Archive for the ‘Emissions’ Category

Breathing clean air is a basic human right

Breathing clean air is a basic human right
Breathing clean air is a basic human right New data shows why British Safety Council is calling for urgent action to protect outdoor workers from air pollution On the eve of Clean Air Day, the British Safety Council calls on employers of outdoor workers to join its Time to Breathecampaign. Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping
Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping The Clean Arctic Alliance calls on the global shipping industry to immediately reduce ship speed to cut CO2 emissions globally, reduce black carbon emissions by switching to cleaner fuels in the Arctic and for International Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles

Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles
.. Societe Generale signs Poseidon Principles SOCIETE GENERALE SIGNS POSEIDON PRINCIPLES PROMOTING SHIPPING INDUSTRY DECARBONISATION Societe Generale announces it is one of the founding signatories to the Poseidon Principles in collaboration with the Global Maritime Forum, and in league with a significant...
June 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Pollution, Shipfinance | Read More

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released
Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released The World Ocean Council, the unique global Blue Economy Business Organization, brings together the ocean business and investment community to work on Corporate Ocean Responsibility. The annual WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) convenes these ocean...
June 10th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019
World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Launches Program for Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) 7 June 2019 Every day is World Oceans Day at the World Ocean Council. And every day presents opportunities for investment and innovation in ocean health and...
June 7th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine

Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine
Nick Mahoney Scrubber manufacturer PGT appoints new head of marine Emission Control Technology Provider Pacific Green Builds Out Senior Management Team Appointing Nick Mahoney as head of its new Marine Trading Division Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: PGTK), developer of the ENVI-Marine™ and...
June 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | Read More

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?
Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope? Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 June 2019 at 1 pm EEST – 2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. The global warming debate intensified when the Intergovernmental...
June 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution

There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution
The Time to Breathe campaign poster There is no excuse for inaction or ignorance on air pollution British Safety Council, alarmed by new research, welcomes the #AirWeShare campaign in calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution The site engineer at a construction site...
May 29th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning

Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning
Anders Lindmark takes on new role as Business Unit President, Gas Systems Alfa Laval’s Anders Lindmark moves from ballast water treatment to exhaust gas cleaning Anders Lindmark, formerly Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast, has transitioned from ballast water treatment into another compliance application....
May 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation

Lloyd’s Register on: IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation
Timothy Wilson LR Invitation – IMO/MEPC 74 Update – 22 May 2019 @ Laskarides Foundation [16:00-18:30] With the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74  in mind – which took place on 13-17 May 2019, Lloyd’s Register’s Timothy Wilson, Principal Marine...
May 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction
. UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74
Theodore El. Veniamis, The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74  The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74 towards a safe and consistent implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels and sustainable environmental policies The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 17-May-2019 PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS FOR BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Canakkale Strait, Turkey RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR RESIDUES DISPOSAL ARISING FROM EXHAUST GAS CLEANING SYSTEMS (SCRUBBERS) Singapore GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS TO CLOSE FOR EID UL FITRI Indonesia Planned traffic suspensions...
May 17th, 2019 | Canals, Emissions, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American

RightShip & South Pole deliver first reported carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American
Kris Fumberger, Sustainability Manager, RightShip RightShip and South Pole deliver first reported entirely carbon offset iron ore shipment for Anglo American Global mining company Anglo American has offset the carbon emissions for an ocean freight voyage from South Africa to Europe, using RightShip’s...
May 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions
Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions in the Solomon Islands as part of a global project to help tackle climate change. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/09-video-launch-global-problem-local-actions.aspx  Watch...
May 15th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions
​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (left) and Mr Sveinung Oftedal, Specialist Director of the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, signed the GreenVoyage-2050 project. UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions A major international project to support the International...
May 14th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam

Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam
. Meet with Chelsea’s exhaust gas monitoring experts at next week’s Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, 8-9th May, Amsterdam   Delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about Chelsea’s Sea Sentry fully autonomous wash water monitoring system for both the water inlet and outlet of wet exhaust...
May 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research
PORTS REVOKE SCRUBBER BAN AFTER PUBLICATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. Following...
May 2nd, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More