European Parliament votes to bring shipping into EU emissions trading scheme

EU lawmakers have voted for the Emissions Trading System (ETS) and discussed aviation emissions as part of a reformed ETS. Sustainable transport group Transport & Environment has said ships and planes will not harm the climate in other sectors. An adjustment has been made to the original text proposed which is to include shipping in … More European Parliament votes to bring shipping into EU emissions trading scheme

ICO Urges IMO To Delay Ballast Water Implementation By Two Years.

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has encouraged the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to support a proposal from a wide range of governments, regarding the implementation dates for installing complex new ballast water treatment systems. “If this pragmatic proposal is agreed, this would allow shipping companies to identify and invest in far more robust technology … More ICO Urges IMO To Delay Ballast Water Implementation By Two Years.

“GOODSHIPPING PROGRAM” ALLOWS CARGO OWNERS TO CONTROL THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT

A recent innovative solution will provide an opportunity to recognize and reduce their own ocean freight’s carbon footprint. The “GoodShipping Program” offers cargo owners an easy to understand method in order to decrease their carbon footprint from within the industry. The program seeks to have cargo owners use bio-fuel in order to increase low-carbon fuels … More “GOODSHIPPING PROGRAM” ALLOWS CARGO OWNERS TO CONTROL THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT