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16,000 lives could be saved

Full implementation of emission control measures in all European sea regions would provide net socio-economic benefits of up to €19 bn in 2030, rising to €40 bn in 2050.
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Editorial: Cutting ship emissions is cost effective

Over the last thirty years, fuel and emission standards for land-based transport have been dramatically strengthened over most of the world. But international shipping ...
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Cruise ship captain fined for using dirty fuel

The captain of a cruise ship found to be burning fuel with excessive sulphur levels has been fined €100,000 in a Marseille court ...
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Denmark vows to shame sulphur cheats

Starting this year, ships and owners that violate sulphur regulations will be publicly named and shamed. In early December, Denmark adopted a new law ...
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Great benefits of cutting ship emissions in the Mediterranean Sea

Implementation of a full Emission Control Area could slash air pollutant emissions by between 77 and 95 per cent and avoid more than 6000 premature deaths every year.
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Sweden plots course to zero-emissions shipping

The Swedish Shipowners’ Association is currently preparing a roadmap with the government initiative Fossil Free Sweden to totally decarbonise ...
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EU wants urgent clarity on scrubbers

The EU demands clear guidelines on the discharge of washwater from scrubbers, amid fears that the by-product could cause irreparable environmental damage.
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Electric ferries between Sweden and Denmark

In November, Swedish ferry operator HH Ferries Group officially inaugurated the Tycho Brahe and the Aurora (built in 1991 and 1992 respectively) as the world’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries ...
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Benefits of a Mediterranean emission control area

At an IMO meeting in London in October, France presented its impact assessment of a possible emission control area (ECA) in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Decarbonising European shipping

Powering ships with batteries, hydrogen or ammonia will decarbonise the European fleet and require only half the amount of renewable electricity that less efficient solutions like synthetic methane or synthetic diesel will need ...
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