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Maersk Quits ICS Board Over Climate Concerns

Jul 08, 2022

A.P. Moller-Maersk has withdrawn its board member from industry organization International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), partly over the trade association's stance on climate change, according to the company's website.Maersk, one of the world's largest shipping groups, has been part of ICS's board for around a decade, but Maersk executive and board member Henriette Hallberg Thygesen has stepped down after an annual revision of trade association memberships…

SAAM Towage Certifies Its Carbon Footprint

Jan 17, 2023

For the fifth year in a row, SAAM Towage was recognized by the Ministry of the Environment’s Huella Chile program for measuring and assuring its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions during 2021.“Our commitment is to continually seek alternatives that…

New Report Tracks the Maritime Industry's Progress to Net Zero

Nov 15, 2022

A new report from the Global Maritime Forum, prepared on behalf of the Getting to Zero Coalition, assesses progress toward the development of Green Shipping Corridors - maritime routes between major port hubs where zero-emission solutions are…

Christiania Shipping inks deal for StormGeo CII Simulator

Nov 09, 2022

Denmark's Christiania Shipping, which operates 20 vessels, added StormGeo’s CII Simulator to its fleet performance management toolbox earlier this year. “With the new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating scheme coming into play soon, we are…

Long Beach Extends Incentives for Cutting Ship Emissions

Jul 06, 2022

Building on its longstanding initiatives for reducing vessel pollution, the Port of Long Beach has extended its Green Ship Incentive Program another two years and made its Vessel Speed Reduction Program permanent.Launched in 2012, the port’s…

Power Play: Volvo Penta IMO Tier III Range Expands

Jun 14, 2022

Volvo Penta has expanded its marine IMO Tier III range with new D13 solutions.This expands the range of marine commercial Volvo Penta D13 IMO III solutions for IPS-1200, IPS-1350, D13-900, and D13-1000. Each package exceeds the IMO III standards…

Wärtsilä to Maximize Engine Uptime, Reduce Emissions on Two MMS LNG Carriers

Apr 13, 2022

Finland-based marine engine and technology specialist Wärtsilä has signed agreements with the Japanese shipping group MMS to optimize maintenance and emissions for two MMS LNG carriers and maximize engine uptime.Wärtsilä said the agreements…

Hurtigruten Plans First Emissions Free Ship by 2030

Mar 31, 2022

Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express partners with SINTEF to create zero emission ships for the Norwegian coast by 2030.Since 1893, Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express has carried local passengers, goods, and tourists between 34 ports. The…

Tech File: Battery-buffered Diesel-electric Hybrid Drive Proves Value on German FiFi Boats

Mar 11, 2022

Hamburg Fire Fighting Vessels Dresden and Prag sport diesel-electric hybrid propulsion and battery systems from EST-Floattech.After the first 100 days of operation, operator Flotte Hamburg is reports it is satisfied with the two new firefighting…

StormGeo Debuts 'Smart Carbon Intensity Indicator' Tool for Ships

Feb 25, 2022

StormGeo launched a new Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) Dashboard that provides ship operators with the ultimate digital tool for calculating, reporting, and proactively improving the CII rankings of their fleet.The new CII Dashboard is a key addition to StormGeo’s software and services suite…

The Path to Zero: ABB, Ballard Progress Work on High-power Fuel Cell Concept

Feb 23, 2022

ABB and Ballard are progressing to decarbonize marine transport and have received an AiP from DNV for their high-power fuel cell concept, the development of which was launched in 2018. The high-power fuel cell unit is designed to be a flexible…

ClassNK Supports Ship Finance for Decarbonization with CO2 Emissions Calculations

Feb 17, 2022

ClassNK will calculate the CO2 emissions from the ships to be financed under the Sustainability-Linked Loan provided by ORIX Corporation (ORIX). The ship finance agreement signed between ORIX and a shipowner in Hong Kong is a sustainability-linked loan…

Port of Baltimore Gets $1.8 Million from the EPA to Curb Emissions

Feb 10, 2022

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Port’s Diesel Equipment Upgrade Program, which replaces older cargo-handling equipment and dray trucks with newer…

The Time to Reduce Port Emissions is Now

Feb 09, 2022

Port operations across the country are vital to America’s economy, often coming at a cost to health and welfare of neighboring communities—notably, by emitting harmful emissions and producing poor air quality.Incorporating propane can help ports…

Ship Emissions: MIT Takes the Lead Toward Net Zero

Feb 08, 2022

The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) launched a new research consortium—the Future Energy Systems Center—to address the climate crisis and the role energy systems can play in solving it. Randall Field, Executive Director, discusses current research and the challenges ahead for the maritime sector…

Logistics News

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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