Equinor inked an agreement with Eidesvik Offshore concerning the modification of the Viking Energy supply vessel which will be fuelled by carbon-free ammonia and will transport supplies to installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).
Climate change-driven sea level rise could force about 13 million people, in the US alone, to relocate to inland cities by 2100, spurring more competition for jobs and more pressure on infrastructure networks, a new study by the University of South California has found.
The University of Washington though its new study, revealed that the massive marine heatwave in the northeastern Pacific during 2014-2016, known as “the Blob”, has negative impacts upon the ocean food chain. Specifically, millions of seabirds along the US west coast lost their lives, as it is expected to become more frequent due to climate change.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce the distinguished shortlisted nominees for the 2020 GREEN4SEA Awards, following an online nomination process, initiated a few months ahead of the event, where industry stakeholders proposed nominations.
Trafigura Group recently announced its plans against climate change, setting new target to reduce the carbon emissions from its shipping operations. The company showed its support on the idea of imposing slow steaming regulations to cut GHG emissions.
This is the first time in its 15-year history, that the environment is at the top of list of issues likely to have a major impact over the next decade, as a year of extreme weather events and growing evidence of global heating catapulted the climate emergency to the top of the list of issues worrying the world’s elite.
The European Union presented the European Green Deal’s Investment Plan – the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, which will attract public investment and unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, most importantly InvestEU, which can lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.
It wasn’t long since a report by the Marine Strategies International (MSI) looked at what might happen to demand for oil tankers and bulk ships if the world manages to meet the fossil fuel reduction targets set out in the Paris Climate Accord. Notably, it was said that the most extreme reduction scenario, coal consumption is estimated to fall by 80% by 2050; oil will drop by half and gas by a quarter.
As we are approaching the end of another exciting year for shipping, without a doubt the focus of everyone ahead of 2020 will be on IMO sulphur cap. This issue, along with decarbonization in general, has emerged as a main priority for the sector, with companies trying to find ways to cut their emissions. In this article, we take a look back at 2019, and we identify the key environmental moments that left their mark.
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. inked a deal with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) for the construction of two LNG-fueled ferries, representing the first project of this kind ever made in Japan.
UK Sec-Gen: Climate change will destroy people’s capacity living on the planet24/01/2020
Infographic: Maritime Singapore’s performance in 201924/01/2020
Low Rhine water levels reduce loading rates24/01/2020
- Women in shipping
Danish initiative for more women in shipping gains momentum24/01/2020
UK Maritime Minister to prioritize transport and freeports24/01/2020
- Women in shipping
Japan's submarine academy welcomes its first woman24/01/2020
Brazilian crude oil exports rise after China's high demand24/01/2020
Maersk CEO: Keeping the Strait of Hormuz open is crucial24/01/2020
ITF Seafarers’ Trust launches new OSH training program24/01/2020
Uncertainty over availability of LSFO in Indonesia24/01/2020