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

Arctic

September 23, 2019

Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global...
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Intertanko

September 13, 2019

INTERTANKO is developing a practical guide to assist its membership in their preparation and implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s low sulfur mandate, Elfian Harun,...
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hurricane_dorian_

September 6, 2019

An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the...
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euronav

September 6, 2019

Euronav announced details on its approach towards the new Sulphur fuel regulations coming in as part of IMO 2020. (more…)
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emissions

September 2, 2019

Benjamin Franklin once said: “You may delay, but time will not.” This is certainly true for the international shipping industry as it prepares for a...
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Arctic

August 26, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on container lines to avoid using a new Arctic shipping route to protect the environment. (more…)
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citigroup

August 23, 2019

Citigroup’s veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank’s shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the...
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Shipping-emissions

August 21, 2019

Indonesian-flagged ships will comply with new low-sulphur fuel rules that start next year, the country’s Ministry of Transportation said on Tuesday, after earlier saying more...
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ship emissions

August 19, 2019

Margins for European high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO), used to power ships, sank this week as preparations for a global shift to cleaner maritime fuel...
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emissions

July 18, 2019

Compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit for marine fuels will likely settle around 90% or 95% in the initial years after 2020,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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