Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 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.

  • 8 April 2008

    Sock on a stack steps up emission control stakes

    The California-based company Advanced Cleanup Technologies has patented a system it claims can be used instead of cold ironing and other on board technologies to remove NOx, SOx and particulate emissions when a vessel is in p...

  • 4 April 2008

    Göteborg joins world's main ports in climate challenge

    The port of Göteborg has joined forces with 13 of the world’s largest ports, including Rotterdam, in an initiative to reduce ship’s emissions and combat climate change, for which the ports plan to sign a climate declaration i...

  • 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...