Environment

  • DP World leading environmental performance in...

    Global trade enabler DP World has been awarded a leadership A- score by the UK-based Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), highlighting its role in the Water Transportation - Ports and Services category in implementing best practice in greenhouse gas emissions and improving environmental performance.

  • Damen InvaSave ballast water treatment system...

    The Damen InvaSave ballast water treatment (BWT) system has won the Innovation in Port Equipment award at the inaugural IHS DPC Dredging and Port Construction Innovation Awards. These took place on the evening of the 10th of November in the Marriott Hotel in Mayfair, London. Damen InvaSave competed with four other finalists in its category to take the award. 

  • Adipec opens with key presentations on strategies...

    The largest ever Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec), opened today, marking the start of four days of high-level industry discussions that will shape policies and strategies for the new energy landscape.

  • Big oil and gas pledge $1 billion for climate...

    Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a forum comprised of the heads of 10 oil and gas companies, announced plans to invest $1 billion (or $10 million from each company per year) in low-emissions technologies over the next ten years.

  • Oil majors join forces in climate push with...

    Top oil companies including Saudi Aramco and Shell are joining forces to create an investment fund to develop technologies to promote renewable energy, as they seek an active role in the fight against global warming, sources said.

  • Marine environment and climate to be considered...

    How can the shipping industry contribute to the Paris Agreement’s goals of reduced global greenhouse gas emissions? This as well as other important issues of the industry are on the agenda as the MEPC meets in London this week.
     

  • Three tonnes of waste collected from Yas Island

    In a clean-up campaign, workers of the Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) and the Abu Dhabi Centre for Waste Management (Tadweer) collected three metric tonnes of waste from residential neighbourhoods and beaches in and around Yas Island.

  • Ports support designation North Sea and Baltic...

    The port(authorities) of Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremen/Bremerhaven strongly support the submissions of the North sea and the Baltic countries to designate the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as Nitrogen Emission Control Areas (NECA) by 2021. We therefore call upon the Maritime Environmental Protection Committee members to support these submissions during their 70th Session to be held on the 24-28th October 2016 in London.
     

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Saint Lucia attends marine workshop

Leading marine experts from the Caribbean and the UK are joining up this week at a three-day workshop aiming to support the sustainable growth of marine economies in the region.

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