Louis-Dreyfus welcomes moves towards ship speed reduction

When IMO’s working group on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships meets in London next week, proposals before it will include measures to either put limits on ship speed or, as

Could ammonia be shipping’s clean new fuel?

Ammonia can be safely and effectively applied as a marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions according to a new research paper by C-Job Naval Architects, the largest independent ship design and engineering

No surprises from IMO MEPC 74 session

When IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) met in London last week, protesters from Extinction Rebellion symbolically rearranged deck chairs outside IMO HQ while playing Titanic themed music. Apparently that did

Norway hits Greek-owned cruise ship with $80,000 sulfur fine

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has hit a Greek owned cruise ship that violated new sulfur emissions limits with with a NOK 700,000 ($80,000) fine. The ship, the MS Magellan, is operated

Environmentalists protest Carnival London AGM

Activists from environmentalist group Stand.earth used today’s Carnival Corporation’s annual general meeting (AGM) in London to stage protests against the cruise giant’s environmental policies. Pointing to revelations in recent U.S. court filings,

France seeks speed restrictions on ships

France has submitted a proposal to IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) calling for speed restrictions to be placed on ships as an initial first step to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Maersk, Shell and Dutch shippers in major biofuel pilot

A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S is partnering with a group of Dutch multinationals, including Shell, in what will be the largest maritime biofuels pilot program yet. It will see one of Maersk’s

New research makes case for workboat repower grants

New research makes a powerful case for continued funding for EPA Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grants and loans for projects that reduce emissions from existing workboat diesel engines. It also underscores

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ICS: Sulfur cap a game changer, but bigger changes to come

“The 2020 global sulfur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping,” says Esben Poulsson Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping

Machine learning can help cut ship emissions and save fuel

DECEMBER 19, 2018 — By using modern technology like machine learning to create virtual fuel meters, the shipping sector can reduce both its emissions and its fuel consumption, according to Fredrik Ahlgren,