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UK to get its first LNG break bulk

This move is added on the significant uptake of the Road Tanker Loading Facility which is set to open this summer. These two developments will enable the distribution of LNG as a fuel for the marine industry, trucks, industrial and commercial, as well as off-grid applications.

What role natural gas can play in the future of global energy

IEA released its World Energy Outlook 2017, on 14 November, which includes a detailed focus on natural gas. It also addresses matters regarding the environmental case for gas and the issue of methane emissions from oil and gas operations.

How to comply with China ECAs scheme

China Classification Society published a report which summarizes the updated China ECAs Implementation scheme, and focuses on the distinction in emission control requirements among ports of Europe Union, Hong Kong and China.

MES delivers eco bulk carrier to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. announced delivery of the 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “VENEZIA” to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited, Greece. The 200-meter ship was delivered at MES’ Tamano Works on 25 October.

Diesel technology lowest cost route to emissions reduction

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach begin final consideration of their updated 2017 Clean Air Action Plan, regulators must embrace the future role of diesel technology in the global goods movement sector, the Diesel Technology Forum suggests. 

Emissions “at historic low” at port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles surpassed its 2020 goal for reducing the health risk of emissions from port-related activity, according to the Port’s 2016 Inventory of Air Emissions. The annual report also shows that the port achieved record clean air gains while moving more cargo than ever.

EEB: States use legal loopholes to hide air quality failure

Nine EU Member States have asked the European Commission for permission to pollute above national limits set in EU law. The requests are criticised in a letter sent to EU Commission from the European Environmental Bureau, ClientEarth, Transport & Environment, AirClim and the Health and Environment Alliance.

Costa Cruises reduces environmental footprint in 2016

Costa Cruises, part of Carnival Corporation, issued its sustainability report for 2016, informing that it achieved to reduce carbon footprint by 5%, SOx emissions by 9% and NOx and PM10 emissions by 4%, compared with the previous year.

New MGO mono-fuel engine to be developed

At a seminar held by Kaiji Press, in Tokyo, Japan Engine Corporation announced that it leads developing and manufacturing MGO mono-fuel engine, that meets all the requirement against regulations of NOx, SOx, EEDI, super low fuel consumption, extended maintenance interval and improved reliability.

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