Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

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

UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping

UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping
… London, 13th April 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance applauded progress by International Maritime Organization member states today towards banning use of the world’s dirtiest fuel – heavy fuel oil – from Arctic shipping, and called for Member States to make every effort to adopt...
April 13th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Ports welcome IMO GHG agreement as powerful signal

Ports welcome IMO GHG agreement as powerful signal
. Global port authorities, represented through the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), welcome the initial strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships that was adopted at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) earlier today.  Key element of the strategy...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals | 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

Commitment to decarbonise shipping is welcome – governments can no longer shirk decisions on how to cut ship GHG emissions

Commitment to decarbonise shipping is welcome – governments can no longer shirk decisions on how to cut ship GHG emissions
Today’s commitment by governments to require international shipping to decarbonise and at least halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is a welcome and potentially game changing development, the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) has said. But the lack of any clear plan of action to deliver the emissions...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy
ars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General ​ “The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment | Read More

INTERTANKO salutes the adoption of the IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from International Shipping

INTERTANKO salutes the adoption of the IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from International Shipping
Katharina Stanzel The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) congratulates the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on the decision taken today by the Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) to adopt a comprehensive Initial Strategy for significant reduction...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Intertanko | Read More

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations
Isabelle Ryckbost 04 April 2018 – The International Maritime Organization (MEPC 72)1 is expected to adopt its Initial GHG Strategy for shipping by the end of next week. The discussions aim to include in the Initial Strategy a CO2 emissions reduction target for the sector as well as potential...
April 4th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tony deBrum declaration for shipping

Tony deBrum declaration for shipping
… Tristan Smith and Isabelle Rojon attend French event, dubbed as the ‘Tony deBrum Declaration’, talking about how zero carbon shipping is possible today. 26 March 2018 The event brings together high-profile politicians, to discuss commitments for the decarbonisation of shipping,...
March 26th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | 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

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, 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

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification

Highlights of the first ELEMED conference of shipping electrification
From the conference On Tuesday 27 February 2018, 24 experts in five conference sessions discussed how Eastern Mediterranean region could become emissions-free through the application of electrification technologies in ports and vessels. The Conference entitled “Powering zero-emission marine transportation”...
March 6th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment | 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

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”

Poseidon Med II event: “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront”
Snapshot from the audience with Panagiotis Chatziperos at the podium “Air quality & emission measurements in ports at the forefront” The outcomes of Poseidon Med II workshop in Piraeus on 16th February 2018 Air quality, the leading priority of European ports, was the focus of last Friday discussion,...
February 23rd, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof

OI2018: Meet the right suppliers under one roof
Oceanology International 2018  /  13 – 15 March 2018 Excel London OI18 is the ideal place to discover exciting new trends and developments in the industry and we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your visit: 1. Learn the latest trends and market insights at the Conference covering...
February 16th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More