Environment

  • Abu Dhabi Ports Promotes Waste Recycling To Port...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the manager and operator of commercial, leisure and community ports in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has joined with Tadweer, the Center for Waste Management (CWM) and Green Mountains Environment and Transport (GMET) one of the UAE’s largest liquid and bulk waste treatment and disposal providers, to promote recycling and enforce the regulatory requirements in the ports.

  • NC Wildlife Federation proposes needed changes to...

    North Carolina’s greatest natural asset is also its most delicate – its coast. It needs to be watched over, preserved and protected. Instead, its surface is being trampled by development, its waterfronts stripped of their natural character and the underwater beds of the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound raked by reckless trawling.

  • Polar Code does not adequately protect Antarctic...

    Part II of the newly adopted Code addresses pollution discharges from ships such as oil, chemicals, sewage and rubbish while at sea and is expected to strengthen existing regulations particularly in the Arctic. It will compliment Part I, which addresses safety of shipping in polar regions and was adopted towards the end of 2014. Both Parts of the Code are expected to take effect from the beginning of 2017.

  • Wreck removal convention comes into force

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 came into force recently placing strict liability on owners including provision of financial security and providing State Parties with extra rights.

  • DP World leads container conversion environment...

    Under the direct supervision of the global marine terminal operator, DP World, four teams of 29 Emirati university students have started work on converting four 20-foot shipping containers into self-sustainable bus stops as part of the Carbon Ambassadors Programme (CAP).

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Global environment for LNG is strong

Despite some recent turbulence, the global business environment for liquefied natural gas (LNG) remains strong, and a continuous growth in demand is expected for years to come, said Khalid Sultan R Al Kuwari, Chief Marketing and Shipping Officer of RasGas Company Limited, at the CWC 16th World LNG Summit in Rome.

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Women in Shipping Address the Cost of Ocean Freight Emissions

With pollution and climate change firmly on the agenda at the moment as we see Paris hosting COP21, the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, one freight transport associated group has been looking closely at shipping emissions, from cause and effect to solutions.

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