GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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Tag: reducing shipping emissions

Statoil, AET extend partnership in North Sea

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AET and Norwegian Statoil announced that they are extending their partnership in the North Sea shuttle tanker sector. Statoil has awarded a long-term contract to AET, to own and operate two DP2 Offshore Loading Shuttle Tankers. When in operation from 2019, the two DPSTs are expected to be the world's first LNG fuelled DPSTs.

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Shipping industry proposes CO2 reduction objectives to IMO

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Four major international trade associations, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping and INTERTANKO, have made a joint proposal to IMO, concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.

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Santa Barbara program protecting air and marine life expanded

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In an initiative to cut air pollution and protect whales in the Santa Barbara Channel region, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and partners announced that the Vessel Speed Reduction voluntary incentive program will include for the first time the San Francisco Bay Area. This week, ships began to be enrolled in the program.

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Achieving sustainability towards ocean protection

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On the occasion of UN Ocean Conference, ICS issued a report, focusing on the multi-faced commitments of the shipping industry for the implementation of a sustainable strategy towards the ocean. ICS believes that unless the shipping industry is commercially viable, it will not be able to deliver the investments in environmental and social improvements.

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San Pedro Bay ports announce zero emissions goals

The mayors of Long Beach and Los Angeles ports have signed a joint declaration setting ambitious goals for the ports to make the transition to zero emissions in their Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). They reaffirmed their commitment to adopting the Paris Climate Agreement goals in their cities, and highlighted the two ports’ critical role in achieving them.

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Green container ships to serve US-Hawaii trade

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Philly Shipyard has initiated construction of up to four new, cost-effective and environmentally friendly containerships with deliveries in 2020 and 2021. It also plans to promote formation of a new entrant into the container ship trade between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii to operate these vessels. Presently, this trade route is serviced by only two carriers and is reliant in part on a group of near end-of-life steamships.

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First logistics provider to disclose CO2 emissions

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Kuehne + Nagel logistics announced that it has expanded sustainability in its global seafreight services, as it is going to print, on each invoice, the total amount of CO2 emissions generated by seafreight shipments, starting from May 2017. In this way, it aims to assist shippers to identify their carbon footprint from transport operations.

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