The European Commission launched the initiative – FuelEU Maritime – which aims to increase the use of sustainable alternative fuels in European shipping and ports, in efforts to drive decarbonization and sustainability within the industry.
The Panama Maritime Authority issued a marine notice in regards to an increase of Panamanian flag vessels that have violated the Saba bank PSSA regulation, informing that the violators will be prosecuted by local authorities.
The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands, Plocan, joined the EU-backed SATURN project whose focus is on the reduction and mitigation of underwater noise from shipping that threatens marine life.
Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM, MSC and Kuehne+Nagel support Team Malizia in the Vendée Globe 2020 yacht racing regatta, in their efforts to highlight the importance of marine protection and sustainable shipping.
Following pandemic-related delays, the 71-metre-long ferry boat Agenor Gordilho and the offshore tug Vega were deliberately sunk on Saturday to create an artificial reef off Brazil.
Following the action by the IMO to approve a ban ridden with loopholes on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic (HFO), Clean Arctic Alliance slammed this decision.
Marlink plans to offer support and provide connectivity services to “Hearts In The Ice”, a project which gathers scientific data on the remote Svalbard archipelago inside the Arctic Circle.
The United Nations proclaimed a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to support efforts to reverse the cycle of decline in ocean health and gather ocean stakeholders worldwide behind a common framework that will ensure ocean science can fully support countries in creating improved conditions for sustainable development of the Ocean.
Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes Norway’s proposal to completely ban the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by shipping around the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Norway announced the ban of HFO, highlighting that heavy oil spills greatly damage the Arctic environment due to the vulnerable ecosystems and how heavy oil behaves at low temperatures and ice.
The Government of Canada published new Marine Navigation Safety Regulations, 2020, which now apply to commercial vessels of all sizes, including fishing vessels, workboats, water taxis and ferries.
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