European Commission publishes information on CO2 emissions from maritime transport

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 30 June 2019, the European Commission published for the first time information on the CO2 emitted by ships over 5000 gross tonnage when performing maritime transport activities related to the European Economic Area (EEA). This information covers around 10800 ships of various types, services and cargo carried, ranging from ro-ro passenger ships to bulk…

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United Nations – Emissions Gap Report 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations released the Emissions Gap Report 2018, which shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose again during 2017 after a three year hiatus, highlighting the imperative for countries to deliver on the historic Paris Agreement to keep global warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. It also calls for efforts to limit…

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Environment – Reducing Shipping Greenhouse Gas Emissions (port-based incentive schemes)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This report reviews port-based incentive schemes to reduce shipping emissions, such as environmentally differentiated port fees. Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% of total global emissions, but this share could more than triple by 2050. Ports have a crucial role to play in facilitating the reduction of shipping emissions, alongside the ship operators themselves. Which incentives are…

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Shipping industry unites to propose ambitious CO2 reduction objectives to global regulator

Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2…

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Presentation – Overview of EU-MRV regulation 2015/757, 24 Jan 2017

YoungShip Cyprus is organising a presentation on the 24 Jan 2017, entitled Overview of EU-MRV regulation 2015/757. The event will take place the coming Tuesday 24th January 2016 (18:30 – 20:00) at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, and is free of charge. Join us for this very interesting presentation by Dromon Bureau of Shipping that will examine the following…

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10 Amazing “World’s First” Maritime Vessels Under Development

The maritime industry is developing at a fast rate. With a series of regulations and standards to satisfy, new vessels are being made with advanced technologies for reducing emissions and operating costs. As the demand for environmentally friendly vessels increases, ship owners are investing heavily in greener maritime technologies by taking advantage of alternative/ renewable fuel sources…

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