency start up for fuel and emissions reduction, has launched a ground-breaking technology capable of optimising the fuel consumption efficiency of all marine diesel engines. The...
June 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call to take actions against ship strikes

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call  to take actions against ship strikes
Is your cell phone safe for whales? In occasion of the World Oceans Day, international NGO Friend of the Sea calls both the shipping industry and consumers to take actions to prevent ship strikes. The time you scroll down the news on your smartphone commuting to work, numbers of whales are killed or...
June 7th, 2018 | Charity, 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

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…

Full Steam ahead for clean shipping fuel…
… FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR CLEAN SHIPPING FUEL AS POSIDONIA SETS GLOBAL MARITIME ENERGY AGENDA Clean fuel is one of global shipping’s hottest topics as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 deadline for a global sulphur limit in fuel oil used on board ships is fast approaching. And as...
June 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel
The SUMMETH project has concluded that methanol fuel offers immediate environmental benefits and a zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft. (Photo credit: Truls Persson ) Project finds methanol offers immediate environmental benefits and zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft, giving...
May 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability
Neil Anderson, Director of Marine Technologies at LAB. Notion that scrubbers, are large, alloy units that are hard to install, maintain, and recycle needs to evolve, says manufacturer PARIS – 30 May 2018 – Global market-leader in flue gas treatment and desulphurisation, LAB, part of the CNIM Group,...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels

Carbon Targets for Shipping can only be met with ‘Zero CO2’ Fuels
Simon Bennett, The ambitious CO2 reduction targets set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the year 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels and propulsion systems says the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).     Speaking at the annual Summit of...
May 25th, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners

Sulphur Cap Chaos in 2020 Warn World’s Shipowners
Esben Poulsson The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) urgently resolves some serious issues concerning the successful implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap, which is scheduled to come into...
May 21st, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | 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

ESPO publishes its position paper on the Port Reception Facilities for ship waste

ESPO publishes its position paper on the Port Reception Facilities for ship waste
Isabelle Ryckbost 09 May 2018 – For European ports, ship waste has been one of the main environmental priorities, as indicated in the ESPO 2017 Sustainability Report. In its position paper on the revision of the Port Reception Facilities Directive, ESPO welcomes the Commission proposal and its...
May 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services
NAPA Shipping Solutions Cloud-based Voyage Planning (c) NAPA 2018 Helsinki, Finland – 9 May 2018 – Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA today announced that it has received major funding from INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium,...
May 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | 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

The IMO’s global sulfure cap 2020

The IMO’s global sulfure cap 2020
From 1st January 2020, the maximum sulfur content in marine fuel, must necessarily go from 3.5% to 0.5%. The decision was taken in October 2016 by the Commission for the Protection of the Marine Environment (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), revising the terms of Annex VI of the...
May 3rd, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Legal | Read More

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on Emission-Free Drive System for Vendée Globe Campaign

Torqeedo and BMW Cooperate on Emission-Free Drive System for Vendée Globe Campaign
Photocredit BMW AG, Verwendung ausschließlich für redaktionelle Zwecke. Gilching, Germany (May 2, 2018) – Around the world with BMW i and Torqeedo technology: German sailor Boris Herrmann is planning to compete for the Yacht Club de Monaco in the Vendée Globe solo, around-the-world race in 2020...
May 2nd, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Ports welcome breakthrough on HNS Convention

Ports welcome breakthrough on HNS Convention
  The International Association of Ports and Harbors welcomes the announcement made at the IMO Legal Committee earlier this week that Canada and Turkey ratified the 2010 IMO Convention on Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS). This represents a significant breakthrough in having a financial compensation...
April 27th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | 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

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean

Air quality experts urge Spanish government to support Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean
Mein Schiff 6 cruise docked in the terminal in Barcelona. April 17, 2018 (Author: María García) The German organisation, Control Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (henceforth NABU), together with Ecologists in Action, have carried out measurements of atmospheric emissions from sea traffic...
April 24th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä welcomes global shipping’s agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Wärtsilä welcomes global shipping’s agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Wärtsilä Corporation,  20 April 2018 at 11.15 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä announces its strong support for the agreement reached last week at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. The agreed plan is for shipping to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by...
April 20th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

OECD report out today: Ports must ramp up greenhouse gas incentives

OECD report out today: Ports must ramp up greenhouse gas incentives
… For sure, our international readership you would be interested to study the new OECD International Transport Forum report which come out today, arguing ports need to develop more – and smarter – incentives in order to meet the IMO’s greenhouse gas targets for the shipping...
April 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | 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

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…
John N. Faraclas Following a bad fortnight and the subsequent fall below the 1,000-point threshold, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” a correction on the plus side and now owners can “breath…” Geopolitics though are not so good and we might see a domino effect in the warring front...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction

Interferry welcomes immediate application of energy efficiency correction
Johan Roos Confirmation by the International Maritime Organization of a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for ro-ro and ro-pax vessels has been welcomed by trade association Interferry as an incentive to revive newbuild projects that have been inhibited by...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More