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  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The China Navigation Co. Pte., deep-sea ship owning and operating arm of the Swire group, has been fined USD 129,500 by the California Air Resources Board for failure to switch its engines over from heavy diesel “bunker” fuel to cleaner, low-sulfur fuel when close to the California coast.  Namely, on December 28, 2012, an ARB inspector […]

  • 9 June 2015

    China has launched a public consultation process regarding legislation on pollution from the shipping sector as it faces growing pressure to resolve this burning issue. China’s Ministry of Environment Protection issued a call for public feedback on Monday for what is yet to become the country’s first regulation specifically targeting emissions from the shipping sector, Xinhua […]

  • 21 June 2018

    California announced the launch of the 2018 incentive program with an aim to cut air pollution and protect whales.

  • 23 November 2016

    A new report from the International Gas Union finds that increased use of natural gas in power generation, heating and transport can significantly reduce air pollution.

  • 16 December 2016

    China’s Port of Tianjin has suspended dry bulk cargo operations until December 21, 2016, due to a red alert for high air pollution, Wilhelmsen Ships Service informs.  The county’s port authorities decided to stop all loading/discharging activities for bulk cargoes such as iron ore and coal. Heavy port congestion and berthing delays are expected for […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Air pollution from Port-related sources continues to drop as cargo rebounds at the Port of Los Angeles. New data shows that from 2005 to 2011, cumulative harmful emissions at America’s No. 1 trade gateway plunged as much as 76 percent while container volumes increased 6 percent. On a year-to-year basis, there has been a decrease […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Paris MoU unveiled its plans to focus attention on marine air pollution in the near future.

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Iceland has ratified the International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaty covering the prevention of air pollution from ships. Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, Ambassador of Iceland to the United Kingdom, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters, London, on November 22 to deposit the instruments of accession. The recent ratification brings the total number of contracting states […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tanker Ocean Princess used fuel that exceeded the maximum allowable sulfur content in the U.S. Caribbean ECA.

  • 7 February 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the EU MRV system.

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU), a Germany-based environment association, has launched a campaign for a cleaner cruise industry. “The ‘swimming hotels’ run by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, MSC and other shipping companies contribute massively to the air pollution that threatens our climate, our environment and our health,” NABU claims. According to the association’s cruise ship […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU), a Germany-based environment association, has launched a campaign for a cleaner cruise industry. “The ‘swimming hotels’ run by Carnival, Royal Caribbean, MSC and other shipping companies contribute massively to the air pollution that threatens our climate, our environment and our health,” NABU claims. According to the association’s cruise ship […]

  • 24 September 2014

    Diesel air pollution from ships, trucks, trains and other big machines at the Port of Long Beach has declined by 82 percent since 2005, a comprehensive air quality analysis has found. The report, which focuses on 2013, shows seven straight years of steadily declining air pollution from goods movement in the harbor area, the Port […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    MSC paid USD 630,625 in penalties to CARB for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth Regulation.

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The Criminal Court of Marseille fined the captain of the cruise ship Azura and its owner Carnival Corporation & plc

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Long Beach’s clean-air efforts have resulted in an 87% cut in diesel emissions.

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    A researcher from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has developed in cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo a new software which limits emissions of NOx particles and black smoke from vessels, the university said. The invention is expected to be implemented in new marine engines from the end of 2017. The regulations on NOx […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Barcelona City Council has backed the initiative of establishing an Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean.

  • 4 December 2019

    New Zealand revealed plans to sign up to new international maritime regulations to reduce ship emissions.

  • 3 February 2016

    The TraPac terminal at the Port of Los Angeles has failed to meet pollution-reduction targets introduced by the city authorities several years ago, the Los Angeles Times reports citing unnamed city officials. The air improvement measures included shutting down of ship engines while entering port and plugging into shore-power while docked at the terminal. This is […]

  • 19 April 2006

    California’s smog-fighting agency on Thursday approved a sweeping plan to reduce air pollution caused by the ports, rail lines and roadways that move goods around the state. The Air Resources Board’s plan sets out long-term goals and strategies to roll back air pollution levels from cargo movement to what they were five years ago. Diesel-related […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

      EmsysTM Emissions Monitoring Technology Developed for Compliance Hefty fines, detention and possible arrest are looming for ship owners/operators who fail to meet new ship emissions requirements. In accordance with MARPOL (Marine Pollution) Annex VI regulations, new Emissions Control Area (ECA) regulations for sea areas within 200 nautical miles from the coasts and ports of […]