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BW Offshore Recycling FSO Belokamenka

Dec 10, 2018

The provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry BW Offshore has signed an agreement to dispose of the FSO Belokamenka for recycling in compliance with the Hong Kong Convention.The Oslo-listed company said in a press…

BP Targeted with First Shareholder Resolution on Climate Goals

Dec 10, 2018

Pressure on oil companies to tackle climate change is growing after an activist group for the first time filed a shareholder resolution urging BP to set hard targets for reducing overall carbon emissions.Follow this, a Dutch organization that…

Crude Oil Spill Near Port Sulphur, La.

Dec 10, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday it is responding to a crude oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, La.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that the well was reported to be leaking…

Carbon Trust, ClassNK Consulting Service Partner on Climate Change Support

Dec 06, 2018

The Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement to work together to develop a commercial partnership for offering climate change and sustainability services. The partnership will initially involve the two organizations…

Scrubber Manufacturers Slams Singapore Open-Loop Scrubbers Ban

Dec 05, 2018

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) has attacked Singapore's restrictions on open-loop versions of the systems as 'disappointing' and 'politically motivated.'The scrubber manufacturing industry body said in a press release: 'The…

Shell Sets Carbon Cutting Targets

Dec 03, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell caved in to growing investor pressure over climate change on Monday with plans to set short-term targets for reducing its carbon footprint.BP and Total have already set short-term targets, but Shell Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden had previously resisted setting hard goals…

'World's First' Zero Emission Marine Biofuel Test Successful

Nov 30, 2018

Netherlands-based supplier of sustainable low carbon marine fuels GoodFuels Marine in conjunction with bulker and tanker owner and operator NORDEN A/S,  has successfully completed trials of the world’s first zero emission, ‘drop in’ Heavy Fuel…

ASEAN Adopts Oil Spill Contingency Plan

Nov 30, 2018

International Maritime Organization (IMO) technical assistance and institutional support has been instrumental in the recent adoption of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan.IMO said that the…

IMO Encourages Investments in Alternative Fuels

Nov 29, 2018

Technological innovation and the global introduction of alternative fuels and/or energy sources for international shipping will be integral to achieving the overall ambition in the Initial International Maritime Organization (IMO)  Strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships…

Vandals Cause Oil Spill in Peruvian Amazon

Nov 28, 2018

Peru state oil company Petroperu said approximately 8,000 barrels of crude oil had spilled in the Amazon after vandals severed the pipeline and then impeded technicians seeking to repair the damaged pipe.The pipe began to spill oil on Tuesday…

First Wärtsilä 31 Retrofit for Norwegian Fishing Vessel

Nov 25, 2018

Norwegian fishing vessel Gardar is about to become the first fishing vessel to be retrofitted with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, with significant improvements promised in both emissions and fuel consumption.'Wärtsilä will deliver its first ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit to Gardar…

MOL Announces Three Initiatives on Global Warming

Nov 22, 2018

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has  announced its support for three initiatives to address the issue of global warming.  The initiatives include supporting, and active participation in the task force on climate-related financial disclosures…

Eagle LNG Receives Draft EIS

Nov 20, 2018

Eagle LNG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, informed that the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted the company their draft environmental impact statement (DEIS).The draft EIS puts Eagle LNG on…

Protesters Block Access to French Fuel Depots

Nov 19, 2018

Protesters in France blocked access to three fuel depots on Monday, a spokesman for Total said.Two of the depots, one in Vern, near the northwest city of Rennes, and the other in Fos-sur-Mer in the south, are operated by Total, the spokesman said…

Shipping Emission to Increase Up to 250% by 2050, ITF Warns

Nov 18, 2018

Maritime transport emitted 938 million tonnes of CO2 in 2012. This represented 2.6% of total global carbon emissions, said International Transport Forum (ITF)By 2050, shipping CO2 emissions are projected to increase between 50% and 250% if no drastic action is taken…

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