GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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  • dnv gl uptake of lng

    DNV GL: LNG uptake is close

    In a recent report, DNV GL says that although natural gas as a fuel has long been hailed as the future of shipping, it has proven difficult to establish exactly when this particular future will arrive. However its uptake is imminent. ...

  • port of barcelona

    Port of Barcelona invests in electrical mobility to reduce emissions

    The Port of Barcelona informed it has invested a total of € 926,000 to promote electrical mobility in the port area, as part of its Air Quality Improvement Plan, which aims to effectively reduce the emissions from port activity. ...

  • Oxelösund lng

    Swedish Oxelösund port eyes LNG terminal

    The arrival of an LNG plant is an important first step towards the port's goal of being fossil-free in 2045. The initiative also comes in line with the partly EU-funded Bothnia project, which seeks to upgrade the existing maritime link between ports in the Baltic Sea, to further comply with the environmental regulations. ...

  • polar code

    Canada provides financial support for Polar Code

    The government of Canada donated CAD $500,000 under a MoU, which aims to deliver of training programmes for seafarers on board ships operating in polar waters, in line with The International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters. ...

  • first canadian lng shipment

    First Canadian LNG shipment departures for China

    Canada-based, FortisBC, announced the departure of the first LNG shipment from Canada to China, from FortisBC's Tilbury LNG storage facility, as part of a project to establish long-term feasibility. ...


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The case of LNG as a fuel
Steve Esau, SEALNG

EGCSs and LNG ships
Franco Porcellacchia, Carnival Corporation

Fuels

Emissions

Eight energy firms commit to emissions reduction initiative

American energy company ExxonMobil joined a consortium of European oil companies, including BP, Eni, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall, with the aim to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world.

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imo air pollution

Iceland accedes to air pollution treaty

The MARPOL Annex VI treaty, first adopted in 1997, limits the main air pollutants contained in ships exhaust gas, including sulphur oxides and nitrous oxides, and prohibits deliberate emissions of ozone depleting substances.

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mombasa pollution

Kenya’s Mombasa port eyes eco cranes to tackle pollution

In a bid to mitigate pollution and adopt green practices, the Kenya Ports Authority plans installation of two ultra-modern diesel electric cranes at the Port of Mombasa, mid next year.

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eu ets

ECSA welcomes agreement on CO2 Emissions Trading System

“The IMO is currently busy drawing up its strategy for reducing CO2 emissions from the international shipping. IMO is the organisation to regulate our global industry.” commented Martin Dorsman, ECSA’s Secretary General.

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hapag lloyd adds low carbon containers

Hapag-Lloyd adds low carbon refrigerant containers

The container line, Hapag-Lloyd, announced it has purchased 3,700 Star Cool Integrated containers as part of their recent reefer investments from Maersk Container Industry, in order to  support the market adaptation of environmentally friendly refrigerants.

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iea

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.

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energy rotterdam

Rotterdam: Energy transition is not only cutting back on coal

Paris agreement objectives mean that by 2030, the Netherlands will need to have reduced its CO₂ emissions by 49% compared to 1990, so CO₂ emissions are not allowed to exceed certain limits. However, the Paris agreement does not include any statements on the actual use or storage of coal itself, the port of Rotterdam noted.

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espo

ESPO welcomes EU’s deadline for shipping’s CO2 reduction

Earlier in November, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement regarding the shipping CO2 emissions to align any EU action with the IMO timeline. Many industry bodies have welcomed this decision so far. Recently,ESPO issued a statement to show its support.

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