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

IMO

March 28, 2017

The final meeting of the GloBallast Global Project Task Force (GPTF), held in Panama City, Panama (16 to 17 March), highlighted the legacy elements of...
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ABS

March 28, 2017

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its annual National and Regional Committee meetings in London,...
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lng_bunkering

March 28, 2017

Time passes quickly when looking into LNG bunkering. (more…)
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pontoporos-nautilia-ploio

March 24, 2017

Capital Ship Management Corp. announced that the company's completed its first accredited assessment this month of a MRV monitoring plan for the vessel M/T Alkiviadis....
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Shipping-emissions

March 1, 2017

Global bunker fuel costs could rise by up to US$60 billion annually from 2020, in a full compliance scenario, when the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO)...
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carnival-cruise-line

February 28, 2017

Investing some USD 400 million to date, Carnival Corporation announced it has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on 60...
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Shipping-emissions

February 16, 2017

The global shipping industry has urged the European Union to drop the sector’s inclusion in proposals adopted on Wednesday to reform the bloc’s carbon market,...
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EU emissions

February 16, 2017

The European Parliament voted in favour of the inclusion of CO2 emissions from shipping in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) and the establishment of...
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Veniamis

February 13, 2017

Greek ship owners escalated pressure on the EU to agree that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the best and foremost global institution tasked with...
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Shipping-emissions

February 6, 2017

The biggest change in shipping fuel for decades is three years away, but shipping and refining companies need to be taking action now to ensure...
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Shipping containers belonging to CMA-CGM shipping Company are seen stacked in the port of Marseille, France, March 14, 2016.   REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

February 1, 2017

Container shipping group CMA CGM has signed an agreement with Total under which the oil and gas major will supply lower emission fuels in line...
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Shipping-emissions

January 13, 2017

The tightening of emissions limits for deep-water ships has some of North America’s busiest ports chasing a new opportunity. (more…)
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Kitack Lim

January 9, 2017

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has written to senior European officials expressing his concern that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could...
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Wan Hai

January 5, 2017

Nearly 300 tonnes of oil spilled into the narrow strait separating Singapore and Malaysia after a collision between two container vessels, the Singapore Marine Port...
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EU emissions

December 22, 2016

The shipping industry faces the threat of paying a levy to the European Union on its greenhouse gas emissions as lawmakers from the bloc grow...
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