Environment

  • K-Line Says Container Cargo handling volume...

    During the first three months of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 (from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017; hereinafter “the three-month period”), the global economy gradually recovered, despite unstable situations with geopolitical risks. 

  • IMO Moving Ahead With Oceans and Climate Change...

    UN Agency’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Met Earlier This Month. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations agency charged with regulating international shipping, pushed forward its environmental agenda at the recent meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).

  • Palau boasts incredible maritime diversity

    Palau has boosted its efforts to preserve its rich maritime environment for generations to come, with some of the measures including the introduction of environmental protection taxes and education for children, an official from the Tokyo branch of the country’s tourism office said at a recent seminar in Tokyo.

  • Shipping Losses Continue to Drop Despite ‘Perfect...

    Shipping losses dropped 16 percent overall in 2016, amounting to a 50 percent decrease in the last 10 years, according to a new report. Despite the positive news, a “perfect storm” risk environment continues to plague the industry due to political instability, regulatory constraints and increasing cyber risk, the report says.

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Port Achieves Record Pollution Reductions

The Port of Long Beach notched clean air records in its latest study of air pollution emissions, including an 88 percent reduction in diesel particulate matter, continuing more than a decade of air quality improvements.

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