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

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...
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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…)
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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...
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Ardmore

May 6, 2019

Clean tanker owner companies Ardmore Shipping and Scorpio Tankers discussed their bunkering plans ahead of the implementation of IMO 2020 in their Q1 2019 earnings...
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V_Group

April 25, 2019

V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, urged shipowners and operators to take a proactive approach to 2020 compliance....
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lng_bunkering

April 12, 2019

LNG is the most environmentally friendly, readily available fuel for shipping today – and in the foreseeable future, according to a new study. (more…)
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Shipping-emissions

April 4, 2019

Fuel quality is the great unknown for the shipping and oil refining industry. The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) January 2020 deadline could see the majority...
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Shipping-emissions

March 27, 2019

Refiners around the world have invested about $1 billion so far to produce low-sulphur marine fuel to meet new regulations coming into force in 2020,...
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NYK Arcadia  am 20.6.11 ausgehend Hamburg

March 25, 2019

Japanese transport group NYK has secured a ¥9bn ($81m) syndicated ‘green’ loan, supported by eight domestic financial institutions for the installation of scrubber systems on...
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Teekay-LNG

March 22, 2019

Teekay, one of the world’s largest marine energy transportation, storage and production companies joined A.P. Moeller-Maersk, the China Navigation Company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen and other major...
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NAT

March 21, 2019

The 2017 decision not to install scrubbers on its tankers is proving to have been a correct one, Nordic American Tankers (NAT) said. The company...
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vessel

March 20, 2019

More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest...
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IMO HQ London

March 19, 2019

The Panama Canal Authority and A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S are the latest entities to join the IMO-supported Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon...
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Stena

March 19, 2019

Stena Bulk has made a major investment in scrubbers and before January 2020 16 units will be installed. (more…)
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container ship

March 14, 2019

Scrubbers installed on ultra-large large container vessels (ULCVs) could take up “at least 200 teu” of container slots, according to Alphaliner. (more…)
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