Maritime & Ports

Shipping industry announces international decarbonisation conference at COP26

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-22

Global shipping has announced an unprecedented cross-industry event, to be held during COP26, bringing together leaders in shipping, energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonisation ef...

Read more

VW to deploy more LNG vessels for North Atlantic car shipments

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-20

Volkswagen has ordered four car-carrying vessels with dual-fuel engines that can be run on liquified natural gas (LNG), the latest effort by the carmaker to make its shipment of finished vehicles betw...

Read more

ESPO welcomes fit for 55-package but more is needed to make it fit for purpose

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-16

On 14 July, the European Commission published its so-called “Fit for 55”-package, a package of proposals which should help deliver on the European Climate Law target to reduce greenhouse g...

Read more

EU proposes adding shipping to its carbon trading market

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-16

The European Commission proposed on 15 July adding shipping to the bloc’s carbon market for the first time, adding pressure to become greener on an industry that had avoided the European Un...

Read more

Shipping company climbs ranking of Europe’s top climate polluters

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-07

Europe’s biggest shipping polluter steamed through the pandemic unfased, according to official EU emissions data...

Read more

The Crew Change Crisis is Getting Worse

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-05

The crew change crisis that has been plaguing the maritime industry for more than a year and a half is raging on and only getting worse, data from 10 of the world's top ship managers suggests...

Read more

Industry first: DNV and industry consortium publish “Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels”

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-01

A consortium of 26 leading companies and associations, led by DNV, has launched the “Handbook for Hydrogen-fuelled Vessels” to address the uncertainties surrounding hydrogen as ship fuel...

Read more

EU steers shipping towards carbon trading market to curb emissions

Maritime & Ports - 2021-07-01

Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc’s carbon market...

Read more

Still time to rectify 'disastrous' EU shipping policy, says T&E

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-30

An EU attempt to promote alternative sustainable fuels for ships would actually lock in the use of fossil fuels for decades, according to leaked documents obtained by T&E...

Read more

Ruling the waves in green shipping regime

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-29

How will the energy transition change the shipping business? What are the new rules that will determine the commercial viability of ship operations in future? How can existing vessels be adapted at mi...

Read more

LEAKED: EU’s supposedly ‘green’ shipping law will lock in fossil fuels

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-24

An EU law intended to drive the uptake of clean fuels by ships will actually lock in the use of fossil fuels for decades, according to a leaked proposal, making the European Green Deal goal of de...

Read more

Reduction of GHG emissions from shipping measures adopted:Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76), 10 to 17 June 2021

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-23

The MEPC adopted amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex VI that will require ships to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions...

Read more

IMO Approves Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-18

In a vote at the conclusion of the Marine Environment Protection Committee's 76th meeting, Delegates approved a measure to ban the use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters...

Read more

New Calculator Launched to Aid Ship Owners Comply with New Standards

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-18

Yet another acronym has recently found its way into the maritime vocabulary, EEXI, which stands for the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index, but this one needs serious consideration by ship owners...

Read more

UN greenwashes shipping with hopelessly weak carbon efficiency target

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-18

The global shipping fleet will be required to reduce its carbon intensity by just 1...

Read more

IMO MEPC Selects "Business-as-Usual" Carbon Targets for 2026

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-17

The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has settled on an achievable 11% carbon intensity reduction target for 2026...

Read more

Brexit and pandemic hit UK port throughput volumes

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-15

The twin impacts of Brexit and the pandemic have had a negative effect on UK port throughput in the first quarter of 2021...

Read more

IMO environment meeting set to adopt GHG cutting measures

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-11

A key meeting of IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) has begun...

Read more

Technology is Paving the Way for the Future of Shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-09

Digitalisation in shipping shouldn’t be regarded as a thing for the future, or some abstract idea that could (or not) offer valuable contribution to the way the industry works...

Read more

Hyundai Glovis sets up customised shipping standards for EVs

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-08

Hyundai Glovis has established and applied a new set of rules specific to the ocean transport of electric vehicles (EV) in readiness for the increase in volumes over the next decade...

Read more