Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 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...

  • 29 August 2007

    Lib Dems see zero-carbon Britain setting the global green agenda

    The Liberal Democrat part in the UK has outlined a vision of a zero-carbon Britain by 2050, in an ambitious blueprint for climate change reform.

  • 28 August 2007

    Yara and Wilhelmsen enter innovative environmental collaboration

    Yara International ASA and the Wilhelmsen Maritime Services (WMS) subsidiary of Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA have formed a joint venture to launch environmental solutions for the maritime market.

  • 20 August 2007

    Ballast water setback for US shipping coalition

    A US federal judge has upheld a law in Michigan that would prevent ships from dumping exotic species into the Great Lakes, after a coalition of US and Canadian shipping interests had mounted a legal challenge in the US Distri...

  • 10 August 2007

    EU’s Dimas ups pressure for action on emissions

    The European Commission is "actively considering" regional legislation to limit greenhouse gas emissions from shipping because progress in the International Maritime Organization towards a global solution is "slow", according...