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IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets

IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets
.. IMO pushes forward with work to meet ship emission reduction targets The IMO Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships has made significant progress in pushing forward with work to help achieve the ambitious targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of...
November 15th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions

IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions The IMO, which met in London this week to discuss how the shipping industry can continue to decarbonise, has agreed that a goal-setting approach is the best way to reduce carbon emissions in...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Pollution | Read More

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report

General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report
.. General Assembly ESPO: congratulations to Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS) – Publication of ESPO Annual Report ESPO congratulates Port of Guadeloupe for obtaining its first EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). The PERS certificate was...
November 15th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles

The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles
.. The Tara Oceans mission reveals variations in plankton biodiversity and activity from the equator to the poles New results from the Tara Oceans expedition, led by a collaboration between the Tara Ocean Foundation and teams from the CNRS, EMBL, CEA, Sorbonne Université and Université Paris Science...
November 14th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands

BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands
BTG and GoodFuels preparing for major investment in bio-refinery to support shipping’s low carbon fuels demands Dutch technology group and sustainable marine fuel pioneer GoodFuels exploring options for joint investment  ENSCHEDE, 14 NOVEMBER, 2019 – More of the world’s international shipping...
November 14th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions

UK Chamber of Shipping: IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions
Anna Ziou, Policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping No time to lose! The IMO should give clear direction on the preferred short-term measures to cut emissions The UK Chamber of Shipping has put tackling climate change at the top of its agenda. Shipping is six times more efficient than trucks and...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds

New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds
John Maggs New report highlights health, nature and climate benefits of reducing ship speeds Brussels, 11 November 2019. On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organisation in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment...
November 11th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible

Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible
Meeting emissions targets for ships is tough but possible Our latest Maritime Forecast to 2050 uses a new model to look at how different policies impact the IMO’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals. With contributions from vessel speed reduction, energy-efficiency measures, and alternative fuels,...
November 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

American Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019) re – Sulphur Cap

American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap
American  Club member alert (Oct 30, 2019)  re – Sulphur Cap OCTOBER 10, 2019 SULPHUR CAP 2020 UPDATE In view of the fast approaching IMO 2020 legislation, Members are reminded of some important issues to consider and ensure to have in place prior to January 1, 2020 including preparations...
October 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries
Victoria of Wight UK Chamber of Shipping calls for more hybrid ferries Tackling climate change is the number one priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping and yesterday (28 October 2019) Chief executive Bob Sanguinetti visited Wightlink in Portsmouth where he was shown their state-of-the-art hybrid ferry. Victoria...
October 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom.World 27 Oct. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation, India’s sudden announced ban of all single use plastics on ships in its waters will certainly get people’s interest this week. While such a move is bold and in line with growing...
October 27th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition

Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition
.. Hempel joins Getting to Zero Coalition Global coatings supplier Hempel announced on 24 October that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, a multi-stakeholder group that aims to see the introduction of commercially viable zero emission shipping vessels by 2030. In 2018, the International Maritime...
October 24th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More

Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated CO2 in Maersk Pelican project

Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated  CO2 in Maersk Pelican project
.. Norsepower Rotor Sails confirmed savings of 8.2% fuel and associated  CO2 in Maersk Pelican project Two 30-metre tall Rotor Sails installed match initial fuel saving expectations COPENHAGEN, LONDON, HELSINKI – 24 OCTOBER 2019: Norsepower Oy Ltd., together with project partners Maersk Tankers,...
October 24th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution

Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution
. Urgent research is needed into the health of outdoor workers following new data on air pollution British Safety Council welcomes King’s College London’s research demonstrating a direct link between air pollution and health emergencies. More work is now needed on the effects of exposure on outdoor...
October 23rd, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Oct-2019 PROHIBITION OF SINGLE USE PLASTICS India DOWNTIME AT JETTY 1 Merak, Indonesia Prohibition of single use plastics Tuesday, October 22, 2019, India India’s Director General of Shipping has issued a circular prohibiting the use of single use plastics on ships whilst...
October 22nd, 2019 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bognor Regis – proud new owner of a BinForGreenSeas!

Bognor Regis – proud new owner of a BinForGreenSeas!
l to r: Edward Bryant pupils, CEO Nigel Lynn, Fazilette Khan, Chairman Cllr Mrs Warr, Cllr Jim Brooks and Cllr Matt Stanley – Photo: Sam Stephenson Bognor Regis – proud new owner of a BinForGreenSeas!  Arun Council partners with GreenSeas Trust to fight marine pollution That’s right, our...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution

Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution
Sarah Zitouni Supporting the French Green Shipping Revolution By Sarah Zitouni, Lean Marine Sweden AB In a world where ecological concerns run high, every industry is under pressure to reduce their environmental impact. The international shipping industry is no exception. During the 45th G7 summit held...
October 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route

Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route
Clean Arctic Alliance Welcomes MSC Decision to Avoid Arctic Shipping Route London, Monday, October 21, 2019:- Responding to the announcement that shipping company MSC “will not explore or use the Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia for container shipping” and that it believes that shipping...
October 21st, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020

Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020
. IMO. Sulphur 2020: stakeholders prepare for a sea change from 1 January 2020 Member States and industry stakeholders outline their readiness – and highlight challenges – for sulphur 2020 implementation.  More…    From 1 January 2020, sulphur oxide emissions from ships will be reduced...
October 18th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey

IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey
IBIA Annual Convention 2019 – Istanbul Turkey The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is finally here! IBIA’s biggest and most anticipated bunker conference will take place on 22th-24th October 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey. The IBIA Annual Convention 2019 is almost sold out with well over 200 attendees...
October 17th, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool

GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool
GAC Pindar and MarineShift360 in partnership to develop Life Cycle Assessment tool GAC Pindar has joined forces with the MarineShift360 international collaboration to develop the first Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) tool to help the recreational and performance yachting world reduce its use of resources...
October 17th, 2019 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage

IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage
IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage Resolution will allow provisional application of an amendment to allow sub-seabed geological formations for CO2 sequestration projects to be shared across national boundaries Transboundary export of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the purpose...
October 14th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force
. Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force  The BWM Convention amendments formalizing the implementation schedule for the D-2 standard are now in force.  Amendments to an international treaty aimed at preventing the spread of potentially invasive...
October 14th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply
. Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has completed a survey (IMO 2020 Sulphur Regulation | Your Opinion Matters) and the results show more than 44% of ship owners, operators and managers saying they will definitely comply with the...
October 8th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Flags, IMO, Pollution | Read More