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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A.P. Moller-Maersk has withdrawn its board member from industry organization International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), partly over the trade association's stance on climate change, according to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…

America’s Watershed Initiative: Sustaining a Critical Waterway

Apr 01, 2024

Kimberly Lutz and America’s Watershed Initiative (AWI) are making every effort to sustain the Mississippi River for generations to come.The Mississippi River is one of the world’s largest river systems and is arguably America’s most critical waterway…

New Tech to Monitor a Ship's Black Carbon Emissions

Jan 02, 2024

Green Instruments A/S and Danish Technological Institute have developed a real-time flue gas sensor technology - The Extinction-Minus-Scattering (EMS) measurement method - to accurately measure black carbon emissions from ships, a tech which…

Environmental Groups Ask Lenders to Avoid LNG Project in Papua New Guinea

Dec 12, 2023

Major global lenders should refuse to finance a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Papua New Guinea to help keep global warming in check, civil society groups said on Wednesday, as some owners tap banks ahead of a final greenlight next year…

Techcross Expands Environmental Solutions Portfolio

Oct 17, 2023

Techcross, a comprehensive environmental company, will participate in the 2023 Kormarine.Techcross, known for its performance and sales in electrolysis-type ballast water management systems (BWMS), will showcase its expansion into new business areas alongside its existing BWMS at the 2023 Kormarine…

USACE Working to Prevent Saltwater from Rising Up the Mississippi

Sep 25, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is working to delay upriver progression of salt water from the Gulf of Mexico by augmenting the sill initially constructed in July 2023.Construction is underway to increase the existing…

IADC Presents Best Practices for Responsible Dredging Projects

Sep 05, 2023

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has produced a new paper: “Sand as a resource: Best practices to conduct responsible dredging projects” was initiated and presented by its Sustainability Committee.According to the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)…

Shipbuilding: ACBL Inks Deal to Build Tier 4 Towboat

Feb 13, 2023

Jeffersonville, Ind. based American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced it has signed a contract with Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Steiner Construction Company for the design and construction of a new EPA Tier 4 retractable towboat.“Investing in our future is a key part of ACBL’s strategy…

Singapore's Tan tapped as Vice-Chair of IMO MEPC

Dec 16, 2022

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) officer, Tan Hanqiang, currently First Secretary (Maritime), High Commission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Kingdom (UK), has been appointed by the International Maritime Organization…

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…

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…

Meyer Turku-led Finnish Project Studies Climate-Neutral Cruise Ship

Feb 22, 2022

The NEcOLEAP project, led by Meyer Turku, is determined to design and build a climate-neutral cruise ship.Meyer Turku was selected to take part in Business Finland’s financing project for leading companies and their partner ecosystems, which…

MV Charlie delivered to dship; Fourth "Eco-friendly" Newbuild

Feb 14, 2022

dship Carriers took delivery of number four of four newbuilds, the MV Charlie, the latest generation eco-friendly F-500 vessel type. The quartet of new ships enhances dship's capabilities in the multi-purpose heavy lift market during a time when cargo slots are rare and the market is tight…

Fish Spotted After 81 Years

Jan 26, 2022

Field staff from Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) were very surprised when they caught a Longhead Darter fish below the New Cumberland Dam on the Ohio River 54 miles downstream from Pittsburgh. The Darter hasn’t been spotted in the Ohio River since the 1930s…

MOL's Propeller Boss Cap Fins earns Guinness World Record Title

Dec 24, 2021

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF), sold by its group company MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. was certified as the “Best-selling Energy-Saving Ship Appendage Brand (Cumulative)”, by Guinness World Records, and received the official certificate on December 23…

Logistics News

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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