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

Shipping-emissions

June 23, 2017

Four major international trade associations have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping...
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Ulsan-Port-Examines-LNG-Bunkering-Possibilities

June 23, 2017

The Caribbean is well positioned to move to LNG bunkering as the shipping industry seeks to comply with the new global emission cap for marine...
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June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy has halted service at a major oil terminal in the Gulf of Mexico, prompted some evacuations at rigs and platforms and put...
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ICS

June 20, 2017

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), a global trade association for shipowners, says it wants the United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back a...
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GULFVS

June 20, 2017

The Atlantic hurricane season is less than three weeks old yet it’s already threatening the energy-rich Gulf of Mexico coastline with flooding rains and sparking...
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June 15, 2017

Astomos Energy Corporation and Statoil have reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for further study in applying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as shipping bunker fuels....
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Maersk Invincible

June 9, 2017

An offshore drilling rig hired by Norwegian oil and gas producer Aker BP is getting all its power from electricity produced onshore, the firm said...
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CMA-CGM-Kerguelen

June 7, 2017

The CMA CGM Group intends to reduce its CO2 emissions per transported container by 30% by 2025. (more…)
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Ship_Emission

May 30, 2017

Shipping companies will have to upgrade their vessels well in time to adhere to the upcoming global sulfur emission norms to avoid losing their classification...
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May 26, 2017

The Atlantic hurricane season will likely churn out an above-average 11 to 17 named storms, in part due to fading odds than an El Nino...
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Shipping-emissions

May 26, 2017

The International Energy Agency has said the International Maritime Organization should take “proactive action” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping to meet the...
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May 18, 2017

German shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd currently has no plans for marine fuel scrubber installations or retrofitting its fleet’s engines to burn LNG in order to meet...
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Gas4Sea

May 17, 2017

Malaysian oil company Petronas said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Gas4Sea partners, comprising Engie SA, Mitsubishi Corp and Nippon Yusen KK to...
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Greenpeace ice class ship Esperanza tracking Shell's oil rig the Polar Pioneer on its way to drill in the Alaskan Arctic this summer in transit across the Pacific on board the heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin.
Six people from around the world are tailing Shell's Arctic oil rig across the Pacific on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. As ambassadors of a movement of millions, the six men and women want to expose Shell's reckless plans to drill in the remote Chukchi Sea in the Alaskan Arctic. The Esperanza has been tracking Shell's monstrous oil rig the Polar Pioneer since it left Brunei Bay in Malaysia.

May 4, 2017

Environmental groups are challenging President Donald Trump’s attempt to restore oil and gas leasing on more than 125 million acres in the Arctic and Atlantic...
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Kawasaki-hydrogen-carrier

May 2, 2017

Norway and Australia are racing each other to show they can supply Japan with hydrogen, hoping to fulfil its ambition to become the first nation...
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