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

emissions

July 18, 2018

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of...
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Shipping-emissions

July 12, 2018

The world’s largest shipping association, BIMCO, has called upon the International Maritime Organization to adopt more accurate sulfur verification procedures and an effective implementation plan...
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yang ming

July 12, 2018

With the deadline for the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur cap looming, low sulfur fuel oil appeared to be the main marine fuel option, Taiwan’s...
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HMM

July 9, 2018

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has launched an 11,000 TEU container ship equipped with the cutting-edge SOx scrubber system to significantly reduce sulfur emission. (more…)
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IMO_Logo

July 5, 2018

A new study to assess the benefits, costs and feasibility of implementing an emission control area (ECA) to limit sulphur oxides (SOx) from ships in...
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Gothenburg_Gothenburg Port Authority

July 4, 2018

The Port of Gothenburg has extended and renewed the port tariff discounts for vessels running on liquefied natural gas (LNG). (more…)
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DHT

July 4, 2018

DHT Holdings announced that it has entered into agreements to install exhaust gas cleaning systems, also know as scrubbers, on twelve of its VLCCs. (more…)
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Teekay-LNG

June 29, 2018

With new global emissions standards looming, the marine shipping industry is increasingly looking at liquefied natural gas as alternative to high-sulfur bunker fuel, shipping and...
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Frontline

June 29, 2018

Frontline announced that it has entered into memorandum of agreement (“MOA”) to acquire a 20% ownership interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers Inc., a leading manufacturer...
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fure_vinga

June 27, 2018

Skangas have supplied the leading Swedish shipping company and LNG pioneer Furetank with Liquefied Biogas (LBG) - a renewable and environmentally friendly fuel. (more…)
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ScorpioTankers

June 25, 2018

Scorpio Tankers plans to meet the IMO’s sulphur cap by burning compliant fuels, the company said. (more…)
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Nederland, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam, 04-07-2006; luchtfoto (25 procent toeslag); Waalhaven (gezien vanuit Heijplaat) met terminals voor containeroverslag van ECT(Europe Container Terminals); aan de horizon de skyline van de binnenstad Rotterdam met hoogbouw; wolkenkrabbers, stukgoed, haven Rotterdam, havenarbeid, kranen, binnenvaart, goederen transport
Foto Siebe Swart/Hollandse Hoogte

June 25, 2018

The Port of Rotterdam said on Sunday a clean-up operation was underway after an oil freighter punctured its hull while mooring, releasing a “considerable” amount...
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Shipping-emissions

June 19, 2018

The shipping industry – as represented by its international trade associations (BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and WSC) – calls on the Member States of the...
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cargill

June 19, 2018

Cargill Inc aims to cut carbon emissions from its international shipping unit by as much as 15 percent by 2020, to meet U.N. regulations to...
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China

June 18, 2018

The frontlines of China’s war on pollution are moving beyond smog-prone Beijing and surrounding cities, driven by an effort to improve air and water quality...
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