GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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  • Northern Sea Route

    Record cargo volumes shipped on Northern Sea Route in 2017

    The Northern Sea Route saw a record volume of 9.7 million tons of cargo shipped last year, the biggest annual volume ever, according to the Russian Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport. In 2016, it had been 7.3 million tonnes, which in turn presented an increase of 35% compared to 2015. ...

  • port of rotterdam sustainability

    Rotterdam unveils inland sustainability programme

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority unveiled a new incentive scheme for ‘Clean inland shipping and sustainable logistics in Rotterdam’. This scheme provides contributions to new projects that result in reductions in fuel consumption, GHG and air emissions by inland shipping. ...

  • espo ships waste

    ESPO welcomes EU proposal for ships waste reduction

    European ports believe that any proposals leading to better enforcement of the obligation for ships to deliver waste at shore are welcome. The compliance of specific elements of the Directive with the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships gains ESPO’s support. ...

  • port of venice lng terminal

    Port of Venice to get its own LNG terminal

    The Northern Adriatic Sea Port Authority in collaboration with the towing company Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido conducted a study regarding the design of an innovative LNG barge, for the distribution of LNG to ship, starting from the Venice LNG terminal. ...

  • itopf oil spills

    ITOPF reports two large oil spills in 2017

    The first large spill occurred in June, when the 'Rama 2' sank in the Indian Ocean with over 5000 tonnes of oil onboard. The second incident concerned the sinking of Agia Zhoni II off the coast of Greece in September, spilling about 700 tonnes of oil. The number of large spills decreased significantly over the last few decades and since 2010 averages 1.8 per year. ...


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oakland

Port of Oakland: There is money to clear the air

Port of Oakland officials announced the state of California has millions of dollars available for purchasing new, lower-emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment. The Port is meeting with trucking company owners and harbor drivers to inform them about clean-truck grants. 

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co2

DNV GL issues CO2 certification framework and recommended practice

DNV GL announced the launch of both a framework for certifying geological storage of CO2 and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines, as large-scale roll-out of carbon storage is vital to achieve the climate goals under the Paris Agreement. 

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2020 sulphur limit

Three methods of compliance with 2020 sulphur limit

As new global regulations put in place lower caps on sulphur emissions, there are three methods of compliance with the impending reduction in the permitted levels of sulphur emissions that shipowners should be considering, according to a new report by Marsh insurance.

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port of amsterdam discount

Port of Amsterdam provides discount for emission-free ships

Any vessel carrying the Green Award Platinum label will be granted the discount. The Green Award Platinum is awarded by the the Amsterdam and Zaanstad ports, which became the first ports in the Netherldands to award it. The discount for the vessels is effective as of 1 January 2018.

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fuel savings

EPA provides fund for diesel reduction from Seattle vessels

The US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $650,000 fund for the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, in a bid to reduce harmful diesel emissions from engines on up to eight vessels operating in the Puget Sound region. 

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china eca

China’s low sulphur requirements in effect from 1st January

The Zhejiang Maritime Safety Agency and the Jiangsu MSA published formal notices regarding the implementation of low sulfur fuel requirements at all ports within their respective sulfur Emission Control Areas, as from 1 January 2018.

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ports of auckland

Auckland to become zero emissions port by 2040

To achieve this goal, Ports of Auckland cooperated with Enviro-Mark Solutions and are using the Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme in order to measure and manage the greenhouse gas emissions. Ports of Auckland is the first port in New Zealand to become a CEMARS certified organisation.

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zero emissions

Green Award gives recognition to zero emissions ships

Green Award certification scheme announced introduction of a Platinum label for inland navigation ships that keep abreast of the times and operate several hours a day with zero emissions of CO2, SOx, NOx and PM.

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