Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a major research initiative aiming to create a zero-emissions future in which oil and natural gas provide both clean energy and advanced materials that help house; move; clothe and feed people.
COP 25 has seen several fruitful proposals and actions to save the environment, one of them being the proposition of Global Investors calling governments to accelerate their efforts to tackle climate change and global warming.
MPA Singapore issued two marine notices focusing on the environmental marine protection, highlighting the importance of LNG use and informing of two new programs, concerning port waivers and the extension of the Green Port program.
AND will provide compliance and safety considerations to the development of designs for a low-emission feeder container vessel by MAN Energy Solutions (MAN) and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI).
Denmark’s Norden is partnering with Kvasir Technologies, from the Technological University of Denmark, to develop a patented technology to produce fuel from plant material, the latest move from the line to look for alternative fuels.
The Waste Cleaner 66, reported to be the world’s most powerful all-electric boat designed for cleaning up pollution in inland waterways and harbors, includes technology that enables it to collect up to 700 kg (1543 lb) of solid waste and 1,000L (263 gal) of liquid waste, including hydrocarbons.
IMO in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a new global project called “GloLitter Partnerships Project”, with the goal of preventing and reducing marine litter plastic from shipping and fisheries.
They say that before a big exam it is best not to study the night before, as the period leading up to it should have prepared you for what’s coming. However, there is always time to quickly check and refresh the most important parts. In this article, we provide key points regarding 2020 sulphur cap, to help operators prepare one last time before the big 2020 exam.
Norsepower Oy Ltd., announces a joint development project with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Ship Building Co., Ltd (SWS) both developing an energy efficient dual fuel very large crude carrier (VLCC) design, aiming to enhance fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. Under the agreement, Rotor Sails were implemented in the VLCC design for improving the fuel efficiency and reducing emissions.
During COP 25, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa addressed the urgency of change in favour of climate, highlighting that the travel and tourism sector has to transform, in line with today’s developments, based on its crucial economic and social benefits.
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