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

Rotterdam_Port

May 12, 2021

An international alliance of 45 companies, knowledge institutes and port authorities, headed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority, has been awarded nearly € 25 million...
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Shipping-emissions

May 4, 2021

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) have signed an agreement to...
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cargill-office

May 4, 2021

Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, has cut nearly 1.5 million tonnes of gross carbon emissions from its fleet since 2017, a...
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UK Ports

April 27, 2021

The UK’s share of international shipping emissions has been incorporated into the country’s Carbon Budget for the first time as part of a wider effort...
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Biden

April 26, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden called on nations to work together on a transition to clean energy on Friday, the second and final day of a...
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MPA_Singapore

April 22, 2021

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions, including a S$120 million...
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Maersk _star

April 22, 2021

One of the world’s largest shipping companies by fleet size, AP Moller Maersk, has halted purchase of container ships that are unable to totally eliminate...
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BHP

April 16, 2021

BHP Group Ltd said on Thursday it completed its first refuelling of a ship with biofuel this month in a trial run that is part...
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KR and HHI Group

April 13, 2021

Korean Register (KR) and Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) Group have signed an MOU to work together in strategic partnership to address key environmental challenges facing...
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scrubbers

April 12, 2021

The use of exhaust gas cleaning systems, also known as scrubbers, on board vessels, is likely to get a leg-up as the global marine fuel...
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cma-cgm-norma

April 9, 2021

With biomethane, a non-fossil energy, CMA CGM provides customers with a new and immediately available solution, bringing the Group a step closer toward carbon neutrality....
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StenaLine

April 8, 2021

In 2020, ferry company Stena Line continued to reduce its total CO2 emissions and is ten years ahead of the IMO international shipping emission reduction...
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stolt_sapphire

April 7, 2021

Stolt Tankers has announced it is trialling marine biofuel onboard the 37,000 DWT chemical tanker Stolt Inspiration as the vessel travels from Rotterdam to Houston....
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Shipping-emissions

March 17, 2021

Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the sector accelerates efforts...
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Ardmore

March 16, 2021

Ardmore Shipping Corporation announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Element 1 Corp. and Maritime Partners, LLC whereby the parties propose to...
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