Maritime & Ports

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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New clean shipping fuel rules, but who polices the polluters?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-06

Sweeping new fuel rules aiming to cut pollution belching from ships and save lives are now just a couple of weeks away but with no central policing agency and several countries still not signed up to ...

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2020: Sustainability to overtake Brexit as main focus for ports industry?

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-06

The British Ports Association (BPA) outlines key priorities for 2020: Sustainability, energy transition, regional growth, connectivity, innovation, safety, people & skills, regulatory re...

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New terminal in Cherbourg should shift Channel traffic to rail

Maritime & Ports - 2020-01-06

Ports of Normandy wants to establish a combined transport terminal in the port of Cherbourg, in order to increase its importance as a cross-Channel port...

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Ship Owners Propose Mandatory Levy on Marine Fuel to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-18

Despite the much touted figure that international shipping moves 90% of the world's trade goods whilst emitting only 2...

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UK Port Connectivity Summit planned to discuss investment in road and rail links to ports

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-18

The British Ports Association is hosting its first Port Connectivity Summit this spring to focus attention on the investment needed to better connect ports to wider transport infrastructure...

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IMO fails to adopt speed reduction measures despite environmental benefits

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-17

Slowing the speeds of ships can have massive benefits for pollution and marine life, as well as the fight against climate change, a new report has found...

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IMO 2020 – a major shake-up for oil and shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-16

Tougher rules on sulphur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades...

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Shipping at COP25: Full speed ahead towards full decarbonisation

Maritime & Ports - 2019-12-16

On Friday 13 December 2019 at COP 25, the UN Climate Change Conference, in Madrid, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), and the Sp...

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