Decarbonization News


The Real Cost of Net Zero Ports

Sep 26, 2023

Zero emission is a nice idea, but who’s going to pay for it? The U.S. EPA is readying big money for zero emission ports.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working on two high-profile port initiatives that it hopes will move the needle in a big way towards U.S. ports’ zero emissions (ZE) operations and clean air goals.The first initiative started last May when EPA published a request…

CMB.TECH, Boeckmans to Build Four Hdrogen-Powered Cargo Ships

Nov 29, 2023

CMB.TECH and Boeckmans will build four hydrogen-powered 5.000-dwt general cargo vessels with reduced greenhouse emissions.The first vessel is expected to be delivered in the second half of 2025. The vessels will be built at the Dung Quat shipyard in Vietnam and will be deployed on major sea routes…

Study Calls for 'Liberation of Data' in Shipping Shift for Decarbonization

Nov 27, 2023

Siloed data systems represent a “recipe for duplicative and multiplicative cost inside a company and across companies”, an OrbitMI-hosted panel at the recent Shipping Insight event in the US was told, as a Bureau Veritas-backed study highlighted…

Singapore Named Best Global Seaport at AFLAS Awards

Sep 29, 2023

The Port of Singapore has been named the “Best Global Seaport” for the third consecutive year and the “Best Seaport in Asia” for the 35th time at the 2023 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards.These accolades recognise the…

MPA Builds Stronger Ties with China

Sep 28, 2023

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signed three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regional maritime administrations and partners in China to advance collaboration on digitalization, decarbonization, talent development…

MOL and Shell Partner to Advance Maritime Decarbonization

Sep 11, 2023

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and Shell Marine Products Singapore, a business division of Shell Eastern Trading Pte. Ltd (Shell), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly focus on the advancement of alternative maritime solutions…

Port of Los Angeles Pays Tribute to Shipping Lines That Reduced Emissions

Aug 24, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles has recognized the achievements of more than two dozen shipping lines and carriers for participating in the Port’s Vessel Speed Reduction Program (VSRP), an air quality and annual incentive program for vessel operators…

APM Terminals Barcelona Gets €3.9 Million for Electrification Project

Aug 08, 2023

The Government of Spain, via the Moves Singular Projects II Program, has granted €3.9 million to APM Terminals Barcelona to finance part of a pilot project for the electrification of the container handling equipment operating at the terminal…

Hapag-Lloyd Partners with DB Schenker to Decarbonize Supply Chains

Aug 08, 2023

Hapag-Lloyd has entered into a partnership with DB Schenker for the purpose of decarbonising supply chains. Following the launch of “Ship Green” in May, the renowned logistics provider has selected Hapag-Lloyd’s sustainable transport solution as part of its sustainability initiatives…

CII – Time for a Rethink?

Jul 25, 2023

Without a radical new approach, BIMCO’s CII Operations Clause will remain a worthy but vain attempt to reconcile shipping’s environmental and commercial imperatives,Legal and contractual disputes lie ahead for shipping unless it finds a better…

Fashion Industry Driving Demand for Green Shipping, Maersk Says

Jun 30, 2023

Fashion brands are a key driver of demand for green shipping fuels, according to shipping group Maersk MAERSKb.CO, as the sector faces pressure from consumers and regulators to reduce their climate footprint.Retailers ship huge volumes of clothes from production centres in countries such as China…

Ports Have Vital Role in Fight Against Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Jun 30, 2023

The shipping industry is undergoing a transformative shift toward sustainability and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt its revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy next week. There is also increasing pressure from environmental…

AiP for Aurelia's Bulk Carrier "Green Retrofit" Solution

Jun 27, 2023

RINA awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a green retrofit package solution designed by Aurelia, in partnership with Econowind, Wattlab and Vertom, aimed to meet CO2 reduction targets in compliance with CII. The retrofit package can be…

Study: Canada Would Benefit from Green Shipping Corridors

Jun 20, 2023

A new study from consultancy Arup demonstrates the benefits that Canada could obtain from investing in infrastructure that would enable the uptake of low and zero emissions shipping fuels.The Canadian Green Shipping Corridor Assessment was commissioned by Oceans North…

Spain's Energy Firms Look to Central Europe Markets for Green Hydrogen Deals

Jun 14, 2023

Spanish oil company Cepsa signed on Wednesday two agreements aimed at shipping green hydrogen between Spain and the Netherlands, a day after renewable energy giant Iberdrola took a similar step.The two Spanish companies are vying to become green hydrogen leaders…

Logistics News

Biometric Facial Recognition Implemented in Antwerp-Bruges

Biometric Facial Recognition Implemented in Antwerp-Bruges

FEPORT, ETA, EMPA and ECASBA Raise Cargo Diversion Concerns

FEPORT, ETA, EMPA and ECASBA Raise Cargo Diversion Concerns

Van Oord JV Awarded Dredging Project at Port of Burgas

Van Oord JV Awarded Dredging Project at Port of Burgas

Russia's Novorossiisk Resumes Oil Loadings

Russia's Novorossiisk Resumes Oil Loadings

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