Thursday, April 22, 2021
Carbfix plant

Icelandic Startup Seeks to Turn European Carbon into Rock

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — European polluters will soon be able to ship their carbon emissions to Iceland to be turned into stone in the volcanic island’s bedrock. Icelandic startup Carbfix...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 2973

Friday, March 19, 2021
liquid CO2 ship

MOL Invests in Liquid CO2 Shipping Line

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is betting on the future of carbon capture and storage with an investment in a company specializing in liquid CO2 transportation. Norway-based Larvik...

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 3208

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Japanese Banks Sign The Poseidon Principles

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the sector accelerates efforts...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 1415

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
maersk containership

Maersk Backs Plan for Large Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk said on Tuesday it was among a group of companies backing a plan to build Europe’s largest green ammonia plant in Denmark as part...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 1990

Monday, November 16, 2020
Ocean Rebellion protest outside the International Maritime Organisation headquarters in London

Ocean Rebellion Protestors Bring Gasoline And Matches To IMO HQ

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The London Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), was besieged again by Ocean Rebellion protestors on Monday, decrying the agency’s failure to act on climate change...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 968

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Cargill to Add Giant Sails to Bulkers

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — Cargill, the world’s biggest agricultural commodities trader, plans to harness wind power by fixing massive wing sails to some of its cargo fleet of bulk ships...

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 276

Friday, October 30, 2020
Energy Observer, a hydrogen-powered boat

Shipping Explores Hydrogen As Route To Net Zero Emissions

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney (Reuters) – Developers across the world are for the first time testing the use of hydrogen to power ships as the maritime industry races to...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 411

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Maritime News

Shipping Digitalization Could Help Cut Carbon By Eliminating Food Waste

By Ann Koh and Heesu Lee (Bloomberg) –One of the largest container port operators is calling on the shipping industry to tackle a growing yet often overlooked major environmental problem:...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 59

Friday, October 9, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Trafigura Oil Head Makes Rare Call for Greener Shipping

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) –The top oil executive at one of the world’s biggest commodity traders is calling for stricter regulations to force the shipping industry to cut carbon emissions...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 31

Thursday, October 8, 2020
bridge of a ship
Maritime News

Global Energy Giants Vow to Disclose GHG Emissions From Shipping

By Aaron Clark (Bloomberg) –Global energy and commodity titans including Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Trafigura Group Ltd. and Cargill Inc. plan to start disclosing greenhouse gas intensity and total emissions...

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution,...

September 23, 2020
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union’s carbon...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Shipping’s Share of Global Carbon Emissions Increases

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions from shipping rose in the six-year period to 2018 and accounted for 2.89% of the world’s CO2, a study released...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 154

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Maritime News

EU Lawmakers Agree to Include Shipping Emissions in EU Carbon Market

By Marine Strauss BRUSSELS, July 7 (Reuters) – European lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to include international carbon emissions from the maritime sector in the EU carbon market, targeting an industry...

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Maritime News

CMA CGM Aims to Be Carbon Neutral by 2050

PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) – French-based CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping group, said on Tuesday it would aim to become carbon neutral by 2050. The company, headquartered in...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
port of rotterdam
Maritime News

Plan Would Reel International Shipping Emissions Into EU Carbon Market

By Kate Abnett May 26 (Reuters) – The European Union’s carbon market could capture a large chunk of emissions from outside Europe if the bloc succeeds in including shipping in...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
ship at sunset
Maritime News

Norwegian Shipowners Commit to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Norwegian shipowners are committing an ambitious plan for the entire Norwegian fleet to be carbon neutral by 2050. The commitment, made under the umbrella of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is...

May 20, 2020
Total Views: 9

Monday, January 27, 2020
Maritime News

Antwerp Shipowner Claims Net-Zero CO2 Emissions

Antwerp-based shipowner Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) says it has achieved net-zero carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon credits to offset its shipping operations. The privately-owned company this year is...

January 27, 2020
Total Views: 27

Friday, November 1, 2019
Maritime News

Shipping Execs Advocate Carbon Levies to Fund Fuels of the Future

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Executives at some of the world’s top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on shipping in an effort to...

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, October 31, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Must Act to Meet Emissions Targets -IRENA

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Immediate action is required if the global shipping industry is to meet a target of halving its carbon emissions by the middle...

October 31, 2019
Total Views: 15