Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 8 May 2008

    Capturing carbon for a cleaner future

    In what the two countries are describing as an important step towards a greener global future, Australia and China have signed a formal international agreement for clean coal research.

  • 6 May 2008

    ‘Grim time’ for bunker industry

    The bunker industry is facing a ‘grim time’ as credit risks grow in line with the escalating fuel prices, which are expected to rise further as emission rules tighten.

  • 26 April 2008

    Rising nations face 'back door' emissions limits

    Rich nations, including the US and UK, are planning to push rapidly industrialising nations like China and India into accepting "back door" limits on their greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 24 April 2008

    Mitropoulos steps up CO₂ campaign

    The secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization, Efthimios Mitropoulos, has urged the shipping industry to go beyond the recent landmark agreement to cut harmful air emissions from ships, and work to cut CO₂ ...

  • 22 April 2008

    California sulphur rules dashed

    Efforts by the California Air Resources Board to impose unilateral air pollution rules on visiting commercial ships while they are still 24 n-miles offshore have been dashed again by a federal appeals court - but it remains ...

  • 18 April 2008

    IMO emissions proposals is ‘one of its finest moments’

    The leading Greek shipowner Spyros Polemis has expressed confidence that the amendments agreed by International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee to Marpol Annex 6, for reductions in sulphur emis...

  • 10 April 2008

    IAPH tool box for port clean air programs launched

    The International Association of Ports & Harbors has launched a web-based service, entitled "IAPH Tool Box for Port Clean Air Programs," designed to provide all the ports around the world and all parties concerned with quick ...

  • 10 April 2008

    Pressure builds for mandatory emissions rules

    More than 190 participants at the 5th annual Green Ship Technology conference in Rotterdam last month explored the latest tide of ‘stick and carrot’ options for making shipping environmentally sustainable.

  • 9 April 2008

    Intertanko welcomes IMO’s revisions to MARPOL Annex VI

    Intertanko has welcomed the recent agreement when the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee reached agreement on a package of amendments and revisions to MARPOL(*) Annex VI (Preventio...

  • 8 April 2008

    Emissions trading for ships ‘inevitable’

    The European Parliament’s transport committee is expected to approve a report calling for the inclusion of shipping in the European Union’s emissions trading scheme.