Environment

This page features all the latest news on how shipping impacts on the environment, focusing on developments in the effort to reduce emissions from the shipping sector and oil pollution.

Environment

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May 18, 2017

German shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd currently has no plans for marine fuel scrubber installations or retrofitting its fleet’s engines to burn LNG in order to meet...
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May 17, 2017

Malaysian oil company Petronas said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Gas4Sea partners, comprising Engie SA, Mitsubishi Corp and Nippon Yusen KK to...
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Greenpeace ice class ship Esperanza tracking Shell's oil rig the Polar Pioneer on its way to drill in the Alaskan Arctic this summer in transit across the Pacific on board the heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin.
Six people from around the world are tailing Shell's Arctic oil rig across the Pacific on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. As ambassadors of a movement of millions, the six men and women want to expose Shell's reckless plans to drill in the remote Chukchi Sea in the Alaskan Arctic. The Esperanza has been tracking Shell's monstrous oil rig the Polar Pioneer since it left Brunei Bay in Malaysia.

May 4, 2017

Environmental groups are challenging President Donald Trump’s attempt to restore oil and gas leasing on more than 125 million acres in the Arctic and Atlantic...
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May 2, 2017

Norway and Australia are racing each other to show they can supply Japan with hydrogen, hoping to fulfil its ambition to become the first nation...
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April 26, 2017

The Arctic’s quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further...
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April 24, 2017

Norway has become the first country to become a Contracting State to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS)...
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Shipping-emissions

April 20, 2017

In 2020 the shipping industry is facing its biggest change since the shift away from burning coal a century ago as the IMO is set...
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April 19, 2017

In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba suits scrub crude oil by hand from the hull of the Caspian Galaxy, a...
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Nederland, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam, 04-07-2006; luchtfoto (25 procent toeslag); Waalhaven (gezien vanuit Heijplaat) met terminals voor containeroverslag van ECT(Europe Container Terminals); aan de horizon de skyline van de binnenstad Rotterdam met hoogbouw; wolkenkrabbers, stukgoed, haven Rotterdam, havenarbeid, kranen, binnenvaart, goederen transport
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April 13, 2017

Right now, Rotterdam’s port area is effectively protected against floods. While most of the port area is situated outside the dikes, these port sites are...
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April 12, 2017

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) Tuesday announced that ShipManagement Inc. (ShipManagement), a member of Navios Group (Navios), has issued a letter...
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April 10, 2017

The world’s bunker industry is making progress in inching toward meeting the International Maritime Organization (IMO) global sulfur cap target by 2020, but with less...
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April 6, 2017

The upcoming Atlantic Ocean hurricane season could include at least three severe tempests, but will likely involve fewer storms than usual overall, private forecaster AccuWeather...
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April 6, 2017

Little more than 2 1/2 years from now, the global fleet of merchant ships will have to reduce drastically how much sulfur their engines belch...
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April 5, 2017

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions and Pavilion Gas signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on LNG bunkering cooperation in Singapore. (more…)
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April 3, 2017

The introduction of new environmental regulations is leading the shipping industry to look for ways of reducing its emissions of harmful gases. (more…)
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