Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 4 April 2008

    Industry applauds air emission decision

    The World Shipping Council has praised the International Maritime Organization for its decision on new rules to "effectively address vessel air emissions" and has pledged full support for the scheme.

  • 30 March 2008

    IMO environment meeting to consider revised regulations on ship emissions

    The Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization is expected to finalize and approve proposed amendments to the MARPOL Annex VI regulations to reduce harmful emissions from ships, when it...

  • 29 March 2008

    Can coal live up to its clean promise?

    Coal is our cheapest and most abundant source of fossil-fuel energy, but is there a way to get the energy without the emissions?

  • 28 March 2008

    Teekay and IM Skaugen win carbon capture deal

    IM Skaugen and Teekay have won a contract to provide the logistics for power firm RWE's plans to build two coal-fired power plants in the UK and extract CO₂ so it can be pumped into Tullow’s depleted Hewett gasfield in the so...

  • 26 March 2008

    Shipping unites on CO₂ plan

    Shipowners’ groups, classification societies and shipbuilders associations are preparing a comprehensive series of new proposals designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, A range of operational and market-ba...

  • 26 March 2008

    Swift IMO action urged on emissions

    Swift action to implement stricter air pollution rules for commercial vessels is being urged in advance of a meeting next week, of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization.

  • 25 March 2008

    Wärtsilä and MAN gear up for Hercules Beta

    Europe’s two leading engine makers, Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel, and a number of other engineering firms, universities and leading shipping companies are preparing to start the second phase of the EU-funded project, Hercules Beta...

  • 18 March 2008

    Sea trials prove scrubbers work is not exhaustive

    Trial data collected throughout 2007 on the P&O ferry Pride of Kent, one of the first vessels to be fitted with a sea water scrubber to remove sulphur oxides from its emissions, have found that the process can remove more pol...

  • 17 March 2008

    Barrot aide tells shipping to ‘wake up’

    A senior official of the European Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot has urged the maritime industry to "wake up" and do something about its emissions before ships are denied entry into European ports, saying that Industry...

  • 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.