Wednesday, December 22, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Environment

Global Shipping in The Crosshairs as Environmental Scrutiny Deepens

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Ocean freight costs are likely to remain high in 2022 as investors and regulators scramble to accelerate

December 22, 2021
Total Views: 833

Saturday, November 20, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

IMO Is Challenged With Steering Its 175 Member States Toward Cleaner Shipping

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Global talks on how to clean up shipping are set to begin Monday as momentum builds to cut pollution from the

November 20, 2021
Total Views: 883

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Shipping

Industry Looks to U.N. Climate Talks to Steer Cleaner Shipping

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – World leaders attending COP26 climate talks from the end of the month must ratchet up pressure to

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 418

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
containership
Shipping

Pandemic Shopping Spree Fuels Rebound in Shipping Emissions

By Isis Almeida (Bloomberg) — The pandemic-driven shopping spree is having at least one unintended consequence: emissions from shipping are on the rise

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 1319

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

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 733

Friday, September 3, 2021
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Shipbuilding

Russia To Build Its First LNG-Fuelled Icebreaker

MOSCOW, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Metals miner Nornickel said it will participate in the design and building of Russia’s first dual-fuel liquefied natural

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1250

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

CO2 Emissions from Coal Shipping Steady in 2020 as Green Pressures Grow

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions produced from seaborne coal exports stayed steady last year despite the impact of the

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 752

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

Port of Long Beach Incentivizes Carriers to Deploy ‘Greenest’ Ships

Ocean carriers with vessels calling at the Port of Long Beach are set to be be further incentivized to deploy their greenest ships. The Long Beach Board of

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1159

Monday, March 22, 2021
ship emissions
Shipping

U.K. May Include Shipping in New Emissions Trading Platform

By Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The U.K. government is considering whether to include the shipping industry in its new carbon market as it seeks

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 998

Thursday, March 11, 2021
container shipping
Environment

Shipping Groups Press EU to Advance Ammonia and Green Hydrogen as Marine ‘Fuels of Future’

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – Shipping and trade groups are calling on the European Union to advance the development of ammonia

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 1144

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
IMO Headquarters london
Shipping

IMO Approves Extra Steps to Curb Shipping Emissions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The United Nations shipping agency on Tuesday approved measures to boost energy efficiency in vessels as part

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 1645

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Maritime News

CMA CGM to Expand LNG-Powered Fleet to 26 Vessels

PARIS, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Container shipping group CMA CGM will expand its use of liquified natural gas (LNG) to 26 vessels, it said on Thursday, as part

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 560

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Time to Launch Carbon Plan for Shipping is Now, Industry Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The shipping industry must act now in order to meet U.N. targets to cut carbon emissions by 2050, leading

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 111

Friday, November 6, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Interesting

IMO Charting Passage Plan for Reducing Shipping’s ‘Carbon Intensity’

By Barry Parker – Over the past year, “sustainability” has ratcheted upward to the top of the shipping industry’s radar. The activity will be

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 539

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
lng carrier
Maritime News

Total Delivers First ‘Carbon Neutral’ LNG Cargo

French energy giant Total says it has delivered its first carbon neutral liquefied natural gas cargo to China. The loading operation was carried out at the

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 37

Sunday, October 18, 2020
ship emissions
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

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Maritime News

Opinion: Shipping Needs Tighter Limits on Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

By The Editors (Bloomberg Opinion) –Shipping emits a much greater share of greenhouse-gas emissions than you might think — more than a million tons

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 46

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

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 122

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

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 37

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

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 30