As widely expected, IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which is holding its 75th session virtually November 16-20, has approved draft new mandatory regulations to cut the carbon intensity of existing ships.
Saint Sulpice, Switzerland, headquartered Daphne Technology has come up with an all-in-one exhaust gas cleaning solution called SulPure that, it says, removes SOx and NOx pollutants simultaneously from large ocean-going vessels’ engines
Volvo Penta says that its Inboard Performance System (IPS) is an example of a technology that takes a significant step forward in increasing efficiency and reducing emissions, while also continuing to improve
Adding to the pressures on ship operators to reduce GHG emissions from their fleets, a group of some of the world’s most significant charterers of vessels have signed a commitment to assess
Container shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) is looking at hydrogen and fuels derived from it as a possible fuel source for the future. Meantime, it is increasingly pioneering the use of
One of the world’s largest ship charterers, responsible for more than 4,000 voyages a year, is proposing that the International Maritime Organization introduce a carbon levy of between $250 and $300 per
To tighten control of ship emissions, France’s Ministry of the Sea is deploying a sniffer drone in the Pas-de-Calais region, bordering the Strait of Dover, the world’s busiest area for ship movements.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a new regulation designed to further reduce pollution from ocean-going vessels while docked at California’s busiest ports. Among other things, it adds auto carriers
Since the end of May the Scandlines hybrid ferry M/V Copenhagen has been operating on the Rostock-Gedser route between Germany and Denmark with its propulsion assisted by a 30 meter tall Norsepower
Demonstrating that authorities are taking enforcement of IMO 2020 seriously, a new sulfur sniffing drone has started checking the emissions from ships operating in Danish waters. Provided by the European Maritime Safety