reducing shipping emissions

New Asian start-ups decarbonisation programme launched

Asia’s first ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative has recently launched with the aim to harness the power of start-ups to meet UN targets on greenhouse gas emissions.  The regional initiative, based in Singapore, is part of the Trade & Transport Impact (TTI) programme from venture development firm Rainmaking to bring startups together with backers with maritime experience and expertise.

All Indian major ports run on solar and wind energy

Indian Major ports have turned to use renewable energy in order to cut costs and reduce the emissions. Namely, India is the first nation to have all government-owned ports running on solar and wind energy.

On the path of reducing GHG emissions through vessel performance monitoring

During the latest GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, Dr. John Kokarakis, Technical Director – Hellenic-Black Sea & Adriatic Zone, Bureau Veritas, explained how Vessel Performance Monitoring can open the path of reducing GHG emissions. This, Dr. Kokarakis explained, can happen as Vessel Performance Monitoring answers critical questions, such as what are the operating conditions of the vessel? Also, are company’s procedures properly followed? Answering such questions will eventually lead to a better operation of the vessel, as it will define when corrective actions are needed.

Canadian, Japanese ports collaborate on LNG fueling

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the Tomakomai Port Authority joined forces to promote the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel and provide LNG bunkering services at the Port of Vancouver and Port of Tomakomai.

Gasum teams up with Deltamarin and Wärtsilä for ship optimization

Gasum teamed up with ship design company Deltamarin and Wärtsilä, a leader in maritime technologies, for cleaner maritime transport, following the global sustainability goals for a greener shipping. The global sustainability goals call the shipping industry to reduce sulphur emissions, according to the 2020 sulphur cap regulation issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which came into force in January 1, 2020.

Cargill, Rainmaking partner for decarbonization program

Cargill, Rainmaking and more than 10 industry partners will join their forces to launch a program in Singapore, focused on the decarbonization issue. In fact, the program will be the first of its kind based in Asia and goals to develop new solutions related to CO2 emissions reduce.

HELCOM joins EMERGE project to reduce emissions

The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, also known as the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) recently joined Europe’s EMERGE project, which aims to reduce shipping emissions around the European marine waters. 

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