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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.

Renewable energy for shipping discussed in IMO debate
16 May 2018 13:17 GMT
Decarbonized electricity and renewable electricity from hydropower covered at IMO 70 Forum.

Emission test results prompt NGOs to call for Med ECA
24 Apr 2018 14:33 GMT
Sea traffic measurements said to show that pollution in Gibraltar and Barcelona is up to 70 times higher than most urban areas.

Maersk targets 60% CO2 emissions reduction by 2020
18 Apr 2018 14:08 GMT
Boxship giant has already surpassed IMO's 2030 carbon intensity target after last year achieving a 43% reduction (since 2007).

PPR6 to develop Arctic HFO ban as nations urge 2021 implementation
16 Apr 2018 09:18 GMT
MEPC directs 2019 sub-committee to draw up plan following strongly worded proposal to apply ban 'no later than the end of 2021'.

IMO agrees historic deal to cut carbon in shipping sector
13 Apr 2018 15:21 GMT
GHG emissions to be slashed by 'at least' 50% on 2008 levels by 2050 with emphasis on scaling up action to 100%.

Rotterdam to usher in EUR5m incentive for ships using low- and zero-carbon fuels
13 Apr 2018 14:41 GMT
Port explains that in order to slash emissions by more than 50%, it will require the use of alternative fuels.

UK government teams up with Marshall Islands to heap pressure on IMO states over GHGs
12 Apr 2018 00:03 GMT
Two nations call on IMO members to reduce GHGs in the spirit of the Paris Agreement.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 72
11 Apr 2018 01:17 GMT
Kitack Lim covered bunker-related issues in his opening address at the MEPC's 72nd session.

MEPs issue unilateral warning as IMO climate goals are deemed 'not good enough'
11 Apr 2018 00:47 GMT
EU politicians draw line in sand with Paris Agreement as one MEP warns: 'the powers that want to water down the proposal are gaining ground'.

HFO ban: Arctic awareness event at MEPC 72
10 Apr 2018 01:19 GMT
Short presentations to be delivered by shipping, science, indigenous and non-governmental representatives.

ECSA backs MEPC to deliver 'ambitious' CO2 reduction strategy
10 Apr 2018 00:13 GMT
European governments could be driving force to help push through agreement, ECSA says.

IMO nations must back Arctic HFO ban: NGO
10 Apr 2018 00:11 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls on MEPC 72 to support ban on heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

'Moment of truth has come for IMO': Marshall Islands environment minister
09 Apr 2018 14:42 GMT
Says island nation has made 'significant compromises' in the draft initial strategy text.

Shipping 'must play its part' in controlling emissions: New Zealand
09 Apr 2018 11:27 GMT
IMO strategy should be 'ambitious', with measures put in place 'as soon as possible', says Associate Minister of Transport.

ICS urges nations - such as US - not to 'derail' GHG reduction agreement
09 Apr 2018 09:07 GMT
Says 'Paris Agreement for the shipping industry' should be ambitious enough to stimulate the development of zero CO2 fuels.

Corvus to supply energy storage system for Stena Line's first zero emissions ferry
03 Apr 2018 08:17 GMT
Stena Line set to be first in Sweden to operate a ferry with zero emissions while berthing and in port.





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