Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 3 March 2008

    ‘Cleanest ship in world’ sails into emissions talks

    BP has been showing off its newly re-fitted ‘green’ barge Victoria, which is billed as "the cleanest ship in the world", running on low-emission fuel similar to truck diesel and boasting speed regulators which advise the mast...

  • 29 February 2008

    Emissions rule overturned/California pulls up low SOx

    The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that California state regulators must obtain approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency before enforcing new rules that would oblige ships to burn cleaner fuel...

  • 15 February 2008

    HKSOA wants distillates capped

    The Hong Kong Ship Owners Association is proposing that the entire industry adopt the Least Emission Control Area formula on sulphur reductions in marine fuel.

  • 11 February 2008

    Japan cuts emissions with LNG ‘eco-ship’

    Japan is taking its environmentally-friendly ‘super eco-ship’ project forward with plans to use liquefied natural gas as a fuel to reduce vessel emissions.

  • 6 February 2008

    Micro-Secas plan gets go-ahead at Marpol talks

    The first day of the International Martime Organization’s bulk liquids and gases sub-committee’s meeting on the review of Marpol Annex VI has seen agreement on a proposal to introduce micro-Secas in port areas and shipping ch...

  • 4 February 2008

    IMO warned of problems over emissions

    In a joint submission to the International Maritime Organization’s Bulk Liquids and Gases sub-committee, the International Chamber of Shipping and two of the world’s largest flag states, Panama and the Marshall Islands, highl...

  • 4 February 2008

    Intertanko to refrain from forcing pace on distillates

    Intertanko has circulated a position paper to its members reiterating the merits of the ‘distillate switch’ ahead of the meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Bulk Liquids and Gases sub-committee on emission co...

  • 30 January 2008

    CBI director says emissions target unrealistic and not cost-effective

    Richard Lambert, director-general of the Confederation of British industry, has warned that Britain or Europe meeting the cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by the deadline recently set by the European Commission.

  • 25 January 2008

    Tokyo sets emissions cut target

    In a speech to be given at the World Economic Forum at Davos designed to recapture what Japan fears may be its waning reputation as an environmental leader, the Japanese prime minister, Yasuo Fukuda, is expected to pledge th...

  • 24 January 2008

    Britain to help China with carbon capture

    During his visit to China, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced that UK engineers are to advise China on carbon capture technology.