Monday, October 11, 2021
bunkering
Environment

Shipping’s Future Fuels Could Prove a Lucrative Bet for Investors

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The race to wean shipping off oil and switch to cleaner fuels should prove lucrative for investors and is drawing interest from fund managers, according to...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 1175

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
ship emissions
Environment

Shipping Industry Outlines Roadmap to Achieve Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

A shipping industry trade group representing over 80% of the world’s merchant fleet has proposed a bold new plan to help the industry achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050,...

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 876

Monday, October 4, 2021
Greenpeace Blockade Rotterdam
Environment

Greenpeace Blockades Port Of Rotterdam Refinery

By Toby Sterling (Reuters) Dozens of Greenpeace activists in Rotterdam port used a ship, buoys, and a small flotilla of kayaks on Monday to block traffic around Shell’s Pernis refinery, Europe’s...

October 4, 2021
Total Views: 1579

Friday, October 1, 2021
Aurora Class car carrier
Environment

Höegh Autoliners Signs Letter of Intent for Two Ammonia-Ready Car Carriers in China

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off provider Höegh Autoliners has announced plans to build two of its new series of Ammonia-ready car carriers at China Merchants Heavy Industry in Jiangsu, China. The company says...

October 1, 2021
Total Views: 1290

Environment

Besieged By Seaweed, Caribbean Scrambles To Sell The Stuff

By Cassandra Garrison (Reuters) – As the sun rises in Mexico’s Quintana Roo state, home to the white sandy beaches of Cancun and Tulum, Rear Admiral Alejandro Lopez Zenteno readies...

October 1, 2021
Total Views: 3493

Thursday, September 30, 2021
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Environment

LOA, DWT, Now CII: Shipping’s New Carbon Rating and What It Means for The Global Fleet

Shipping commentators and observers have suggested that a vessel’s carbon emissions profile will be right up there with LOA, DWT and other descriptors of vessel characteristics. Right now, the shipping industry’s...

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 1024

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Environment

World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Developer SSE Moves Into Japan

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) SSE Plc formed a joint venture in Japan to gain a foothold in one of the most promising markets for offshore wind.  The Scottish utility, one of...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 897

Friday, September 24, 2021
Environment

First Renewable LNG Bunkering in the United States Completed in Jacksonville

The first bunkering of a ship in the United States using a blend of renewable liquefied natural gas and regular LNG has been completed in Jacksonville, Florida. The operation took...

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 1158

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Environment

Maritime’s Path to Decarbonization: Look at the Future (and Work Back to the Present)

“How do we get from today to the future?”, was a question presented to David Cummins, the President and CEO of the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, a group working on...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 949

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Environment

Maersk Invests in Silicon Valley Electrofuels Start-Up to Help Decarbonize Fleet

A.P. Moller – Maersk has bought into a Silicon Valley-based electrofuels startup as the world’s leading ocean liner works to decarbonize its marine operations. The minority investment in Prometheus Fuels...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 1206

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
strait of gibraltar
Environment

Sniffer Drone Hunts Ships Breaking Sulphur Limits in Strait of Gibraltar

A sniffer drone has been on the prowl this summer in the busy Strait of Gibraltar in search of ships busting global sulphur emissions regulations. The operation is being carried...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2736

Shell Electric Ferry
Environment

Shell To Launch Singapore’s First Fully Electric Ferry

Shell has ordered at least three electric ferries to transport its Singapore employees. Expected to set sail in the first half of 2023, the new 200-seater single-deck ferries will be...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 862

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Environment

Top Global Companies Call for Zero Emissions Shipping By 2050

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – More than 150 leading companies and organizations including oil majors and port authorities on Wednesday called for the global shipping industry to be fully...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 968

bulk ship
Environment

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the world’s first “green” technology shipping ETF. ETF...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 630

Monday, September 20, 2021
Environment

ITF: If Done Right, Zero-Carbon Industries Can Be Big Opportunity for Workers, Including Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is backing a zero-carbon emissions target for shipping by 2050, saying that the energy transition can bring benefits to workers if done in the...

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 717

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Ocean Rebellion protest
Environment

NSFW – Ocean Rebellion Attacks IMO Again, And Again, And Again

NSFW Warning: This article contains nudity.

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 3772

US Offshore Wind Growth 2021
Environment

US Offshore Wind Pipeline Grew 24 Percent Despite COVID-19

During the COVID pandemic the US offshore wind pipeline grew 24%, with 35,324 megawatts now in various stages of development.

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 803

Maersk Container Next To Ocean Trash
Environment

Is ‘The Ocean Cleanup’ A Major Fail For Partners Maersk And Coca-Cola?

, The Ocean Cleanup’s young Dutch founder Boyan Slat does not often venture out onto the open ocean and can't fully see why his project is failing but, after 120 hours of deployment last month, his vessels burned tons of fuel to scoop up less than a single garbage truck’s standard haul.

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 3673

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

MSC Embraces Market-Based Measures to Meet Climate Change Targets

By Nick Savvides at London International Shipping Week (The Loadstar) – MSC has embraced market-based measures (MBMs) to help the industry meet its climate change targets, CEO Soren Toft said today. Speaking...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 540

SUISO-FRONTIER-hydrogen-tanker
Environment

Japan And Australia To Build Green Hydrogen Link

by Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) Japan’s biggest hydrogen supplier Iwatani Corp and five other firms said on Wednesday they will study the feasibility of building a green liquefied hydrogen supply chain...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 588