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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…

Global Shipping in Crosshairs as Environmental Scrutiny Deepens

Dec 22, 2021

Ocean freight costs are likely to remain high in 2022 as investors and regulators scramble to accelerate decarbonization of the shipping industry and companies grapple with green financing, sources say.Shipping, which transports about 90% of…

Propane Poised to Help Reduce Port Emissions

Dec 07, 2021

A new $1.2 trillion law to improve America’s infrastructure creates an unprecedented opportunity for propane and other low-emission fuels to power on-road and off-road fleets that have historically operated on diesel and gasoline.The Infrastructure…

New Emissions Tracker for Charterers Launched

Nov 11, 2021

Klaveness’ digital arm has partnered with their decarbonization gurus at ZeroLab to make emissions from seaborne transportation readily available to charterers.A new emissions monitoring tool in CargoValue enables cargo owners to view total emissions by commodity…

UK's Peel Ports Pushes to Be Net Zero of Carbon Emissions by 2040

Nov 04, 2021

Leading British ports operator Peel Ports aims to become net zero of carbon emissions at all its operations by 2040 and is exploring hydrogen fuel solutions for some of its energy needs, the private group's chief executive said.Britain has said it is committed to reaching net zero emissions by 2050…

Marine Biofouling in Ports: Wet Docks Acting as ‘Hot Spot’ Biofouling Transfer Stations

Oct 28, 2021

The GEF-UNDP-IMO Glofouling partnership (2017) is a global initiative to counter the environmental issue of invasive aquatic species (IAS) and the resulting harmful ecological and financial damage that can occur when such invasion events are…

Methane Emission Reduction takes Center Stage of UN GHG Report

Aug 09, 2021

In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane – as the planet's…

EEX Launches Dry Freight Index Showing Cost of Carbon

Jul 12, 2021

German energy exchange EEX on Monday launched a zero carbon freight index (ZCFI) which combines the bourse's dry freight and emission permits prices to show operators how accounting for carbon emissions could affect freights.Decarbonization…

EU Steers Shipping Toward Carbon Trading Market to Curb Emissions

Jul 01, 2021

Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc's carbon market.Shipping does not at present face EU emissions targets, but that…

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

Jun 17, 2021

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime…

NYK Pushes Forward its "Sail GREEN;" to Build a Dozen LNG-Fueled PCTCs

Jun 15, 2021

NYK signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the consecutive building of LNG-fueled PCTCs at Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd. and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. Twelve new ships are planned to be built, six ships each at the two shipyards, for delivery successively from fiscal 2025 to fiscal 2028…

The Shipping Industry Embraces Battery Power

May 21, 2021

The past decade has seen tight restrictions on emissions from vessels, notably with a 2015 move to a .10% sulfur maximum in Emission Control Areas (ECA) in North America and in northern Europe. As the International Maritime Organization (IMO) now shapes shipping’s decarbonization future…

BW Group, Miros Enter JV Aimed at Fuel-Saving, Emission Reduction

Apr 07, 2021

BW Group and Miros are launching Miros Mocean, a joint venture to provide the shipping industry with a new standard in vessel performance optimization. Miros Mocean is aimed at filling the void identified by BW Group and Miros, aiming to provide…

MethanQuest: Test Results In for Renewable Hydrogen, Methane as a Fuel

Mar 18, 2021

As the maritime industry embarks on 'the path to zero', it is widely acknowledged that there is currently not a 'silver bullet' solution, nor is it likely that a solution will emerge from a vaccum. Collaboration is the path forward, and efforts such as MethanQuest offer promise…

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