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

Carnival Corporation releases its 2016 sustainability report as part of the launch of its new dedicated sustainability website, available here: http://carnivalsustainability.com. The report and complementary site detail the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. (PRNewsfoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)

August 17, 2017

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company, released its 2016 sustainability report as part of the launch of its new dedicated sustainability website. (more…)
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whales

August 16, 2017

Certain ships are being ordered to reduce speed because of the deaths of at least 10 North Atlantic right whales in Canada’s Gulf of St...
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ship-arctic

August 14, 2017

Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote...
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ABS

August 11, 2017

ABS hosted its 2nd Ballast Water Management Workshop in Houston on April 26, 2017. (more…)
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maersk_drilling

August 11, 2017

The Danish environmental protection agency (DEPA) said on Thursday it had reported Maersk Oil, the oil unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk, to the police for discharging...
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shell

August 7, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell is considering expanding the capacity of one of its German refineries to make oil products that meet an upcoming cap on the...
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RINA

July 21, 2017

Minerva Marine Inc., a leading ship management company, has selected RINA as its verifier for the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions, as...
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LNG-Bunkering

July 21, 2017

Commercial interests and infrastructure development will be critical to acceleration of LNG bunkering globally, despite environmental considerations and market fundamentals strongly in favor of its...
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greenpeace

July 19, 2017

Russia must pay the Netherlands more than 5 million euros ($5.79 million)in damages for seizing a Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel in 2013 and arresting 30 people...
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ABS

July 18, 2017

ABS has updated an advisory on the latest available exhaust gas abatement technologies to help the shipping industry prepare itself for the upcoming IMO global...
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eu-flag

July 12, 2017

ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that important progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organziation’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting....
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IMO_Logo

July 12, 2017

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations agency charged with regulating international shipping, has progressed its environmental agenda at the recent meeting of its...
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ICS

July 11, 2017

Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)...
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Shipping-emissions

July 10, 2017

The trillion-dollar global shipping industry may soon be forced to curb greenhouse gas emissions under new rules backed by the European Union and China. (more…)
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IMO HQ London

June 30, 2017

Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global...
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