Posts Tagged ‘GHG’

Maritime Forecast to 2050: fuel flexibility key to competitiveness in low-carbon shipping future

Maritime Forecast to 2050: fuel flexibility key to competitiveness in low-carbon shipping future
.   Maritime Forecast to 2050: fuel flexibility key to competitiveness in low-carbon shipping future DNV GL: Download the Maritime Forecast to 2050 – 3rd edition Download the Maritime Forecast to 2050 >> The Maritime Forecast 2050 examines the future of the shipping industry in a rapidly...
September 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Markets | Read More

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution

IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO initial GHG strategy is driving a new propulsion revolution Speaking at London International shipping Week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, “The initial strategy adopted last year is a major policy commitment for a drastic reduction of GHG emissions...
September 13th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future

Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future
Dimitris J. Fafalios Round Table Leaders Set their Sights on the Future The Round Table leaders of the major shipping industry trade associations BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO met in London yesterday to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.  Top of the agenda were the preparations...
September 10th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution | Read More

Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%
Independent study reveals LNG reduces shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%  Landmark Well-to-Wake study represents definitive figures for GHG emissions and confirms LNG as major contributor in meeting IMO’s 2050 GHG targets for shipping LONDON, 11th April 2019: The independent study report launched...
April 12th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | 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

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

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

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping

ICS urges governments to see through major climate deal for international shipping
Simon Bennett, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) which represents the world’s national shipowner associations at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) says it is satisfied with progress made by governments on a draft GHG reduction strategy for international shipping. This will...
April 6th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | 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

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

Industry-Led Summit to take action on Shipping’s Decarbonisation Opportunity at UNFCCC COP23

Industry-Led Summit to take action on Shipping’s Decarbonisation Opportunity at UNFCCC COP23
LONDON – SEPTEMBER 19, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders will join forces at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in November to drive industry ambition and action on exploiting opportunities presented...
September 19th, 2017 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships

IΜΟ has our full support in the mitigation of global GHG emissions from ships
Dr Kostas G. GKONIS, INTERCARGO’sSecretary General London, UK: INTERCARGO expresses its full support and total alignment with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim’s concerns that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce greenhouse...
January 12th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Organisations | Read More

Full speed ahead with climate-change measures at IMO following Paris Agreement

Full speed ahead with climate-change measures at IMO following Paris Agreement
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has welcomed the historic achievement of the 2015 Paris Climate Change conference (COP21).  The Paris Climate Change Agreement identifies a clear goal of “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial...
December 14th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

EU Member States show trust in IMO’s ability to deliver

EU Member States show trust in IMO’s ability to deliver
Patrick Verhoeven “The EU Council’s decision to entrust the IMO with the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from international shipping is a vote of confidence in the international organisation’s ability to deliver” claimed Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary General following the adoption...
September 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Thermo King offers new choices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to intermodal and marine transport refrigeration

Thermo King offers new choices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to intermodal and marine transport refrigeration
Marine transporters can have peace of mind with new safe, reliable and efficient temperature control solution that decreases environmental impact Brussels, Belgium, November 10, 2014 – Today, Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications...
November 10th, 2014 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping fuel transparency will lower emissions and cut costs, says study

London, 10 October 2014 – NGOs call on shipping industry regulator to drive down costs, trigger improved fuel efficiency and reduce ship GHG emissions through efficiency data transparency Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room are urging the International Maritime Organisation...
October 10th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Commission Proposes New Regulation on Monitoring CO2 Emissions from Shipping

Commission Proposes New Regulation on Monitoring CO2 Emissions from Shipping
The European Commission has today adopted a Communication setting out a strategy for progressively including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from maritime transport in the EU’s policy for reducing its overall GHG emissions. As a first step, the Commission proposed a Regulation which would establish...
June 28th, 2013 | Environment, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee 65th session pushes forward with energy-efficiency implementation

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee 65th session pushes forward with energy-efficiency implementation
The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 65th session from 13 to 17 May 2013, at IMO Headquarters in London. The Committee made significant progress in its work on further developing energy-efficiency regulations; adopted an MEPC...
May 21st, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meets for 65th session

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meets for 65th session
The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its 65th session from 13 to 17 May 2013, at IMO Headquarters in London. Items on the busy agenda include the implementation of energy-efficiency regulations and the ballast water management and...
May 9th, 2013 | IMO | Read More