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MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply four-stroke engines will expand the existing “Sund” power plant near the capital Tórshavn and will run on Heavy Fuel Oil to generate both electrical power and heat for the district heating network on the island. The project has emphasis on restricting the impact on the environment by significantly reducing the level of NOx.
ICS has welcomed many of the agreements made during MEPC 70 last week. First and moremost, ICS applauded IMO road map addressing CO2 emissions from international shipping with initial CO2 reduction commitments to be agreed by IMO by 2018.
The Scandinavian arm of the CMA CGM has signed an agency, husbandry and NOx reporting agreement with GAC Norway for its ships calling at the port of Oslo.
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