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EU Member States must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 Trading System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament ...

Torvald Klaveness selects ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software

ABB’s OCTOPUS marine software will be installed on three new Torvald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations. The OCTOPUS reporting software is compliant with the IMO ...

IMO Secretary-General speaks out against regional emission trading system

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has written to senior European officials expressing his concern that including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS) could undermine efforts to reduce ...

Global shipping industry slams european parliament proposal to impose regional emissions trading system

The global trade association for shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to incorporate international shipping into its regional Emissions Trading ...

DNV GL launches new tool to support wider adoption of LNG as a fuel

Greater use of LNG as fuel would reduce global emissions of greenhouse gases, but barriers remain to its widespread adoption. One challenge is the varying compositions of LNG fuel globally ...

EU should seize momentum to make IMO CO2 roadmap work

ECSA facilitated a debriefing in the European Parliament on the latest decisions of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regarding global regulation of greenhouse gas emissions of shipping.

Focus of the ...

New requirements for international shipping as UN body continues to address greenhouse gas emissions

An important milestone on the road to controlling greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping has been achieved with the adoption of new mandatory requirements by the industry’s regulatory authority ...

World's national shipowner associations press shipping’s global regulator to set timeline for reducing green house gas emissionn

About 90% of global trade is moved by cargo ships which are collectively responsible for about 2.2% of the world's total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (similar to ...

ICS Annual Conference sets the Shipping Agenda

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will focus clearly on its core agenda this year, with experts from key areas of industry across the board speaking at its 2016 International ...

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe

As air emission requirements are becoming more stringent, one possible solution for reduced emissions is to use LNG as fuel for shipping. However take-up of LNG as ship fuel in ...

IMO highlights Panama Canal expansion and CO2 emissions reduction

While speaking at the 96th IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Meeting in May, Secretary-General Kitack Lim of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) highlighted the Panama Canal Expansion and the effect ...

ABB to power world’s largest emission-free electric ferries

Innovative ABB technology reduces emissions, increases efficiency of battery charging, reduces safety risk on HH Ferries route between Helsingør and Helsingborg.

ABB will supply the complete power and propulsion ...

"K" Line set a new CO2 emission reductions target for 2030

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) achieved 13.6% reduction in CO2 emissions in 2015 against 2011 level, as a result of deployment of larger vessels, proactive initiatives for introducing ...

APL achieves 45.5% carbon emissions reduction in 2015

APL announced that it has reduced its fleet carbon dioxide emissions by 45.5% in 2015, compared to its emissions level in 2009. This achievement marks APL’s highest carbon ...

PETRONAS LNG vessels to cut emissions and boost efficiency with Jotun’s antifouling coatings

PETRONAS has selected Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) antifouling system for two LNG vessels chartered from MISC. Advanced antifouling coatings and a full suite of performance measurement sensors will ...

SMM: Green power ahead

Increasing efficiency, saving resources – this year’s gmec, global maritime environmental congress, puts the focus on alternative propulsion systems, digital transport control and refined measurement electronics. gmec, the environmental conference ...

Panama Canal’s emission reduction initiatives highlighted at IMO MEPC session

Last week, the Panama Canal participated as a part of the Panamanian delegation 69th Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting that took place ...

Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions delivers conclusive proof of fuel and emission savings

Jotun has analysed the first ever five year dry-docking of a vessel treated with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system. The data revealed that Gearbulk’s Penguin Arrow, coated with ...

Zero emissions featured with new Wärtsilä ferry concept

A complete concept for a series of innovative and cost effective shuttle ferries, featuring zero or low emissions, is being launched by Wärtsilä. The concept has been developed in ...

Odfjell to reduce fuel consumption and emissions with up to 20%

Odfjell is upgrading the propulsion system for 19 vessels with new technology to optimise energy efficiency. The vessels will be equipped with new energy efficient propeller blades, rudder-bulb and will ...

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