Tourism has been responsible for almost a tenth of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new research led by the University of Sydney. The paper also showed that small islands attract a disproportionate share of carbon emissions, while the US is responsible for the majority of tourism-generated emissions overall.
The Port of London Authority has ordered the UK’s first hybrid pilot boat, as it publishes the final version of its Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. The order is aligned with one of the 18 proposals for action, which is no other than the installation of green technology to improve environmental performance.
While coal demand and imports in Europe, India and China are slowing down in line with efforts to reduce carbon footprint across the globe, emerging consumers in South East Asia will salvage coal trade to a certain extent, said global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Dunkerque-Port has received the EcoPorts network’s PERS certification, granted by the ESPO. PERS certifications imply that a port is effectively monitoring the environmental challenges and is implementing an improved environmental management. The certification is valid for two years.
Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of the Tokyo-based technology company Hitachi, has partnered with Stena Line, one of the largest shipping companies in Europe, to implement artificial intelligence technology on ships to reduce fuel consumption costs, in a bid to boost the company’s efforts to minimise environmental impact.
In this video , representatives and experts from the United Nations, the WWF, the World Bank Group and the Coca Cola Company and more comment on the concrete steps we can take towards a sustainable use of the ocean.
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove will present the plans to create more than 40 new Marine Conservation Zones across the UK. This move aims to protect almost 12,000 square kilometres of marine habitats and marks the most significant expansion of the UK’s ‘Blue Belt’ of protected areas until today.
As today is the World Oceans Day, the UK Research and Innovation published an interactive infographic describing how engineering is increasing the knowledge of the oceans and reduces our impact on them. The UK Research and Innovation presents eight developments that will have a great impact in improving the situation in our oceans.
Piraeus Port Authority was awarded double certification against ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 by Lloyd’s Register. These certifications congratulate the Port of Piraeus for its quality, environmental management and pollution prevention. The certifications were awarded on June 6 during Posidonia.
ESPO congratulated Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing their EcoPorts’ environmental management standard. PERS certifications imply that a port is effectively monitoring the environmental challenges and is implementing an improved environmental management.
EU extends sanctions against Russia until 201918/06/2018
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Norway grants Arctic oil exploration licenses to 11 companies18/06/2018
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Croatia approves construction of LNG terminal at Krk18/06/2018
UK Major Ports Group launches contest to promote digitalization in UK ports18/06/2018
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Fire breaks out on bulk carrier at Port of Kempla18/06/2018