marine environment

Clean Arctic Alliance calls for ban of HFO use in Iceland’s waters

In light of Iceland’s Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources decision, which bans the use of fuel oil with more than 0.1% sulphur content for ships operating in its territorial waters, Dr Sian Prior, Lead Advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, highlighted that the Alliance although supports this decision, they are in favour of generally banning HFO use and carriage as fuel.

Ricardo, Recycling Technologies test low-sulfur bunkers made from plastic

Consultancy Ricardo has announced that it is working with UK-based Recycling Technologies to test a plastic-derived fuel known as Plaxx for use in marine propulsion. Recycling Technologies has developed a machine (RT7000) and is industrialising a process to convert residual plastic waste into PlaxxTM.

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