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

Ships

October 24, 2019

From higher-quality paint to state-of-the-art propellers: shipping companies are looking in every corner to reduce their carbon footprint as investor and activist pressure increases. (more…)
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ship emissions

October 22, 2019

New global rules forcing ships to reduce air pollution by using cleaner fuels will see more sulfur and nitrates dumped into the oceans, analysts and...
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cruise

October 18, 2019

The main cruise ship operators in French waters have agreed on measures to limit pollution caused by their vessels, including hooking up to the power...
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Shipping-emissions

October 10, 2019

EU climate commissioner-nominee Frans Timmermans plans to target shipping, aviation and road transport to cut EU CO2 emissions by 2030 more quickly than currently agreed,...
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emissions

September 26, 2019

A coalition of Pacific island nations wants to raise $500m (£400m) to make all shipping in the Pacific Ocean zero carbon by the middle of...
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cruise

September 25, 2019

Mediterranean resort town Cannes, France’s fourth-biggest cruise ship port, will ban the most polluting cruise ships from next year in a bid to boost air...
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UK

September 25, 2019

The aviation and shipping sectors should formally be included in Britain’s target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, the government’s...
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WEF

September 24, 2019

The World Economic Forum, the Global Maritime Forum and Friends of Ocean Action today launch the Getting to Zero Coalition at the United Nations Climate...
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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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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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