Switching to liquified natural gas is a costly and ineffective way of reducing the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study commissioned ..
News 26 Jun 2018
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 ..
News 16 Apr 2018
Environmental groups and global sea freight firms have formed an unusual alliance ahead of a meeting of the IMO with a joint call for a ..
News 22 Jan 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
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 ..
News 16 Jan 2018
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 ..
News 4 Sep 2017
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 ..
News 28 Oct 2016
- Energy,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
A group of five member states has warned that EU regulation is jeopardising energy security by undermining the competitiveness of European petroleum refineries ..
News 24 May 2016
An Icelandic watchdog has warned of poor implementation of international marine pollution laws ..
News 8 Dec 2014
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 ..
News 26 Aug 2014
Spain has pledged to strengthen sanctions against offshore ship refuelling in protected habitats surrounding Gibraltar, as diplomatic tensions escalate ..
News 19 Aug 2013
Finland will spend €30m over three years to help its shipping industry comply with limits on maritime air pollution, according to the country's budget plans ..
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