Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 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...

  • 9 August 2007

    IMarEST hosts ships emissions talks

    The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology recently played host to the third in a series of roundtable talks in the debate on reducing harmful atmospheric emissions from shipping.

  • 23 July 2007

    PVA comments on EPA marine engines emissions rule

    The Passenger Vessel Association has written to the US Environmental Protection Agency to say that more understanding is needed before an efficient and effective process to reduce marine emissions can be finalized.

  • 19 July 2007

    Oakland: Port will test new method for reducing ship emissions

    In a bid to cut emissions from docked cargo ships, the Port of Oakland has approved funding test a new technology that could provide an alternative to the "cold-ironing" method of providing power to maintain a vessel's necess...

  • 18 July 2007

    ‘Impossible dilemma’ over ballast water rules says ICS

    The International Chamber of Shipping has said shipowners have been presented with "an impossible dilemma" thanks to the International Maritime Organization’s refusal to delay new rules governing ballast water 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...