According to EMSA, the European Maritime Safety Agency, ship traffic in Europe emits 140 million tonnes of CO2 per year, nearly one fifth of global maritime greenhouse gas emissions.
Changing over of fuel oils in ship’s main engine and generator is important to keep a check on NOx and SOx emissions while entering Emission control areas (ECA) as mentioned under MARPOL Annex VI- Prevention of air pollution by ships. Find out more about the changing over procedures of fuel on ship’s marine engine and generator.
Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) stands as one of the two solid pillars that support the maritime industry. Find out everything you want to know about SOLAS in this article.
The MARPOL NOx Tier III standards will be applicable to ships operating in the Emission Control Areas (ECA) for reducing NOx and particulate matter causing air pollution in designated sea areas. Learn about seven ways in which ships can use different technologies to meet the MARPOL NOx Tier III Regulation.
Find the impacts of the third Emission Control Area – The North American Emission Control Area which is applicable for ships trading in areas off the Coasts of Canada, The United States and French majorities of Saint.
Nitrogen oxides or NOx is major marine air pollution gas from ship & result of nitrogen present in air reacting with oxides under certain operating conditions.
SOx and NOx substances in Ship’s emissions are the main reasons for pollution and degradation of environment. Ten technologies/ methods mentioned in these article helps to keep a check on these substances.
IMO treaty covering the prevention of air pollution from ships has been ratified by Iceland, bringing the total number of contracting States to 89.