Browse by topic: Shipping, Standards

  • Press release

    EU backs clean-up of shipping air pollution

    The EU has boosted efforts to remove one of the main sources of air pollution and acid rain from shipping. Environmental groups have welcomed the deal announced today by representatives of the...

     Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 14:27
  • News

    Slowing down ships saves emissions and money ... and works instantly

    Slowing down ships by regulating slow steaming can make a massive difference to the environmental impact of sea transport, and save ship operators lots of money. These are the conclusions of a report...

     Monday, March 19, 2012 - 13:04
  • Press release

    New study shows huge environmental & economic benefits of slowing down shipping

    No technical or legal obstacles to regulating ship speed

    Speed controls on shipping could save billions in lower ship fuel bills, cut air pollution and enable the shipping...

     Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 00:01
  • News

    MEPs vote to clean up air pollution from shipping

    Efforts to remove one of the main causes of air pollution and acid rain from shipping have been boosted by a vote in the European Parliament. MEPs on the environment committee have approved draft...

     Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 00:05
  • Publication

    Sulphur in marine fuels

    On 16 February 2012 the environment committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposal to limit the sulphur content in fuels used by ships in EU seas. This briefing gives an overview of...

     Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:33
  • News

    IMO’s climate efforts could save ship operators $50bn a year

    The IMO’s mandatory efficiency measures for ships, agreed in July, could save ship operators $50 billion a year by 2020.

     Monday, December 19, 2011 - 16:34
  • Publication

    The IMO's Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ships

    Questions and answers on the IMO's EEDI: what it does, how it works and what its significance is.  Published to coincide with a critical vote at the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee...

     Monday, July 11, 2011 - 15:19