Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 9 July 2007

    Energy firms seek £1bn for carbon capture projects

    The UK government has been warned it needs to take a quick decision to spend almost £1bn to experiment with the potential benefits of carbon sequestration and capture to fight global warming.

  • 9 July 2007

    IMO ballast battle set to flare again

    The forthcoming meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee is set to consider the feasibility of the IMO's ballast water management convention, which stipulates that ships del...

  • 6 July 2007

    China rejects binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Lu Xuedu, deputy director of the Chinese government's office of global environmental affairs, has indicated that China will not agree any form of binding target to reduce its soaring greenhouse gas emissions as part of a new ...

  • 25 June 2007

    APL's new cold-ironing plan

    Neptune Orient Lines' container ship operating subsidiary APL says it has developed a "potential breakthrough plan to curb vessel exhaust emissions at US seaports through a new approach to cold-ironing"..

  • 21 June 2007

    International Bunker Industry Association calls for common sense on air emissions

    The International Bunker Industry Association says the campaign by Intertanko for all shipping to switch to burning MDO flies in the face of common sense.

  • 19 June 2007

    Testing times as new Seca spells fuel changeover

    Major changes are afoot for the bunker fuel industry as the North Sea and English Channel prepares to become a Sulphur Emission Control Area.

  • 16 June 2007

    Doffing the cap

    Most economists agree that carbon taxes are a better way to reduce greenhouse gases than cap-and-trade schemes. That is because taxes deal more efficiently than do permits with the uncertainty surrounding carbon control.

  • 14 June 2007

    Bay Area-based technology cuts ship exhaust

    The world's eighth-largest container company, APL, has announced a new plan that could potentially reduce shipping vessel emissions at U.S. seaports.

  • 13 June 2007

    GL: ships’ vital role in cleaner air

    Dr. Hermann Klein of Germanischer Lloyd has told the Nor-Shipping conference that shipping will play a decisive role in further reducing air emissions, despite being responsible for under 2% of global CO2 emissions in moving ...

  • 13 June 2007

    Intertanko calls time on residual fuel

    Support is growing for the shipping industry to switch from burning residual fuel to marine diesel oil as the most effective way of reducing air pollution from vessels, according to the international tanker owners’ organisati...