Data: Impacts. Sustainable Shipping Home - Site Home Page. B9 Shipping. B9 Shipping is accelerating, through collaboration, the development of 100% renewably powered commercially and technically viable sailing hybrid cargo ships.
They are commercially viable today and future proofed for a 30 year lifespan. gCaptain - Maritime & Offshore. Sulphur emissions by ships - Transport Committee. 1 Introduction 1.
Sulphur dioxide emissions are falling across Europe, but emissions from shipping continue to rise. The shipping industry is therefore being targeted with tighter limits, both internationally and by the European Commission (the Commission). These limits will have significant cost implications for ship operators. 2. Home. Home. Encouraging and facilitating the efficient reduction of harmful emissions to air from shipping. ESPO - European Sea Ports Organisation - Welcome. The global economic cycle and satellite-derived NO2 trends over shipping lanes. The case for scrubbers. Chris Leigh-Jones From July 2010, ships entering northern European waters will be required to produce emissions no higher than the equivalent of burning a 1.0% sulphur marine fuel. Continuing to burn high-sulphur bunker fuel, the high-value, highly polluting fuel of choice for many years, without any form of emissions reduction technology is no longer a viable option.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) decreed in October 2008 that shipoperators in these Emission Control Areas (ECAs) have two options: to use more costly cleaner fuel, or fit scrubber technology onboard the vessel with the capability to remove sufficient sulphur (as SOx) derived from IFO180 and IFO380 to meet the new emissions regulation. The economic angle For owners weighing up their fuelling options, meeting environmental challenges may not be viewed with quite the same gusto as it was in January 2008, given the current financial turmoil in world markets. ISSUES - BUNKER FUELS. At the second part of the fifteenth session of the AWG-LCA, Parties continued their work on cooperative sectoral approaches and sector-specific actions (agenda item 3biv).
Throughout the meeting, Parties could not bridge their diverging views on how to address cooperative sectoral approaches and sector specific actions, including emissions from international aviation and maritime transport. OSPAR Commission. Intertanko. Recovered shipping emissions. MONAE - Monitoring Plan for Water Quality and Ecology. Law & Sea. International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) is the main international convention covering prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes.
The MARPOL Convention was adopted on 2 November 1973 at IMO. The Protocol of 1978 was adopted in response to a spate of tanker accidents in 1976-1977. As the 1973 MARPOL Convention had not yet entered into force, the 1978 MARPOL Protocol absorbed the parent Convention. The combined instrument entered into force on 2 October 1983.
In 1997, a Protocol was adopted to amend the Convention and a new Annex VI was added which entered into force on 19 May 2005. ISSUU. DNV Maritime. DNV GL - unrivalled expertise across all ship segments The combined expertise of DNV GL focuses on your needs: safety, tradability and total cost of operation.
Today, we deliver the full range of services for classification, certification, statutory services, verification and advisory - to designers, yards, manufacturers, owners, operators and other stakeholders of all ship types. With roughly 16,000 experts at 300 sites in more than 100 countries, we are there to serve you exactly where and when you need us. Operational discharge - Detecting illegal discharge. Visual aerial detection.
Remote sensing. Tools of the future. Background In order for a case of illegal discharge of hydrocarbons at sea to lead to legal action, the offender must be clearly identified. Legal action can be taken by the coastal State if the offence takes place in its territorial waters, its exclusive economic zone, or indeed in its marine protected area. Coordinates : A resource on positioning, navigation and beyond » Blog Archive » Oil spills pollution.
Wikipedia: Environmental impact of shipping. A cargo ship discharging ballast water into the sea.
The environmental impact of shipping includes greenhouse gas emissions, acoustic, and oil pollution. Wikipedia : Crude oil washing. IMO: Crude Oil Washing. Crude oil washing (COW) is a system whereby oil tanks on a tanker are cleaned out between voyages not with water, but with crude oil - the cargo itself.
Low Sulphur Fuels. Dryad Maritime Intelligence Services. MarineLink. Transport & Environment. National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory. This section of the website contains all the published NAEI reports.
The "Other important reports" section contains links to useful reports that are on this website. Search for reports by keywords, author or date » Most Recent 10 Reports 1. UK Emission Mapping Methodology 2009 (PDF) This report has been superseded by a newer version. View full report details 2. View full report details 3. View full report details 4. View full report details 5. View full report details 6. View full report details 7. View full report details 8. Trade Winds. Blogs. SSA Marine has been quietly moving along and has made significant strides at Long Beach Commercial shipping supremo says the West Coast must look at wider horizons Initially, such inspections were done on an ad hoc basis A look at the heartland, Great Lakes, the Seaway and inland infrastructure, too.
It’s good news, bad news and a time for head scratching, too. Department for Transport. Evidence based report submitted by key stakeholders in the shipping industry about differential pay for seafarers on grounds of nationality. Published: 09 June 2010. Committee on Climate Change. CleanSeaNet Homepage. Solar-powered Ship. EmailEmail Nippon Yusen KK and Nippon Oil Corp are working on the world’s first solar powered ship … well, at least partially solar powered, they are saying.
What? A hybrid ship? The two companies want to put solar panels on top of the 60,000-ton ship that are capable of generating 40 kilowatts of electricity each. The ship will carry Toyota cars. Fuel savings are expected to be in the neighborhood of 6.5% and carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 1-2% or 20 tons per year. Freedom Ship. Skysails & Top 10 Green Ship Designs.