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EU ship sulphur directive scrutinized

Sulphur emissions from ships in northern Europe have come down significantly, resulting in health and environmental improvements in coastal regions and port cities.
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IMO adopts greenhouse gas strategy for shipping

While the EU pushed for emission cuts of 70–100 per cent by 2050, the final global agreement settled for a target of “at least 50 per cent”.
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Stena Line considers using battery power in its fleet

Stena Line has signed a contract with Callenberg Technology Group for batteries with a capacity of 1 MWh to be installed on Stena Jutlandica, which operates between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn.
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IMO agrees global high-sulphur fuel ban

A ban on carrying high-sulphur fuel on board vessels was approved by the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee in April. This means that ships will be barred ...
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Decarbonisation of maritime shipping possible by 2035

A new report published by the OECD says that maximum deployment of currently known technologies could make it possible to achieve almost complete decarbonisation of maritime shipping by 2035. The report includes the following assessment:
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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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