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

Maersk safety day

February 24, 2021

Shipping group Maersk said on Tuesday it was among a group of companies backing a plan to build Europe’s largest green ammonia plant in Denmark...
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Shipping-emissions

February 19, 2021

The draft amendments to the International Maritime Organization’s mandatory rules on reducing carbon emissions in all ships globally, if adopted, are likely to be implemented...
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Orcelle-Wind

February 18, 2021

The transoceanic shipping industry might be the most carbon efficient mode of transport, but the fact remains that it still accounts for nearly 3% of...
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Maersk _star

February 18, 2021

Fast-tracked by advances in technology and increasing customer demand for sustainable supply chains, A.P. Moller – Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonise marine operations with...
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ONE

February 17, 2021

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the successful trial use of biofuel to power the M/V MOL Experience. (more…)
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shell

February 12, 2021

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell vowed to eliminate net carbon emissions by 2050, raising its ambition from previous targets, as its oil output declines from...
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Seanergy

February 10, 2021

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. announced that it has successfully completed the evaluation of the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (“EEXI”) of its Capesize vessels. (more…)
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Navios Cont

January 28, 2021

Over 400 companies across some of the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitting industries – from shipping to steelmaking – have agreed to work together on...
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kawasaki_heavy_industries

January 27, 2021

Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries is aiming to replicate its success as a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker producer with hydrogen, a key element that...
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ship emissions

January 22, 2021

China’s exports of clean marine fuels in December rose to a record since shipments began a year ago, taking 2020 exports of the ship fuel...
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Biden

January 21, 2021

Hours after he was sworn in, President Joe Biden announced the US plans to reenter the Paris climate accord, the landmark international agreement signed in...
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maersk-ocean-cleanup-partnership_

January 14, 2021

The Ocean Cleanup’s mission is to develop advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. (more…)
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norway

January 13, 2021

Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its dreams for deep-sea discovery now center on something different....
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Trafigura logo is pictured in the company entrance in Geneva March 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

January 7, 2021

Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, has announced the first live project by Nala Renewables, its newly formed joint venture company...
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Vogel-Eagle-Bulk

December 23, 2020

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., one of the world’s largest owner-operators within the Supramax / Ultramax drybulk segment, announced that it has become a signatory to...
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