Maritime & Ports

The future of European Shipping needs to be social!

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-26

Last week, 17-21 February, European Shipping Week 2020 was held in Brussels, organised by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)...

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Foreship: Scrubber installation no longer an issue of 'if' but of 'how fast'

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-26

There has been an unprecedented surge of inquiries on how exhaust gas cleaning systems can be fitted at short notice, naval architect and marine engineering specialist Foreship says...

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EU policymakers witness shipping's decarbonisation efforts on visit to the Port of Antwerp

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-21

Decarbonisation measures being implemented by the European maritime sector were seen first-hand on 21 February by EU and national policymakers who visited the Port of Antwerp as part of the European S...

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ESPO publishes its position paper on the European Green Deal objectives in Ports 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-20

On 19 February, ESPO published its Position Paper on the European Green Deal objectives in ports...

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Germany to promote EU maritime strategy including shore power

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

Germany's government plans to use the country's EU Council Presidency in the second half of 2020 to advocate a common European maritime economy strategy aimed at strengthening the bloc's c...

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POSITION OF THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF INLAND PORTS (EFIP) ON THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

On 11 December 2019, Commission President von der Leyen presented her Green Deal for Europe...

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Discussing social matters with social partners - Day Two of the European Shipping Week

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-19

The second day of the European Shipping week was filled with contributions by the European social partners for maritime transport – the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the...

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Enforcing IMO 2020 sulphur limit – verifying sulphur content of fuel on board

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-18

IMO 2020, the 0...

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EU starts to chart shipping’s new green course

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-13

The shipping industry will soon have to pay for its environmental impact in the EU, as both the European Commission and Parliament are moving forward with plans to include vessels in the bloc’s ...

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Water woes: how Europe’s river transport projects have ground to a halt

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-11

Inland waterways can provide a more sustainable option than road or rail...

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EU shipping wants to see the current seamless European shipping centre maintained after Brexit

Maritime & Ports - 2020-02-03

ECSA insists that the only and most economically sensible future is for the EU and the UK to remain an integrated and seamless shipping centre...

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Liquefied Natural Gas As Marine Fuel Revealed To Be Worse Than Business As Usual For The Climate

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-29

A new report from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has found that the most popular Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ship engine, particularly for cruise ships, emits between 70% and...

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BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse join leading global shipping banks in support of un climate targets

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-24

The world’s largest lender to global shipping, BNP Paribas, and leading wealth manager, Credit Suisse, become the 15th and 16th financial institutions to sign on to the Poseidon Principles...

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Driverless Lorries Could Dominate UK Ferry Traffic Within A Generation

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-24

Were driverless HGVs to replace much of the UK’s conventional lorry and container transport within a generation, they would transform the way the Ro-Ro market works in Great Britain...

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New study by UMAS shows that decarbonisation of the shipping sector is a whole system challenge and not something just for shipping 

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-23

A new study by UMAS and the Energy Transitions Commission for the Global Maritime Forum for the Getting to Zero Coalition, shows the biggest share of investments is needed in the land-based ...

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Air pollution-busting ship fuel in climate backlash

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-20

New rules aimed at reducing air pollution from shipping may worsen the sector’s climate impact, according to new research, which warns that low sulphur fuels could end up producing more climate-...

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BIMCO: Low-Sulfur Fuel Sales Rise as Shipping Industry Responds to IMO 2020

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-20

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulfur fuel oil (HSFO) sales as the industry transitioned into compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap, according to international shipping ...

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Shipping to splash out on ammonia in green bid

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-17

A shipbuilder and engine maker are among leading companies looking to develop a vessel that can run on ammonia as part of efforts to speed up carbon reductions in shipping through cleaner fuel options...

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Poten: Relatively Smooth Sailing as IMO 2020 Enters into Force?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-17

Two weeks into January 2020, it appears the shipping industry is coping better than expected following the entry into force of the highly dreaded sulphur cap, according to Poten Tanker Opinion...

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Belgium: 7 Industry Players Team Up on Hydrogen Transport

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-14

Seven maritime industry players and stakeholders have joined forces to promote hydrogen as a form of energy that will help reduce CO2 emissions in Belgium...

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