Thursday, September 2, 2021
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Environment

EU Report Shows Scale Of Shipping’s Harm On Environment

(Bloomberg) –Europe’s first environmental impact assessment for the shipping industry shows the challenge it faces in reaching the goal of climate neutrality by the middle of the century. The maritime...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 1060

Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Maritime News

Shipping to Advance Global Deal to Cut Greenhouse Gas Pollution from Ships

By Jessica Shankleman and Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) –Nearly 200 countries are nearing a legally-binding agreement to reduce pollution from the world’s cargo ships, a step forward after two years of...

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 66

Friday, October 9, 2020
Environment

Construction Contracts Signed for First Battery-Powered Tankers

Tokyo-based shipping company Asahi Tanker Co. has placed an order for the world’s first electric-powered tankers. The two tankers, which were ordered at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, will be 100% powered...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 109

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Maritime News

Shell Sets Sights on Net-Zero Emissions Shipping

Royal Dutch Shell has set its sights on net-zero emissions in shipping. In a new report, Shell highlights the important role that hydrogen fuel cells could play in decarbonizing the...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 16

Friday, September 25, 2020
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Maritime News

Trafigura Proposes Carbon Tax on Marine Fuels to Help Meet Emissions Targets

SINGAPORE, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Commodities trader Trafigura on Friday proposed a carbon levy of $250-$300 per tonne of carbon-dioxide (CO2) equivalent on shipping fuels to make zero and low...

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 116

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Maritime News

Stena Bulk Unveils Energy-Efficient Product Tanker Prototype

Liquid bulk shipping company Stena Bulk has released a concept design for a next-generation product and chemical tanker that will use flettner rotors, solar power, and other state-of-the-art technologies to...

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 152

Monday, November 11, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Working Group to Consider Proposals for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

An International Maritime Organization working group will meet this week to consider proposals to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships. In 2018, the IMO agreed to a historic initial strategy...

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Maritime News

Shipping Companies, Retailers Look to Develop Cleaner Marine Biofuel

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Top shipping, retail and transport companies are looking to develop an alternative marine fuel which aims to reduce carbon emissions from ships,...

October 29, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Interesting

Shipping’s Decarbonization Lies in Finding New Fuels, Study Says

Finding new sustainable energy sources such as alcohol, biomethane and ammonia offers the shipping industry its best opportunity for reaching its net-zero carbon goals, according to a new study presented...

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Cruise Ships Operators Agree to Pollute Less in French Waters

MARSEILLE, France, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The main cruise ship operators in French waters have agreed on measures to limit pollution caused by their vessels, including hooking up to the...

October 17, 2019
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Maritime News

France Urges Tax on Ship and Airplane Fuel

By Leigh Thomas PARIS, Oct 15 (Reuters) – France wants the European Union to work on creating a tax on airplane and ship fuels as part of a push to...

October 16, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, October 3, 2019
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Maritime News

BIMCO Proposes Slow-Steaming Alternative to IMO

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shipping association Bimco has submitted a new proposal on regulating ships’ power to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group. The move is a...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
containership
Maritime News

Innovation Must Overtake Growth for ‘Sea Change’ in Shipping Emissions

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Carriers are failing to tackle greenhouse gases (GHGs) and sufficiently invest in the new technologies required to meet the IMO’s pledge to cut emissions...

June 26, 2019
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Cargill Cuts CO2 Emissions from Shipping Fleet

LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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Maritime News

ABS Outlook Identifies Strategies for Reaching Low Carbon Shipping Targets

International classification society ABS has launched its Low Carbon Shipping Outlook to help the maritime sector evaluate potential paths to decarbonization in the industry. The outlook defines ship technologies, operational...

June 4, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Completes Fully Carbon Offset Voyage from South Africa to Europe

Global mining company Anglo American has completed what is thought to be the first fully carbon offset voyage of a bulk carrier at sea, according to Rightship, which provided the...

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Urged to Consider Mandatory Speed Limits for Ships

An open letter signed by more than 100 shipping companies and environmental organizations is urging the International Maritime Organization to impose mandatory speed limits for ships as a way to...

May 1, 2019
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Maritime News

BIMCO Urges IMO to Use Realistic Economic Growth Data in Next Greenhouse Gas Study

International shipping association BIMCO is calling for the IMO to use more realistic economic growth data in its upcoming study on greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry, and not...

February 13, 2019
Total Views: 31

Friday, April 13, 2018
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News

Tiny Marshall Islands Wields Outsized Clout for Climate Action

By Laurie Goering LONDON, April 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ships carrying goods around the world produce more than 2 percent of the world’s climate-changing emissions – as much as...

April 13, 2018
Total Views: 12

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Maritime News

Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships: Here’s What’s on the Agenda for Next Week’s IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee Meeting

Next week, the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is meeting at IMO Headquarters in London for its 72nd (MEPC 72) session where it is expected to adopt an...

April 5, 2018
Total Views: 64