Klaveness Combination Carriers is focusing on minimizing marine growth on the underwater hull of their vessels to reduce hull friction resistance, as the company supports that lower hull friction leads to lower fuel consumption and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
A division of Occidental Petroleum, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV), delivered the world’s first shipment of carbon-neutral oil to India, the energy industry’s first major petroleum shipment for which greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the entire crude lifecycle have been offset.
Through the UK Space Agency, the UK government is funding a project in collaboration with the University of Leicester, which will use satellite analytics to track the greenhouse gas and pollution emissions of shipping fleets.
The Finnish company Konecranes recntly inked a commitment letter for the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), in an effort to define new climate targets, cut emissions and further develop its low-carbon portfolio.
Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) Board of Directors recently announced that will proceed with the next stage of the shore power project for the Victoria Cruise Terminal at The Breakwater District.
Oslo-based technology firm TECO 2030 announced it is developing a revolutionary marine emission reduction system developed to comply with, not only existing, but also upcoming and stricter regulations in the marine industry.
The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy put forward a new ocean action agenda to sustainably manage nearly 30 million sq km of their national waters by 2025.
The European Commission launched its annual EU Climate Action Progress Report, covering the EU’s progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in 2019. Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU-27 decreased by 3.7 % year-on-year, while GDP grew by 1.5%.
Following EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to add greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector to Europe’s carbon market, Asian Nations expressed their concerns against this decision.
Interferry, the global trade association representing ferry industry, is conducting a major energy efficiency data survey to ensure that existing ferries can comply with short-term GHG emissions measures, agreed in principle at last week’s IMO MEPC 75 meeting.
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