In an article published in TradeWinds, Carnival Corporation has made a bombshell claim that it switched all of its cruise ships travelling to the Arctic from burning ultra-dirty heavy fuel oil to low-sulfur marine gasoil.
Clean Arctic Alliance and Arctic indigenous groups expressed our satisfaction for the support given by many member nations of IMO, towards commencing work on the development of a ban on the use and carriage of HFO in Arctic waters.
Watch this informative video by WWF on the opening up of a new ocean in the Arctic because of climate change.
As the IMO MEPC 73 gathers in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on member states to “renew their commitment” so that a ban on the use and carriage of polluting heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping can be adopted in 2021.
The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the 2020 sulphur ban, which should drive a switch away from the use of HFO towards lighter alternatives – and result in less black carbon released in the Arctic environment.
An ambitious campaign for a ban on HFO from Arctic shipping has successfully harnessed the power and influence of 65 companies, organisations, politicians and explorers.
the Russian Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport regarding a record volume of 9,737 million tons of goods shipped on the Northern Sea Route during 2017.
The passengers and crew of a cruise ship bound for Portsmouth Port have been involved in an ‘ocean rescue’ – cleaning a beautiful Arctic beach of plastic waste that threatened local wildlife.
NASA and the Norwegian Mapping Authority are partnering to develop a state-of-the-art satellite laser ranging station 650 miles from the North Pole.