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  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has revealed the winners of the competition designed to accelerate the development of technologies that have the potential to reduce emissions and fuel consumption for crew transfer vessels (CTVs) in offshore wind. The winners are Chartwell Marine and Seaspeed Marine Consulting, CWind, Robert Allan Limited, and Windcat Workboats […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Environment, Infrastructure, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Investments in the reduction of air emissions from ships would no longer be possible in a post coronavirus world, European shipping companies said in a new survey report.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is introducing its Voyage Emissions Reduction (VER) system as a means for increasing oil tanker revenues, while also significantly aiding the environment through reduced emissions. The system effectively eliminates the problem of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from tankers during laden voyages, according to the company. VOC’s are organic chemicals having […]

  • 26 September 2017

    South Korea is looking to switch the coal-fired power plants currently under construction in the country to LNG-fueled turbines as it looks to cut down on pollution.

  • 4 October 2012

    The EU Commission keeps insisting on a more comprehensive approach towards cutting shipping emissions, seeing the IMO’s decision from last year to introduce energy efficiency measures for the design of new ships from 2015 as inefficient. “Discussions about further global measures are ongoing at IMO level, but we need intermediary steps to quickly deliver emissions […]

  • 13 June 2020
    Innovation

    A drop-in fuel solution for the maritime industry The transportation sector needs to reduce its emissions of CO2, SOx and NOx. This is a challenge, especially for the shipping industry. The lifetime of a vessel is 25 to 30 years, making the transition to newer, cleaner technologies a slow process. Modifications and conversions for existing […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) tentative step towards a plan to cut shipping’s climate emissions represents only ‘modest’ progress, Transport & Environment cited the Marshall Islands’ transport minister Mike Halferty. Earlier this month, countries meeting at the IMO’s environment committee agreed to ‘headings’ to be included in a strategy, which itself will be the first step of a […]

  • 15 September 2015

    The heads of 7 of the 8 political groups of the European Parliament’s environment committee wrote yesterday to the Environment Ministers of the 28 EU countries urging them to include international shipping and aviation in a global climate deal at Paris. “To promote increased climate ambition from ICAO and IMO, like all the other sectors of […]

  • 15 September 2015

    The heads of 7 of the 8 political groups of the European Parliament’s environment committee wrote yesterday to the Environment Ministers of the 28 EU countries urging them to include international shipping and aviation in a global climate deal at Paris. “To promote increased climate ambition from ICAO and IMO, like all the other sectors of […]

  • 24 August 2018

    The Port of Los Angeles set new record lows for emissions reductions in 2017.

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      Yara and Wilhelmsen Maritime Services (WMS) have entered into a new collaborative agreement on emissions to air in the marine sector. The agreement establishes direct collaboration and enables both companies to focus on core strengths in reducing nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions to air from commercial vessels. This agreement provides for Yara to take over […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Union and all other countries at this year’s Paris climate summit to ensure a requirement is included for reducing emissions from international shipping and aviation. Parliamentarians called for emissions reduction targets for both sectors to be set before the end of 2016 by the corresponding […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, the Monohakobi Technology Institute, and ClassNK have teamed up with Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University and Sembcorp Marine Technology Pte. Ltd. for research on an exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) intended to be used to control SOx emissions outside emission control areas. This joint research project between Singapore and Japan will […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Union and all other countries at this year’s Paris climate summit to ensure a requirement is included for reducing emissions from international shipping and aviation. Parliamentarians called for emissions reduction targets for both sectors to be set before the end of 2016 by the corresponding […]

  • 23 November 2017

    BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall have joined forces to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world.

  • 13 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    IMO set to announce details of initial IMO Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy for Ships.

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Regulation & policy

    Oilfield services company Wood has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030.

  • 26 March 2019

    Oil and gas giant BP said it has set aside $100 million to fund projects that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its Upstream oil and gas operations.

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Stasinakis: More information exchange is needed to meet IMO’s CO2 emission reduction targets.

  • 23 May 2018

    ExxonMobil devised a plan for greenhouse gas emissions reduction by 2020, including a 15 percent decrease in methane emissions and a 25 percent reduction in flaring.

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry remains firmly behind the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as the architect of change when it comes to regulating shipping’s CO2 emissions, according to Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). While it is clearly in the interest of shipping to minimise its CO2 output by reducing fuel consumption, […]

  • 31 October 2014

    APPEA believes that the Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund still needs several changes to ensure international competitiveness.