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Europe’s biggest shipping nations among the worst in climate talks

The NGO Transport & Environment released a ranking in which it presents the best and worst performing countries in Europe’s attempt to reduce GHG emissions. Germany, Belgium and France are the top performers, while Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal and Croatia are the worst.

What’s on the agenda for MEPC 72?

MEPC 72nd session will take place from 9 to 13 April 2018, at IMO Headquarters in London. MEPC 72 will focus on five key issues: Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships; Implementation of sulphur 2020 limit; Ballast water management treaty implementation; Measures to reduce risks of use and carriage of heavy fuel oil as fuel by ships in Arctic; and Marine litter.

OGCI Climate Investments calls for proposals to reduce methane emissions

OGCI Climate Investments announced that the company’s first Venture Day “Towards Zero Methane Emissions” will take place on Monday, June 25, 2018 in Washington DC. The company will provide up to $20 million to invest in technologies and business ideas to reduce methane emissions.

Latin America maritime technology cooperation centre launched

The Latin America Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre, part of a global network established to further efforts to combat climate change, was launched in Panama, on 13 March. The centre, hosted by the Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá (UMIP), is one of five such centres set up under the GMN project.

Pacific Islands release position paper on shipping emissions

The paper is an outcome of the Pacific Maritime Technical Officers Workshop on Shipping Emissions hosted by PIDF in Suva in February. The paper notes there is no agreement on what short-term measures (2018-2023) will be committed to, and when or how they would be implemented.

The importance of energy efficiency in shipping

Funded by the European Union and implemented by IMO, the Global MTCC Network initiative unites technology centres, such as Maritime Technologies Cooperation Centres, in targeted regions into a global network. Their aim is to promote technologies and operations to improve energy efficiency in the maritime sector.

Regulation is welcome but should be measured, says INTERCARGO

During its Technical and Executive Committees’ meetings in Singapore on 5 and 6 March, INTERCARGO re-iterated its commitment to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally-friendly dry cargo shipping industry and its support, at the same time, for an industry governed by free and fair competition. 

Arctic sea ice reaches record low in January

According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, data showed that ice is nearly 10% below average this January in the Arctic, an area larger than the states of California, Oregon and Washington combined. Carbon emissions are causing this change.

Solomon Islands call for measures to reduce GHG emissions

The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration in cooperation with national ship operators, have called for further investment in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses, during the National Workshop on Energy Efficient Operations of ships.

California to reduce GHG emissions 40% by 2030

In July 2017, California’s state legislature passed a bill to extend the state’s economy-wide GHG reduction program, until 2030. The bill sets a new GHG target, aiming at least 40% below the 1990 level of emissions by 2030. According to the current cap-and-trade program, emissions sources include electric generators, industrial facilities, and oil and natural gas distributors.


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