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  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to ban the highly polluting marine fuel heavy fuel oil (HFO) from use in Arctic waters. Transport & Environment informed that the full European Parliament wants the IMO’s environment committee to discuss outlawing the use of HFO in the Arctic when […]

  • 19 April 2017

    Transitioning to safer fuels is the only “rational action” for Arctic ship operators as the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic shipping creates such great risks compared to the cost of moving to safer fuels, a report issued by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) finds. The report entitled “Alternatives to heavy […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    IMO agreed on the draft amendments to MARPOL Annex I to ban the use and carriage of HFO.

  • 16 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    IMO to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Greenland has voiced its support for IMO’s ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Iceland is looking to ban the use of fuel oil with more than 0.1% sulphur content in the country’s waters.

  • 7 July 2017

    International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Member States have supported a proposal to identify measures aimed at mitigating the risks posed by the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic waters, and called on the IMO to work towards a swift conclusion of the work. The support was voiced during the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) […]

  • 1 February 2017

    The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to call for a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO), the dirtiest of all fuel types, by ships when operating in the Arctic. The decision by the European Parliament’s environment committee, which was backed by almost all of the political groups, also underscores the […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators approves a self-imposed ban on the use of HFO in the Arctic. 

  • 22 February 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The Clean Arctic Alliance has called on Member States to remain focused to the goal of developing a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil by shipping in the Arctic.

  • 21 December 2016

    The United States and Canada are moving closer to phase out the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) from vessels operating in the Arctic waters through a strategy to rid the region of the dirtiest marine fuel, according to the Clean Arctic Alliance. Namely, the countries are launching the first processes ever to identify sustainable shipping lanes throughout […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    It would cost passengers just the price of a glass of wine a day if cruise ships would stop burning HFO in the Arctic.

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Clean Arctic Alliance, a group of environmental NGOs, is calling on the international community to sign up to the Arctic Commitment, in an effort to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities and ecosystems from risks posed by the use of marine heavy fuel oil (HFO). The latest members to sign the Arctic Commitment at the Arctic […]

  • 10 October 2017

    The Our Ocean Arctic Commitment, an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping, was launched at the Our Ocean conference in Malta on October 6. As explained, the aim of the initiative is to expand collaboration between the cruise industry, environmental NGOs and indigenous communities in order to protect […]

  • 14 June 2017

    German Maritime LNG Platform has signed the Arctic Commitment, joining a number of international companies, organizations, politicians and polar explorers calling for a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) use in Arctic shipping. “The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the German Maritime LNG Platform as a signatory of the Arctic Commitment. The LNG Platform joins a […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Rules & Regulation

    A study commissioned by WWF-Canada on marine fuel alternatives for use in the Canadian Arctic has found that the risks of using heavy fuel oil for shipping operations could be greatly reduced by switching to liquefied natural gas. “Of all the marine fuel options, heavy fuel oil is the most polluting and will cause the […]

  • 9 March 2018

    The ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven joined the campaign to ban HFO from Arctic shipping.

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä and Clean Marine Energy (Europe), a developer of Emission Compliance Service Agreements, have signed a collaboration agreement that will provide funding intended to ease the financial burden on ship owners seeking to install scrubber systems in order to meet sulphur emissions legislation. The financing solution enables a ship owner to repay the cost of […]

  • 3 June 2015

    A study commissioned by WWF-Canada on marine fuel alternatives for use in the Canadian Arctic has found that the risks of using heavy fuel oil for shipping operations could be greatly reduced by switching to liquefied natural gas.

  • 22 July 2014

    Ocean Yield ASA, the Oslo-based shipowner, has placed orders for three LEGCs (Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carriers) of 36,000 cbm capacity, to be built at Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering, China. Each vessel will be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine. The engines will run on ethane, which ethylene carriers are also equipped […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Foreship believes that up to 30% of commercial shipping will gravitate back to high sulphur fuel oil by 2030.

  • 24 August 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Putin, Niinistö agree there should be a switch to more environmentally friendly fuel in the Arctic.