Environmental

DNV GL releases guide on NOx Tier III compliance

DNV GL has released its NOx Tier III compliance guide that gives shipowners and operators key information on the design and build of their n...

NextGen Link project acquires EU funding

The European Union has given funding to NextGen Link, a project to upgrade an existing maritime link between the Baltic Sea from Finland to ...

StormGeo gets EU MRV certified

StormGeo’s shipping division formerly AWT, has been verified by Verifavia Shipping as an EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification supplie...

APL records 48% reduction in CO2 emissions

APL has reduced its carbon emissions by 48% in 2016 compared with 2009. APL’s emissions reduction has been approved by Lloyd’s Regi...

Hong Kong introduces 0.5% sulphur cap

Hong Kong is to introduce its own regulation to ensure that vessels entering Hong Kong waters use cleaner fuel. Regulation will enter i...

Costa Cruises cuts carbon footprint by 5%

Costa Cruises, part of Carnival Corporation & plc, has achieved a 5% decrease in carbon footprint, a 9% reduction in SOx emissions and a...

Honduras ratifies ballast water convention

Honduras is the latest state to sign up to the International Maritime Organization’s ballast water management convention. This latest...

Port of Vancouver asks vessels to slow down

The Port of Vancouver, British Colombia, has asked shipowners and operators to lower their vessels’ speeds to 11 knots for a trial period ...

Corvus ESS to power PSV

Corvus Energy’s Orca energy storage system has been selected to power Farstad Shipping’s platform supply vessel. PSV, Far Sun, will...

A complete waste of ballast

There is neither a hero, nor a winner, in the story of ballast water regulations HAVING been in the making for nearly 30 years, a further...

Increased pressure for Arctic HFO ban

MEPC  likely to hear of growing support for HFO Arctic ban The Norwegian Shipowners Association has come out in favour of a total ban of h...