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Carbon Trust: Contest to spur Emission Reduction Tech

Jun 11, 2019

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) launched a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption.Up to $127,000 in funding will be awarded to the winning technologies…

Interview: Dirk Balthasar, President, Thermamax

Jun 10, 2019

To start, can you give an overview of the Thermamax offering to the maritime industry?Thermamax is a specialist in the design and manufacture of thermal and acoustic insulation solutions for diesel engines, spark ignited engines, exhaust aftertreatment systems and electric storage systems…

CMA CGM Group Cut Emission by 17%

Jun 06, 2019

Since 2015, CO2 emissions per container transported per kilometer have been reduced by 17%, said CMA CGM Group, the shipping and logistics giant.'The Group has achieved a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions per container transported per kilometer between 2005 and 2015…

Cruise Ships Emits More Pollution into Europe

Jun 06, 2019

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest luxury cruise operator, emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all  260 million European cars in 2017,  said Transport & Environment.Royal Caribbean Cruises…

Shipping to Halve Carbon Footprint by 2050

May 17, 2019

The world's principal shipping organisation, representing around 80% of the world’s merchant tonnage, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  remains confident that shipping will improve its carbon efficiency by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 2008…

Interview: Edmonds Brown, Cummins, Inc.

May 14, 2019

The May 2019 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News features a eight-page feature section on 'Thought Leadership' in the marine power sector. Here we extract and present the interview with Edmonds Brown, Cummins, Inc., Commercial Marine Segment Leader…

Port of Kiel Enables Emission-Free Berthing

May 09, 2019

The Port of Kiel’s first shore-based power supply plant for shipping was officially inaugurated at the Norwegenkai on May 9th, said the Baltic region port.With immediate effect, the Color Line’s big cruise-ferries can now be supplied with emission-free electric power from on shore…

ABS Launches Sustainability Center in Singapore

Apr 09, 2019

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched a Global Sustainability Center in Singapore as s decarbonising shipping becomes mission critical for the industry classification society.The ABS Global Sustainability Center's mission is to help maritime transition to a sustainable…

ECSA Workshop on IMO GHG Strategy

Apr 03, 2019

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) organised a workshop on the practical implementation of measures to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, attended by representatives of the European Commission, the European Maritime Safety Agency…

BIMCO to IMO: "Use Real Data"

Feb 13, 2019

BIMCO, the largest of the international shipping associations representing shipowners, has proposed that the Fourth International Maritime Organization (IMO) Greenhouse Gas Study does not include unrealistically high gross domestic product (GDP)…

We4Sea Receives New Financing

Feb 12, 2019

Delft-based maritime startup We4Sea has secured new funding to accelerate the development and roll out of its platform for monitoring seagoing ships’ fuel consumption and emissions.The investment by ENERGIIQ, Mainport Innovation Fund II and angel investors was announced by Adri Bom-Lemstra…

Wilhelmsen, Hitachi Deliver XRF Analyzers

Feb 12, 2019

Signing a supply agreement with Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science (Hitachi High-Tech), Wilhelmsen will supply Hitachi High-Tech’s industry-leading handheld XRF analyzers to the maritime market, enabling vessel crews to accurately and efficiently test the sulphur content of their fuel…

EU Defends Publishing Emissions Data to Drive CO2 Cuts

Feb 07, 2019

Publishing data about the emissions of all ships calling at EU ports, as proposed by the European Commission, will incentivize shipping companies to cut their CO2 while also better informing regulations to reduce emissions, green NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has said…

LR, UMAS: 'Zero Emission' Vessel Study

Jan 30, 2019

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released “Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways.”The study, according to LR, aims to show what is needed to enable the transition, both at the ship and supply infrastructure level…

UAE's Fujairah to Ban Ship Exhaust Cleaner When IMO 2020 Kicks In

Jan 22, 2019

The port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates has decided to ban the use of a type of ship exhaust cleaner, becoming the latest location to impose restrictions on so-called open-loop scrubbers, a port document showed.In recent months, many…

Logistics News

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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