Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 18 October 2007

    Holland America Line and Krystallon win 2007 Seatrade Insider Environmental Initiative Award

    Holland America Line, along with Krystallon, a subsidiary of BP, have recently won the 2007 Seatrade Insider Environmental Initiative Award for their innovative emission reduction technology installed on the ms Zaandam.

  • 11 October 2007

    EU says ships should cut emissions

    European Union officials have said the shipping sector should have to live up to similar greenhouse gas emission targets as aircraft and automobiles.

  • 11 October 2007

    U.S. ports argue for reducing ship emissions

    At its U.S. Legislative Policy Council meeting last week in Norfolk, VA, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) got approval from its member ports to advocate for setting new, tougher standards for air emissions ...

  • 10 October 2007

    DNV: bigger ships alone can reduce emissions by 30%

    NEW technology and research are not the only ways of moving forward in the emissions argument, says Det Norske Veritas. Fuel consumption and emissions can also be reduced by what it calls “optimising transportation”.

  • 23 September 2007

    IBIA reaffirms multiple solution approach to emissions control

    The IBIA secretary-General, Ian Adams, has responded to the findings of a report highlighting the considerable costs of meeting possible stricter air emissions regulations imposed by a revised MARPOL Annex VI and, in particul...

  • 21 September 2007

    Switch to distillate fuel ‘could cost up to $67bn’

    Switching from bunkers to distillates - as proposed by Intertanko - could theoretically cost the shipping industry as much as $67bn over the next five years, according to a report compiled for the American Petroleum Institute...

  • 18 September 2007

    New report highlights costs of Annex VI

    A new report for the American Petroleum Institute has highlighted the considerable costs of meeting possible stricter air emissions regulations imposed by a revised MARPOL Annex VI and especially the huge costs and increased ...

  • 17 September 2007

    Japan plans emission rules

    The Japanese transport ministry is to develop fuel-efficiency standards for large ships over the next three years to cut carbon dioxide emissions.

  • 13 September 2007

    Ports of Rotterdam and New York fighting pollution

    The port authorities of the New York/New Jersey and of Rotterdam have signed a co-operation agreement covering the exchange of information and experiences in the fight against the emission of greenhouse gases and for better a...

  • 11 September 2007

    International co-operation call on global warming

    In a keynote speech to the International Union of Marine Insurance conference, the vice-president of AP Moller-Maersk, Knud Pontoppidan, said that global warming is one of the most important issues of the era, and called on m...