Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 14 March 2008

    MEPC ‘could delay’ pollution rules approval

    A senior oil industry executive has said he believes the Marine Environment Protection Committee could delay its approval of revisions to Marpol Annex VI, due to be given in April, until it meets again in October for MEPC 58.

  • 13 March 2008

    RWE Dea investigates CO2 storage in Germany

    RWE Dea AG is planning seismic surveys in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein to assess possible storage sites for carbon dioxide.

  • 12 March 2008

    EU warns IMO to work fast on plans to cut emissions

    The European Union is urging the International Maritime Organisation to have mandatory emissions rules ready in time for a Copenhagen protocol in 2009.

  • 7 March 2008

    Emissions trading ‘evasion’ could hamper EU CO₂ reduction proposal

    An official of the European Commission has admitted that incorporating shipping into the European Union’s emissions trading scheme would be difficult because owners and operators would be likely to tranship cargo just outside...

  • 4 March 2008

    MaK launches Low Emission Engine

    The chemical tanker Fure West has had had its MaK 7 M 43 C converted to Low Emission Engine (LEE) configuration designed to meet expected future IMO emission regulations.

  • 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...