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Tag: CO2

ESI extends evaluation on CO2 performance

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As of 1 July 2017, the Environmental Ship Index also starts evaluating performance in the field of CO2. To date, only the environmental performance of ships on emissions of air pollution (NOx and SOx) were assessed. This makes the index the first sustainable quality mark in shipping that includes the CO2 performance in its assessment.

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Statoil awards contracts to five ship owners

Statoil announced that it is focusing on reducing emissions from its activities. With an ambition of being leading in carbon-efficient oil and gas production, the company is awarding seven supply vessels a total contract value of NOK 3.1 billion, under which all vessels will be equipped with hybrid battery operation, and the possibility of shore power connection.

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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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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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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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New project sees beer transport using biofuel

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Heineken, Nedcargo and GoodFuels announced the launch of a joint pilot initiative, aiming to demonstrate the advantages of operating inland transport barges, using sustainable drop-in marine fuel. Under the project, the 104 TEU inland barge ‘For Ever’ will transport Heineken beer from Zoeterwoude to Rotterdam, fueled with 30% biofuel.

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EU-China leadership encouraged in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

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Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners' Associations and the International Chamber of Shipping encourage the intention of the European Union and the People's Republic of China to intensify cooperation in achieving a global climate deal for shipping.

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CMA CGM improves CO2 performance by 4% in 2016

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On the occasion of the World Environment Day, CMA CGM shipping group announced that, in 2016, has succeeded in reducing its carbon emissions per container transported by 4%, in line with its 2025 targets, by improving the performance of its ships, in the fight against global warming.

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