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BIMCO Hails Carriage Ban

Oct 28, 2018

Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has been a proponent for a carriage ban of non-compliant fuel (unless the ship has a scrubber) and is pleased to see it adopted with a start date of 1 March 2020, said a release from the international shipping association…

Carriage Ban Adopted to Implement Sulphur 2020 Limit

Oct 28, 2018

An amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday (26 October), during the current session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)…

Port of Kiel Presents Emission-Free Berthing for Ships

Oct 25, 2018

The construction of the first onshore power supply plant for commer-cial vessels at the Norwegenkai Terminal in the port of Kiel has begun.Taking part in the official first-cut-of-the-spade-ceremony marking the start of the construction works…

U.S. DOI Okays Hilcorp AK Offshore Oil & Gas Project

Oct 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday gave conditional approval to privately-held Hilcorp's long-awaited oil and gas production facility in federal waters off Alaska.Hilcorp is seeking to build a nine-acre artificial gravel island in shallow waters of the Beaufort Sea…

FERC Green Signal for Calcasieu Pass LNG

Oct 24, 2018

Venture Global LNG announced that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the company’s 10 MTPA Calcasieu Pass facility on the Gulf of Mexico.On August 31, 2018, FERC…

Technology Centre Mongstad Sign MoU with DNV GL for CO2 Capture Technology

Oct 23, 2018

The world’s largest testing facility for carbon capture, Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), has signed a collaborative agreement with DNV GL to deliver advisory and verification services for CO2 capture technology.According to a press release from the quality assurance and risk management company…

MethaShip Project Projects Methanol as Future Fuel

Oct 22, 2018

The Methanol Institute has welcomed the findings of the MethaShip research project which has concluded that renewable Methanol offers a long term solution for the industry’s ambitious carbon emission reduction strategy.The MethaShip partners…

Low U.S. Gas Market Stocks Tempered by Mild El Niño Forecast: Kemp

Oct 19, 2018

U.S. natural gas stocks are going into winter at the lowest level for fifteen years despite a slightly faster rate of injections into storage over the summer than in 2016 or 2017.Low inventories have encouraged hedge funds to build their largest…

CMA CGM Enters Sustainability Partnership with Panalpina

Oct 19, 2018

French ocean carrier CMA CGM and Panalpina, the world’s fourth biggest ocean freight forwarder by transport volumes, have signed a sustainability agreement aimed at reducing their respective carbon emissions by 2025.As of 2020, newbuild LNG-powered mega-vessels with a capacity of 22…

Advance Information of Berths in Ports Can Cut Cost and Emission

Oct 19, 2018

If seagoing vessels were better informed about the availability of berths and adapted their speed accordingly, substantial savings could be made in terms of fuel and CO2 emissions. This conclusion is based on a study that was recently commissioned…

Steelhead LNG Files Kwispaa Project Description

Oct 18, 2018

Kwispaa LNG has entered the next phase of project development with the submission of the Project Description to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.The Project Description provides…

TOTE Touts 'LNG-as-Fuel' Experience

Oct 17, 2018

Build it and they will come mentality serves TOTE well on ‘world first’ LNG ContainershipsAs the marine industry collectively struggles to find solutions to the mounting mandates to cut emissions, U.S. owner TOTE, which broke ground three years ago with the world’s first LNG-fueled containership…

Several US States Likely Withheld from Offshore Drilling Plan

Oct 17, 2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has hinted to at least six coastal states that he will keep their waters out of a looming plan to expand U.S. offshore drilling, telling some they lack enough oil to be included anyway, according to state officials and transcripts from public hearings…

U.S. Oil Firms Restoring Operations in Storm-tossed Gulf of Mexico

Oct 11, 2018

Oil producers on Thursday were checking Gulf of Mexico production platforms and beginning to return crews to more than 90 offshore facilities evacuated this week as Hurricane Michael moved through the Gulf.Production shut-ins that temporarily…

Water at Fukushima Site is Still Radioactive

Oct 11, 2018

The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami more than seven years ago, said water treated at the site still contains radioactive materials that for years it has insisted had been removed.The admission by…

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