Tag: <span>Greenhouse Gases</span>

Second stage of CO2 Challenge launched at SMM
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Second stage of CO2 Challenge launched at SMM

Cargill, Rainmaking, and DNV GL have launched the second stage of their CO2 Challenge, a project designed to find existing technologies and assess the possibilities of scaling them to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by ten per cent. At the SMM trade show in Hamburg this week, the companies began meeting with start-ups to find...

ESPO supports EU on IMO emissions strategy
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ESPO supports EU on IMO emissions strategy

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has voiced its support for the implementation of an ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions strategy by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) during its 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting next week. The adoption of the strategy is expected to prove the shipping and maritime industries’ commitment to the...

Greek shipowners support ambitious GHG emissions reduction strategy
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Greek shipowners support ambitious GHG emissions reduction strategy

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) strongly supports the adoption of an ambitious and realistic global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy, which is to be discussed during the International Maritime Organization’s 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting this month. According to the UGS, an ambitious and realistic global strategy to regulate emissions from...

MARPOL fuel reporting and garbage classification amendments enter into force
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MARPOL fuel reporting and garbage classification amendments enter into force

The latest amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex V have entered into force, beginning March 1, 2018. Amendments have been made to ship fuel oil consumption data reporting requirements and garbage classification, while changes to the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate have also been included. The ship...

Solomon Islands calls for shipping to invest in energy efficient operations
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Solomon Islands calls for shipping to invest in energy efficient operations

The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) and national ship operators, have made a call for the shipping industry to focus investment on energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Solomon Islands states that there are 273 vessels operating in Solomon Island waters, all of which use fossil...