Thursday, July 29, 2021
oil tanker

Exmar to Develop Low Carbon Ammonia-Fueled Ship with Canadian Fertilizer Producer

Belgian gas shipping company Exmar is partnering up with Canadian fertilizer company Nutrien to develop and build a low carbon ammonia-fueled vessel. The two companies have signed a Collaboration Agreement...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 417

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
ship emissions

Shipping Industry to Hold Cross-Industry Decarbonization Event at COP26

Shipping industry stakeholders will convene a cross-industry event at COP26 with leaders in energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonization efforts. COP26 is the UN climate change conference to...

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 623

Friday, July 16, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC and Shell to Work Together on Decarbonizing Shipping

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is teaming up with Shell to develop alternative fuels and technology to help the shipping sector’s energy transition towards decarbonization. MSC will work with Shell...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 989

Thursday, July 15, 2021
wartsila engine tests

Wärtsilä Conducts Full-Scale Engine Tests Using Hydrogen and Ammonia Fuel

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has recently completed full-scale engine tests using hydrogen and ammonia fuel, describing the tests as key to decarbonizing the energy and marine sectors. The tests were...

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 3012

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
port of rotterdam storage

EU Proposes Adding Shipping to Its Carbon Market

By Jonathan Saul and Kate Abnett LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Wednesday proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s carbon market for the first time, adding pressure on an...

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 720

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
msc ship in port

MSC Again Ranks Among EU’s Biggest Carbon Emitters -NGO

Swiss-based MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has moved up a notch Transport & Environment’s ranking of Europe’s biggest carbon emitters. The Brussels-based non-governmental environmental group reports that MSC emitted 10.9Mt of...

July 6, 2021
Total Views: 1355

Thursday, July 1, 2021
methanol tanker design

Swiss Methanol Producer Orders Two More Methanol-Fueled Tankers

Swiss-based methanol producer Proman has announce plans to build two additional methanol-powered tankers, bringing its total number on order to six. The 49,900 DWT dual-fuel MR tankers will be constructed...

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 1875

Maersk net zero emission vessel

Maersk Signs Shipbuilding Contract for Carbon Neutral Feeder Ship

Maersk has announced signing a shipbuilding contract for the world’s first containership powered by carbon neutral methanol. The contract was signed with Hyundai Mipo Dockyards and calls for the a...

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 2075

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

EU Steers Shipping Towards Carbon Market for Ship Emissions

By Kate Abnett and Jonathan Saul BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) – Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports...

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 864

Monday, June 28, 2021
port of antwerp

Ports Seek All Hands Ways to Cut Carbon Emissions

By Ira Breskin, Port administrators’ immediate challenge is to drive consensus among a variety of well-intentioned stakeholders to meet stringent, near-term pollution reduction goals, speakers said last week at a...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1169

Sunday, June 27, 2021
port of rotterdam

EU Carbon Market to Expand to Shipping

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Commission plans to include maritime transport in the world’s biggest carbon market and create an adjacent emissions-trading program for heating and road transport. The...

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 1118

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Ulstein to Design Non-Fossil Fuel Containership for Norwegian Startup

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has been elected to design a non-fossil fuel containership capable of achieving zero emissions. The contract was awarded by EDGE Navigation AS to Ulstein Design & Solutions...

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3335

carnival magic in cozumel
Cruise Ships

World’s Largest Cruise Company Announces New Sustainability Goals

The world’s largest cruise company is aiming to become carbon neutral by 2050. Carnival Corporation on Tuesday announced new medium- and long-term sustainability goals which includes reducing the carbon footprint...

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3245

Monday, June 21, 2021

Trafigura Calls on IMO to Up the Pace on CO2 Curbs

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Trafigura Group said the shipping industry’s regulator needs to act with ‘lightning speed’ to cut carbon emissions from an industry that spews more C02 into the...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 755

Friday, June 18, 2021
tanker at sea

Shipping Industry Urges Governments to Act Swiftly on $5 Billion Decarbonization Fund

With the conclusion of the International Maritime Organization’s MEPC 76 meeting, several major shipping industry bodies are calling on governments to make good on their word and not waste any...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 2382

Thursday, June 17, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

MEPC 76: Everything You May Have Missed

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has concluded its 76th meeting (known as MEPC 76), held remotely from June 10-17, to consider new measures to tackle climate change,...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 3009

nautical chart

IMO MEPC 76 Wraps: The Voyage Starts, With Many Shoals Ahead

By Barry Parker The IMO’s Secretary General, Mr. Kitack Lim, had laid down the gauntlet to delegates participating in the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s MEPC 76 meetings, stresses the need...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 3109

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Handout photo of Prelude FLNG Facility with the Valencia Knutsen berthed side-by-side

Shell Agrees to Speed Up Emissions Cuts After Dutch Court Ruling

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc will accelerate its carbon-emission cuts following a Dutch court ruling last month that said the company’s climate plans weren’t sufficient. The oil...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1983

samsung heavy industries

Samsung Heavy Industries Sets Sights on Nuclear Powered Ships to Combat Climate Change

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced plans to develop nuclear power plant technology for ships as the industry seeks ways to reduce and eventually eliminate its carbon emissions....

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 7363


Reality Check Awaits John Kerry and His Bid to Cut Carbon Emissions from Ships

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — John Kerry wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping industry which spews more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year than France and the...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 2838