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Leading cruise lines support ocean conservation

Leading cruise lines announced partnerships with ocean conservation non profits to improve and sustain world’s oceans and seas. Carnival Corporation will host the Nature Conservancy’s Mapping Ocean Wealth Annual Meeting Being at Miami and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. together with WWF announced their five-year partnership setting ambitious and measurable goals to reduce company’s environmental footprint.

Global energy demand up to 25 percent in 2040

Global energy demand will increase 25 percent between 2014 and 2040, driven by population growth and economic expansion, ExxonMobil said in the 2016 edition of The Outlook for Energy

DNV GL: Business a key activist in turning global risks into opportunities

From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. These findings and more are revealed in the 2016 Global Opportunity Report, released by DNV GL

Stockholm ports focus on green practices

Ports of Stockholm will now include LED lighting, prefabricated construction units and surprisingly little noise pollution. Also, now all major Stockholm ports have photovoltaic systems.

Unilever wants to set LNG flywheel in motion

Unilever intends to reduce the CO2 emissions of its logistics chain by 15 to 20 percent by working with transport companies that use LNG. Unilever relies on sea-going vessels and inland vessels for the transport of raw materials and finished products to and from the group’s 250 plants

MSC bans shark-related products

MSC informs that it places embargo on shipments of shark -related products as a measure to support the preservation of marine wildlife.

Maersk, Borouge commit to reduce CO2 emissions by 15%

Borouge signed a Carbon Pact with Maersk Line as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week showcasing its strong commitment to sustainability. This agreement also enables Borouge to deliver its products globally to customers and markets with the lowest possible environmental footprint.

Innovation paving the way for marine industry in 2016

From the price of oil to environmental regulation, 2015 was a year of turmoil and uncertainty for the marine sector. Despite this, there were some common global trends that will define 2016, according to Tim Schweikert, President & CEO of GE Marine

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