Regulation & Policy – Page 5

  • Port of London Authority is on a mission to clean up the Thames
    News

    London port switches its attention to air quality

    2017-08-03T11:55:00Z

    With the concern over air quality issue in cities and public health rising, the Port of London Authority (PLA) in the UK is working to develop a new air quality strategy for the Thames.

  • IMO’s MEPC meeting
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    Ballast Water Management progress “too slow”

    2017-07-10T18:00:00Z

    The installation timeframe for ballast water management systems has been extended until September 2024, prompting some NGOs to say decarbonisation policy is moving too slowly.

  • MEPC 71
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    MEPC approves BWM treaty draft amendments

    2017-07-07T16:06:00Z

    The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) has approved draft amendments to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention treaty linking BWM installation implementation schedules to ships’ renewal surveys.

  • Ships participating in ESI
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    ESI to evaluate CO2

    2017-07-06T12:10:00Z

    The Environmental Ship Index (ESI) will be first sustainable quality mark in international shipping to evaluate the performance of vessels in reducing CO2.

  • Seaspan’s two new ferries delivered this year broke new ground by combining LNG propulsion with ESS Photo: Seaspan
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    BV adds hybrid power and battery rules

    2017-07-06T10:00:00Z

    Bureau Veritas has consolidated its experience in the field of hybrid vessels with a new series of notations and rules addressing energy storage systems (ESS) to support ship operators in reducing emissions.

  • Peter Mollema
    News

    Ports ready for zero emissions

    2017-06-27T17:36:00Z

    Ports are ready to embrace zero emission shipping, Peter Mollema, vice-president of Europe for the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), has said.

  • Ship emissions
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    IMO C02 reduction proposal

    2017-06-23T12:40:00Z

    BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have made a joint proposal to the IMO to reduce international shipping CO2 emissions.

  • Eamonn O’Reilly
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    Technology is priority for port decarbonisation

    2017-06-09T14:20:00Z

    Stakeholders were urged to channel their energy into new technology to enable ports to embrace decarbonisation at a recent ESPO conference in Barcelona, Spain.

  • News

    Lloyd's low carbon report

    2017-02-16T12:31:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register has released its findings from its latest report which examines the outlook for renewables, nuclear, grid and infrastructure as well as energy storage.

  • Greener ship recycling with the help of DNV GL certifications
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    DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs

    2017-02-03T14:13:00Z

    DNV GL is set to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels.

  • Expensive lesson: Since it received the fine the Port of Haifa has now taken steps to clean up his act
    News

    Haifa stung by environmental fines

    2017-01-06T10:46:00Z

    Israel''s Ministry of Environmental Protection has fined the Port of Haifa 2.2 million shekels ($570,000) for violating air pollution regulations.

  • IMO sets global sulphur cap for 2020
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    IMO agrees sulphur cap

    2016-10-28T09:43:00Z

    The International Maritime Organisation’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has agreed on a global 0.5% sulphur cap and established the next two NOx Emission Control Areas (NECAs).

  • ort-related CO2 emissions are projected to increase from current levels
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    EPA reports on port strategy

    2016-10-25T09:44:00Z

    The latest US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study has found that technology standards and fuel sulphur limits are expected to significantly reduce emissions, but there is still a lot more than can be done.

  • The reduction of GHG emissions from ships is on the agenda for MEPC 70
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    Shipping industry lobbies for change

    2016-10-20T12:54:00Z

    Ahead of the forthcoming 70th Session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), shippers have been lobbying hard to secure increased environmental legislation for the industry.

  • Bremen, Moerdijk, and Tangier MED achieved PERS certification
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    Ports get PERS certified

    2016-10-19T14:40:00Z

    The Ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven in Germany, Moerdijk, the Netherlands, and Morocco’s Tangier MED have achieved PERS certification.

  • VTP has developed its own environmental management system in accordance with recommendations from VPA
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    A natural choice for the GreenPort Congress

    2016-09-21T16:18:00Z

    This year’s host of the GreenPort Cruise and Congress is the Venice Port Authority, a natural choice because the area is a world heritage site which has to find pioneering solutions to environmental issues in order to stay competitive, writes Anne-Marie Causer.

  • Finland has acceded to the IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention
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    Ballast Water Convention enters into force

    2016-09-12T10:56:00Z

    The IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017 after Finland acceded to the treaty, but there are concerns that shipowners are still without treatment systems approved for global use.

  • The Green Award Foundation and RightShip are increasing their collaboration to promote sustainable shipping
    News

    Green collaboration for sustainable shipping

    2016-09-06T12:06:00Z

    The Green Award Foundation and RightShip are to increase their collaboration to promote safe, sustainable shipping.

  • News

    Californian climate bill woes

    2016-08-16T13:05:00Z

    There is an amount of uncertainty surrounding a new climate bill which will affect US Californian ports and how this will affect them competitively.

  • News

    Universal carbon counting method

    2016-07-06T14:22:00Z

    The Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) has released a universal method to calculate the carbon footprint of the logistics supply chain.