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Coastal regions see falls in SOx pollution
EU limits on sulphur in marine fuels has seen SO2 concentrations fall by more than half since 2015 in sensitive coastal areas subject to tighter ..
16 Apr 2018
Waste & Resources,Pollution
MEPs call for tougher global action on marine litter
MEPs have called on the Commission and member states to do more to take tougher action on marine pollution by voting through a resolution an ..
16 Jan 2018
Iceland eyes earlier shipping emissions curbs
Restrictions on cruise ships’ emissions are being fast-tracked in Iceland after high concentrations of ultrafine particles and black carbon were detected in Reykjavik last week ..
4 Sep 2017
‘Landmark’ IMO decision caps marine sulphur in 2020
Governments in the International Maritime Organization have agreed to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% in 2020 in a decision welcomed by ..
28 Oct 2016
Energy,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
Member states warn EU legislation risks energy security
A group of five member states has warned that EU regulation is jeopardising energy security by undermining the competitiveness of European petroleum refineries ..
24 May 2016
Iceland watchdog warns of ship law problems
An Icelandic watchdog has warned of poor implementation of international marine pollution laws ..
8 Dec 2014
Spain refuses to back down in Gibraltar environment dispute
Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been ..
26 Aug 2014
Spain to crack down on Gibraltar bunkering
Spain has pledged to strengthen sanctions against offshore ship refuelling in protected habitats surrounding Gibraltar, as diplomatic tensions escalate ..
19 Aug 2013
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