Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm resulting in a more sustainable realization of this renewable energy project.
FUELSAVE, has applied to become a partner of the CO2 Challenge, the initiative set up by US conglomerate Cargill, entrepreneurial cooperative group Rainmaking and DNV GL.
Since the project was announced in June 2018, the CO2 Challenge has received some 70 applicants from 20 different countries; the scouting process uncovered a further 68 start-ups.
In advance of the council meeting of the IMO, Transparency International is releasing a new report that highlights several transparency and accountability flaws that could hinder the IMO’s ability to deliver on its own climate goals in reducing carbon emissions.
The ambitious CO2 reduction targets set by the UN IMO for the year 2050 can only be delivered with the global rollout of zero CO2 fuels and propulsion systems, says the ICS.
Laying of the cable supplying Johan Sverdrup with power from shore started last week. This helps make the North Sea giant one of the oil and gas fields with the lowest CO2 emissions worldwide.
Bureau Veritas further expands its support to shipowners and the industry with the introduction of the first phase of My Fuel Consumption – a cloud-based and secure web application available for use on desktop, mobile and tablet.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is working closely together with the Wuppertal Institute. This research institution has examined how the transport sector can help reduce worldwide CO2 emissions.
European shipowners strongly believe that the environmental committee of the IMO, MEPC, can reach an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy by the end of this week.
IMO has introduced a mandatory DCS for international shipping, which requires ships above 5,000 gross tonnage to start collecting and reporting fuel consumption and CO2 data to an IMO database from 2019.