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

UK Maritime_Minister

July 12, 2019

All new ships for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister Nusrat...
Read More
ship emissions

July 9, 2019

Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions...
Read More
ICS

June 19, 2019

Representatives of the world’s national shipowners’ associations met last week in the Faroe Islands to review the priorities of the global shipowners’ association, the International...
Read More
shipping

June 19, 2019

A group of financiers with $100 billion of loans to shipowners are about to get stricter on the kinds of vessels they’ll finance as part...
Read More
cargill

June 13, 2019

Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at...
Read More
Veniamis

June 6, 2019

Immediate action is needed to fix flaws in the way the 0.5% bunker sulphur cap will be introduced next year, the president of the Greek...
Read More
Matson

June 6, 2019

Matson has begun the installation of state-of-the-art exhaust gas cleaning systems on six vessels deployed in its Hawaii and China-Long Beach Express services as part...
Read More
CMA-CGM-containership

June 6, 2019

On the occasion of World Environment Day, the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, reiterates its firm commitment to the environment....
Read More
Norsea

June 5, 2019

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has announced the acquisition of a 50% stake of NorSea Wind and it’s subsidiaries to expand its offerings in the the...
Read More
shipping

June 4, 2019

2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. (more…)
Read More
ships

June 3, 2019

Global maritime industry is a frontrunner in the campaign for a carbon free future, but much more remains to be done to achieve the targets...
Read More
IMO

May 27, 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations set to take effect in 2020 have sparked mountains of research on the expected costs for the energy and...
Read More
ship emissions

May 20, 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to...
Read More
Bulk-shipping

May 15, 2019

A major international project to support the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s initial strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from shipping has been launched. (more…)
Read More
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

May 14, 2019

International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Kitack Lim Monday opened a weeklong meeting at the UN body’s London headquarters with a call for the shipping industry to...
Read More