In the industrial, digitally-driven world, it's no surprise that nearly every industry contributes to rising carbon emissions.
From retail to manufacturing and everything in between, the fast-paced, consumer-centric business world faces sustainability challenges, especially as the climate...
Reduction of CO2 emissions is of paramount importance in the fight against climate change globally and the decarbonization of global shipping..
Thus far, there has not been a formal methodology for calculating, collecting, or recording data relating...
The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, and ENGIE, global player in the field of renewables and energy solutions, have committed to working together to advance the energy transition by championing the industrial-scale production and distribution of synthetic methane and BioLNG.
No more containers have been found. That is the news from the Canadian Coast Guard about the maritime disaster surrounding the ZIM Kingston that lost an estimated 109 containers in rough seas off the coast of British Columbia in Canada and is still anchored while fire fighting efforts continue.
Refrigerators, toys and other debris from ZIM Kingston containers have washed up ashore near Cape Scott.
IMO has signed three partnership agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support the preparation of a new global project that targets ship-based emissions. Further funding goes to existing projects focused on biofouling and marine plastic litter.
The agreements, signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Mr. Saleh bin Nasser al-Jasser, Minister of Transport and Logistic Services, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (28 September), will see US$509,000 going to the three environmental initiatives.
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. ("ZIM") (NYSE: ZIM), and Seaspan Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. ("Atlas") (NYSE: ATCO), announced today a new strategic agreement for the long-term charter, with monetary value in excess of $1.5 billion, of ten 7,000 TEU liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel container vessels, to serve across ZIM's various global-niche trades.
A study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), revealed that liquid hydrogen could power nearly all container vessels crossing the Pacific Ocean, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world..
The ICCT study found that 99% of the transpacific voyages made in 2015 could have been powered by hydrogen and fuel cells by replacing 5% of cargo space with extra storage for the clean fuel, or by adding an additional port of call to refuel..
The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition has been working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen..
The Hydrogen Council’s efforts have been buoyed by the joining of MSC – the world’s 2nd largest container shipping line..
A grouping of the world’s largest energy, agriculture, mining, and commodity trading companies and charterers will assess and disclose the climate alignment of their shipping activities for the first time..
This is according to a press release from The Sea Cargo Charter..
The Sea Cargo Charter is a global framework created in order to assess and disclose the climate alignment of ship chartering activities..
Its aim is to establish a common, global baseline to quantitatively assess and disclose whether chartering activities are in line with adopted climate goals making it an important tool to support responsible decision-making..
The Sea Cargo Charter is applicable to all bulk charterers, those with interest in the cargo on board, those who simply charter out the vessels they charter in as well as the disponent owners and all charterers in a charter party chain..
A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The GIA brings together stakeholders in the private sector and the GloFouling Partnerships, a project led by United Nations entities to address the transfer of harmful aquatic species through biofouling.
The much reported MARPOL Annex VI regulation (a.k.a IMO2020) which was implemented to lower the current global limit for sulphur content of marine fuels from 3.50% to 0.50% came into effect on 1st January 2020..
As of 1st March 2020, the complementary International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution form ships (MARPOL) amendment (Carriage Ban) came into effect..
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