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 can bring benefits to workers if done in the...

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 670

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 gas (LNG) and diesel icebreaker to prepare...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1188

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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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 coronavirus on consumption, a study showed...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 749

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 Harbor Commissioners...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1157

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 ways to eliminate transport pollution by 2050....

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 995

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 and green hydrogen as the best marine fuel...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 1133

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 of efforts to reduce the...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 1637

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 of efforts...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 540

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 officials said on...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 109

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 ramping up now as the International...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 523

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 Ichthys liquefaction plant in...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 36

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 cargo ships, a step forward after two years of...

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 66

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 annually, nearly 3% of the global...

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 43

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

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: 35

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, October 7, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Maritime News

Top Global Traders Push to Cut Shipping Emissions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Some of the world’s biggest commodities and energy players on Wednesday launched an initiative to cut and track emissions from the ships...

October 7, 2020
Total Views: 36

Friday, September 25, 2020
containership bunkering
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: 114

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: 160

Thursday, January 30, 2020
container ship
Maritime News

Credit Suisse, Others Back Initiative to Factor CO2 Cuts into Shipping Finance

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and French public investment bank Bpifrance are the latest lenders to join an initiative to link provision of...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 4