GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

7 Mar 2018
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7 Mar 2018
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  • dredger conversion

    Deal inked for Europe’s first conversion of dredger to dual-fuel

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has secured a contract from Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports to realize conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel, combining LNG and MGO, the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The conversion is part of an EU initiative to promote LNG in short-sea vessels operating in European Atlantic coast. ...

  • 2020 sulphur cap

    IBIA: Diverging views on 2020 sulphur cap compliance

    Speakers at IBIA’s Annual Convention in Singapore demonstrated quite different views on the level of compliance with the 0.5% sulphur limit the industry can expect in 2020 and beyond, while most of the delegates voting in a poll on the subject thinks it will take a few years before compliance is above 80%. ...

  • africa maritime centre

    Maritime cooperation centres launched in Africa and Pacific

    The centres will be regional focal points for various activities, such as ensuring compliance with existing and future international energy-efficiency regulations, promoting uptake of low-carbon technologies and operations in maritime transport, and establishing voluntary pilot data-collection and reporting systems to feed back into the global regulatory process. ...

  • port of vancouver emissions

    Vancouver port significantly reduces emissions since 2010

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released its third Port Emissions Inventory report, which indicates air pollutant emissions have decreased significantly since 2010, as a result of stronger regulation and investment in technology, despite an increase in trade through the port. ...

  • china natural gas demand

    China set to import 43% of natural gas by 2040

    According to the China Special Report of the World Energy Outlook 2017, the country's annual gas production will double to 340 billion cubic metres in 2040, with shale gas playing an important role, but consumption is expected to increase even more, reaching 600 billion cubic meters. ...


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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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port of vancouver emissions

Vancouver port significantly reduces emissions since 2010

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released its third Port Emissions Inventory report, which indicates air pollutant emissions have decreased significantly since 2010, as a result of stronger regulation and investment in technology, despite an increase in trade through the port.

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oil and gas uk

Emissions reduced at UK’s offshore oil and gas industry

Specifically, the total GHG emission in UK upstream reduced by 1% in 2016. Albeit the increased production, the decommission of older turbine technologies, combined with new energy efficient installations, resulted in the reduction of emissions.

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new jersey ferries

New Jersey promotes ferries’ emissions reduction project

Namely, with the Marine Repower Program, the goal is the reduction of emissions from passenger ferries by proposing to fund additional marine vessel engine refits for the SeaStreak, Spirit Cruises, and Truex lines.

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reduce ghg emissions

Green Marine shipowners reduce GHG emissions

Ship owners participating in the Green Marine environmental certification program have demonstrated an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. The ship owners that provided data represent more than 250 vessels of various types, including tug, passenger and cargo ferry, bulk, container, etc.

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paris declaration on shipping emissions

35 states sign declaration on shipping emissions

On the sidelines of the “One Planet” climate summit in Paris, the international maritime sector has launched a declaration urging the shipping industry to take action for significant emissions reduction, in line with the Paris Agreement goals.

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decarbonisation for shipping

New study defines decarbonisation pathway for shipping

In order for an ambitious GHG reduction strategy to be delivered, Zero Emission Vessels will need to form a significant proportion of newbuilds in shipping fleets from 2030. A new study by LR and UMAS demonstrates the viability of ZEVs, identifying what needs to be in place to make them a competitive solution for decarbonisation. 

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at-berth emissions

Port of LA, POLB seek proposals for at-berth emissions reduction

The request for proposals by the ports, under their Technology Advancement Program, offers $1 million -$500,000 from each port- to fund demonstrations of one or more cost-effective technologies that can eliminate at-berth emissions from ships that don’t fall under the state’s shore power mandate.

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