Environmental

Bio-fuels produced by GoodFuels, which are claimed to be largely carbon neutral, have been trialled on Norden product tanker.
As ballast water management regulations shift towards enforcement shipowners are finding that the majority of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) installed do not function properly.
The world’s busiest port Singapore is to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters and ships will have to use compliant fuel once the IMO 2020 sulphur cap…
Singapore’s ST Engineering has announced a suite of greener engineering solutions for the maritime industry to help them cope with stricter IMO regulations and embark on the overall direction towards…
Car manufacturer Groupe Renault is partnering with Neoline for two pilot primarily wind-powered car carriers designed to deliver a 90% reduction in carbon emissions for a transatlantic route.
CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard has signed shipbuilding contract with Shenzhen Maritime Bureau to build an all-electric battery-powered service ship.
The use of methanol as a marine fuel has not yet widespread interest amongst the global shipping community seeking alternatives to high-sulphur fuel, as its use as a clean fuel…
South Korea has announced an ambitious plan to boost its shipbuilding industry by promoting the production of environmentally-friendly ships and LNG bunkering, according to the ministry of trade, industry and…
Taiwan’s seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur content fuel from 1 January 2019, ahead of IMO’s Marpol Annex VI global regulation from 2020, the Club Correspondents Pro-Marine Law…
France’s Marseille Fos port is preparing to offer LNG bunkering services from the middle of next year on an initial smaller scale before further expansion from 2021.
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