IB Polaris is the first icebreaker in the world to use an LNG engine and has bunkered LNG at the Tornio LNG terminal in Röyttä Harbour. Polaris joined the fleet of Finland’s icebreaker operator Arctia in September 2016. Except the use of LNG, the lubricant used in the vessel’s propulsion system is biodegradable. The ship’s gray water, which basically consists of showering water, is collected to a container which is emptied during port calls.
Port of Newcastle has become the first port in Australia or New Zealand to commit to meeting global environmental and sustainability standards as set by EcoPorts. The port was this month granted membership of the International EcoPorts network, having completed assessments to benchmark its environmental and sustainability practices against 120 major ports across Europe, Asia, North America and South America.
A new generation of particle accelerators aims to have a profound impact on science and society. Amongst others, the EU-funded project will provide new tools to combat pollution.
Evoware developed a brand new plastic sachet and packaging that is eco-friendly, biodegradable or even edible and healthy for the body. The raw material of this new product is seaweed farmed in Indonesia and the whole endeavour also has an impact on the livelihood of the local seaweed farmers.
The Dutch nature conservancy board Natuurmonumenten and Damen Shipyards have teamed up to develop a green passenger ferry for a protected island in Holland’s big rivers
GAC EnvironHull announced that is now offering its HullWiper underwater hull cleaning service at the UAE port of Sharjah.
Gothenburg is the latest port to be added to the growing GAC EnvironHull network of bases offering HullWiper
EnvironHull, has expanded its eco-friendly, brush-and-diver-free hull cleaning operation to Fujairah, just six months after its global launch.
International demand for natural gas is high, and there are plentiful deposits to be found in many places. Gas is also more environment-friendly than other fossil fuels
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) announced it has just launched “DRIVE GREEN PROJECT” in order to pursue environmental protection and energy savings with the world’s most advanced technologies to be integrated on the 7,500-unit Car Carrier on order with Japan Marine United Corporation as Flag Ship of this project that includes constructing total of 8 new similarly-designed PCC’s announced in press releases in late 2013 and earlier this year
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