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

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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container

March 8, 2019

Songa Container has decided to equip its entire fleet with exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers). (more…)
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scrubbers

March 8, 2019

Japan has decided it will support the use of open-loop scrubbers aboard ships and discourage other jurisdictions from banning the discharge of water from such...
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vlgc

March 7, 2019

With a cap on sulphur looming, VLGC shipowners are increasingly considering scrubbers as an attractive option to meet IMO’s low-sulphur regulation, according to shipping consultancy...
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ship emissions

March 6, 2019

The implications for carriers and BCOs of the IMO low-sulphur regulations that come into force in less than 10 months have dominated this week’s JOC...
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Maersk-Tankers-Maersk-Virtue

March 4, 2019

Maersk Tankers has decided to invest in four scrubber systems to be installed on selected LR2 vessels in the Maersk Product Tanker fleet before January...
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shipping

March 4, 2019

The new sulfur emission norms for marine fuels have pushed up the sale prices of secondhand tankers, particularly the Long Range II, which are in...
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ship-arctic

March 1, 2019

Russian gas producer Novatek wants to use nuclear icebreakers to keep the Northern Sea Route, a shipping path traversing the Arctic to Asia, open all...
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Scorpio-Tankers

February 18, 2019

Scorpio Tankers said it will continue to install scrubber systems on 75 of its tankers, despite recent bans for open-loop scrubber systems in major ports...
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Scorpio Tankers

February 14, 2019

Shipping company Scorpio Tankers expects 62 of its vessels to be fitted with emissions-cleaning scrubber systems in time for the International Maritime Organization’s lower marine...
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