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Environment News

IMO working group meets to develop guidelines for sulphur cap implementation
10 Jul 2018 06:53 GMT
Intersessional meeting is under the auspices of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR).

DHT in agreement to fit Alfa Laval scrubbers on 12 VLCCs
03 Jul 2018 12:41 GMT
Systems to be installed on ships built between 2004 and 2012.

IMO urged to curb influence of private sector to reach climate goals
03 Jul 2018 08:13 GMT
Governance structure flaws could hinder IMO's ability to deliver on its GHG reduction objectives, warns report.

ICS backs IMO's zero-emission strategy in new publication
02 Jul 2018 15:51 GMT
Examines possibilities for the development of zero CO2 fuels; opposes mandatory operational efficiency indexing.

UMAS blasts LNG project spending as 'high-level failure in EU planning'
26 Jun 2018 12:56 GMT
Says $500m spent on LNG projects in the EU 'will have no significant climate benefits at best, and could potentially increase GHG emissions'.

Associations call for sulphur cap progress at IMO meeting
19 Jun 2018 07:43 GMT
IMO urged to make progress on key challenges to avoid compromising safety or unfairly penalising individual ships.

Costa Cruises outlines fuel-related measures in Sustainability Report
18 Jun 2018 08:41 GMT
Cruise operator describes the actions it has put in place to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Van Oord inks accord to test semi-dry scrubber system
15 Jun 2018 13:42 GMT
Pilot test using Ionada technology is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Ecoslops' La Mede plant could produce three times less GHG emissions: study
14 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Study outlines the environmental benefits of Ecoslops' new 30,000-tonne facility, due to open in 2019.

EMSA issues sulphur inspection guidance
13 Jun 2018 09:12 GMT
Document is aimed at EU port state control (PSC) agencies and also provides information for seafarers.

Top Ships announces time charter for two fuel-efficient 'Eco' tankers
08 Jun 2018 12:42 GMT
Ships to be employed by 'oil major' for 36 months, with the option for two additional 12-month periods.

DNV GL announces new emission reduction notation
08 Jun 2018 12:01 GMT
New notation covers scrubbers, SCR and EGR systems.

ABS issues marine fuel advisory ahead of 2020 sulphur cap
08 Jun 2018 10:23 GMT
Guidance covers key considerations and challenges for meeting new sulpur cap requirements.

GIA Taskforce looks at ways to cut emissions, fuel consumption
01 Jun 2018 13:04 GMT
Ongoing projects discussed in meeting; first workshop held to brainstorm further ideas.

Iceland mulls HFO ban options in territorial waters
01 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
Nordic nation evaluates strategies to reduce pollution from burning heavy fuel oil.

Oldendorff joins Sustainable Shipping Initiative
30 May 2018 09:37 GMT
Sharing of ideas 'critical' for GHG reduction, says SSI General Manager.

BPA calls for 'credible evidence' on emissions as UK issues 'tight' air quality deadline
23 May 2018 12:07 GMT
'Lack of credible evidence behind [Clean Air] strategy is concerning,' says British Ports Association.

UK sets out plan to tackle maritime emissions
23 May 2018 09:45 GMT
Clean Air Strategy includes measures related to ECAs, zero-emissions shipping, greener fuels and port air quality.

MPA issues smoke emission reminder, warning
22 May 2018 08:01 GMT
Reminds shipowners to 'take all necessary measures' to avoid excessive emission of soot, ash or dark smoke.

Biofuel comes out on top in another Lloyd's Register-UMAS report
16 May 2018 14:41 GMT
Study concludes that biofuel is currently the most affordable zero-emission option for shipping.





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