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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
The Fortescue Green Pioneer pictured in the Port of Singapore. Photo courtesy Fortescue
Environment

Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Completes Propulsion Trials in Singapore

Australian metals company Fortescue, in collaboration with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and other partners, has completed propulsion and

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Monday, April 29, 2024
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Shipping

Red Sea Diversions Spew Carbon Emissions Equal to 9 Million Cars

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Ships seeking to avoid ongoing attacks by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea area are emitting millions of additional tons

April 29, 2024
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
port of long beach truck gates
Shipping

Biden Administration Sets Sights on Zero-Emissions Freight Sector

The Biden Administration has announced a first-of-its-kind national goal to transition the freight sector—including the marine sector—to zero emissions. 

April 24, 2024
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
Environment

Hapag-Lloyd Wins Landmark Tender for Zero-Emission Maritime Shipping

The Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) announced the successful completion of its first ever tender for sustainable ocean shipping, marking a

April 23, 2024
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Friday, April 19, 2024
Houthi stand on beach after ship attack
Shipping

EU Maritime Emissions Surge Amid Red Sea Diversions

New data has revealed a significant increase in the carbon emissions of the European Union’s (EU) marine shipping sector. According to Kayrros, a global

April 19, 2024
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smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

U.S. Department of Energy Commits to Decarbonizing the Maritime Sector by 2050

During the Singapore Maritime Week, the U.S. Department of Energy endorsed a strategy to achieve net-zero emissions in the marine transportation sector by

April 19, 2024
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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
hapag-lloyd ship
Shipping

Seaspan and Hapag-Lloyd to Retrofit Five Containerships to Methanol Fuel

Containership owner and lessor Seaspan Corporation has partnered with Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world’s largest container shipping lines, to retrofit five

April 16, 2024
Total Views: 1888

Thursday, April 11, 2024
Illustration of DFDS ferries
Shipping

DFDS to Electrify Cross-Channel Transport with Battery-Powered Vessels

DFDS, a leading European shipping and logistics company, has announced its plan to introduce up to six fully electric ferries on the English Channel. The

April 11, 2024
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Friday, March 22, 2024
International Maritime Organization headquarters in London, England. Photo: cktravels.com / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

World’s First Global CO2 Charge Inches Closer at IMO Meeting

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The shipping industry is being lined up as a guinea pig for a world-first: a global, mandatory charge on greenhouse gas

March 22, 2024
Total Views: 1384

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Aerial top view of a ship at sea
Shipping

Cost Gap for Sustainable Shipping Fuels Could Close by 2035, Says Wärtsilä Report

The price gap between sustainable shipping fuels and conventional fossil fuels is expected to narrow and could achieve cost parity as early as 2035 with the

March 21, 2024
Total Views: 685

Monday, March 18, 2024
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

Pressure Builds for Charge on Global Shipping Sector’s CO2 Emissions

BRUSSELS, March 18 (Reuters) – The European Union, Canada, Japan and climate-vulnerable Pacific Island states are among 47 countries rallying

March 18, 2024
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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Carnival Sunshine cruise ship underway at sea
Cruise Ships

Carnival Corporation Reports Progress Towards Emissions Reduction Targets

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s leading cruise company, reports progress towards its near-term emissions reduction goals. The company says it

February 6, 2024
Total Views: 1225

Monday, February 5, 2024
Ammonia study graphic
Environment

Ammonia Marine Fuel Switch May Cause New Environmental Issues, Warns Study

A recent study from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden warns that switching to ammonia as a marine fuel in the quest for decarbonisation could lead to

February 5, 2024
Total Views: 2957

Thursday, February 1, 2024
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

Shipping Industry Proposes Fund to Accelerate Net-Zero Transition

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has submitted a comprehensive proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), advocating for the

February 1, 2024
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Monday, January 22, 2024
A Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel in port
Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Secures Major Shipping Deal with Korean Machinery Giant

Wallenius Wilhelmsen, a leading Norwegian roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) shipping provider, has inked a major multi-year shipping agreement with Korea’s top

January 22, 2024
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
The world's first large methanol powered containership is launched at Hyundai Heavy Industries. Photo courtesy Maersk
Shipping

Methanol Overtakes LNG as Top Alternative Fuel Choice for Newbuilds in 2023

Methanol surpassed liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the preferred alternative fuel choice for newbuild vessels in 2023, marking a significant milestone in the

January 10, 2024
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Friday, December 22, 2023
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

Shipping Industry Focused on Green and Blue Alternatives to Meet IMO Targets

The shipping industry is turning its attention to green and blue alternatives in order to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) targets

December 22, 2023
Total Views: 897

Monday, December 18, 2023
UK PM Rishi Sunak visits the United States
Environment

New UK Carbon Import Levy: A Cloak for Protectionist Tariffs?

By Kylie MacLellan and Susanna Twidale (Reuters) Britain will implement a new carbon import levy on some products from 2027 to help to protect businesses

December 18, 2023
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Thursday, December 14, 2023
An illustration of Carbon Ridge's pilot carbon capture system installed on the M/V Storm. Image courtesy Crowley
Environment

Crowley Containership to Test Shipboard Carbon Capture System

Crowley and Carbon Ridge Inc, a developer of modular onboard carbon capture and storage solutions (OCCS), are launching pilot project that will involving

December 14, 2023
Total Views: 1789

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Delegates stand near flag posts at the Dubai's Expo City after attending the World Climate Action Summit, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2023. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya./File Photo
Shipping

Proposed COP28 Climate Deal Calls for Transition Away from Fossil Fuels

By Valerie Volcovici, Gloria Dickie and William James DUBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) – The COP28 Presidency released a proposed text of a final

December 12, 2023
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