Posts Tagged ‘CO2’

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic
Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic Journey for the future. . Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic with minimal CO2 emissions, a journey that aims to change the mindset of people around the world. Torqeedo...
August 14th, 2019 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Sailing | 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

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum

Methanol as a marine fuel: IMarEST-Sea Commerce technical forum
  … For the maritime industry it is the moment of truth to decide on appropriate solutions to comply with the IMO’s 0.5% global marine fuels Sulphur limit and soon to be followed CO2 emissions compliance regulations. Methanol as marine fuel has the potential to address both the emissions regulations....
December 15th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Pollution, Technical | Read More

WLTP deadline and diesel sales downturn heighten auto industry premium freight dependence

WLTP deadline and diesel sales downturn heighten auto industry premium freight dependence
Evolution Time Critical managing director, Brad Brennan Deadline for extended real-world emissions testing and move away from diesel vehicles heightens automotive industry premium freight dependence New WLTP standards and new car buying patterns result in perfect automotive supply chain storm The rise...
July 3rd, 2018 | Automobiles, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero

Reducing CO2 Emissions to Zero
ICS Publishes New Insight into the ‘Paris Agreement for Shipping’ The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched a new publication to endorse the recent adoption by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) of its ambitious strategy for phasing-out CO2 emissions from the international...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, 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

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

Inaugural Caribbean bunker workshop fuels green discussions

Inaugural Caribbean bunker workshop fuels green discussions
Greenhouse gas emissions and the challenge of meeting stringent global targets on sulphur and CO2 were centre stage during lively discussions as the Maritime Authority of Jamaica hosted the inaugural International Bunker Industry Association’s (IBIA) annual bunkering conference. Welcoming international...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping
Martin Dorsman European shipowners strongly believe that the environmental committee of the IMO, MEPC, can reach an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy by the end of this week, building on the results of the meeting of the intersessional working group of last week. Realising that governments have...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

ECSA on CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping

ECSA on CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping
CO2 emissions reductions of the shipping – European Shipowners discussing the impact of improved machinery, propulsion, operation and design In the European Shipowners’ seminar on CO2 reductions in the shipping industry one message was clear: in order to achieve CO2 reductions across the world merchant...
September 20th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system

EU member states must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 trading system
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament to propose that international shipping (including non-EU flag ships) should be incorporated...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport

EU Parliament vote sets clear deadline for a global solution on CO2 for maritime transport
Isabelle Ryckbost 15 February 2017 Today the European Parliament voted in favour of  the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of a maritime climate fund “in the absence of progress at international level” as from 2023. Climate change...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Energy, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

European shipowners welcome CO2 deal for aviation and look forward to positive decisions at IMO

European shipowners welcome CO2 deal for aviation and look forward to positive decisions at IMO
Niels Smedegaard European shipowners welcome the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) agreement reached yesterday on a new global market-based measure to control Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from international aviation. “We congratulate our aviation colleagues with this new milestone...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Pollution | Read More

CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships
Niels Smedegaard “We believe that shipping, together with all other industry sectors, must be part of the solution to limit the increase in global temperature, as we clearly are a global contributor to carbon emissions”, said ECSA President Niels Smedegaard, addressing a symposium on decarbonisation...
June 21st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

European shipowners are pleased: IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction of shipping

European shipowners are pleased: IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction of shipping
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners welcome the significant progress made this week at the 69th session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The basic features of a global CO2 data collection system have been agreed upon and further work on CO2 reduction commitments from shipping...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

ECSA call upon EU Member States to support global CO2 agenda for shipping

ECSA call upon EU Member States to support global CO2 agenda for shipping
Niels Smedegaard European shipowners call upon EU Member States to support global CO2 agenda for shipping EU Transport and Environment Ministers meet 14-15 April in Amsterdam for an informal joint Council meeting under the Dutch EU Presidency. The agenda features a discussion on how Member States...
April 14th, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment | Read More

All eyes on IMO as Europe moves ahead with CO2 monitoring regime for ships

All eyes on IMO as Europe moves ahead with CO2 monitoring regime for ships
Patrick Verhoeven EU co-legislators reached an informal agreement last week on the Commission proposal for a Regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions of maritime transport. The agreement paves the way for a European MRV system that will become operational as of...
November 24th, 2014 | Associations, Environment | Read More

EU shipowners applaud European Parliament’s change of heart on monitoring of CO2 emissions

EU shipowners applaud European Parliament’s change of heart on monitoring of CO2 emissions
Patrick Verhoeven The plenary of the European Parliament (EP) adopted today its report on the Commission proposal for a Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Regulation of CO2 emissions from ships calling at EU ports. Previously, the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee...
April 16th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Organisations, Pollution, Technology | Read More

IMO should focus on developing global CO2 reporting system before looking at ship indexing

IMO should focus on developing global CO2 reporting system before looking at ship indexing
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which starts on 31 March, will seek to make progress on the development of a global system of monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from ships. This is supported by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which has made a detailed submission...
March 21st, 2014 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

New ICS initiative to maintain IMO primacy on Shipping and CO2 issues

New ICS initiative to maintain IMO primacy on Shipping and CO2 issues
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – the worldwide trade association for shipowners – has made an important written submission to the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) suggesting a possible way forward with respect to complex discussions about additional...
December 2nd, 2013 | Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More