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  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sixteen European companies have launched a corporate forum with an aim to push forward the development of sustainable finance. The Corporate Forum on Sustainable Finance gathers Green Issuers committed to upholding and developing sustainable finance as a critical tool to fight climate change and foster a more sustainable and responsible society. The founding companies include EDF, […]

  • 4 February 2012

    The North Sea offers many opportunities to exploit its wealth: think about traditional fishery, offshore wind or oil and gas exploration. However, many generations have exploited the North Sea, so we need to beware of exhaustion and pollution. Therefore, Rijkswaterstaat, the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, wants to stimulate ideas […]

  • 13 May 2011

    The significance of North Carolina’s coast goes beyond local areas, and continued federal support is needed to preserve critical inlets and waterways projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Mike McIntyre and Sen. Kay Hagan have said. “Our beaches, our inlets and the Intracoastal Waterway are actually of regional and national significance; they’re […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    NYK has been awarded Japan’s first loan related to environmental sustainability.

  • 19 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    MARIN has set a new course in its technology plan to sustain the necessary energy transition.

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sixteen European companies have launched a corporate forum with an aim to push forward the development of sustainable finance. The Corporate Forum on Sustainable Finance gathers Green Issuers committed to upholding and developing sustainable finance as a critical tool to fight climate change and foster a more sustainable and responsible society. The founding companies include EDF, […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    ZIM released its first annual sustainability report, detailing steps aimed at minimizing its carbon footprint.

  • 11 April 2007

    Nina Udnes Tronstad, Statoil’s executive vice president for health, safety and the environment (HSE), presented Statoil’s sustainability report at Norway’s far-northern Spitsbergen islands (Svalbard), yesterday. “Statoil has chosen an aggressive approach to the carbon challenge and contributes to work in finding a solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” says Ms Tronstad. “Our goal is zero […]

  • 12 April 2012

    On a snow-filled February day in Geertruidenberg, the Netherlands, Interstream Barging and Peters Shipyards presented their LNG Greenstream tanker, the culmination of creative innovation. “This is not just any kind of project”, states Pieter Peeters, CEO of Interstream Barging. Peeters comments that the project is the result of real interest, found through their market research, […]

  • 23 January 2020

    YSA Design Chairman Trond Sigurdsen elaborates on making cruses greener.

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    By the end of 2018, the company’s carbon footprint was reduced by 27.6% relative to 2005 baseline.

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a recent Vessel Efficiency Conference held in London, delegates were interested to hear about BIMCO’s suite of slow steaming clauses. In a presentation by BIMCO’s Chief Officer for Legal and Contractual Affairs, Grant Hunter, the delegates heard that the incorporation of a slow steaming clause was strongly recommended for anyone contemplating implementing a slow […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Ingrid de Bondt, Deputy of Transport of the Dutch province of South Holland, had the honour of christening the Merwededam, a new ferry complementing the existing fleet of ferry public transport network Waterbus. The ceremony took place in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, on 28 September 2012. The Merwededam operates several ferry routes between Rotterdam and Dordrecht and the Drechtsteden. The 23 metre long passenger vessel […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    By Tom Scott The subject of sustainability in the Dutch maritime sector can be summed in part by looking at the outcome of the IMO meeting in London in April last year. This resulted in the IMO announcing the goal to reduce greenhouse gases by at least 50 per cent by 2050 (compared to 2008 […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    VTT, partners will assess how suitable fuel oils made from biomass and waste plastics are for ship diesel engines.

  • 21 May 2019

    The Panama Canal announces improvements to its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Program.

  • 23 March 2018

    Nearly 1,000 ports and port-related companies committed themselves to achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

  • 6 August 2015

    Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd (SME) is looking to employ six new people in its Isle of Wight base and one in Orkney.  “SME is recruiting suitably experienced, high calibre individuals who wish to be part of an ambitious and dynamic organisation,” the company said. SME is recruiting for the following positions: – Lead Mechanical Engineer (Isle of […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International shipping coalition Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), focused on uniting commercial growth with sustainable behaviours, has unanimously signed a set of shared commitments to set a clear benchmark for sustainable practices. By signing up to the commitments, each member has agreed to publicly report on sustainability, have a sustainability strategy that links to its core business, set clear reduction […]

  • 27 March 2020

    Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk plans to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks, joining its rivals in trialing biofuel as a solution for decarbonization of the shipping industry. As informed, the fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by GoodFuels […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Transition

    Ferry shipping company Stena Line has cut its total CO2 emissions by 1.7 %, corresponding to 24,000 tonnes of CO2 in total, the company said in its sustainability report for 2019. The report further indicates that ferry owners and operator managed to reduce its CO2 emissions per transported ton freight and passenger vehicles onboard its vessels by […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s £30 million redevelopment of Torry Quay, completed earlier this year, has received an Improving Sustainability Award from CEEQUAL. The Project Team for the development, which included Aberdeen Harbour Board, Arch Henderson and McLaughlin & Harvey, were praised for various aspects of the project including the re-use of 78% of the total on-site demolition waste as fill […]