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

storm nate

July 9, 2020

After a frenzied start, the Atlantic hurricane season could turn out to be the most active since 2005, when a record 28 storms formed. (more…)
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emissions

July 8, 2020

European lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to include international carbon emissions from the maritime sector in the EU carbon market, targeting an industry that does not...
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msc

July 8, 2020

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in shipping and logistics, is heavily investing in its fleet and low-carbon technology to support the industry’s transition...
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Wärtsilä

July 7, 2020

The technology group Wärtsilä is one of eleven founding members of an international coalition dedicated to accelerating the energy transition in the transport and logistics...
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offshore

June 18, 2020

The U.K. offshore oil and gas industry pledged to cut emissions from its operations by half in the next decade, and eliminate them completely by...
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storm nate

June 4, 2020

Tropical Storm Cristobal, now gaining strength in the southern Gulf of Mexico, could grow into a hurricane as it moves toward the Texas and Louisiana...
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Hurricane

June 3, 2020

Tropical Storm Cristobal, now gaining strength in the southern Gulf of Mexico, could grow into a hurricane as it moves toward the Texas and Louisiana...
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EU emissions

May 27, 2020

The European Union’s carbon market could capture a large chunk of emissions from outside Europe if the bloc succeeds in including shipping in the scheme,...
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KLine

May 21, 2020

Earlier in May, LNG fuel tanks were installed on a car carrier being built at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Japan’s Imabari Shipbuilding Group. (more…)
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Scorpio-Bulkers-BIG

May 14, 2020

Scorpio Bulkers has postponed the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) on thirteen of its vessels until at least 2021, amid the coronavirus pandemic....
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Hapag-Lloyd-containership

April 23, 2020

Significant reductions in CO2 emissions per container transported, a successful conversion of the vessel fleet to operate using low-sulphur fuel oil, and considerable improvements in...
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ABS

April 17, 2020

ABS has published a report on latest trends and projections on carbon-reduction strategies for shipping, as the industry looks to meet decarbonization ambitions. (more…)
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ship emissions

March 30, 2020

Britain has suspended checks on ships for compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations as part of wider measures that cut back on inspections to reduce...
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Methanol_powered_vessel

March 26, 2020

Green forms of liquefied methane could be a viable fuel for ships to help the industry meet greenhouse-gas emission reduction targets, a study showed. (more…)
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bunkering

March 4, 2020

The announcement by Norway’s Equinor in January that it had signed a deal to modify a vessel to run on ammonia highlighted the opportunity for...
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