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

EU emissions

July 15, 2021

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s carbon market for the first time, adding pressure on an industry, which had for...
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Wärtsilä

July 14, 2021

Wärtsilä continues to lead the ongoing transformation of the energy and marine sectors towards carbon-free solutions through its future fuel development work. (more…)
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transport

July 14, 2021

Cleaner air, healthier communities and tens of thousands of new green jobs are set to become reality thanks to the UK's revolutionary Transport decarbonisation plan,...
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Khalifa

July 9, 2021

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), one of the largest listed integrated utilities in the region, and Abu Dhabi Ports, announced on Wednesday they are...
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emissions

June 28, 2021

The European Commission plans to include maritime transport in the world’s biggest carbon market and create an adjacent emissions-trading program for heating and road transport....
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ship emissions

June 14, 2021

The United States is working with Norway, Denmark and other countries to develop zero emissions fuel options for ships as part of a push to...
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shell

June 10, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc will accelerate its carbon-emission cuts following a Dutch court ruling last month that said the company’s climate plans weren’t sufficient. (more…)
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Trafigura logo is pictured in the company entrance in Geneva March 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

June 8, 2021

Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, and Yara, a leading global ammonia player, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (more…)
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Maersk safety day

June 4, 2021

The Emissions Dashboard – a new Maersk digital tool – consolidates emissions data across all transport modes and carriers, enabling customers to set a baseline...
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damico

June 4, 2021

In the pursuit of decarbonization in maritime transportation, d’Amico Group has brought together a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to test the biofuel blends (B30) derived...
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MAERSK

June 3, 2021

The world’s largest container shipping line has called for a $150-a-ton carbon tax on shipping fuel that would drive up the costs for an industry...
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Shipping-emissions

June 3, 2021

Carbon emissions produced from seaborne coal exports stayed steady last year despite the impact of the coronavirus on consumption, a study showed on Wednesday, although...
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shell

May 27, 2021

A Dutch court ordered Royal Dutch Shell to drastically deepen planned greenhouse gas emission cuts on Wednesday, in a landmark ruling that could trigger legal...
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environment

May 19, 2021

The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented...
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Rotterdam_Port

May 12, 2021

An international alliance of 45 companies, knowledge institutes and port authorities, headed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority, has been awarded nearly € 25 million...
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