Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  
Dr. Ram Vis Dr. Ram Vis was a speaker at GST/Shipping 2030 in New York last week. Viewers can read herebelow his reflections on how the maritime industry should be approaching the fuel issue: Historically, Charles Lamb is credited with introducing heavy fuels in Diesel Engines. There was serious competition...
November 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Nov-2017 LIGHT BEACON REPAIR WORKS Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF WAH FU Hong Kong REGULATIONS FOR ECA (EMISSION CONTROL AREAS) China Light beacon repair works Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, repair works for a light...
November 14th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation
The ‘RheinFantasie’, moored in the heart of Bonn and close to the main conference centre forUNFCCC, hosted the shipping summit Shipping industry holds own summit at COP 23 climate meeting, pushes for ‘Maritime Energy Transition’ The 23rd session of the UN’s Climate Change Conference, ‘COP...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge

High-Level summit to drive ambitious action on Global Shipping’s Decarbonization Challenge
LONDON – NOVEMBER 10, 2017: Wide consensus that the global shipping fleet must rapidly decarbonize has catalyzed some of shipping’s most ambitious and commercially-savvy leaders, strategists and innovators to co-develop an Action Plan for the decarbonization of international shipping in line with...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Ocean at the heart of COP23

Ocean at the heart of COP23
The Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance launches the first synthesis  of the ongoing actions led by the ocean-climate community Ocean at the heart of COP23 The Presidency of Fiji at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ICS encouraged by EU faith in UN IMO to further reduce shipping’s carbon emissions

ICS encouraged by EU faith in UN IMO to further reduce shipping’s carbon emissions
Simon Bennett,ICS Director of Policy and External Relations Speaking from the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, ICS Director of Policy, Simon Bennett, has commented on the provisional decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regional EU Emissions Trading...
November 9th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

Banks explore challenges Decarbonisation poses to Ship Finance

Banks explore challenges Decarbonisation poses to Ship Finance
Maurice John Meehan “Many global financial institutions have committed to bringing their portfolios in line with the transition to a low-carbon economy. To fully achieve this, they must address the climate risks to hundreds of billions of dollars in shipping investments that will emerge as soon as...
November 8th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Shipfinance | Read More

German Environmental Ministry Backs Industry-Led Shipping Decarbonization Summit at UNFCCC COP23

German Environmental Ministry Backs Industry-Led Shipping Decarbonization Summit at UNFCCC COP23
LONDON – NOVEMBER 07, 2017: The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) has pledged its support for the ‘Ambition 1.5oC: Global Shipping’s Action Plan’ summit which will gather 150-200 invited, influential shipping industry representatives...
November 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Corsica Linea to take vessel performance management to the next level with Eniram’s solutions

Corsica Linea to take vessel performance management to the next level with Eniram’s solutions
Capture of the Eniram MRV application on your mobile device Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 November 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a five-year service agreement with Corsica Linea to take them to the forefront of digitalization and performance management. The agreement...
November 6th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing
… The environmental charity GreenSeas and university students are determined to change the ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude to responsible waste disposal.  Their mission began last week on a beach in the South of England ….…. GreenSeas Trust and the University of East London (UEL) design...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Progress made in developing GHG strategy for international shipping

Progress made in developing GHG strategy for international shipping
… The second meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (23-27 October) has made progress in starting to shape a draft initial IMO GHG strategy including refining the vision for IMO, which will express IMO’s further commitment to...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting
Martin Dorsman ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that continuous progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) intersessional meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The meeting has further built on an initial strategy for reducing...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Monitoring phase for a Clean Inland Shipping project begins

Monitoring phase for a Clean Inland Shipping project begins
Inland shipping The vessels which will take part in the trials for the CLINSH project (CLean INland SHipping) have been selected. Their emissions will be closely monitored during the two-year project which is part of the European Union’s LIFE programme.  The vessels are to test various emissions-reducing...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations | Read More

Regulating ship speed could cut emissions by a third – study

Regulating ship speed could cut emissions by a third – study
… Greenhouse gas emissions from three ship types – containerships, bulkers and tankers – could be reduced by a third, on average, by reducing their speed, according to a new independent study that will be presented to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) next week.  The cumulative...
October 18th, 2017 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO | Read More

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing
Tina Raleigh, left, a member of ABP’s Green Team with local bee keeper Karen Wood. ABP Humber has taken on a green initiative by introducing around 50,000 honey bees to support the local ecosystem. To Port of Hull has recently installed a beehive and bee friendly plants to help preserve these vital...
October 18th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, News, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up

ICCT report: Oil + container shipping fleets are speeding up
Flagging up a new study by the team @ ICCT which assesses the maritime sector’s GHG from 2013-2015. Key findings include: Fuel consumption is increasing.  Maritime fuel consumption increased from 291 to 298 million tonnes (+2.4%) from 2013 to 2015, compared to a 7% increase in demand for...
October 17th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day
A full house ! Shipping heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017 Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day of the conference CYPRUS, 11th October 2017: The second day of the “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference successfully kept the momentum that was...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Malta, October 9th, 2017:-  The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th, as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment...
October 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Communication, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference
Wayne Jones Engine-retrofit commitment aims to move world’s fleet towards clean technology Malta set the scene for the invitation-only ‘Our Ocean 2017 Conference’ this past October 5th and 6th that brought together statesmen, government ministers and industry leaders from around the world to look...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Oct-2017 FIRE IN TANK AT OIL TERMINAL Mumbai, India Fire in tank at oil terminal Sunday, October 8, 2017, Mumbai, India Vessel traffic in Mumbai Port continues to be disrupted following a fire started by a lightning strike out in a tank at Jawahar Dweep oil terminal on...
October 8th, 2017 | Emissions, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Oil Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim In his exclusive interview with IAA PortNews in Moscow, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim covered a wide range of IMO activities: fuel and environmental regulations, Polar Code, autonomous ships, cybersecurity, and many others:  – What is your first impression...
October 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, IMO, Interviews, News, Organisations, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

GEODIS highly rated for its CSR approach

GEODIS highly rated for its CSR approach
The collaborative platform EcoVadis has awarded GEODIS a score of 68/100, after analyzing its entire Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. EcoVadis assesses companies on environmental, social, ethical and supply chain issues. With this score, it has placed the Group among the best in its overall...
October 4th, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment | Read More