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

Vogel-Eagle-Bulk

November 7, 2018

Eagle Bulk saw a majority of investors vote to approve amendments to the Eagle Bulk ShipCo bond terms to finance more scrubber retrofits. (more…)
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frontline-VLCC

November 2, 2018

Frontline has ordered exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for a further 12 vessels. (more…)
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Seanergy

November 1, 2018

Seanergy announced that it has entered into commercial agreements for the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems on five of its capesize bulk carriers before...
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IMO_Logo

October 28, 2018

The United Nations shipping agency pushed back this week on any phased entry for tougher marine fuel rules and further tightened regulations that will come...
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containership

October 28, 2018

Mandatory speed limits could be shipping lines’ best hope of achieving the IMO’s 2030 emissions reduction targets. (more…)
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Shipping-emissions

October 26, 2018

The United States is looking for a “pragmatic” approach to the implementation of new marine fuel emission rules that go into effect in 2020, a...
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Ships

October 26, 2018

Leading shipping finance banks have joined industry players in support of faster action to cut carbon emissions by the sector. (more…)
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MOL bulker

October 25, 2018

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has decided to equip 80 of its operated bulk carriers with an energy-saving operation analysis service. (more…)
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IMO HQ London

October 25, 2018

The International Maritime Organization rejected a proposal — supported by both the U.S. and shipping groups — for a phased start to rules that will...
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rotterdam

October 24, 2018

In Rotterdam, ships from around the world cruise in and out of Europe’s busiest port, a bustling industrial hub that employs almost 200,000 people and...
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MEPC

October 23, 2018

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) has begun a busy session (22-26 October). On Monday, the MEPC moved ahead with its work to...
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ship emissions

October 22, 2018

The Trump administration wants pollution limits on ship fuels that a United Nations maritime agency will implement in 2020 to be phased in to protect...
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cleanup

October 19, 2018

Some of France’s spectacular Riviera beaches have been shut as volunteers with shovels and sacks try to rid the coastline of a thick oily residue...
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ships

October 17, 2018

Ship owners accelerated installations of engine cleaning systems this year ahead of stringent new rules in 2020 which sharply reduce the amount of sulphur ships...
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ships

October 12, 2018

Following the implementation of the 0.5% sulfur limit on marine fuels for all vessels in China’s Yangtze Delta Emission Control Area from October 1, demand...
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