Environment

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23) opened in Bonn, Germany, this week. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing owners controlling over 80 percent of the world merchant fleet,…
NOVEMBER 3, 2017 — To help shipowners meet the European Union's Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation that comes into force January 1, 2018, Rolls-Royce has added a cloud-based fuel consumption and carbon dioxide monitoring…
OCTOBER 30, 2017 — European Shipowners are confident that IMO will be able to deliver an ambitious strategy on reduction of shippping CO2 emissions for adoption by IMO Member States at the next MEPC meeting…
OCTOBER 25, 2017 — Ferry giant Stena Line is now connecting up its two vessels M/S Skåne and M/S Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the electricity grid during calls at the Port of Trelleborg, Sweden. Stena Line says…
OCTOBER 25, 2017 —A London headquartered operation called InfluenceMap aims, among other things, to accurately assess, rank and communicate the extent to which corporations are lobbying climate and energy policy worldwide. Its most recent offering…
OCTOBER 20, 2017 — A study to be presented to IMO next week indicates that greenhouse gas emissions from three ship types – containerships, bulkers and tankers – could be reduced by a third, on…
OCTOBER 19, 2017 — The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued the sixth U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A. The approval came…
OCTOBER 18, 2017 — Norwegian Cruise Line now has eight cruise ships equipped with Exhaust Gas Cleaning systems, following the successful retrofitting of scrubbers on two of its ships, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Jade. The…
OCTOBER 12, 2017 — Available space comes at a premium on any vessel. This is especially true when retrofitting major equipment such as a ballast water management system (BWMS), which in most cases was never…
OCTOBER 11, 2017 — An industry-led Task Force on Decarbonizing Shipping has been launched by the Global Maritime Forum, Carbon War Room, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), and University College London (UCL). It will…
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