Green issues / Sustainability

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SLIDE SHOW: Wind power shipments have emerged as one of the key growth sectors in breakbulk and project cargo shipping.

News & Analysis

08 Dec 2016
The port of Rotterdam said it will make risk-bearing financial investments in selected companies that help to reduce its carbon footprint as part of a major strategy to transition the port to a carbon neutral environment and renewable energy hub.
20 May 2013
Argentina has requested World Trade Organization consultations with the European Union regarding measures imposed by the EU and its member states that affect the importation and marketing of biodiesel.
Maersk Triple E ship.
15 May 2013
Maersk’s new 20-strong series of Triple E vessels are being built at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s Ogpo Bay yard on Geoje Island at a cost of $190 million each.
Maersk Triple E under construction in Daewoo shipyard
14 May 2013
Maersk Line will deploy the first 12 deliveries of its new Triple E container ships in its expanded Asia-Europe AE10 string. The first of the 20 ships in the series will make its maiden call at Busan on July 14.
TOTE's LNG Propulsion System, NAASCO Shipyard
09 May 2013
Liquefied natural gas may soon be the fuel of choice for shipping lines that operate largely in environmentally sensitive sulfur emissions control zones, but replacing traditional bunker fuel with LNG could make economic sense, as well.
08 May 2013
Canada is adopting “strict” environmental standards to reduce emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters...

Commentary

If the shipping industry succeeds in getting the International Maritime Organization to postpone the low-sulfur rule in October, it will prove to be a pyrrhic victory.

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