Ships trading in designated emission control areas will have to use fuel oil on board with sulphur content of no more than 0.10% from 1st January 2015. Learn everything you want to know about the new sulphur limits inside the article.
Among the various emission control applications used in the shipping industry, Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System comes out to be the most efficient in effectively reducing ship’s NOx emission by 90-95%. Find out more about SCR systems inside the article.
Working closely with a major operator of gas ships, ICE has developed a “milk run” LNG distribution tanker with a cargo container in two type C semi-pressurised and fully refrigerated bi-lobe cargo tanks.
MES completed and delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier M.V. “VENEZIA” at its Tamano Works on 25th October, 2017 to Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited, Hellenic Republic.
In its new 2014 Sustainability Update, Maersk line highlights it is committed to reduce CO2 emissions per container moved by 60% by 2020 compared to levels from 2007.
Regrettably the IMO decided that business as usual is more important than agreeing that international shipping must make its fair contribution to combatting climate change.
The new MARPOL Annex VI ultra-low-sulphur fuel oil regulations came into force as of 1 January 2015 introduced a significant regulatory change with respect to the maximum permissible content of sulphur(S) in marine fuels in designated sulphur emission control areas (SECAs), from max. 1.0% S to max. 0.1% S.