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Dirty diesel: why ships are the worst offenders

Ships belch out most of their sulphurous toxins far from land, but they could still be responsible for 60,000 deaths each year<p>In all the controversy over toxic air pollution from diesel cars, little is heard of a worse source of pollution – shipping. Large ocean-going ships tend to use bunker fuel, …

<i>This week, we are celebrating Radiohead’s</i> OK Computer <i>with essays, videos, interviews, visual artworks, and more. Check out all of the coverage here.</i><p>In the middle of <i>Meeting People Is Easy</i>, the impressionistic documentary about Radiohead’s captivatingly miserable world tour for <i>OK Computer</i>, Thom Yorke …

Shipping's carbon emissions: time for smart regionalism?

Global solutions for a global industry, is one of the standard phrases in the shipping representative’s phrase book. Easy enough. No particular …

Ships' CO2 emissions is a task for the UN

15-10-2016 08:00:00<p><b>Yesterday, The European Parliament's Industry Committee gave its support to the maritime climate impact having to be regulated in</b> …

Moving toward cleaner fuels: Complications, controversy and (some) confusion

The debate over emissions from commercial ships is based on Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention, pushed forward by the recent global Paris Accords on …

Barack Obama Talks AI, Robo Cars, and the Future of the World

Photographs by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED<p>IT’S HARD TO think of a single technology that will shape our world more in the next 50 …

Artificial Intelligence

Profits overboard

THE collapse of Hanjin Shipping, a South Korean container line, on August 31st brought home the extent of the storm in shipping. The firm’s …

Maersk

APL's CO2 Emissions Down by 45 Percent Since 2009

American President Lines, a subsidiary of NOL, has announced that it has achieved a reduction of CO2 emissions of more than 45 percent from 2009 to …

Sulfur Cap Could Add Billions in Bunker Costs

Container shipping firms' annual costs have risen by a total $500 million due to new sulfur emissions regulations that have forced vessels to use …

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Pressure Builds on Shipping Industry to Set Carbon Targets

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney<p>LONDON (Reuters) – Disagreement among nations means no carbon emissions targets have been set for international …

Organization agrees mandatory system for collecting ships’ fuel consumption data

The mandatory data collection system is intended to be the first in a three-step process in which analysis of the data collected would provide the …

Cheap Oil is Blunting Drive for Fuel Efficiency

[By Jack Kemp]<p>Fuel consumption is not very sensitive to a small change in prices in the short run, but if the price change is large enough and lasts …

MOL Unveils Energy-Saving Rounded Bow for its Next-Generation Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has revealed the hull design for its next-generation car carrier with a rounded bow said to reduce wind …

Jotun’s HPS Delivers Fuel, Emission Savings

Jotun has analyzed the first ever five year dry-docking of a vessel treated with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system. The data revealed that …

Draft ISO 8217:2016 Standard For Fuel Quality Will Reduce Quality Control Standards And Increase Risk For Shipowners

Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has voiced its concerns regarding the proposed amends to the …

Study: Fuel Costs Drive Fleet's Efficiency

A new study by consultants CE Delft for the Clean Shipping Coalition, published in time for the IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee …

Addressing the Challenges of "Hybrid"/ECA Compliant Fuels

Since the stricter sulphur limit of 0.10% m/m was implemented in the Emission Control Areas (ECAs) from 1 January 2015, options available to ship …

IMO must show action on GHG Emissions At MEPC 69 – says Sustainable Shipping Initiative

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”), a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry, today called on the …

Study: Ship Efficiency Standards Too Weak to Drive Improvements

Shipping’s only legally binding climate measure is not stimulating the uptake of new technologies or driving efficiency improvements, according to a …

Qatargas, Shell and Maersk Join Forces to Develop LNG as Marine Fuel

COPENHAGEN, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Qatar and Royal Dutch Shell have agreed to develop liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel for use by the world’s …

Regulators move forward on transport emissions standards

Regulators moved forward on efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector this week, as momentum grows to tackle transport’s …

With Historic Paris Climate Agreement Adopted, Ship Emissions Fall in IMO'S Court

With no explicit reference to shipping in the historic climate deal unanimously adopted by almost 200 nations in Paris this weekend, it is now up to …

FACTS: Landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change

PARIS, Dec 12 (Reuters) – After four years of global negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and more than a few sleepless nights, climate officials …

CMA CGM in Massive CO2 Slash

CMA CGM, the world’s third largest shipping line, has announced a 50% improvement in its CO2 performance for its owned fleet. Thanks to an efficient …

Environmental Groups and IMO Face-Off Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The International Maritime Organization, along with the aviation industry’s ICAO, have been mocked with the satirical “Fossil of the Day” by …

MEPs' 2016 climate deadline for IMO unrealistic, shipowners say

European shipowners note Wednesday’s European Parliament resolution, which constitutes the mandate for the EP delegation to the Paris COP 21 meeting …