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

moore-stephens

September 21, 2018

Given the mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce emissions brought on by the IMO’s GHG strategy and commitment to a 50% reduction in...
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Wärtsilä

September 18, 2018

Wärtsilä will provide an integrated cargo handling and fuel gas system for two new gas carrier vessels for Exmar, the Belgium-based fleet owner. (more…)
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GAC UK MD Herman Jorgensen Green  Award Chairman Dimitrios Mattheou and Executive Director Jan Fransen

September 14, 2018

Green Award, a certification scheme for ships and ship managers performing to the highest standards, welcomed a new incentive provider GAC UK. (more…)
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Odfjell Tankers

September 13, 2018

Chemical tanker firm Odfjell said it will not invest in scrubbers to clean fuel on its vessels to comply with new stricter emission rules from...
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DFDS

September 12, 2018

DFDS has unveiled plans to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean. (more…)
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Hurricane Florence

September 12, 2018

As Hurricane Florence barrels toward North Carolina, it’s being strengthened and guided by a one-two punch of climate factors scientists have been tracking for years....
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safe bulkers

September 12, 2018

Safe Bulkers announced that it has agreed with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry Co. Ltd., (Cosco), a detailed schedule within 2019 for the installation of Alfa...
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Star Bulk

September 11, 2018

Star Bulk announced that it intends to equip its entire fleet with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (scrubbers) before the January 1, 2020 implementation date of...
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scrubbers

September 7, 2018

Scrubber investments will soar in preparation for the International Maritime Organization’s 0.5% global marine sulfur cap in 2020, according to analysts at investment bank Goldman...
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Port_in_China

September 6, 2018

Major ports around the Yangtze River Delta will impose tighter rules on emissions from vessels in and around the ports starting on Oct. 1, a...
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emissions

September 6, 2018

It is rare that a fuel specification change could disrupt the oil value chain, but the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) planned change to bunker fuel...
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Eagle-Bulk

September 5, 2018

Eagle Bulk announced that it has entered into a series of agreements for the purchase of up to 37 exhaust gas cleaning systems which are...
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Paddy Rodgers

September 4, 2018

Euronav chief Paddy Rodgers spoke of the challenges of having compliant scrubber operations, during an ABS panel discussion. (more…)
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Maersk _star

September 3, 2018

Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to...
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BW-LPG-vlgc

August 31, 2018

BW LPG announced that it has signed contracts including future options for the delivery and retrofitting of four LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines in its fleet, in...
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