The technology group Wärtsilä is introducing a new portfolio of tug designs, to be known as the Wärtsilä HYTug series, with the emphasis on environmental sustainability.
BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) announces the release of its 2016 Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors report, based on emissions reported by more than 3,200 ships from 22 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers that represent 87 percent of the global ocean container shipping industry by volume.
LNG as a marine fuel has shown great potential as a clean, safe, reliable, and cost effective alternative to diesel fuel in an ever changing global environment. Perhaps the most significant of these changes has been the International Maritime Organization implementation of MARPOL Annex VI. MARPOL Annex VI was initially implemented in 2005 to lower global SOX and NOX emissions, and then revised later that year, with the revision being implemented in 2010
Coastal areas around Southeast Asia suffer the most from pollution caused by ship traffic, according to a global study that estimates shipping emissions based on real-time, local activity for the first time.
Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, and Danaos Peripherals announced a strategic alliance agreement under which the two companies will combine maritime communications with advanced application management developed by Danaos.
The Bergen based Norwegian shipping company, CRYO Shipping AS, establishes seaborne LNG transportation services in northern Norway, and will be the first player to offer competitive and sustainable LNG infrastructure solutions in the northernmost counties in Norway.
Almost three-quarters (71%) of all new containerships already comply with the post-2025 requirements of the IMO's Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), a new study reveals. Additionally, the best 10% of new containerships are already almost twice as efficient as the requirement for 10 years time.
Mr Jacob Gbati, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Cargo and Commodities Limited, has called on all stakeholders in the shipping industry to re arrange their policies and operations and take the opportunities that the paperless port transaction offers.
The start of the first phase of the European Union’s MRV Regulation this August has marked the next step in shipping’s challenge to comply with ever tighter air emissions rules
Shipping contributes a large volume of CO2 emissions to the environment and with an increase of cargo it is indispensable to step up our efforts to reduce this burden, according to Junichiro Ikeda President & CEO Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.
The Greek government is promising urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens’ coastline polluted and off bounds to swimmers.