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Electric-powered boats help clean-up Chinese waterway APRIL 18, 2018 —The ancient city of Suzhou, located in Jiangsu Province near Shanghai, China, is home to more than 10 million people. Often called the “Venice of the East,” the 2,500 year old city is noted for its many canals, rivers, lakes, ancient stone bridges, pagodas and gardens. Suzhou…
APRIL 18, 2018 — Emissions-reduction projects for vessels and harbor craft will be eligible to apply for seed money funding from a joint Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach program to foster…
APRIL 18, 2018 — The clock is ticking on IMO’s 0.5% Global Sulfur Cap, and one of the big concerns for ship operators is the availability of compliant fuel. ExxonMobil today announced that it will…
APRIL 18, 2018 —The ancient city of Suzhou, located in Jiangsu Province near Shanghai, China, is home to more than 10 million people. Often called the “Venice of the East,” the 2,500 year old city…
APRIL 18, 2018 — Finnish-based exhaust gas cleaning pioneer Langh Tech says that the likely prohibition of the carriage of high sulfur fuel oil on vessels will have a material and technical impact on commercial…
APRIL 17, 2018 — A new white paper from classification society DNV GL is intended to help the shipping industry prepare for the Global Sulfur Cap on marine fuels set to come into effect on…
APRIL 17, 2018 — The Global 0.5% Sulfur Cap is set to go into effect by 2020 and shipowners will only have a handful of choices to comply. One of those is to install an…
APRIL 13, 2018 — San Francisco tour boat operator Red and White Fleet has switched its entire fleet of vessels from operating on conventional, petroleum based diesel fuel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel. Developed…
APRIL 13, 2018 — IMO's Maritime Environment Protection Committee has agreed an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy that requires international shipping to reduce total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050,…
APRIL 12, 2018 — State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install Ocean Guardian, a digital environmental compliance tool, aboard the Training Ship Empire State for Summer Sea Term 2018 to provide cadets…
APRIL 9, 2018 — IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) is meeting in London this week. The most prominent — and contentious — item on the agenda is setting a strategy for the further…
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