Since 2011, overall emissions have been reduced by 37%, while emissions adjusted for reduced activity have been reduced by 26%. Now Equinor aspires to reduce its emissions in the NCS supply chain from 26% to 50% by 2030, based on 2011 level.
ADNOC Logistics & Services announced that it has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across a fleet of 27 vessels. This is part of the ‘Al Daffah Energy Efficiency Project’ to deliver more operational efficiency. The impact of the project has been significant, as since 2013, ADNOC L&S has reduced its CO2 emissions by 1 million tons.
In this article, SQE Marine provides information about the current situation on Chinese emissions regulations. Specifically, China relevant authority has set three ECA’s in China area in which from 01-01-2019, all vessels should use (all time) fuel with 0.5% m/m sulfur content.
The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 announced that it has appointed Ian Adams as its Executive Director. Ian Adams said that there has been a lot of loose speculation about the environmental benefits of scrubbers, something that hides the fact that scrubbers have a very positive net environmental impact on the maritime environment.
Although it was not as warm as October, November 2018 ranked as the fifth hottest November on record, with the year to date coming in as fourth hottest for planet Earth, according to scientists with NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.
Queen Elizabeth cruise ship, the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, has left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) in France, following a 12-day repair and refit programme. Under the programme, two scrubbers were installed on the ship.
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has completed a shore power project to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution by enabling ships to shut down their diesel engines and connect to an electrical grid supplied by renewable energy sources. The system was successfully commissioned and connected to the first ship in October.
Langh Tech and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding signed a deal regarding scrubber retrofits on seven vessels in the Polaris fleet. The four 180K bulkers and the three 300K VLOCs in the fleet will be equipped with open loop scrubbers. The component deliveries will start in summer 2019 and the installations will follow soon after component delivery.
There have been critical debates on potential solutions for reducing CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors. As part of the Paris Agreement, adopted by consensus on 12 December 2015, long-term goals have been set by several countries around the globe to limit the increase in global average temperature in an effort to mitigate the effects of climate change.
In a recent interview, Ben van Beurden, CEO of Shell, shared the company’s sustainability goals for the future, including the ambition to reduce the net carbon footprint of the energy products it sells by 50% by 2050. Mr. Van Beurden noted that the organization is already making moves in these areas, but it needs to go much faster and much further.
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