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Evolution of ship emissions in China

Ship emissions contribute significantly to air pollution and pose health risks to residents of coastal areas in China. A new study has ...
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Cruise ships pollute Copenhagen’s summer air

Measurements of ultrafine particles from cruise ships in the Danish port of Copenhagen have shown that emissions from cruise ships ...
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Black carbon emissions from global shipping

New studies show how much ships contribute to emissions of soot particles and the measures available to cut those emissions.
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World’s biggest electric cargo ship

China has launched its first all-electric cargo ship. The 230-foot-long ship can carry over 2,000 tons of goods.
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World’s first electric container barges

The world’s first electric container barges will soon sail from European ports according to the Guardian.
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Denmark to expose sulphur-cheating ships

Shipping companies not complying with fuel sulphur limits will be publicly named and shamed under new Danish government plans.
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IMO moves to ban carriage of high-sulphur marine fuel

Implementing the global lower-sulphur fuel requirement will reduce ship emissions related to premature mortality and morbidity by 34 and 54 per cent, respectively.
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Shipping lobby hinders progress at the IMO

Shipping has a carbon footprint roughly matching that of Germany, and its emissions are projected to grow significantly up to 2050.
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Greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping 2013–2015

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) that describes trends in global shipping activity and emissions for the years 2013 to 2015 ...
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Regulating ship speed could cut emissions by a third

Reducing the speed of three main ship types by 30 per cent could decrease annual CO2 emissions by nearly 200 million tonnes.
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