reducing shipping emissions

DEEP approves $1.59m in pollution-reducing grants

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced the release of $1.59 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants, in order to support the state’s efforts in reducing diesel pollution.

BIMCO: Shipping should talk Market-Based-Measures to lower its emissions

Amid a growing interest across the industry on the need of market-based measures (MBM), BIMCO called states and the industry to start a dialogue on how to create a global ruleset for MBMs, in order to support the use of low carbon fuels and to create a level playing field for the industry.

Bulkers will need modifications to comply with EEXI

Seven out of 10 bulk carriers are ‘non-eco’ with the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI). This means that these bulkers will need modifications or the fleet will see significant scrapping.

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