Port of Rotterdam: Environmental Ship Index will also evaluate CO2 performance, the first one with a quality mark in shipping

Port of Rotterdam: Environmental Ship Index will also evaluate CO2 performance, the first one with a quality mark in shipping

As of 1 July 2017, the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) will also start evaluating performance in the field of CO2. To date, only the environmental performance of ships on emissions of air pollution (NOx and SOx) were …
Jul 4, 2017 /  Curious
Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Shipowners encourage EU-China leadership in shaping IMO CO2 strategy

Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) encourage the intentions of …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Curious
CMA CGM improves CO2 performance by 4% in 2016

CMA CGM improves CO2 performance by 4% in 2016

The CMA CGM Group intends to reduce its CO2 emissions per transported container by 30% by 2025 CMA CGM had already improved its performance per transported container per kilometer by 50% between 2005 and 2015 As …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Curious
NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

NGO: EU’s Leverage & Insurance Policy On Dirty Shipping Needed

Environmental NGOs call upon the EU to effectively regulate ship borne pollution From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put …
Feb 28, 2017 /  Curious
EQUATE and Maersk Line Sign the First Partnership Agreement in Kuwait to Reduce CO2 Emission in Ocean Transportation

EQUATE and Maersk Line Sign the First Partnership Agreement in Kuwait to Reduce CO2 Emission in Ocean Transportation

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, and Maersk Line signed a partnership agreement to decrease CO2 emissions in ocean transportation. The agreement, which is the first of its kind in …
Feb 13, 2017 /  Curious
Total and CMA CGM Prepare for New Environmental Regulations in the Shipping Industry

Total and CMA CGM Prepare for New Environmental Regulations in the Shipping Industry

- Signature of a memorandum of understanding to supply a range of multifuel solutions. - Ongoing efforts to reduce the footprint of shipping through ever more environmentally responsible solutions. Total, the …
Feb 1, 2017 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker celebrate 10 years of Environmental Partnership

Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker celebrate 10 years of Environmental Partnership

Hapag-Lloyd has reduced the CO2 footprint of its container transports by 45 percent since 2006 / Pioneering role in measuring emissions / Agrees on concrete goals to reduce CO2 emissions with DB Schenker What started …
Nov 2, 2016 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Launches Environmental Recognition Award (Video)

Panama Canal Launches Environmental Recognition Award (Video)

The Panama Canal has announced the launch of the Green Connection Award, a new initiative to recognize customers who demonstrate excellent environmental stewardship, and to encourage others to implement technologies and …
Jul 25, 2016 /  Curious
Maersk Line signs first carbon pact in Asia

Maersk Line signs first carbon pact in Asia

On 30 June, Maersk Line signed a five-year carbon reduction pact with Huawei Technologies, a global leading telecom solutions provider and the world’s third largest mobile phone manufacturer. The key to …
Jul 19, 2016 /  Curious
ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

“We believe that shipping, together with all other industry sectors, must be part of the solution to limit the increase in global temperature, as we clearly are a global contributor to carbon emissions”, …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Curious